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GAMA Opens Registration For 2022 Aviation Design Challenge

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue WASHINGTON, D.C. – On National Aviation Day, August 19, 2021, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) announced that registration for the 2022 Aviation Design Challenge has opened. This annual competition, which … Continue reading

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Purdue University Aviation Experts Collaborate With Industry To Address Critical Shortage of Pilots & Aviation Maintenance Technicians

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue To avoid a looming personnel crisis in the aviation industry, Purdue University’s School of Aviation and Transportation Technology announced August 30, 2021, the creation of the Purdue University National Aviation Symposium … Continue reading

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Michigan Pilot Receives Young Eagles Leadership Award

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue Douglas Conciatu, EAA Lifetime 53419, of Macomb, Michigan, has received the 2021 Phillips 66 Aviation EAA Young Eagles Leadership Award. The award recognizes outstanding Young Eagles volunteers who have supported the … Continue reading

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Southern Illinois University Aviation & Delta Air Lines To Offer Accelerated Pilot Career Path

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue An agreement between Southern Illinois University Carbondale and Delta Air Lines will provide an accelerated career path for aviation students interested in becoming professional pilots. Chancellor Austin Lane and Delta representatives … Continue reading

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A Distinguished Pilot & Mechanic Retires

by Harold Green Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue One of the unique aspects of general aviation is the people who have made it a career. Usually these are people who, for their own reasons, have no … Continue reading

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The Lark of Duluth Flying Boat Debuts At EAA AirVenture 2021

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue DULUTH, MINN. –  The replica of the 1913 Lark of Duluth Benoist Type XIV flying boat was a featured attraction in the EAA Museum during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021, July 26 … Continue reading

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Some of the Pilots Who Flew To EAA 2021 & Their Airplanes

by Easton, The Kid Reporter Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue Hi guys and gals! Welcome to another article about EAA AirVenture Oshkosh from yours truly, “Easton, The Kid Reporter.” I met many people this year (2021), … Continue reading

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MnDOT Weather Computers At Airports Get An Update… Printers Are Being Phased Out!

by Mike Hartell Airport Operations Director MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue Over the past 30 years, we have seen a lot of changes in our ability to gather and display weather information … Continue reading

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EAA AeroEducate Program Opens Wide Spectrum of Possibilities For Youth

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – EAA AeroEducate, a bold new program that opens a wide spectrum of possibilities for young people interested in aviation, was officially launched on July 26, 2021, at EAA … Continue reading

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Are you Ready for Takeoff?

by Levi Eastlick WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue Do you treat takeoff and departure as seriously as an approach and landing? Many pilots seem more concerned with navigation, enroute weather, their arrival, … Continue reading

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