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Joe Harris Chosen To Lead MAC’s Reliever Airports

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue Joe Harris, a long-time employee of the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC), was recently selected as the new director of Reliever Airports for the MAC. Harris was most recently the manager of the … Continue reading

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Brian Ryks Elected To National Airport Executives Board

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue Brian Ryks, executive director and CEO of the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) in the Twin Cities, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE). … Continue reading

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Bob Hoover Legacy Foundation Seeks USPS Approval In 2022

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue JACKSONVILLE, FLA. – An effort being made by the Bob Hoover Legacy Foundation to petition the U.S. Postal Service to honor the late Robert A. “Bob” Hoover with a commemorative postage stamp … Continue reading

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National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue DAYTON, OHIO – On July 20, 1969, history was made during the Apollo 11 spaceflight as astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on the moon. … Continue reading

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Revolutionary New Business Jet Design Delivers Intercontinental Range At $1 Per Nautical Mile & Will Still Land At Small GA Airports

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue BROOMFIELD, COLO. – Business jet design has been stagnating for decades – a simple tube with wings and two engines – one on each side. Granted, they vary in size, range, speed, … Continue reading

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LoCamp Kit Manufacturer Survives Flood!

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue LONE ROCK, WIS. – Golden Age Aeroworks, located at Tri-County Regional Airport (KLNR) in Lone Rock, Wisconsin, reports that despite flooding that occurred in March 2019, recovery efforts are going well for … Continue reading

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Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Inducts Addis, Bradshaw, Frankl, Grace, Kinneberg, Schellinger & Stone

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – More than 400 people gathered to honor this year’s inductees at the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame, April 27, 2019, at the Double Tree By Hilton Hotel in Bloomington, … Continue reading

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Salina Snares National Aerobatic Contest

by Tim Unruh Salina Airport Authority Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue SALINA, KAN. – Local promoters are doing loop de loops over news that Salina Regional Airport will play host to the 2019 U.S. Aerobatic Championships in … Continue reading

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Airport Board Honors Midwest Flyer Magazine Contributing Editor, Dr. Bill Blank

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue LA CROSSE, WIS. – The City of La Crosse Regional Airport Aviation Board passed the following resolution recently, recognizing Dr. Bill Blank for his service to the airport. Whereas Bill Blank served … Continue reading

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Third Time, Still A Charm… MSP Again Named Best Airport In North America

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MINN. – Airports Council International (ACI) recently named Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) the “Best Airport In North America” in its size category for 2018, along with Detroit Metropolitan Wayne … Continue reading

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