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GAMA/Build A Plane Aviation Design Challenge Winners Build Glasair Sportsman

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 WASHINGTON, DC – Students and their teacher from Olney High School in Olney, Texas, won an all-expenses-paid trip to Glasair Aviation in Arlington, Washington, to spend two weeks building a Glasair Sportsman airplane, … Continue reading

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Western Michigan University Celebrates Launch of Punta Gorda Aviation Program

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue PUNTA GORDA, FLA. – Western Michigan University’s (WMU) leadership and community officials gathered April 13, 2017, to celebrate WMU’s Charlotte County Aviation Collective and the launch of its aviation flight science program … Continue reading

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High School Focuses Curriculum Around Flying

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue FAIRFAX, Minn., July 6, 2017 – The new Ross Shaw Sterling Aviation High School in Houston offers students the opportunity to attend a high school that focuses its curriculum around flying, including … Continue reading

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William T. Piper Scholarship Recipient Selected

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft has announced that Vero Beach High School senior, Lorena Molina of Vero Beach, Florida, has received the annual William T. Piper Scholarship. For more than 20 … Continue reading

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We can’t wait…

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 Your Office of Aeronautics is a strong supporter of four specific disciplines – science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in our schools. These areas … Continue reading

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Aviation Technologies Signs Agreement With Chinese University

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue CARBONDALE, ILL. – Southern Illinois University (SIU) Carbondale’s Aviation Technologies program and Shenyang Aerospace University (SAU) in China will begin an articulation agreement in fall 2018. The 2+2 project, approved by the … Continue reading

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Career Day At SIU

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue CARBONDALE, ILL – United Airlines participated in the Southern Illinois University Career Day April 22, 2017, in Carbondale, Illinois. Over 100 high school students from the Chicago area, plus 25 United Airlines … Continue reading

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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 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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