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Piper Aircraft Launches Brand Ambassador Program With UND Aerospace

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft and the University of North Dakota (UND) Aerospace announced November 9, 2020, the launch of a new brand ambassador program. The platform is designed to increase … Continue reading

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Iowa Creating A Business Aviation Association

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 Iowa businesses that own or operate aircraft are in the process of starting a new trade group, modeled after the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA). Organizers are working closely with NBAA to … Continue reading

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Here Comes The Bride & Groom Aviation-Style!

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 Brandon Bielefeldt and Ivy Lannigan were married October 10th, 2020 in a very unique and special way by flying to their wedding. Bielefeldt owns a 1968 Cessna 150 Commuter and the couple … Continue reading

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Missouri Native & NATA Past President, Lawrence L. “Larry” Burian

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 The long-time president of the National Air Transportation Association (NATA), Lawrence L. “Larry” Burian of Williamsburg, Va., passed away on December 23, 2020. He was 85. From his first solo flight at … Continue reading

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The First Pilot To Break The Sound Barrier, Chuck Yeager, Dies At 97

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 GRASS VALLEY, CALIF. – The first pilot to fly faster than the speed of sound, Chuck Yeager, died December 7, 2020 at the age of 97. As a captain in the Air … Continue reading

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Amazing Flyer & Aircraft Restorer William M. “Bill” Amundson

December 24, 1928 – December 21, 2020 Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 On December 21, 2020, one of the nation’s premier vintage aircraft restorers, William M. “Bill” Amundson ” of Stoughton, Wisconsin, died three days short of … Continue reading

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NASA ASRS Reports – Practical Considerations

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 Any situation that could affect safety in the National Airspace System (NAS), other than criminal activities and accidents, may be confidentially reported to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) through the … Continue reading

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Canada’s Privatized System Facing Further Staffing Cuts & Safety Concerns

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 WASHINGTON, DC – NAV Canada, the Canadian privatized air traffic control system, is in the process of downsizing as a result of budget shortfalls, many of which have been exacerbated by the … Continue reading

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Avfuel & Neste Create Strategic Partnership For Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 ANN ARBOR, MICH. – Effective January 11, 2021, Avfuel Corporation and Neste have formed a strategic partnership to create an efficient, continuous supply of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in the United States.  … Continue reading

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Life Flight Network Gets 70-Foot Bifold Door For New Emergency Response Hangar

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021  FAIRFAX, MINN. – Using state-of-the-art aircraft operated by highly skilled medical and aviation professionals, Life Flight Network (LFN) provides life-saving transport to seriously ill or injured patients from the scene of an … Continue reading

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