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Is age just a number? Aviation insurance companies don’t think so.

by Bob Worthington Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – print & online April/May 2021 issue Is your age just a number as opposed to it being a definitive measure of your physical or mental abilities? … Continue reading

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Samaritan’s Purse DC-8 To Be Displayed At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021

Aircraft part of salute to humanitarian aviation at Oshkosh Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Samaritan’s Purse Douglas DC-8, which has flown medical personnel and other relief workers, as well as tons of … Continue reading

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Are you a pilot or an appliance operator?

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Copyright 2021. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – print and online April/May 2021 issue In my previous column entitled “Are you a child of the Magenta,” I wrote about the deterioration of … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Cleaning & Disinfecting Protocols For Aircraft

by Chris Meyer MnDOT Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue To say COVID-19 has changed our way of life is an understatement. Wearing face masks has become the new standard, families with children are adjusting to … Continue reading

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Oshkosh Offers Free Admission To Youth 18 & Under

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – Young people ages 18 and under will be admitted free of charge to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021, as a way to introduce more youth to the possibilities in … Continue reading

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Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Announces New 2021 Date To Induct Class of 2020

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue As promised, the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Board of Directors met in mid-January to reassess the status of the COVID-19 virus, the administration of the vaccine, and examine the possibility … Continue reading

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AOPA Sweepstakes RV-10 Awarded

“I’m sitting in this airplane, and they are telling me it’s mine! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue LIVERMORE, CALIF. – Those were the words of AOPA member, Aaron Benedetti of Livermore, California, when AOPA President & … Continue reading

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Happy Spring Minnesota Aviators!

by Josh Root Assistant Director, MnDOT Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue As I write this article, temperatures are far below zero and the decidedly non-gopher rodent in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania told me, there are weeks of … Continue reading

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The thrill of it… Don’t let spring bring unwanted excitement

by Mark Baker AOPA President and CEO Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – Print & Online April/May 2021 issue Have you ever passed a highway accident and felt compelled to look? Call it a primal instinct, but many of us … Continue reading

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Piper Certifies & Delivers First Pilot 100i Trainer Aircraft

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft announced December 15, 2020 that it has received type certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the “Pilot 100i.” The Pilot 100i, which was announced … Continue reading

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