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Purdue University To Make Airport Improvements

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 WEST LAFAYETTE, IND. – Purdue University will commence a five-year project to rehabilitate its runways, build new taxiways, upgrade its fire and rescue operations, and update its navigation equipment at Purdue University … Continue reading

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Using The “E-Word”

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman @August 2020 All rights reserved. Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue Many years ago, while walking through a flight school, I overheard an instructor briefing a primary student, and the instructor was telling … Continue reading

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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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Student Starts & Pilot Retention

by Jim Hanson EDITOR’S NOTE: Flight instructor, fixed base operator and airport manager, Jim Hanson of Albert Lea, Minnesota, responded to the article “What We Can & Cannot Do To Increase Our Pilot Numbers” (Midwest Flyer Magazine, February/March 2011) prior … Continue reading

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