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Minnesota High School Generates Next Generation of Aerospace Employees

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue The Aerospace Engineering Program at Tech High School in St. Cloud, Minnesota, is a unique program which goes beyond textbooks and classrooms to offer students out of this world experiences. The program … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Airport Managers Recognize Excellence At 62nd Annual Aviation Conference

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue WAUKESHA, WIS. – The Wisconsin Airport Management Association (WAMA) recognized several individuals for their contributions to aviation during the 62nd Annual Wisconsin Aviation Conference, April 25, 2017, at the Country Springs Hotel … Continue reading

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New Faces At The Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue We are happy to announce that there are several new faces at the Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA), as well as a familiar face taking on a new role. As always, feel … Continue reading

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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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Flightstar Appoints Quality Control Manager

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue CHAMPAIGN, ILL. (KCMI) – Flightstar Corporation has appointed Robert “Bob” Dorsey as the Quality Control Manager. Over the past 35 years in the aviation industry, Dorsey has held such positions as Quality … Continue reading

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Premier Jet Center Appointed Cirrus Service Center

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – Premier Jet Center has been designated an authorized service center by Cirrus Aircraft Corporation at its facilities at Flying Cloud Airport (KFCM) in Eden Prairie, Minn. The flight … Continue reading

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Thunderbird Aviation Named Cirrus Flight Training Center

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – Thunderbird Aviation has entered into an agreement with Cirrus Aircraft to be an authorized Cirrus Aircraft Flight Training Center. Beginning June 1, 2017, Thunderbird will provide a 2017 … Continue reading

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AOPA Urges Canada, Bahamas & Mexico To Recognize “BasicMed”

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 The Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA) is urging Canada, the Bahamas and Mexico to recognize the new FAA medical certification rule “BasicMed,” which pilots certified in the United States began using, effective … Continue reading

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NASAO Looks Ahead On EAS Funding In Next Spending Bill

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 McLEAN, VA. – Congress passed a one-week stopgap-spending bill, April 28, 2017, that funds the government at current levels. At press time, Congress was expected to pass an omnibus-spending bill in May that … Continue reading

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Minnesota Aviation Day At The Capitol Symbolizes GA Unity

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 ST. PAUL, MINN. – Members of three professional aviation organizations in Minnesota gathered April 26, 2017 to meet with their respective state legislators at the State Capitol in St. Paul. Meetings were scheduled … Continue reading

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