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Blue Angels Headlined Sun ‘n Fun 2019

by Bill Blake Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue The Sun ‘n Fun Fly-In, held each year in Lakeland, Florida, was blessed with good weather the week of April 2-7, 2019, and attendance was excellent! The most exciting … Continue reading

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Madden’s Attracts Good Crowd of Seaplane Owners Despite Rain

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue Under the leadership of Steve Guetter, president of the Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association (MSPA), the organization’s annual safety seminar and fly-in, May 17 – 19, 2019 at Madden’s Resort … Continue reading

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Accelerated Flight Training – Is it for you?

by Jim Hanson Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue I like to fish, and I fly to Canada often. There are so many great lodges in Canada, but my favorite is “Webber’s Lodges” at North Knife Lake, Manitoba. … Continue reading

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Cheri Rohlfing… Wife, Mom, Airline Pilot, Educator & Volunteer

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue Cheri Rohlfing of Cleveland, Minnesota, first became interested in aviation while taking an Aerospace Science class her junior year in high school in Elk River, Minnesota. That summer she … Continue reading

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Women In Aviation International At Sun ‘n Fun 2019

by Nancy Blake Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue I had the opportunity to renew an acquaintance of mine at Sun ‘n Fun 2019, when I saw Dr. Peggy Chabrian, President and CEO of Women In Aviation International … Continue reading

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The New Golden Age of Small-Quantity, High-Quality Aircraft Parts Production: What Is It, And What’s Making It Happen?

Second In A Series of Articles by Ed Leineweber Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue In the December 2018/January 2019 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, I introduced Tromblay Tool, LLC to epitomize what I called the “New Golden … Continue reading

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N966CD, A Stearman Story

by Noel Allard Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue The Chuck Doyle (Sr) story is long in the telling, but for this narrative, let us focus on one airplane; one airplane from a collection of dozens owned from … Continue reading

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64th Annual Wisconsin Aviation Conference… Airports, Businesses, Awards & Recognition

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue The Wisconsin Aviation Conference (WAC) was held in Green Bay, Wis., May 5-7, 2019, at the Radisson Hotel & Convention Center, directly across the highway from the host airport, … Continue reading

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From Airports To People, The Minnesota Airports Conference Showcased Excellence In The Industry!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue The annual Minnesota Airports Conference held April 24-26, 2019 at the Willmar Conference Center, Willmar, Minnesota, featured everyone from the managers of large commercial service airports, to the smallest … Continue reading

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A Seaplane Flight To Churchill

by Alan Lindquist Published In Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue It’s been 10 years since my wife, Barbara Wiley, talked me into accompanying her in her Cessna 172XP amphibious floatplane to Churchill, Manitoba. Our friend, Garith, who flies a … Continue reading

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