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Experimental, Amateur-Built Fatal Accident Total Drops Again, Below FAA Not-To-Exceed Goal

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 OSHKOSH, WIS. – Safety totals for experimental amateur-built aircraft continued the decade-long improvement trend in 2020, as fatal accident totals finished below the Federal Aviation Administration not-to-exceed number for the 12 months … Continue reading

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Pilot Donates Airplane To Save Lives

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 CANTON, MASS. – 83-year-old, retired police captain, Joe Michallyszyn, spent 50 years looking down on Massachusetts from his airplane. When he soloed in 1973, he was the youngest pilot flying into Beverly … Continue reading

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Purdue University To Make Airport Improvements

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 WEST LAFAYETTE, IND. – Purdue University will commence a five-year project to rehabilitate its runways, build new taxiways, upgrade its fire and rescue operations, and update its navigation equipment at Purdue University … Continue reading

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Tanis Offers New Android Application & Updates For Its Preheat Remote

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 BLAINE, MINN. – When Tanis Aircraft Products purchased FST LLC, it announced that it would be making updates and improvements. Tanis now has an Android application and an IOS update available for … Continue reading

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Tips That Could Save Your Life & Make Surviving An Accident A Little Bit Easier

by Dave Weiman Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 The article entitled “Miracle Over Minnesota… Survival After Carbon Monoxide Poisoning,” featured in the October/November 2020 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine (https://midwestflyer.com/?p=13674), has attracted a lot of attention nationwide! … Continue reading

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Sunglasses – Which Ones To Buy?

by Dave Weiman Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 Most aviators know that they should not wear “polarized” sunglasses, and “Sporty’s Pilot Shop,” being a leader in pilot supplies, sells a wide variety of high-quality sunglasses that do … Continue reading

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Bourke Elected President of IAC

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 OSHKOSH, WIS. – Jim Bourke of Corvallis, Oregon, has been elected president of the International Aerobatic Club (IAC), a division of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), which is dedicated to the safety … Continue reading

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EAA Recommendations Included In FAA Remote ID Rule

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 OSHKOSH, WIS. – Many provisions that the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) recommended to proposals to integrate Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), commonly known as drones, into the national airspace system, were included in … Continue reading

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ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital To Return To AirVenture 2021

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital, which has been saving sight and training eye care professionals in more than 95 countries around the world, will return to the world’s largest … Continue reading

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Aircraft Spruce Midwest Store Now Open Saturdays

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 WEST CHICAGO, ILL. – Aircraft Spruce Midwest in West Chicago, Illinois, is now open on Saturdays for will-call business from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. CT. The store is located near the … Continue reading

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