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The End of A Great Aviation Tech School Program

A Guest Editorial by Jim Freeman JANESVILLE, WIS. – It was with great disappointment for all of us in the aviation community and our local community to watch the final destruction of the award-winning and viable Blackhawk Technical College (BTC) … Continue reading

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Minnesota Aviation Stakeholders Meet On Capitol Hill

ST. PAUL, MINN. – Anyone actively involved in aviation in Minnesota, and who believes in the importance of their local airport, showed up at the Minnesota State Capitol, March 5, 2014, to meet with their legislators. Professional and recreational pilots, … Continue reading

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Article Written By EAA Founder Inspired Lifetime Member To Build Airplanes

Like many early members of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), Louis C. Seno, Sr. of Downers Grove, Illinois, was inspired by an article by EAA Founder & President Paul H. Poberezny that appeared in the May 1955 issue of Mechanic’s … Continue reading

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Alaskan Bush Pilot Don Lee To Be Featured Speaker At Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association Seminar & Fly-In

Alaskan bush pilot, and the founder of “Alaska Floats and Skis,” Don Lee, will be the featured speaker at the Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association Annual Safety Seminar & Fly-In, May 2-4, at Madden’s Resort, Brainerd, Minnesota. Lee lived in the … Continue reading

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Baker, Cooper, Mortvedt & Borling Headline Michigan’s Great Lakes International Aviation Conference

by Dave Weiman LANSING, MICH. – The Great Lakes Aviation Conference at the Lansing Center in Lansing, Michigan, February 14-15, 2014, included seminars for aircraft technicians for inspection authorization (IA) refresher training…seminars for pilots…and an exhibition hall packed with vendors … Continue reading

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St. Louis Regional – Host Airport of 2014 Illinois Aviation Conference

The 2014 Illinois Aviation Conference, sponsored by the Illinois Aviation Trades Association, Illinois Public Airports Association and the Illinois Department of Transportation Aeronautics Division, will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Collinsville, Illinois, May 13-14. The opening night “hangar … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Aviation Conference – A Gathering of Airport Managers, Fixed Base Operators, Business Aircraft Owners & Government Officials

The 59th Annual Wisconsin Aviation Conference will be held May 5-7 at the Patriot Center in Wausau-Rothschild. The conference is geared towards airport managers, fixed base operators and support professionals in airport development. Speakers will include FAA Regional Administrator Barry … Continue reading

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Central Wisconsin – Host Airport of 2014 Wisconsin Aviation Conference

The host airport of the 59th Annual Wisconsin Aviation Conference to be held May 5-7 at the Patriot Center in Wausau-Rothschild is Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA), located in Mosinee, Wisconsin. One of the newest municipally-owned, public-use airports in Wisconsin, Central … Continue reading

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Bemidji Regional – Host Airport of 2014 Minnesota Airports Conference

Bemidji Regional Airport, located in northwest Minnesota, is the host airport for the Minnesota Airports Conference to be held April 16-18, 2014 at the Sanford Center in Bemidji. In 1931, the Bemidji Civic and Commerce Association purchased approximately 160 acres … 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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