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Bemidji Aviation Services Chief Pilot Receives National Award For Excellence

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) has announced the recipients of its Industry Excellence Awards given annually to individuals, offices, and organizations that have helped improve the general aviation community. Among the recipients is Eric Walter, Chief … Continue reading

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Tiffany Brown Named Acting Director of Aviation At KDOT

Tiffany Brown of the Kansas Department of Transportation has been named acting Director of Aviation by Kansas Transportation Secretary Mike King. Brown, who joined KDOT in February 2013 as the State Aviation Engineer, has also served as the agency’s Deputy … Continue reading

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26th Annual Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame

BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – The Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame inducted the following persons, April 25, 2015, at ceremonies held at the Ramada Mall of America Hotel in Bloomington, Minnesota: the co-owner of Bemidji Aviation, the late Larry A. Diffley; former … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Congressman Receives AOPA Hartranft Award

FREDERICK, MD – U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA) was recently presented with the 2014 Joseph B. Hartranft Jr. Award – one of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s (AOPA) highest honors for his unparalleled work on behalf of general aviation … Continue reading

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Acting Director of Aviation At KDOT Named

Tiffany Brown of the Kansas Department of Transportation has been named acting Director of Aviation by Kansas Transportation Secretary Mike King. Brown, who joined KDOT in February 2013 as the State Aviation Engineer, has also served as the agency’s Deputy … Continue reading

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Meet Matt Messina…

Airport Development Engineer WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics MADISON, WIS. – Matt Messina joined the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Aeronautics in January 2015. As an airport development engineer, Matt is responsible for managing projects at eight airports around Wisconsin. … Continue reading

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Terrence G. Slaybaugh, Airport Director Milwaukee County’s General Mitchell International & Timmerman Airports

Terrence (Terry) G. Slaybaugh leads the Airport Division of the Milwaukee County Department of Public Works as Airport Director of General Mitchell International and Lawrence J. Timmerman Airports. Mitchell International, located five miles south of downtown Milwaukee, is the largest … Continue reading

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Crowell Named President & CEO Of National Championship Air Races

RENO, NEV. – The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) has named former Coca-Cola executive, Michael Crowell, president and chief executive officer of the National Championship Air Races. The 52nd Annual National Championship Air Races will be held September 16-20, 2015 … Continue reading

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Women In Aviation International Awards Scholarships Totaling $606,730 At Annual Conference

DALLAS, TEXAS – The 26th Annual Women in Aviation, International Conference (WAI) fulfilled its promise to connect, engage and inspire as 4,572 members, including 183 international attendees representing 16 countries, packed the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, March 5-7, 2015. Some … Continue reading

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State Deputy Aviation Director To Fly In Air Race Classic

WICHITA, KAN. – The deputy aviation director with the Kansas Department of Transportation, Tiffany Brown, will fly in the 2015 Air Race Classic, June 22-25. The 2,199 nautical mile air race will involve more than 50 competitors from throughout the … Continue reading

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