Tag Archives: John Chmiel

Spot Landing Contest Raises Money For Vets

WAUSAU, WIS. – John Chmiel of Wausau Flying Service and Wausau Downtown Airport (KAWU), Wausau, Wis., has announced the winner of their “Spot Landing Contest In Honor of Veterans.” Local pilot, Bob Mohr – a three-time winner of the event … Continue reading

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Wausau Pilot Wins Charity Landing Contest

WAUSAU, WIS. – Wausau pilot Robert Mohr won the “Grimm Trophy” at Wausau Downtown Airport during a month-long landing contest to raise money and food for charity. Mohr, along with 11 other area pilots, contributed $2.00, or a dollar and … Continue reading

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“Landings For Lunches” 1st Annual Spot Landing Contest For Charity Wausau, Wisconsin

WAUSAU, WIS. – The fixed base operator known for innovation in promoting aviation and flight training, John Chmiel of Wausau Flying Service, Wausau Downtown Airport (KAUW), has created a “spot landing contest” to encourage pilot proficiency, and raise money for … Continue reading

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“Taildragger Dollars” Available At Wausau Flying Service

WAUSAU, WIS. – The first eight pilots to earn their tailwheel endorsement at Wausau Flying Service will receive up to a $500 credit toward their training expenses, thanks to the generosity of one local pilot. This is a matching fund … Continue reading

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Do Tailwheel-Trained Pilots Make Better Tri-Cycle Gear Pilots?

by John Chmiel A pilot writes, “a very prominent flight instructor used to comment to me while getting proficiency training in my Cessna 182, that he could tell that I had “tailwheel” experience because I knew how to land an airplane … Continue reading

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