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AOPA Establishes Strategic Relationship With SiriusXM

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and SiriusXM announced a new agreement in January that will support AOPA Air Safety Institute programs and feature SiriusXM Aviation services … Continue reading

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EPA’s 2030 Deadline To Replace 100LL Was Discussed At SNF

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue LAKELAND, FLA. – Representatives of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) were among those at Sun ‘n Fun 2022 who discussed the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2030 deadline to replace … Continue reading

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New Carbon Cub FX-3 Raffle To Benefit Alaska Airmen’s Association

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – A brand new 2022 Carbon Cub FX-3 was given away as the Grand Prize in an annual raffle to benefit the Alaska Airmen’s Association and the many general … Continue reading

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Rare P-47 Thunderbolt To Join CAF Airbase Georgia’s Fleet of Warbirds

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue PEACHTREE CITY, GA – The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Airbase Georgia is acquiring a rare World War II P-47 Thunderbolt as a long-term restoration project. The P-47 will join the noteworthy … Continue reading

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TOP GUN: MAVERICK

At An IMAX Theatre Near You Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue After more than 30 years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is where he belongs, pushing the … Continue reading

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FAA Appoints Lirio Liu Head of Aircraft Certification

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue WASHINGTON, DC – The FAA has appointed Lirio Liu manager of Aircraft Certification, replacing Earl Lawrence, who has held the position since 2018. Liu is an aerospace engineer and has been … Continue reading

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GAMA Mourns Passing of Former U.S. Secretary Norman Mineta

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue WASHINGTON, D.C. – Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Norman Mineta, 90, died May 3, 2022, from a heart ailment in Edgewater, Maryland. Commenting on Sec. Mineta’s passing, General Aviation Manufacturing Association … Continue reading

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Illinois Aviation Hall of Fame 2022

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue CHAMPAIGN, ILL. – The 2022 Illinois Aviation Hall of Fame will be held Thursday, June 16, 2022, at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Center, Champaign, Illinois. Inductees will include Doug … Continue reading

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Letter To The Editor From Joe Allen

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue Letter To The Editor: Dean Zakos’ story “Pancake Breakfast” (April/May 2022 issue) was one of the best written general aviation “slice-of-life” stories I have read. What is disheartening to me is … Continue reading

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2022 Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue The 2022 Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame banquet was held April 23, 2022, at the InterContinental Minneapolis – St. Paul Airport (KMSP) Hotel, only six (6) months after the organization’s 2021 … Continue reading

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