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Girls In Aviation Day Set For 2017

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 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 … 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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Wisconsin Student Solos In Class-Built Aircraft

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 WESTOSHA, WIS. – The partnership between Central High School’s STEM Aviation Program and Eagle’s Nest Projects, Westosha, Wis., has provided students with an exciting and truly unique education experience and a venue for … Continue reading

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Wisconsin’s High School To Begin Second STEM Aircraft Project

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 The story of Westosha Central’s Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) aviation program in Westosha, Wis., is far from a story about just a club. It is a story of a motivated aviation … Continue reading

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Local & Cross-Country Seaplane Flight Training By Adventure Seaplanes

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 LINO LAKES, MINN. – Adventure Seaplanes offers conventional seaplane training in one of several locations in Minnesota and Florida, cross-country training between Minnesota and Florida, and adventure trip packages to Canada. Adventure Seaplanes … Continue reading

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Jim Priest, Seaplane Pilots Ass’n Field Director For Ohio

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 After 20 years of efforts, Seaplane Pilots Association Field Director, Jim Priest, and other seaplane pilots from Ohio, were successful in gaining unlimited seaplane access to Ohio lakes beginning in June 2016. Priest … Continue reading

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Randy Strebig, Seaplane Pilots Ass’n Field Director For Indiana

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 The Seaplane Pilots Association Field Director for Indiana is Randy Strebig, who was born and raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He now lives on Lake James between Ft. Wayne and Angola, Indiana, and … Continue reading

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Brian Van Wagnen, Seaplane Pilots Ass’n Field Director For Michigan

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 For Brian Van Wagnen of Napoleon, Michigan, flying has been a profession and a hobby. He owns a Grumman Widgeon amphibious aircraft…a J3 Cub on wheels, floats and skis, depending on the season…and … Continue reading

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Gary Mueller, Seaplane Pilots Ass’n Field Director For Wisconsin

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 Gary L. Mueller of Eagle River, Wisconsin, is a field director with the Seaplane Pilots Association in Wisconsin. Mueller is a retired chiropractor, and holds a Private Pilot Certificate with Single-Engine Land and … Continue reading

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Mary Alverson, Seaplane Pilots Ass’n Field Director For Minnesota

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 Mary Alverson is one of the Field Directors in Minnesota for the Seaplane Pilots Association. She was born in Duluth, Minnesota, and lives in Minneapolis and Brainerd, where she owns and operates “Wings … Continue reading

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