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Free Pancake Breakfast and Flight School Tour

Posted by on Oct 28, 2010 in "Hangar Flying", Events | 0 comments

Please join us on Saturday November 6, 2010, 8 a.m. to noon for pancakes, sausage, and beverages at the New Tailwind Flight Academy in Appleton located at W6400 Challenger Drive for our inaugural “First Saturday” program. If you have not had the chance to tour our new facility this would be a great opportunity to see our new redbird full motion simulator and share a meal with your fellow aviators. No need to RSVP just drive or fly in anytime between 8 a.m. and noon. Contact Jason Marcks with any questions at 920-737-2290 at...

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I flew the Redbird FMX

Posted by on Oct 16, 2010 in "Hangar Flying" | 0 comments

My name is Todd Lohenry and in the spirit of full disclosure, I built this website for Tailwind Flight Center and I consult with them on social media issues. Yesterday, I traveled to their new facility at Outagamie County Airport in Appleton, WI to cover the John and Martha King visit. While we were waiting, owner Pat Heil asked if I’d like to take the Redbird FMX for a spin — as if he had to ask! Now while I’m not a pilot, I’m no stranger to general aviation either. I’ve taken the yoke for short flights from Antigo to Oshkosh and West Bend to Oshkosh, but...

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Today’s the day!!!

Posted by on Oct 14, 2010 in Events | 0 comments

Image via Wikipedia “Outagamie County Regional Airport will host an open house to reveal the Platinum Flight Center, a new fixed base operator facility, Thursday, Oct. 14 from 3 to 6 p.m. An FBO is the primary provider of services at an airport, such as fuel and maintenance, for general, corporate, and commercial aviation. Other services typically include hangar storage and air charter, but the Platinum Flight Center will offer many other unique amenities to its visitors. “We are committed to the revitalization and future growth of corporate and general aviation at ATW,” said...

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Dream of owning? AOPA aircraft financing has new low rates

Posted by on Sep 28, 2010 in "Hangar Flying" | 0 comments

Hundreds of AOPA members each month apply for the AOPA aircraft financing program, the only financing program endorsed by AOPA. The program now offers new lower rates, which means your monthly payments could be more affordable. Visit the loan calculator page to calculate your monthly payment. This could get you one step closer to realizing your dream of aircraft ownership. The program also offers an easy online application, competitive terms, and no prepayment penalty, and your AOPA membership is free for the life of your loan. If you have questions, feel free to use the “call...

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Progress for Aviation Biofuels

Posted by on Sep 23, 2010 in "Hangar Flying" | 0 comments

Progress for Aviation Biofuels

Much progress has been made in recent years in the development of biofuels made from microalgae, animal fat and other non-petroleum-based substances, and they likely will be approved for use in aircraft by the middle of next year. This week’s Green double-issue of Aviation Week & Space Technology examines biofuels and other environmental-related breakthroughs across the aviation industry, as it commits increasing resources to develop and utilize a range of advanced technologies that will allow airlines to operate much more efficiently and greatly reduce carbon emissions. “We...

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