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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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Paulisms by Paul Poberezny

(September 14, 1921 – August 22, 2013) Paul H. Poberezny founded the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) in 1953 and spent a significant part of his life promoting aviation and fighting for the freedom to fly. Paul was an aviator and … Continue reading

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Meet Jean Rickman…

Operations Program Associate WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Jean Rickman joined the Wisconsin Department of Transportation in July of 1980. Prior to her current position, she worked in the Division of Motor Vehicles and the Division of State Patrol. Jean joined … Continue reading

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Jeppesen CEO Joins EAA Board of Directors

OSHKOSH, WIS. – Mark Van Tine, Chief Executive Officer of Jeppesen and Vice President of digital aviation for The Boeing Company, has joined the top leadership of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) as the newest member of the EAA Board … Continue reading

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Top GA Airport Advocate Goes Solo!

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The nation’s top general aviation (GA) airport advocate is now available for hire by airport stake holders. Bill Dunn, airport advocacy vice president for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) for the past 23 years, has … Continue reading

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