Archives: Dec 2023/Jan 2024

Midwest Antique Airplane Club Grassroots Fly-In 2023

  Article & Photos by Skot Weidemann Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2023 Digital Issue The annual “Midwest Antique Airplane Club” (MAAC) Grassroots Fly-In was held September 7-10th, 2023 at the Brodhead, Wisconsin airport (C37). Brodhead is a south-central … Continue reading

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Why don’t we know how to use carburetor heat?

by Richard Morey © Copyright 2023. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2023 Digital Issue I have been flying a long time. I do not look at this as an accomplishment, but rather as a side effect … Continue reading

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Wisconsin’s 67th Annual Aviation Conference… Everything An Airport Manager Needs To Know & More!

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2023 Digital Issue Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Bureau of Aeronautics panel discussion. Midwest Flyer Magazine                                                             Photo by Dave Weiman (From left to right): Matt Messina, Airport Engineering Unit Supervisor, matthew.messina@dot.wi.gov, 608-267-7108; Matt Malicki, … Continue reading

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MAC CEO Brian Ryks Earns Airport Industry Leadership Award

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2023 Digital Issue The Excellence in Visionary Leadership Award is the highest honor given to an active airport CEO/Director. MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL – Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) announced that Brian Ryks, executive … Continue reading

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Solar Eclipses: See them, Experience them!

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2023 Digital Issue The (total) solar eclipse of 2017 was one of those memorable life experiences one remembers forever. A total solar eclipse happens when the Moon passes between the Sun … Continue reading

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All About Airport Pavement Markings

by Nate Sievert Airport Operations Program Administrator MnDOT Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2023 Digital Issue Pavement markings at airports in the state of Minnesota are refreshed and maintained through FAA standards and guidelines in FAA advisory circular … Continue reading

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Springfield Holds First Wings & Wheels Expo

by Jim Bildilli Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2023 Digital Issue On August 30, 2023, EAA Chapter 770 of Springfield, Illinois, held its first “Wings & Wheels Expo” as a fundraising event to promote aviation education and sponsor flight … Continue reading

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Oshkosh Resident Fred Stadler Becomes First Pilot To Fly 10,000 Kids In EAA Young Eagles Program

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2023 Digital Issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – Fred Stadler, a longtime EAA volunteer both year-round and at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, has become the first pilot to fly 10,000 kids free of charge as part of … Continue reading

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Illinois Announces Its Airport & Heliport of the Year Awards For 2023

by Jim Bildilli Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2023 Digital Issue In keeping with its annual tradition, the Illinois Division of Aeronautics announced its 2023 picks for “Airport and Heliport of the Year.” The presentations were made at the … Continue reading

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GAMA Statement On Nomination of Mike Whitaker As FAA Administrator

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2023 Digital Issue WASHINGTON D.C. – General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) President and CEO, Pete Bunce, released the following statement regarding U.S. President Joe Biden’s nomination of Michael G. Whitaker to be the Federal … Continue reading

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