Archives: All Features

Duluth to the Moon

by Sandra Ettestad Founder & President, Duluth Aviation Institute Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue DULUTH, MINN. – Like many great accomplishments, the goal began with one small step that became one giant leap for all mankind. In … Continue reading

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One Kid’s Perspective of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019

by The Kid Reporter! Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue When I walked into the grounds at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh this year, July 22-28, 2019, I felt a warm breeze. The first thing we did was to observe … Continue reading

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The Sling TSi Makes Impressive Flight To Oshkosh

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue In the 12 months between EAA AirVenture Oshkosh fly-ins at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, there is a great deal of work and preparation that goes on behind … Continue reading

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Past, Present & Future: Opportunities For Women Aviators of All Ages

by Kristine Reigel Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue Since the earliest days of aviation, women have been involved. From the first female mechanic in 1902, to the Women Airforce Service Pilots(WASP) of World War II, the first … Continue reading

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A Flight To Canada… Familiar Surroundings From A Different Perspective!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue Last year, I wrote an article describing my flight to Ontario, Canada to participate in the annual Canada Fishing Fly-Out to Miminiska Lodge. Accompanying me was an old classmate … Continue reading

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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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