Archives: Technology

Fighting Lock-Down With A Flight Simulator

by Seán G. Dwyer Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue Everybody has experienced a moody computer. Nothing you do will get it to work, and then — suddenly — it is working. Keep in mind, computers can’t … Continue reading

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Aviation Solutions Company Focused On Solving Legacy Industry Challenges

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue SAN FRANCISCO (May 18, 2021) – Portside, Inc., a provider of cloud-based software solutions for the global business aviation industry, has announced an investment of $17 million led by Tiger Global … Continue reading

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New Features In ForeFlight

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue ForeFlight’s advanced electronic flight bag technology provides you with an affordable, all-in-one solution that makes flying easier, safer, and more enjoyable. New features include: DYNAMIC WINDS & TEMPERATURES: View forecast wind … Continue reading

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Collins Aerospace Breaks Ground On $18M Ram Air Turbine Wind Tunnel Test Facility In Rockford, Illinois

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue With fully automated, state-of-the-art technology and greater quality controls, a new wind tunnel will streamline the testing process, while improving employee safety. ROCKFORD, ILL. – Collins Aerospace broke ground May 12, … Continue reading

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AIAA Announces Design/Build/Fly (DBF) Winners Competition Champions 25 Years of Aircraft Innovation and Design

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue RESTON, VA. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has announced the winners of the 25th annual AIAA/Textron Aviation/Raytheon Missiles & Defense Design/ Build/Fly (DBF) Competition. The 2020–2021 Design/Build/Fly … Continue reading

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Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Completes Its First Flight

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue Members of NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter team in the Space Flight Operations Facility at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) were excited when data showed that the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter completed its first … Continue reading

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Solution To GPS Jamming Impact Overdue

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue WASHINGTON – The military’s jamming of GPS to simulate outages for defense exercises continues to create headaches for general aviation three years after an industry study recommended ways to minimize the … Continue reading

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Tanis Aircraft Products & SwitcheOn Form Strategic Partnership

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue Tanis Aircraft Products, a Dovair Aviation, Inc. company, and SwitcheOn, a Malmoset, LLC company, have announced the creation of a strategic partnership that will benefit the consumer. Tanis Aircraft Products, the … Continue reading

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School Board Approves Aviation & Drone Curriculum

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue JAMESTOWN, N.D. – The Jamestown Public School Board has approved new curriculum that includes aviation and drone technology. Jamestown Public School Superintendent Dr. Rob Lech says the opportunity in Career and … Continue reading

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Statewide Automated Weather Observation Systems: Weather Services Available To Pilots & Non-Pilots Alike

by Michael Hartell Navigation Systems Supervisor MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 I started learning how to fly back in 1981–82. One of the things I remember most was trying to understand weather. I … Continue reading

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