Tag Archives: Aircraft Maintenance

Dedicated & Professional Staff Help FBO Maintain Tradition of Excellence!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue One of the oldest, continuously family-operated, full-service fixed base operations in Wisconsin, is Morey Airplane Company at Middleton Municipal Airport – Morey Field in Middleton, Wisconsin. Third generation Morey … Continue reading

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Australia’s First Maintenance Technician Training For Unmanned Aerial Systems To Be Provided In Partnership With Northland Community & Technical College

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue Aviation Australia of Brisbane, Australia, has partnered with Northland Community & Technical College (NCTC) of Thief River Falls, Minnesota, to provide Australia with its first unmanned aerial systems (UAS) maintenance training program. … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Aviation, headquartered in Watertown, with locations in Madison and Juneau Wisconsin, provides private aircraft charter, pilot flight training, aircraft sales, aircraft services and maintenance. Watertown, Wisconsin  – July 25, 2016 –  Wisconsin Aviation, Wisconsin’s premier aviation services provider, is celebrating 35 … Continue reading

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NorthPoint Aviation… The FBO At Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport

BRAINERD, MINN. – The staff at NorthPoint Aviation at Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (KBRD) will be welcoming aircraft, crew and their passengers to the upcoming “Minnesota Airports Conference,” April 20-22, 2016 at Madden’s On Gull Lake, Brainerd, Minn. NorthPoint Aviation … Continue reading

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Aircraft Maintenance Must Be A Team Effort!

by Dave Weiman There is no professional in aviation I admire more than the aircraft technician. I am amazed each time I do an owner-assist annual inspection as to how much they know, and how skilled they are. So much, … Continue reading

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Wipaire Opens New Manufacturing Facility At South St. Paul Airport

SOUTH ST. PAUL, MINN. – Aircraft float manufacturer and maintenance company, Wipaire, has opened a new manufacturing facility directly adjacent to its headquarters on South St. Paul Airport as a warehouse, shop, and office space for a self-contained operation. The … Continue reading

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AAR Hiring Mechanics For Duluth Facility

DULUTH, MINN. – The global aerospace and defense company, AAR, is hiring mechanics for its Duluth, Minnesota aircraft maintenance, overhaul and repair station. The company has 70 openings paying up to $25 an hour (www.aarcorp.com).

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Thunderbird Aviation In The Twin Cities Metro – Minnesota’s Newest FBO

by Dave Weiman When you invest $2 million in a business during an economic downturn, you have to know your market, know your business, and believe in yourself and your staff, and Nancy Grazzini-Olson does. She has been operating Thunderbird … Continue reading

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Grassroots Efforts To Save Aviation Program

JANESVILLE, WIS. – The aircraft maintenance program at Blackhawk Technical College in Janesville, Wisconsin, has been temporarily (or permanently) suspended, after 72 years of service. Meanwhile, a committed group of aviation enthusiasts is working to convince the Blackhawk Technical College … Continue reading

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Lone Rock – Where A VOR & Airport Restaurant Live On!

LONE ROCK, WIS. – Pilots once depended on the Lone Rock VOR for navigation, and the Lone Rock Flight Service Station for weather advisories and for filing flight plans. But with the Flight Service Station long gone, and VORs becoming … Continue reading

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