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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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One of The Original Organizers of Sun ‘n Fun Dies Unexpectedly

Eduardo Carlos Escallon OCTOBER 28, 1943 – SEPTEMBER 5, 2019 Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue Midwest Flyer Magazine readers may remember the story published in 2017 about a Dutch couple who came to the United States to … Continue reading

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EAA Honors Five Aviators At Hall of Fame

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) recognized the contributions made by five members to the world of flight, as they were inducted into the EAA Sport Aviation Halls of Fame, … Continue reading

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T-28 Pilot Tells His Story of The Horrific Accident That Nearly Claimed His Life

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue As reported in the December 2019/January 2020 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, warbird pilot and commercial and residential real estate developer, Chuck Cook of Ham Lake, Minnesota, lived to tell about his … Continue reading

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2019 FAI World Drone Racing Championship Grand Final To Take Place In China

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue China is getting ready to welcome more than 100 of the world’s best drone racers in December for the 2019 FAI World Drone Racing Championship Grand Final. The prestigious competition, which … Continue reading

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