Tag Archives: aviators
EAA Launches “Project 21” Museum Expansion For Year-Round Aviation Education & Training
by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, WIS. – At a time least expected due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) launched its “Project 21” initiative, including the … Continue reading
Sunglasses – Which Ones To Buy?
by Dave Weiman Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 Most aviators know that they should not wear “polarized” sunglasses, and “Sporty’s Pilot Shop,” being a leader in pilot supplies, sells a wide variety of high-quality sunglasses that do … Continue reading
A Positive Look At GA
Letter to the city finance director of Wayne, Nebraska. From Jim Hanson Corporate Pilot & Manager of Albert Lea Municipal Airport Albert Lea, Minnesota Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue Dear Sir: In addition to being the manager of … Continue reading
Innovation Is In Our DNA
by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue Powered flight is one of if not the greatest innovations in the history of humanity. For thousands of years, people looked at birds and wondered … Continue reading
Understanding Grant Assurances
by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue The value of an airport is appreciated by and impacted by its users, whether transient or based at the airport. Proper use and … Continue reading
More Than 637,000 New Opportunities!
by Dan McDowell Published in Flyer – October/November 2017 issue Updated Forecasts On July 24th, 2017, the Boeing Aircraft Company released their updated forecast for 2017-2036, predicting the needs for the aviation industry, more specifically, the commercial airline industry. According … Continue reading
Allow Me To Introduce Myself!
by Mark Baker President & CEO Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association I am excited to be AOPA’s new president, only the fifth in our association’s nearly 75-year history. I may be new to this role, but I’m definitely not new to … Continue reading
Six Aviators To Be Inducted Into Minnesota’s Aviation Hall of Fame In 2013
BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – Six aviators with impressive aviation backgrounds will cross the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Induction banquet stage on April 20, 2013 at the Ramada, Mall of America Hotel in Bloomington, Minn., including Dale Johnson of Burnsville: homebuilder … Continue reading