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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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Miracle Over Minnesota… Survival After Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

by Dan Bass Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue @October 2020. All rights reserved! In February 2017, I needed to visit a customer in Thunder Bay, Ontario. By car, it’s over a 7-hour drive from Winona, Minnesota, where … Continue reading

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Live Global Traffic Streaming Now Available With ForeFlight

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue ForeFlight, in partnership with FlightAware, is now providing live global traffic streaming for all customers with its new Internet Traffic feature. Internet Traffic is tied to the same Traffic map layer used to … Continue reading

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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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