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Transforming A 1920s Historic Aviation Research Landmark Into A State-of-the-Art Aviation Laboratory

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue Building 19 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB), located just east of Dayton, Ohio, has a rich history, which includes Orville Wright’s participation in the commissioning of one of the world’s most … Continue reading

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Boeing Has Acquired ForeFlight

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue In July 2017, Jeppesen announced its strategic alliance with ForeFlight, the general aviation industry’s leading flight deck solution. It is a pairing of the world’s best aeronautical data from Jeppesen and ForeFlight’s … Continue reading

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Boeing Expands Digital Services Reach In Business Aircraft Market

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue ENGLEWOOD, COLO. – Boeing [NYSE: BA] subsidiary Jeppesen has announced it has reached a new five-year contract agreement to provide fractional business jet operator Swift Air with Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro services. These … Continue reading

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New Jeppesen Technology Combines With Bad Elf Wombat Device To Update Avionics Data Cards Directly From The Cockpit

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 Boeing, through its subsidiary Jeppesen, has introduced a new mobile version of its Jeppesen Distribution Manager (JDM) flight data update technology, and announced a new strategic alliance with “Bad Elf,” a leading … Continue reading

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FOCUSED ON THE FUTURE OF AVGAS Phillips 66 & Afton Chemical Team Up To Tackle Piston Aviation’s Biggest Challenge

by Ed Leineweber Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue For decades, Phillips 66 and Ethyl Corporation have been doing their part to provide the highest quality 100LL aviation gasoline to the piston aviation industry. Phillips 66 and … Continue reading

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Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue *The Search and Rescue Satellite Aided Tracking (SARSAT) system uses National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) satellites in low-earth and geostationary orbits, as well as GPS satellites in medium-earth orbit to detect … Continue reading

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Boundaries Defined by Technology

by Jonathan Beck UAS Instructor Northland Community & Technical College NSF ATE DroneTECH Principal Investigator Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 issue It was the shoot down of a Korean passenger jet in 1983 that prompted President Reagan … Continue reading

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Malibu Aerospace Opens New Facility At Anoka County-Blaine Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 issue BLAINE, MINN. – Malibu Aerospace, located at Anoka County-Blaine Airport (KANE) in the Twin Cities, opened its new 70,000 sq. ft. facility on the southwest side of the airport, south of … Continue reading

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Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2016 Boeing forecasts that between 2016 and 2035, the world’s commercial aviation industry will require approximately: • 617,000 new commercial airline pilots. • 679,000 new commercial airline maintenance technicians. • 814,000 new cabin … Continue reading

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AOPA & Garmin Team Up To Lower The Cost of Avionics For Certified Aircraft

Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and Garmin announced July 25, 2016, the availability of an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) of the G5 electronic attitude indicator for hundreds … Continue reading

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