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A Flight To End Polio

Photos republished with permission © 2020, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue If you ask Peter Teahen of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, why he is flying a single-engine airplane around the world, he will … Continue reading

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Illinois To Update Its Aviation Systems Plan & Economic Impact Report

by Clayton Stambaugh, James Bildilli & Zach DeVeau Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue After nearly 25 years, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has embarked on a project to analyze the current Illinois Aviation System Plan (IASP) … Continue reading

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OMNNI Associates & Westwood Professional Services Join Forces To Provide Expanded Capabilities

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue In July of 2019, OMNNI Associates (omnni.com) was acquired by Minneapolis-based, Westwood Professional Services, Inc. (westwoodps.com), a multi-disciplined surveying and engineering firm. Westwood provides services to both private and public sector clients … Continue reading

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Rochester International Airport

Meeting The Air Transportation Needs of The Mayo Clinic, Local Pilots & Businesses by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue Some airports have the unique status of including “regional” in their names, thereby serving more than … Continue reading

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Lucy Newell… New Zealand Pilot Working In The Canada Bush

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue While the demand for commercial pilots may be at an all-time high, the Canada fishing lodge company, Wilderness North in Thunder Bay, Ontario, is attracting pilots from as far … Continue reading

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Midwest Talent Made Up The Cast At Price County Fly-In & Airshow

by Brittany Lueth (Nielsen) Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue The Price County Fly-In & Airshow in Phillips, Wisconsin, was another hit with the local community and people visiting Phillips over the Fourth of July weekend. Airshow performers … Continue reading

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DICK READE

A journey back in time! by Jim Hanson Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue I’ve been flying for 58 years. You might well imagine that I’ve seen a lot of airplanes and met a lot of people. (This … Continue reading

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Gassing Up, Then and Now

by Allen Penticoff Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue Recently, my plane partner and I undertook a fun flight on a beautiful warm Sunday afternoon across southern Wisconsin from our home base in Freeport, Illinois, to dine at … Continue reading

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How To Create A Capital Improvement Program For General Aviation Airports

by Melissa Underwood Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue Developing capital improvement programs (CIP) to guide future investments can seem daunting. Funding sources, priority of needs, airport qualifications, as well as state, federal and local fiscal years, … Continue reading

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State Aeronautics Directors Meet For The Betterment of The Industry

88th Annual NASAO Convention & Trade Show Held In St. Paul by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA – The fall season started on a strong note for the National Association of State … Continue reading

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