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Award-Winning Aircraft of AirVenture 2021

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue Hundreds of gorgeous airplanes are displayed at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh each year in hopes of winning a “Lindy Award.” Only a handful of owners come away with such honors, however. The … Continue reading

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GAMA Announces 2017 Year-End Aircraft Shipment & Billings Numbers

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue WASHINGTON, DC – The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has released the 2017 year-end aircraft shipment and billings numbers. At a press conference held in February 2018, GAMA Chairman Phil Straub, Executive … Continue reading

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Transition Training from Fixed-Wing to Rotary-Wing

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 I recently added “Rotorcraft – Helicopter” to my green plastic certificate and I quickly learned that science is what gets helicopters in the air, but art is what keeps them … Continue reading

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Second Generation Gyroplanes In The Midwest

A Personal Historical Narrative by Chris Laskey Back in the very early 1970s, I became acquainted with a group of folks belonging to an organization known as “PRA Chapter 18,” The Greater Midwest Rotorcraft Club. They were involved in flying … Continue reading

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