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Chicago Mayoral Candidate Campaigned To Bring Back Meigs Field For Economic Reasons

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue CHICAGO, ILL. – As reported by Amelia Walsh of the Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA) in a February 14, 2019 article for AOPA, Chicago mayoral candidate, Willie Wilson, had been campaigning … Continue reading

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Piper Aircraft Deliveries Increase by Nearly 50% – Highest Level In 10 Years

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft, Inc. has announced a 48% increase in aircraft deliveries for 2018, as well as a 38% increase in total aircraft billings. Piper’s segment leading growth was … Continue reading

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Green Bay To Host 64th Annual Wisconsin Aviation Conference

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 Revised  The Wisconsin Aviation Conference (WAC) will be held May 5-7, 2019 at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center in Green Bay, Wis. To register, go online to the Wisconsin Airport Management Association … Continue reading

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Sullivan’s Harbor Springs Airpark… A Pilot’s Home or Weekend Getaway!

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue More and more pilots are looking for that special place to live or to getaway for the weekend. Computers have enabled many of us to work where we live, making living in … Continue reading

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Cirrus Aircraft Reports Strongest Deliveries In A Decade, Highlighted by Vision® Jet Growth

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue DULUTH, MINN. & KNOXVILLE, TENN.– Cirrus Aircraft has announced that new customer aircraft deliveries for the company’s best-selling SR Series showed steady growth and reached 380 aircraft in 2018, an increase of … Continue reading

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Iowa Woman Breaks Hot Air Balloon Records The Hard Way

FARGO, N.D. – Kim Magee of Swisher, Iowa, broke three hot air balloon records on January 19, 2019, launching from the fairgrounds in West Fargo, North Dakota. She flew approximately 62 miles southeast, reached an altitude of approximately 10,243 feet, … Continue reading

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Indiana School Teacher To Receive 2019 Alan Shepard Technology In Education Award

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. – Jill Gilford, an Earth and Space Science Teacher at Twin Lakes High School in Monticello, Indiana., has been selected to receive the 2019 Alan Shepard Technology in Education … Continue reading

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Dale Klapmeier To Step Down As Cirrus Aircraft CEO

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue DULUTH, MINN. – Cirrus Aircraft has announced that Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder and National Aviation Hall of Fame inductee, Dale Klapmeier, will be stepping down from his current executive position within the … Continue reading

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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019 To Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet

OSHKOSH, WIS. – The 50th anniversary of the Boeing 747, the iconic wide-body jetliner that has carried everything from heads of state to the space shuttles, will be celebrated at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019. The 67th annual Experimental Aircraft Association … Continue reading

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Iceport 2019 A Success, Despite Last-Minute Change In Host Sites

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue ISLE, MINN. – The annual Iceport fly-in on Lake Mille Lacs in north central Minnesota was held with great success, despite the need to change the location from Twin Pines Resort in … Continue reading

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