Archives: All Features

Drone Summer Camp For High School Teachers & Their Students

Students and educators get hands-on experience with building, flying, and understanding what makes a drone tick. by Thomas Biller Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue Drones are everywhere now! No matter how many airshows we attend, information booths … Continue reading

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Completing Flight Training Back In The USA

by Sharon Thiry Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue EDITOR’S NOTE: Sharon Thiry, 25, of Cadzand, Holland was featured on the cover of the February/March 2018 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine with her 1943 Aeronca L-3 Defender. In … Continue reading

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One Kid’s Perspective – EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018

by The Kid Reporter Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue When I first arrived at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, July 23-29, 2018 at Wittman Regional Airport, Oshkosh, Wis., I felt a chill in the air. But the warmth of … Continue reading

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Jet-Powered Yak 110 Woos Crowds At Oshkosh

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue EAA AirVenture Oshkosh never fails to amaze me, especially when it comes to innovations, aircraft modifications and great airshow performances. In the many decades we have been covering airshows, … Continue reading

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EAA Featured Tankers & Other Big Jets & Welcomed British Participation

by Jim LaMalfa Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue EAA’s 2018 AirVenture opened Monday, July 23rd with ideal weather and large crowds. EAA had announced its 2018 event as honoring the year of the tanker and the Royal … Continue reading

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Introducing A Friend To GA With A Special Destination

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue I am convinced that there is no better way to introduce a non-flyer to general aviation than to fly them to some special destination, especially one which is only … Continue reading

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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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