Tag Archives: Iowa

Independence Municipal Airport Re-Dedicated James H. Connell Field

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue INDEPENDENCE, IOWA – The City of Independence, Iowa, alongside the Connell family, held a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house, April 13, 2019, to officially rename the local airport “James H. Connell … Continue reading

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Weekend Stay In Grand Style! Hotel Pattee, Perry, Iowa

by Karen Workman I am always up for exploring and so is my favorite co-pilot, my husband, Eric, who is also a pilot. When I suggested a weekend in Perry, Iowa, he immediately responded with, “Where? Why??” Perry is a map … Continue reading

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Second Generation FBO Hosts Illinois Aviation Conference

MOLINE, ILLINOIS – Elliott Aviation, located at Quad Cities International Airport, is the host fixed base operation for the 2013 Illinois Aviation Conference to be held May 15-16 at the Radisson Hotel and iWireless Convention Center in Moline, Illinois. A … Continue reading

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Tightening The Belt News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska & Iowa

by Yasmina Platt, Manager AOPA Central Southwest Region It has certainly been a busy year so far for the AOPA Central Southwest Region, where we are working on 34 active state bills. Let me just highlight two here. Nebraska’s LB140, … Continue reading

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Q: What’s Better Than Old Airplanes?

A: Old HOMEBUILT Airplanes! The Antique Airplane Association’s Legacy Log of Homebuilt Aircraft by Ed Leineweber Well, it took me 41 years to get there, but I finally made it to the Antique Airplane Association’s (AAA) annual fly-in at Antique … Continue reading

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News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska & Iowa

by Yasmina Platt, Manager AOPA Central Southwest Region Have you been flying much this summer? I have and I even flew around Sydney, Australia one day – a dream come true! What a hoot that was! I hope you submitted … Continue reading

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Newton Municipal Airport – A Proven Track Record of Success!

NEWTON, IOWA – Newton Municipal Airport has adapted to meet the needs of the City of Newton over the years. Since 1954, the airport had grown with the help of the city’s largest employer, “Maytag.” Airside facilities grew as the … Continue reading

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First Person To Fly Off A Ship To Be Honored

WILLIAMSBURG, IOWA – Memorial ceremonies for Eugene Ely, the first person to take off and land an airplane from and onto a ship, will be held Sunday, October 23, 2011 at East York Cemetery, 7 miles east of Williamsburg, Iowa. The ceremony … Continue reading

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The Great Lakes Have Become Even Greater!

by Bill Bill Blake AOPA Great Lakes Regional Representative I am very pleased to report that the states of Iowa and Missouri have been added to the AOPA Great Lakes Region, bringing the total to seven (7) states. I look forward … Continue reading

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