Archives: December 2020/January 2021

Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award Presented To Wisconsin Pilot

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue MONROE, WIS. – The FAA Flight Standards District Office in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has presented the “Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award” to Phil Peterson of Oregon, Wisconsin for having flown … Continue reading

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Mélanie Astles Named France Unlimited Aerobatic Female Champion

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue Michelin-sponsored aerobatic pilot, Mélanie Astles, has won the 2020 title of “France Unlimited Aerobatic Female Champion” at competition in Châteauroux, September 16-23, 2020. She flew her Extra 330 F-HMEL … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Airport Management Association Names Lisa Hilbert Maroney Executive Director

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue MADISON, WIS. – The Wisconsin Airport Management Association (WAMA) has named Lisa Hilbert Maroney of Madison, Wis., Executive Director, replacing Bob O’Brien who retired after serving the organization since … Continue reading

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Aviation Indiana Names Zellers Person of the Year

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue INDIANAPOLIS, IND. –  Susan Zellers, P.E., AAE, ENV SP, a senior project manager at Hanson Professional Services Inc.’s Indianapolis office, has been named Aviation Indiana’s Person of the Year. … Continue reading

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EAA Mourns Death of Audrey Poberezny

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, WISCONSIN (November 1, 2020) – Statement from Jack J. Pelton, Experimental Aircraft Association CEO and Chairman of the Board, on the death of Audrey Poberezny, … Continue reading

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“Giving Wings To Dreams,” The Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Scholarship Program Opens For 2021 Submissions

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue The Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame (MAHOF) has announced that the application process for its 2021 aviation scholarship program “Giving Wings to Dreams” opened October 1, 2020. Applications will … Continue reading

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2020 Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Induction Banquet Moved To 2021

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – The Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame (MAHF) has postponed its 2020 Induction Banquet for the second time, due to the uncertainty of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. … Continue reading

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New Law Begins To Make Meteorological Evaluation Towers More Visible In Minnesota

by Julie Carr Minnesota Department of Transportation Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 Meteorological towers (Met towers) are being built in Minnesota. The towers are used to collect wind data and other weather information, such as … Continue reading

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Go-Around. Ready or Not?

by Joe Anderson Pilot, Minnesota Department of Transportation Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue Do you recall the last time you performed a go-around? Are go-arounds something you practice on a regular basis? Are you … Continue reading

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“A Friendlier World with Air Sports” Theme of International Aviation Art Contest

by Meredith Alt WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue Calling all artists between the ages of 6 and 17: The International Aviation Art Contest is now underway! The Bureau of Aeronautics … Continue reading

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