Archives: June/July 2020

Record Number of Attendees & Exhibitors At WAI 2020 Conference

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLA. – Women in Aviation International held another successful event during the 31st Annual International Women in Aviation Conference at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, … Continue reading

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Garmin Service Advisories

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue Service Advisory 2051: Cleaning/Disinfecting Guidance Posted: 20 Mar 2020 09:40 AM PDT PRODUCTS AFFECTED: All Garmin aviation products are affected. ISSUE: Garmin would like to provide some general recommendations for materials and … Continue reading

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Island Hopping, Lake Michigan Style!

by Yasmina Soria Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue One may not always think of Michigan when thinking about “island hopping,” but there are a number of small islands on Lake Michigan with General Aviation (GA) airports. … Continue reading

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Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Banquet Rescheduled!

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MINN. – In light of the Coronavirus Pandemic, the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Banquet scheduled for April 18 at the MSP Intercontinental Hotel has been rescheduled for November 7, … Continue reading

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Flying On Floats Makes For Flying Fun!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue & June 1981 issue EDITOR’S NOTE: I first published this article in the June 1981 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, which describes my experience in getting a “seaplane rating.” … Continue reading

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Piper Aircraft Steps Up To Help Stop Spread of COVID-19

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft, Inc. is now making protective gear to help support the growing needs of the Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital in Vero Beach, Fla. Additionally, Piper is … Continue reading

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Original World War II-Era Engineering Drawings Saved & Shown To The Public For The First Time

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue BEMIDJI, MINN. – AirCorps Aviation of Bemidji, Minnesota, has announced that it has acquired a collection of original North American Aviation engineering drawings. The drawings, part of the newly named “Ken Jungeberg … Continue reading

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A Positive Look At GA

Letter to the city finance director of Wayne, Nebraska. From Jim Hanson Corporate Pilot & Manager of Albert Lea Municipal Airport Albert Lea, Minnesota Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue Dear Sir: In addition to being the manager of … Continue reading

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Decision To Close Northern Minnesota Airport On Hold!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue In the April/May 2020 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, the rural airport in Isle, Minnesota (MY72), and its all-volunteer association, were featured. At an earlier meeting between the city, … Continue reading

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How Pilots Can Keep Airport Workers (and Themselves) Safe!

by Kelly Akhund MnDOT Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue Have you ever flown into an airport and found workers on the airfield? Do you ever wonder if they are listening to your radio calls? Do you … Continue reading

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