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Red Bull Cancels Air Race Series After 2019 Season

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue Red Bull, the beverage company that sponsors high-energy sports ranging from motorcycle racing to cliff diving, has canceled the Red Bull Air Race World Championship series after the 2019 European season, as … Continue reading

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Blue Angels Headlined Sun ‘n Fun 2019

by Bill Blake Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue The Sun ‘n Fun Fly-In, held each year in Lakeland, Florida, was blessed with good weather the week of April 2-7, 2019, and attendance was excellent! The most exciting … Continue reading

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SAFECON 2019 @ Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue The National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) held its SAFECON 2019 event, May 13-18, at Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport in Janesville, Wisconsin. The event was hosted by the University of Wisconsin. The chief … Continue reading

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Lofty Aspirations: Airport Celebrates 80 Years of Commercial Flights

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue MADISON, WIS. – When the first commercial airline flights departed Madison, Wisconsin in 1939, no one could have imagined how air travel would take off over the next eight decades. Back then, … Continue reading

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Meet Erin Kube

Airport Land Program Manager WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue In April 2019, Erin Kube joined the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s (WisDOT) Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) as the “Airport Land Program Manager.” Erin is … Continue reading

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Look Out For Non-Standard Traffic Patterns

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue The fundamentals of the standard traffic pattern are something every pilot learns early on in their flight training. Just as roads provide a safe and … Continue reading

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Opening The Door To The Future

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue Nearly every child has a dream or dreams of what they want to do for their future career. Many have a dream of flying fighters, airliners or aerobatic aircraft, for instance. Once … Continue reading

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Making The Right Call

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue Imagine you are a new pilot and live in an area where you don’t have an air traffic control tower (ATC) at your community airport. Perhaps you can fly from point A … Continue reading

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Minnesota To Host NASAO & AAAE Conferences

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue September is almost here and we are excited to host the annual national convention of the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO). … Continue reading

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Transforming A 1920s Historic Aviation Research Landmark Into A State-of-the-Art Aviation Laboratory

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue Building 19 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB), located just east of Dayton, Ohio, has a rich history, which includes Orville Wright’s participation in the commissioning of one of the world’s most … Continue reading

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