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GA Pilot Fills Niche In Providing Aircraft Owners With Remote Cell Phone Systems

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue If you have a preheater in your aircraft, you probably have a need for some sort of remote cell phone system you can call to turn it on the night before you … Continue reading

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Writer of Longest-Ever Running Aviation Column In A Mainstream Newspaper Dies At 94

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue Aviation columnist, Jack Elliott Schapiro, of Warren, N.J., passed away November 20, 2018 at the age of 94. Known professionally and in the aviation community by his pen name, Jack Elliott, he … Continue reading

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U-2 Spy Plane Memorial Honors Wisconsin Pilot

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue On January 31, 1980, U.S. Air Force pilot, Captain Edward I. Beaumont of Brantwood, Wisconsin, was on a training flight flying the U-2 Spy Plane near Oroville, California. He was in the … Continue reading

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The Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet & The Borman Collection

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue The EAA Aviation Museum in Oshkosh, Wis., has opened “The Borman Collection: An EAA Member’s Space Odyssey,” an exhibit that features the personal archives and memorabilia of astronaut Frank … Continue reading

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Strength In Numbers Still Effective Tool In Winning Battles!

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager for Government Affairs  & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes / AOPA Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue      The old saying “Strength in Numbers” is still very valid. In mid-November 2018, a bill … Continue reading

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Innovation Is In Our DNA

by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue Powered flight is one of if not the greatest innovations in the history of humanity. For thousands of years, people looked at birds and wondered … Continue reading

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Making Memories In Hot Springs, Arkansas

by Yasmina Platt Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue An unknown author once said, “The best things in life are the people you love, the places you’ve seen, and the memories you’ve made along the way.” I could not agree … Continue reading

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Be Sure You Have All of Your Ducks In Order

by Dr. Bill Blank, M.D. Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue Over the past several months, I have become aware of several certification issues which prompted this article. Pilots can now meet the medical certification requirements with a … Continue reading

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New Artwork At KMSP

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 Issue St. Paul, Minn. – The Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC), along with Airport Foundation MSP and Arts@MSP, welcomed world-renowned artist Jen Lewin to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP, November 19, 2018, to present … Continue reading

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AOPA Announces 2019 Regional Fly-In Locations

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 FREDERICK, MD – In celebration of its 80th Anniversary, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) will host three grand, two-day fly-ins for the 2019 season. Returning to two of our favorite fly-in … Continue reading

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