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Indiana Seaplane Pilots Association Safely Holds 2020 Splash-In, Despite Pandemic

by Randy Strebig President, Indiana Seaplane Pilots Association Indiana Field Director, Seaplane Pilots Association Copyright 2020. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue What an AMAZING weekend. The 18th Annual Indiana Seaplane Pilots … Continue reading

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Texan Makes Solo Flight In A Floatplane To Alaska…. Pure Joy & A Lesson In Pilot Preparedness!

by Ken Wittekiend Copyright 2020. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue Skylane N9681 Foxtrot is returning to Medford with an engine problem,” I radioed the tower at Rogue Valley International – Medford … Continue reading

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Wipaire Receives New Approvals In Sri Lanka

SOUTH ST. PAUL, MINN. – Wipaire, Inc. has received new approvals for several Supplemental Type Certificates in Sri Lanka. SA1311GL has been approved for Wipline 8750 floats, which were certified on the Cessna 208 Caravan in July 2012. The Wipline … Continue reading

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Family, Friends & Fantastic Flying Machines… EAA Celebrates 60th Fly-In Convention

by Dave Weiman EAA President/CEO Rod Hightower set the tone for the week to come, July 23 thru July 29, 2012 at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, Wittman Regional Airport, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, with enthusiasm and confidence for EAA’s 60th annual fly-in convention. … Continue reading

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Jets, Floatplanes & Destinations

by Dave Weiman Featured in this issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine are three jet aircraft – the Embraer “Phenom 300” as featured on the cover; the “HondaJet,” which recently reached a speed of 425 KTAS and a maximum operating altitude … Continue reading

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