Archives: Awards & Recognitions

Short Elliott Hendrickson Celebrates 90 Years of Service

ST. PAUL, MINN. – It took only 90 years, but what started as a local, one-person operation in 1927, has grown to a nationally recognized company with over 800 employee-owners whose work can be found in 42 states. On May … Continue reading

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Rewarding Legendary Showmanship… Kyle Franklin Receives 2017 Bill Barber Award For Showmanship

by Brad Donner Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue In the summer of 1989, aviation publisher Dave Weiman presented the Bill Barber Award For Showmanship to Jimmy Franklin during the performers appreciation banquet at the Quad Cities International … Continue reading

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Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame To Be Held At Hyatt In Bloomington

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – The Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame (MAHF) will hold its 28th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Banquet at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Bloomington, Minnesota, April 22, 2017. The awards … Continue reading

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Bob Hoover Trophy Presented To Sean D. Tucker

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 ARLINGTON, VA. – By unanimous agreement of the selection team, and as per the wish of the late Bob Hoover himself, the Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA) presented the 2017 AOPA R.A. … Continue reading

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OMNNI Associates Recognized For Excellence In Airport Construction…

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 Jason Marks, P.E. Receives 2016 Resident Engineer Award Appleton, Wis. – Jason Marks, P.E., of OMNNI Associates, Appleton, Wisconsin, has received the “2016 Outstanding Airport Resident Engineering Award” for his role as resident … Continue reading

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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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