Archives: Youth & Aviation

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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Partnerships Among Aviation Campuses In Minnesota

ANOKA, MINN. – Anoka-Hennepin School District students interested in aeronautics now have the opportunity to get credit due to a partnership with Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) and Minnesota State University, Mankato (MSU). Anoka-Hennepin’s Secondary Technical Education Program (STEP) … Continue reading

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Youth Aviation Adventure’s First Annual Aim High Scholarship

EAU CLAIRE, WIS. – Sixteen-year-old, Bridget Usher of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, has received the first annual Youth Aviation Adventure (YAA) Aim High Scholarship for area youth. Usher became eligible for the scholarship when she participated in the 2012 Youth Aviation … Continue reading

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Midwest Students Win Build A Plane Contest

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Canby High School in Canby, Minnesota, and Saline High School in Saline, Michigan, have won the “Build A Plane” contest, as part of a nationwide Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) aviation design challenge competition. Sponsors of … Continue reading

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Teaching The Aviators Model Code of Conduct To Kids

“Teaching the Aviators Model Code of Conduct To Kids,” an abridged and simplified explanation of the Aviators Model Code of Conduct (AMCC), was released January 2, 2013. Written for use in the classroom with language appropriate for children, the document … Continue reading

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