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NBAA Aircraft Dispatcher Scholarship Recipient Attends Academy College

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue Since 2015, Academy College, located in Bloomington, Minnesota, has donated an Aircraft Dispatcher Course to the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Schedulers & Dispatch Scholarship Program. The scholarship provides the recipient … Continue reading

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Academy College Establishes Preferred Hiring Programs For Pilots & Aircraft Dispatchers

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – Academy College, located in Bloomington, Minnesota, has established Preferred Hiring Agreements with CommutAir/United Express, GoJet Airlines, Cape Air/Nantucket Airlines, and Redwing Aero Company. These programs create opportunities for the … Continue reading

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Nations Unite To Modify Medical Requirements

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue Thirty-six nations around the globe have already moved forward and abandoned costly and burdensome bureaucratic red-tape requirements associated with outdated medical certification processes for general aviation pilots. In a September 24, … Continue reading

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Justice Department Involvement In FAA’s Illegal Charter Case Spotlights Consequences For Aircraft Owners

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) and its Illegal Charter Task Force are continuing efforts to increase awareness of the dangers posed by illegal activity, and educate aircraft … Continue reading

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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 Facts & Figures

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – “A ‘perfect’ event may be unattainable, but AirVenture 2018 came about as close as one could imagine,” said EAA Chairman Jack Pelton, following this year’s event, July 23-29, 2018 … Continue reading

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Royal Air Force Celebrates 100th Anniversary At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force was commemorated with historic aircraft, flyovers, and special programming during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, July 23-29, 2018, at Wittman Regional Airport in … Continue reading

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The American Barnstormers Tour Makes Six Stops In The Upper Midwest

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue The American Barnstormers Tour landed its vintage aircraft in five Midwest states in July 2018. Founders Clay Adams and Rob Lock brought as many as 25 pilots and aircraft to Jefferson City, … Continue reading

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$8.00 A Gallon For Fuel? No Way!

Airport Access Panel Briefs EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Attendees On Importance of Fair FBO Pricing & Airport Access Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue The fees charged by fixed base operators (FBOs) are an insidious issue that presents a … Continue reading

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Platz Named CEO of Mead & Hunt

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue The national architecture-engineering firm, Mead & Hunt, has announced that Andy Platz is the new chief executive officer (CEO) effective July 1, 2018. Platz will continue as President, and former CEO Raj … Continue reading

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Cirrus Vision Jet Receives Collier Trophy

Published In Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) awarded Cirrus Aircraft the 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy June 14, 2018 for designing, certifying and entering into service the Vision Jet; the world’s … Continue reading

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