Archives: Youth & Aviation

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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Kites of All Shapes, Colors On Display At EAA’s Wings of Strings, June 18, 2011

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, WIS. — There will be more than just airplanes flying over Oshkosh on Saturday, June 18, as EAA’s 10th annual “Wings on Strings” Kite Festival will take place at Pioneer Airport outside the EAA AirVenture Museum … Continue reading

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Wisconsin’s Involvement In The International Aviation Art Contest

by Nicole K. Wiessinger The Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics participates in the International Aviation Art Contest, which is intended to motivate and encourage young artists to participate in and become more familiar with aviation, science and engineering.  The contest is … Continue reading

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Summer ACE Camp

The Minnesota Aviation Career Education (ACE) Camp is specifically designed to introduce high school students to a variety of careers in aviation via a full immersion, seven-day camp. The Federal Aviation Administration and Mn/DOT, Office of Aeronautics, jointly sponsor this … Continue reading

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Wondering Where The Future of Aviation Is? Wonder No More! Meet Ms. Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

by Jim Bildilli SCHAUMBURG, ILL. – The Illinois Aviation Trades Association (IATA) honored Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski, a 16-year-old student from Chicago, for her commitment to pursue a career in aviation as well as her accomplishments thus far, during the Illinois … Continue reading

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