Archives: All Features

Dranzik Up To The Challenge of Leading Two Metropolitan Airports

by Harold Mester Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue Brian Dranzik is the newly appointed Milwaukee County Airport Director, responsible for both of Milwaukee County’s airports, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE) and Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport (KMWC) in … Continue reading

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Tecnam… Something For Just About Everyone!

by Nancy Blake Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 During Sun ‘n Fun 2018, I visited the Tecnam Aircraft Company display to say hello to a friend who is an aircraft dealer for a couple of aircraft manufacturers and … Continue reading

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The People & Aircraft of Wings of The North Museum

by Chuck Cravens Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue There is a historical jewel located at Flying Cloud Airport in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. That gem is the “Wings of the North Museum,” which is dedicated to presenting and … Continue reading

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AirCorps Aviation…

The Company Behind Beautiful Warbird Restorations by Chuck Cravens Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 A talented team of people with a relentless obsession for accuracy, and clients whose mission is to resurrect world-class aircraft to honor those who … Continue reading

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Realizing One’s Dreams of Flight Against All Odds

by Brandon Stevens Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue I’d be lying if I said I dreamt of becoming a pilot as a child. Truth is, I had very limited exposure to anything that flew. I wanted to … Continue reading

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Home At Last! Memphis Belle Exhibit Unveiled At National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue It was the summer of 1989, and our family flew down to Memphis, Tennessee so I could help announce an airshow, and interview the performers and VIPs. The airshow … Continue reading

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A Flight Back To Another Era

by Bill Blake Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue On April 11, 2018, military veteran and crew chief, Sergeant Bill Kelly of Lakeland, Florida, made his first flight in a bomber since World War II. Now, 75 years … Continue reading

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A Flight To & From Sun ’n Fun With Lightspeed

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue It had been a few years since Peggy and I flew our Cessna 182 Skylane to Sun ‘n Fun in Lakeland, Florida, so as with any long cross-country flight, … Continue reading

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Bem Vindos ao Brasil

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue Two co-workers and I recently traveled to Brazil on a project assignment. When I realized we had a free day in Sao Paulo to explore, I quickly looked for … Continue reading

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SimpleFlight Radio

Helping To Spread Passion & Enthusiasm For Aviation Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue In August 2012, Al Waterloo and Marc Epner, both of Chicago, got together to create SimpleFlight Radio based on their shared love and optimism … Continue reading

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