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The Grand Hotel On Mackinac Island… For That Special Getaway or Annual Vacation Destination

by Dave Weiman Midwest Flyer Magazine – Aug/Sept 2016 The next time you want to do something special for a friend or your significant other, jump in your plane, fly to Mackinac Island, Michigan, and stay at the glorious “Grand … Continue reading

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Harbour View Inn Awaits Your Arrival At Mackinac Island

by Dave Weiman As soon as you walk through the front door of the Harbour View Inn, you will be immersed in the historic charm that has made Mackinac Island, Michigan, special! Whether on your honeymoon, a romantic getaway, or … Continue reading

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Mackinac Island & The Grand Hotel

by Dave Weiman When we started Midwest Flyer Magazine, one of the first travel articles we ever did was on “Mackinac Island.” Known for its fudge shops and ferry boat rides from the mainland, we made it a one-day trip … Continue reading

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Island Hopping, Lake Michigan Style!

by Yasmina Soria Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue One may not always think of Michigan when thinking about “island hopping,” but there are a number of small islands on Lake Michigan with General Aviation (GA) airports. … Continue reading

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Pentastar Aviation Named Official Charter Provider Of The 2019 Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue WATERFORD, MICH. – Pentastar Aviation has announced an extended partnership with the Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race for 2019. Pentastar has been a sponsor of the race since 2015. The world’s longest … Continue reading

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Beaver Island & The Three-Island Hop!

by Dave Weiman Looking for a remote island destination? Then consider flying to Beaver Island, Michigan in northeast Lake Michigan. Thirty miles from shore, the island is served by ferry boats and two airports: Beaver Island-Welke Airport (6Y8), which is … Continue reading

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What to do? What to do? Where should I fly to?

by Jim Hanson Copyright 2020. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue As I write this article, I am manning my empty office at Albert Lea (MN) Municipal Airport (KAEL) on July 4, … Continue reading

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Hungry For A Flying Destination?

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue I am sitting at my computer having just sent an email to would-be participants of our 2020 “Canada Fishing Fly-Out” to Miminiska Lodge, Ontario. Miminiska is one of very … Continue reading

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Seaplane Flying In The Great Lakes Region

by Steve Smith Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue At the intersection of the 45 North latitude line and the 85 West longitude line is an area that is perfectly suited for seaplane flying. The area is surrounded … Continue reading

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What Are You Allowed To Do Inside Your Aircraft Hangar At An AIP Airport? On-Line PDF Version | On-Line Interactive Edition IN THIS ISSUE 2015 Wisconsin Airport Rates & Charges Report A GA Pilot’s Perspective On Flying The Space Shuttle … Continue reading

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