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GAMA Opens Registration For 2022 Aviation Design Challenge

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue WASHINGTON, D.C. – On National Aviation Day, August 19, 2021, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) announced that registration for the 2022 Aviation Design Challenge has opened. This annual competition, which … Continue reading

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With Tanis & SwitcheOn

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue Tanis Aircraft Products, a Hartzell Propeller company, and SwitcheOn, a Malmoset, LLC company, are working together to make preheating aircraft engines and cabins easier for aircraft owners. Tanis Aircraft Products, the … Continue reading

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Hartzell Propeller Expands Heating Options With Acquisition of Tanis Aircraft Products

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue PIQUA, OHIO (July 13, 2021) – Hartzell Propeller has purchased the assets of Tanis Aircraft Products, a leading manufacturer of engine preheat systems for fixed and rotary wing aircraft, with facilities … Continue reading

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A Distinguished Pilot & Mechanic Retires

by Harold Green Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue One of the unique aspects of general aviation is the people who have made it a career. Usually these are people who, for their own reasons, have no … Continue reading

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Humanitarian Aircraft Missions Highlighted At Oshkosh

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – EAA AirVenture Oshkosh hosted a special attraction this year that highlighted humanitarian aircraft that focus on providing medical and relief assistance to those in need around the world. … Continue reading

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Born In Ohio… Aerial Application Turns 100

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue August 3, 2021, was the 100th anniversary of an important event backing up Ohio’s claim as the “Birthplace of Aviation.” In 1921, less than two decades after the Wright Brothers became … Continue reading

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Off-Airport Landings… Cornfields Not Recommended!

by Pete Schoeninger © 2021 October. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue Q: What is a thumb compression check? I note that it is mentioned frequently in accident reports. A: After an airplane accident, … Continue reading

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A Prepurchase Inspection Can Be An Annual Inspection, But It’s Usually Not That Thorough

by Pete Schoeninger Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue Therefore, Buyers Need To Be Realistic If Their Mechanic Misses Something. Q: What’s the latest on the used airplane market? A: From what … Continue reading

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Has Your Airplane Been Stolen? Maybe not.

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue If you wake up in the middle of the night and see that on FlightAware your airplane is not where you left it, and fear that it might have been stolen, … Continue reading

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EAA B-17 Grounded For Maintenance

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue EAA’s B-17 “Aluminum Overcast” arrived at Punta Gorda, Florida (KPGD) on its schedule of flying and selling rides. When the aircraft arrived, crew filled up the tanks (1700-gallon capacity) and parked … Continue reading

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