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Piper Celebrates 75th Anniversary At AirVenture

OSHKOSH, WIS. – To commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Piper Aircraft, and the plane that made it famous, Piper is celebrating its history all year long, and focused on EAA AirVenture 2012, July 23-29 in Oshkosh, Wis. Hundreds of Piper … Continue reading

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10 Planes To Miminiska

by Dave Weiman Seven years ago when my neighbor and I started flying to Canada, we were hopeful that such a trip would interest others. To be successful, we felt that the destination had to be to a remote location, … Continue reading

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Wicks Holds First Red Tag Pre-Inventory Sale!

HIGHLAND, ILL. – Wicks Aircraft Supply will hold its first annual “Red Tag Pre-Inventory Sale” November 18 and 19, 2011 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at their Will-Call Store at 410 Pine Street in Highland, Illinois. Discounts will be … Continue reading

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Restad Joins Weber Aviation Insurance

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – Christa Restad has joined Weber Aviation Insurance as an account executive at the company’s Eden Prairie, Minnesota office. Restad has been involved in the aviation industry since moving from the Iron Range to the Twin Cities … Continue reading

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What’s Happening In Your Hangar?

by Megan Stritchko WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Oftentimes, a hangar can feel like a second home with endless possibilities – a storage unit, an office, a side business, you name it. However, such use of your airport hangar and compliance … Continue reading

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Great Lakes Regional Representative For AOPA Receives Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award

GALENA, ILL. – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has presented AOPA Great Lakes Regional Representative Bill Blake with the “Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award” for completing 50 consecutive years of safe, accident-free flying. FAA Great Lakes Regional Administrator Barry Cooper … Continue reading

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Adventure Canada! Midwest Flyer Canadian Fishing Fly-Out Attracts Record Planes & Pilots

As host of the “Midwest Flyer Canadian Fishing Fly-Out,” August 17-22, I can assure you that if anyone on the trip had a complaint, I would have heard about it. Participants that have been on the fly-out before commented that … Continue reading

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