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Southern Illinois University Partners With United Aviate

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2022 Digital Issue Southern Illinois University (SIU) in Carbondale, Illinois, has announced that it has partnered with “Aviate,” United Airlines’ pilot career development program, to offer SIU students and CFIs a clear and direct … Continue reading

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A Path in the Air

by Dean Zakos, S.J.A. © Dean Zakos 2020 All Rights Reserved Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2022 Digital Issue 1945 was a good year. It was autumn, but the leaves were still weeks away from curling brown and crisp. … Continue reading

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THE SKY AND I

by Ann Holtgren Pellegreno Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2022 Digital Issue LEARNING TO FLY 1960 TO 1961 YOUNG FIELD ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN First Part of Chapter One First Flying Lesson, August 29, 1960 “Be sure your seatbelt is … Continue reading

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Amelia Earhart Statue Unveiled At U.S. Capitol Atchison Amelia Earhart Foundation led statue project for State of Kansas

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2022 Digital Issue Pioneering aviator and women’s rights advocate, Amelia Earhart, is the 11th woman among 100 statues in the National Statuary Hall Collection. This year marks 90 years since Earhart made history as … Continue reading

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Former Wisconsin Aeronautics Official, Mark Pfundheller

Sept. 18, 1955 – July 2, 2022 Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2022 Digital Issue Mark D. Pfundheller, 66, of Edgerton, Wisconsin, passed away July 2, 2022, surrounded by his family. After fighting Churg-Strauss Syndrome for 12 years, complications … Continue reading

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Neste delivers aviation industry’s first-ever CORSIA certified sustainable aviation fuel to American Airlines

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2022 Digital Issue For the first time in aviation history, a CORSIA certified batch of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) was delivered to a commercial airline. The announcement was made July 12, 2022. Neste, the … Continue reading

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VFR Into IMC

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman © Copyright 2022. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue I recently received a text message from a friend, who found a Piper PA-32 Cherokee Six he wanted me to … Continue reading

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When Was The Last Time You Flew An ILS Approach?

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman © Copyright 2022. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2022 online issue. As our avionics continue to improve, many pilots have panel updates scheduled or in pro.ress, and in some cases, these … Continue reading

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Avfuel Owner Honored At Living Legends

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2022 Online Issue BEVERLY HILLS, CALIF. – Craig Sincock, Avfuel Corporation’s owner, president, and CEO, received the 2022 “Kenn Ricci Lifetime Aviation Entrepreneur Award” at the 19th Annual Living Legends of Aviation Awards Ceremony, … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Airport Changes

by Hal Davis WisDOT – Bureau of Aeronautics Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2022 Online Issue The holidays may be over, but it’s not too late for one last gift to Wisconsin aviators. It’s a new public-use airport! Sullivan … Continue reading

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