Archives: Youth & Aviation

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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Girls Day At The Airport

by Karen Workman It started with the excitement Kjersti saw in a young girl’s eyes when she learned that her favorite softball coach could fly an airplane! Word quickly spread among the team. The idea of a “Girls Day at the … Continue reading

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Young Aviators Camp Gives Students Lessons In Flight & Life

by Steve Schapiro The last student walked into the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) building at John H. Batten Field in Racine, Wisconsin, 15 minutes late. And he wasn’t the only one who wasn’t on time. With that, the eight high … Continue reading

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