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Great Bend Airfest Planned For September

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue The Great Bend Airfest will once again land at Great Bend Municipal Airport in Great Bend, Kansas. The event, held every three years because of the cost, will take flight September … Continue reading

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Original World War II-Era Engineering Drawings Saved & Shown To The Public For The First Time

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue BEMIDJI, MINN. – AirCorps Aviation of Bemidji, Minnesota, has announced that it has acquired a collection of original North American Aviation engineering drawings. The drawings, part of the newly named “Ken Jungeberg … Continue reading

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One Kid’s Perspective of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019

by The Kid Reporter! Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue When I walked into the grounds at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh this year, July 22-28, 2019, I felt a warm breeze. The first thing we did was to observe … Continue reading

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Heavy Bomber Weekend Lands In Madison

by Greg Reigel The week of  July 26, 2013, the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress Aluminum Overcast flew into Madison, Wisconsin (KMSN) to give the general public the opportunity to see – and for some, experience – an aircraft that contributed … Continue reading

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The Door’s Wide Open At Fagen Fighters WWII Museum

If your heart is into aviation, and you have money, there is no end as to what you can accomplish, including building a first-class aviation museum, and filling it with some of the finest examples of World War II aircraft. … Continue reading

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Betty Skelton, First Lady of Aerobatics

Aerobatics legend and International Aerobatics Club Hall of Fame member Betty Skelton – the “First Lady of Aerobatics” – died at her home in Winter Park, Florida, September 1, 2011, at the age of 85. Skelton was a pioneer aerobatic … Continue reading

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