Tag Archives: Civil Air Patrol

COVID-19 Aircraft & Vehicle Care

From the Civil Air Patrol Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue EDITOR’S NOTE & DISCLAIMER: The following recommendations are from the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) and Textron Aviation, as the CAP fleet is made up of primarily Cessna … Continue reading

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Ray Aviation Scholarships… Providing A Major Boost For Youth

OSHKOSH, WIS. – The first “Ray Aviation Scholarship” recipients have been announced. The program, which involves $1 million in scholarships each year, is managed by the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) and administered through its chapter network, which identifies candidates and … Continue reading

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Civil Air Patrol Support of Super Bowl Air-Defense Operations

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, ALA. – A demonstration of an airplane flying into restricted Super Bowl airspace was held January 30, 2018 with Minnesota Air National Guard F-16s intercepting a Cessna from the … Continue reading

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Batten & Rowland Awarded Congressional Medals of Honor

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 issue RACINE, WIS. – During World War II, John H. Batten, after whom John H. Batten International Airport in Racine, Wis., is named, and John S. Rowland, also of Racine, did a … Continue reading

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A Lifetime In Aviation, As I Remember It

by Don Winkler Flying has been somewhat different for me. I have grown up with a camera in my hand. The airplane has been a platform for me to capture images at a different perspective. I have been doing aerial … Continue reading

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Minnesota CFI of The Year

18, 2013) – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Minneapolis Flight Standards District Office (FSDO) has named Paul Van Brunt of Prior Lake, Minnesota, the 2013 Minnesota Flight Instructor of the Year. Van Brunt is a major in the 130th squadron … Continue reading

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Instrument Flight Buttonology, Garmins & Weather Technology

by Michael Kaufman At press time, Wisconsin’s and the world’s biggest aviation event, “EAA AirVenture Oshkosh” was upon us, and we can all hope that it was a safe event as many pilots traveled long distances to get there. With … Continue reading

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