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New Director At MidAmerica St. Louis Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue MASCOUTAH, ILL. – The St. Clair County Public Building Commission (PBC), which oversees the operations at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport (KBLV) in Mascoutah, Ill., has announced that Bryan Johnson has been selected … Continue reading

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Piper Aircraft Increases Deliveries Worldwide!

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft, Inc. has announced a 27% increase in aircraft deliveries for 2019. The continued growth was driven by a 70% YOY increase of Piper Archer single-engine, primary … Continue reading

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Northern Minnesota Airport Faces Possible Closure, Seeks Support From Midwest Aviation Community

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue ISLE, MINN. – Membership in the Isle Airport Association has increased to 140 members, the organization had an extremely successful fly-in breakfast this past year, a survey was completed recently that proved … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Governor Signs Mechanics Lien Law

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue APPLETON, WIS. – Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers made a visit to Appleton International Airport February 21, 2020, to sign a bill that will help the aviation business community. Evers signed Wisconsin Act … Continue reading

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New James H Connell Excellence In Aviation Scholarship Seeks Applicants

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue INDEPENDENCE, IOWA – Connell Aviation Group and the Connell family are memorializing the passing of their patriarch, James H. Connell, with the announcement of a new aviation-based scholarship. Flight and maintenance programs … Continue reading

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SEH Names Benita Crow To Lead Operations In Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota & Nebraska

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue ST. PAUL, MINN. – Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SEH®) has named Benita Crow to lead the firm’s operations in Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and Nebraska. Prior to stepping into the … Continue reading

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Charlie Wiplinger Named CEO of Wipaire

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue SOUTH ST. PAUL, MINN. – Wipaire has announced that Bob “Wip” Wiplinger has entered semi-retirement and his son, Charlie Wiplinger, has been named to replace him as chief executive officer. Bob Wiplinger … Continue reading

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Black Leaves Cirrus, But Doesn’t Go Too Far

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue DULUTH, MINN. – Longtime Cirrus Aircraft test pilot and regional salesman, Gary Black, has left Cirrus Aircraft after being with the company for decades. He is now working at Aerista, a partner … Continue reading

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Proposed Remote ID Rule Contains Concerning Requirements

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) is very concerned that the FAA’s proposed rule on Remote Identification (RID) of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) could have a severe detrimental impact on … Continue reading

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Wittman Regional Airport To Build New General Aviation Terminal

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – Supervisors of the Winnebago County Board have approved three resolutions to move forward with the construction of a new general aviation (GA) terminal at Wittman Regional Airport. The terminal … Continue reading

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