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Chicago Mayoral Candidate Campaigned To Bring Back Meigs Field For Economic Reasons

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue CHICAGO, ILL. – As reported by Amelia Walsh of the Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA) in a February 14, 2019 article for AOPA, Chicago mayoral candidate, Willie Wilson, had been campaigning … Continue reading

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Corporate Pilots Hold Career Symposium In Michigan

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue LANSING, MICH. – The second annual Women’s Aviation Career Symposium (WACS) was held January 26, 2019 in Lansing, Michigan, and sponsored by Women in Aviation, International, Great Lakes Chapter. Over 50 women … Continue reading

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Trends Show Increased Numbers of Women Entering Careers In Aviation Maintenance

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue According to the FAA’s Aeronautical Center, the estimate of certificated aviation mechanics on record is 292,002 as of December 31st, 2018. Women represent only 2.44% of these certificate holders for a grand … Continue reading

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No NOTAM does not mean no hazard!

by Kelly Akhund Aviation Representative/Pilot, MnDOT Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue Pilots Rely On NOTAMs Runway closures, navaid outages, contaminated surfaces, poor braking action; these are all potential hazards that could affect the safety at an … Continue reading

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The Minnesota Airports Conference, AirVenture & NOTAMS

by Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue Spring is here and we are working hard to prepare to participate in a number of outstanding aviation events for the spring-summer season. Here are … Continue reading

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Meet Joshua Cothren

Airspace Safety Program Manager Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue Joshua Cothren joined the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) in February 2019 as the Airspace Safety Program Manager. He is responsible for promoting Wisconsin airports … Continue reading

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Pardon Our Dust: Annual Airport Construction Update

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 Issue 138 miles, that’s how far all 194 public-use runways in Wisconsin would stretch if you lined them up end-to-end. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) … Continue reading

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Schweiss Introduces New Greaseable Bifold & Hydraulic Door Hinges

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue FAIRFAX, MINN. – Schweiss Doors has engineered a new hinge with grease zerks that bifold and hydraulic door owners can grease  from the underside of the doorframe without having to go through … Continue reading

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Minnesota Airports Conference To Be Held In Willmar

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue WILLMAR, MINN. – The Minnesota Airports Conference will take place April 24-26, 2019 at the Willmar Conference Center, Willmar, Minn. The annual conference features experts in aviation and aerospace who share their … Continue reading

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Ohio Aviation Association To Hold Conference In Columbus

Published in x – April/May 2019 issue COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Ohio Aviation Association (OAA) will hold its 2019 Annual Conference – the only aviation conference in Ohio – April 9-10 at the Hilton Polaris Hotel in Columbus. “Building Something … Continue reading

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