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Son of U-2 Spy Plane Pilot Speaks At EAA Chapter Meeting

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue EAA Chapter 25 in Lakeville, Minnesota, sponsored a banquet October 3, 2021, featuring guest speaker, Gary Powers, Jr., son of Francis Gary Powers, Sr., who was shot down over … Continue reading

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31st Annual Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame

Photos by Randy Arneson Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – The Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies was held October 30, 2021, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington – Minneapolis … Continue reading

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31st Annual Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame To Be Held At Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue For the first time in the history of the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame, the annual investiture ceremonies will be held at an airport on Saturday, April 18, 2020 (DATE CHANGED TO November … Continue reading

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Letters from Robert (Bob) Ross Rees, Jr.

Hi Dave & Peggy: I was Googling flying articles and found out about Midwest Flyer Magazine, and it had an article from a pilot I met a few times at some AOPA events in Iowa. I first met Yasmina Platt … Continue reading

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Letter from Robert O’Brien, Jr.

Dave: Excellent series of articles on 3rd class medicals in Oct/Nov 2014 issue. Robert W. O’Brien, Jr., AAE Executive Director Wisconsin Airport Management Association (WAMA) Blue River, Wisconsin

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Date Set For Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame Banquet

OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame will hold its 29th annual induction banquet, Saturday, October 25, 2014, at the EAA AirVenture Museum in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Six aviators will be inducted including Brig. Gen. Peter Drahn (ret.), Vice … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame Names 2014 Inductees

OSHKOSH, WIS. – Six aviators will be inducted into the Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame (WAHF) at the EAA Museum in October 2014 including Brig. Gen. Peter Drahn (ret.), Vice Admiral James H. Flatley, Jr., Donald Voland, and brothers James, … Continue reading

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Article Written By EAA Founder Inspired Lifetime Member To Build Airplanes

Like many early members of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), Louis C. Seno, Sr. of Downers Grove, Illinois, was inspired by an article by EAA Founder & President Paul H. Poberezny that appeared in the May 1955 issue of Mechanic’s … Continue reading

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Russ Meyer To Receive Wichita Aero Club Trophy

WICHITA, KAN. – The Wichita Aero Club has announced that the fourth annual Wichita Aero Club (WAC) Trophy will be presented to former Cessna Aircraft Company Chairman Russell W. Meyer, Jr. The Wichita Aero Club will present its award at … Continue reading

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Encouraging The Dream of Flight

The Unlikely Meeting Between Seventh-Graders and NASA Officialdom by Philip Handleman Spring was in the air. March winds swept across the northeastern Ohio flatlands carrying the balmy and aromatic scent of the thawing countryside. Incipient crocus and daffodils showed the … Continue reading

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