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South Dakota Names New Manager of Air, Rail & Transit

Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 PIERRE, S.D. – A new aviation leader was recently appointed in South Dakota. Jack Dokken has been selected as the new Program Manager of the Office of Air, Rail & Transit for … Continue reading

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FAA To Partner With Ohio University On NextGen

Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 ATHENS, OHIO – Ohio University’s Russ College of Engineering and Technology’s Avionics Research Center has signed a five-year, $7.5 million research agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration to provide technical support to … Continue reading

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Western Michigan University To Launch Virtual Reality Experience

Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 BATTLE CREEK, MICH. – Western Michigan University’s (WMU) College of Aviation and Extended University Programs launched a virtual reality experience during the world’s largest aviation event, EAA Airventure Oshkosh in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, … Continue reading

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Girls In Aviation Day Set For 2017

Women in Aviation International (WAI) held its annual “Girls in Aviation Day,” September 24, 2016, which included 71 events worldwide. WAI chapters and corporate sponsors hosted 68 WAI events (15 of them held by collegiate sponsors), with 17 events held … Continue reading

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Apply Now For Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Scholarships

Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – The Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame (MAHF) will be awarding up to four $1500 scholarships for aviation minded students at its 28th annual banquet at the Hyatt Regency Hotel … Continue reading

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

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 ceremony will be emceed by popular radio … Continue reading

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Thunderbird Aviation’s Young Flyers Summer Camp

Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – Thunderbird Aviation, located at Flying Cloud Airport and Crystal Airport in the Twin Cities, has been hosting its Young Flyers Summer Camp since 1990 for youth between the … Continue reading

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Pilot, Aircraft Owner, Businessman Terry J. Kohler

(May 14, 1934 – September 20, 2016) SHEBOYGAN, WIS. – The only son of the late former Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr. and Marie Celeste McVoy Kohler, Terry J. Kohler, 82, of Sheboygan, passed away September 20, 2016. Kohler served … Continue reading

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Airplanes & Cars Make Good Companions

Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 When you are an independent systems engineer working on one of the largest, most sophisticated airplanes in the world, you deserve – and can afford – to have some toys and a … Continue reading

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Did you know…

Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2016 Boeing forecasts that between 2016 and 2035, the world’s commercial aviation industry will require approximately: • 617,000 new commercial airline pilots. • 679,000 new commercial airline maintenance technicians. • 814,000 new cabin … Continue reading

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