Archives: Youth & Aviation

Wisconsin Student Solos In Class-Built Aircraft

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 WESTOSHA, WIS. – The partnership between Central High School’s STEM Aviation Program and Eagle’s Nest Projects, Westosha, Wis., has provided students with an exciting and truly unique education experience and a venue for … Continue reading

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Wisconsin’s High School To Begin Second STEM Aircraft Project

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 The story of Westosha Central’s Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) aviation program in Westosha, Wis., is far from a story about just a club. It is a story of a motivated aviation … Continue reading

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Putting Kids In The Cockpit… Racine’s Young Aviators Program Celebrates 10 Years of Success!

by Stephen Myers Young Aviators Cofounder & Chairman Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 When I reflect on the experience I had at Young Aviators, some words come immediately to mind: excitement, inspiration and accomplishment. The most important word, … Continue reading

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EAA Sport Pilot Academy Returns In 2017 To Make Dreams of Flight Come True

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Experimental Aircraft Association’s Sport Pilot Academy, which immerses people in a three-week course that concludes with earning a Sport Pilot Certificate, returns in 2017 with three sessions throughout the … Continue reading

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Girls In Aviation Day Set For 2017

Women in Aviation International (WAI) held its annual “Girls in Aviation Day,” September 24, 2016, which included 71 events worldwide. WAI chapters and corporate sponsors hosted 68 WAI events (15 of them held by collegiate sponsors), with 17 events held … Continue reading

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Thunderbird Aviation’s Young Flyers Summer Camp

Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – Thunderbird Aviation, located at Flying Cloud Airport and Crystal Airport in the Twin Cities, has been hosting its Young Flyers Summer Camp since 1990 for youth between the … Continue reading

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A Kid’s Report of KidVenture, Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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2015 Aviation Art Contest Results

WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Getting young people interested in pursuing careers in aeronautics, science and engineering, while spreading the message about the importance of aviation, helps ensure the vitality of the industry for decades to come. As part of this … Continue reading

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16-Year-Old Solos 10 Airplanes Same Day!

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – Nathan “Nate” Bruss, 16, of Dayton, Minnesota, successfully soloed 10 airplanes on August 16, 2013 – his 16th birthday – making him the only person in history known to have achieved such a feat in tri-cycle … Continue reading

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K-State Flight Team Earned Top 20 Finishes At National SAFECON 2013

COLUMBUS, OHIO – A Kansas State University Salina Flight Team, comprised mostly of first-time competitors, brought home six Top 20 finishes at the National Intercollegiate Flying Association’s National Safety & Flight Evaluation Conference (SAFECON) and competition, May 6-11, 2013, at … Continue reading

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