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Brodhead Hosts Annual Pietenpol Fly-In

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2023 Digital Issue I’ve been a member of “Cheeseland” Chapter 431 of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) in Brodhead, Wisconsin (C37), since 1980, when I bought a 1946 Cessna 140. With so many homebuilt … Continue reading

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AOPA Aviation Foundation Gathering & Breakfast @ Oshkosh 2023

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2023 Digital Issue Something I looked forward to attending this year at EAA AirVenture-Oshkosh in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, was the AOPA Foundation supporter appreciation “gathering,” held at “The Waters” on Lake Winnebago, … Continue reading

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Figure It Out

by Diane Earhart © Copyright 2023. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2023 Digital Issue Checklists are good. You should use them. But what do you do when something happens for which there is no checklist? What … Continue reading

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Light Sport Envelope Expansion Proposed At Last

by Jim Moore, AOPA Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2023 Digital Issue The FAA released a long-awaited rulemaking proposal to do away with light sport aircraft weight limits and other restrictions on pilots who fly them, though sport pilots … Continue reading

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Reuniting With Old Friends At EAA

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2023 Digital Issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – Whether it is at Camp Scholler, in the exhibit buildings or on the grounds, it was nice to meet up with old friends at EAA … Continue reading

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Friday Lunch At Iola Is Pure Pilot Camaraderie!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2023 Digital Issue Wouldn’t you know it… the one day I had to miss flying to Iola, Wisconsin for lunch, they were serving my favorite – fried chicken and mash potatoes. … Continue reading

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And the winner is…. Todd Niles & His RANS S6S Coyote II

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2023 Digital Issue Winning this year’s “Flour Bombing Contest,” June 3, 2023, at Milwaukee Lawrence J Timmerman Airport (KMWC), was Todd Niles of Somers, Wisconsin, flying his homebuilt aircraft, a 2018 … Continue reading

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Milwaukee’s Flour Bombing Contest… Precision Flying Is What It’s All About!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2023 Digital Issue Experienced and inexperienced pilots alike participated in this year’s “Flour Bombing Contest,” June 3, 2023, at Milwaukee Lawrence J Timmerman Airport (KMWC) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In fact, flight … Continue reading

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Spot On: SIU’s Saluki Aces Finish Second In 2023 Air Race Classic

by Pete Rosenbery Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2023 Digital Issue CARBONDALE, ILL. – Trusting their instincts and making smart decisions to overcome difficult weather paid off for Southern Illinois University Carbondale Aviation’s Saluki Aces Meadow Boden and Graci … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Has Brodhead… Minnesota Has Buffalo

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2023 Digital Issue Two great Midwest airports are Brodhead in Wisconsin (C37), and Buffalo in Minnesota (KCFE), hosts of great aviation events. Brodhead is home of EAA “Cheeseland” Chapter 431, and … Continue reading

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