Tag Archives: Great Lakes Region

What You Can Do To Preserve Your Public-Use Airport

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager / Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/Januiary 2020 As 2020 begins anew, we celebrate the fact that general aviation (GA) is alive … Continue reading

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Seaplane Flying In The Great Lakes Region

by Steve Smith Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue At the intersection of the 45 North latitude line and the 85 West longitude line is an area that is perfectly suited for seaplane flying. The area is surrounded … Continue reading

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Keep ‘Em Flying… Across The Midwest

by Bryan Budds, Manager AOPA Great Lakes Region Recently, AOPA kicked off the Keep ‘Em Flying campaign aimed at getting pilots up in the air. With summer upon us, and a cold, wet winter behind us, I cannot think of … Continue reading

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Strengthening The Aviation Community

by Bryan Budds, Manager AOPA Great Lakes Region We all know some of the realities facing general aviation today. Unfortunately, we hear with relative frequency discussions of looming user fees, the declining pilot population, the increasing cost of general aviation, … Continue reading

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MnDOT’S Janese Thatcher Named AMT of the Year

ST. PAUL, MINN. – Janese Thatcher, Manager of Aviation Education, Safety, and Training for the MnDOT Office of Aeronautics, was selected by the National General Aviation Awards Committee as the recipient of the 2012 Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) of the … Continue reading

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Bryan Budds Named Manager of AOPA Great Lakes Region

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA) created seven (7) new, full-time regional manager positions to better build strong local GA communities and strengthen the organization’s relationships with state and local governments across the country. AOPA has … Continue reading

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