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Jim “Fang” Maroney – A Life Filled With Flight

by Dave Weiman MADISONVILLE, TENN. – Popular air show performer, chief airline pilot, and former Top Gun, Jim “Fang” Maroney, 59, of Milwaukee, Wis., was killed March 23, 2014, while flying cross-country from Watertown, Wisconsin to an air show in … Continue reading

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Charity Flying Challenge In Wausau

WAUSAU, WIS. – Pilots will have an opportunity to compete in a landing contest during the entire month of May 2014 at Wausau Downtown Airport. Proceeds from the 2nd Annual “Landings For Lunches Contest” will benefit The Neighbors’ Place. Bob … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Governor Signs Bill To Exempt Aircraft Maintenance From State Sales Tax

APPLETON, WIS. (April 3, 2014) – After a year of lobbying by a coalition of state and national aviation organizations and businesses, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 348 into law April 3, 2014, exempting aircraft parts, maintenance and … Continue reading

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AOPA & NATA Presidents Address Aviation Business Leaders At Minnesota Aviation Trades Conference

BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – Mark Baker, President of the Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA), and Tom Hendricks, President of the National Air Transportation Association (NATA), were featured speakers at the Minnesota Aviation Trades Conference, March 21, 2014 in Bloomington, Minnesota. The … Continue reading

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SEH & Yaggy Colby To Merge

St. Paul, Minnesota (February 19, 2014) – The engineering/architecture companies Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SEH®) and Yaggy Colby Associates (Yaggy) have announced their intent to merge. The merger will provide the firms’ public and private clients access to more resources … Continue reading

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Dolores J. “Dee” Price (1932-2014)

Dolores J. “Dee” Price, 82, passed away unexpectedly at her home on March 3, 2014. Services will be held at Hamilton’s on Westown Parkway, 3601 Westown Parkway in West Des Moines, with visitation on Friday, March 7 from 4 to … Continue reading

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College Link Makes Finding Aviation College Program Easy!

Have you aspired to have an aviation/aerospace college degree or want to upgrade the one you have, yet just don’t know where to begin searching for what you need? Aviation Workforce Development (AWD) is proud to announce: COLLEGE LINK  (©AWD2014) … Continue reading

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No Show At Manitowoc In 2014

MANITOWOC, WIS. – The Thunder On The Lakeshore Airshow is taking a break this year, with the hope of returning in 2015, according to producer Curt Drumm and director Jutta Furca. Drumm said that the main issue is financial. Fundraising will be … Continue reading

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Wipaire Receives New European Approvals

South Saint Paul, Minnesota (February 20, 2014) – The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has granted approval for Wipline 3450 floats on certain Cessna 206 models and configurations. The approval extends to the following models: Cessna 206H, T206H, U206G, TU206G … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Amends Recreational Use Statute To Protect Private Airport Owners From Public-Use Liability

MADISON, WIS. (February 18, 2014) – The Wisconsin Assembly has passed Senate Bill 321 to protect private airport owners in the state from liability when the public uses their airports for recreational purposes. The measure is an amendment to the … Continue reading

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