Archives: Awards & Recognitions

AOPA Honors Flight Instructors & Flight Schools

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has announced the recipients of its “AOPA Flight Training Excellence Awards.” The awards are based on the results of the 2016 Flight Training Poll and recognize and celebrate those who … Continue reading

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Wisconsin & Iowa Pilots Win At 2016 U.S. National Aerobatic Contest

by Lorrie Penner Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 Friday, September 30, was the final day of the very successful U.S. National Aerobatic Championships. Special congratulations to Rob Holland in his sixth consecutive championship win in the Unlimited … Continue reading

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Snow Removal Equipment Building Receives Honors

Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 MADISON, WIS. – Mead & Hunt has received national recognition from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), and a Best of State Finalist Engineering Excellence Award from ACEC Wisconsin for its work … Continue reading

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NASAO Awards First “Henry O” Scholarship

Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 MCLEAN, VA. – A student attending the University of North Dakota has been selected to receive the first Henry Ogrodzinski (“Henry O”) Scholarship Award established by the National Association of State Aviation Officials … Continue reading

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Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award

Midwest Flyer – Aug/Sept 2016 The Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award is named in honor of Charles Taylor, the first aviation mechanic of powered flight, and recognizes the lifetime accomplishments of senior mechanics. Taylor served as the Wright brothers’ mechanic … Continue reading

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Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award

Midwest Flyer – Aug/Sept 2016 The Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award recognizes pilots who have demonstrated professionalism, skill and aviation expertise by maintaining safe operations for 50 or more years. Recipients are awarded a certificate and a lapel pin and … Continue reading

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Wichita Aero Club Announces Scholarship Recipients

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – Aug/Sept 2016 WICHITA, KAN. – The Wichita Aero Club has awarded two Edward W. Stimpson Scholarships for 2016 and, for the second year in a row, has increased the amount of the award to … Continue reading

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