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Pilot Donates Airplane To Save Lives

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 CANTON, MASS. – 83-year-old, retired police captain, Joe Michallyszyn, spent 50 years looking down on Massachusetts from his airplane. When he soloed in 1973, he was the youngest pilot flying into Beverly … Continue reading

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Tanis Offers New Android Application & Updates For Its Preheat Remote

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 BLAINE, MINN. – When Tanis Aircraft Products purchased FST LLC, it announced that it would be making updates and improvements. Tanis now has an Android application and an IOS update available for … Continue reading

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Piper Certifies & Delivers First Pilot 100i Trainer Aircraft

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft announced December 15, 2020 that it has received type certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the “Pilot 100i.” The Pilot 100i, which was announced … Continue reading

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Piper Aircraft Opens Application Period For 2021 Apprenticeship Program

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft has opened the application period for its 2021 Apprenticeship Program. The 2021 group, which will begin in August, will be the third apprenticeship class to begin … Continue reading

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Piper Aircraft Launches Brand Ambassador Program With UND Aerospace

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft and the University of North Dakota (UND) Aerospace announced November 9, 2020, the launch of a new brand ambassador program. The platform is designed to increase … Continue reading

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Iowa Creating A Business Aviation Association

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 Iowa businesses that own or operate aircraft are in the process of starting a new trade group, modeled after the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA). Organizers are working closely with NBAA to … Continue reading

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Here Comes The Bride & Groom Aviation-Style!

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 Brandon Bielefeldt and Ivy Lannigan were married October 10th, 2020 in a very unique and special way by flying to their wedding. Bielefeldt owns a 1968 Cessna 150 Commuter and the couple … Continue reading

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Missouri Native & NATA Past President, Lawrence L. “Larry” Burian

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 The long-time president of the National Air Transportation Association (NATA), Lawrence L. “Larry” Burian of Williamsburg, Va., passed away on December 23, 2020. He was 85. From his first solo flight at … Continue reading

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The First Pilot To Break The Sound Barrier, Chuck Yeager, Dies At 97

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 GRASS VALLEY, CALIF. – The first pilot to fly faster than the speed of sound, Chuck Yeager, died December 7, 2020 at the age of 97. As a captain in the Air … Continue reading

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NASA ASRS Reports – Practical Considerations

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 Any situation that could affect safety in the National Airspace System (NAS), other than criminal activities and accidents, may be confidentially reported to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) through the … Continue reading

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