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Rescuing lost Lake Michigan aircraft highlighted in EAA Speaker Series on October 21

Restored Wildcat airplane from World War II on display in EAA museum EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (September 23, 2021) — Locating and rescuing World War II-era aircraft from the bottom of Lake Michigan will be the focus of … Continue reading

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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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Michigan Pilot Receives Young Eagles Leadership Award

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue Douglas Conciatu, EAA Lifetime 53419, of Macomb, Michigan, has received the 2021 Phillips 66 Aviation EAA Young Eagles Leadership Award. The award recognizes outstanding Young Eagles volunteers who have supported the … 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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The Volunteers of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

by Harold Green Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue This year was a watershed year for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021, following the Covid hiatus of 2020. Not only did attendance reach very acceptable heights, the attitude of … Continue reading

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The Lark of Duluth Flying Boat Debuts At EAA AirVenture 2021

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue DULUTH, MINN. –  The replica of the 1913 Lark of Duluth Benoist Type XIV flying boat was a featured attraction in the EAA Museum during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021, July 26 … Continue reading

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Some of the Pilots Who Flew To EAA 2021 & Their Airplanes

by Easton, The Kid Reporter Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue Hi guys and gals! Welcome to another article about EAA AirVenture Oshkosh from yours truly, “Easton, The Kid Reporter.” I met many people this year (2021), … Continue reading

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MnDOT Weather Computers At Airports Get An Update… Printers Are Being Phased Out!

by Mike Hartell Airport Operations Director MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue Over the past 30 years, we have seen a lot of changes in our ability to gather and display weather information … Continue reading

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EAA AeroEducate Program Opens Wide Spectrum of Possibilities For Youth

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – EAA AeroEducate, a bold new program that opens a wide spectrum of possibilities for young people interested in aviation, was officially launched on July 26, 2021, at EAA … Continue reading

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Splashing In Northern Idaho

by Yasmina Platt Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue Although Priest River (a small town) and Priest Lake in northern Idaho are both great places to fly to, the fuel system icing inhibitor “Prist” is not required … Continue reading

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