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Kansas State Polytechnic Launches New Flight Academy For High School Students

Published in Aug/Sept 2016 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine SALINA, KAN. – The Kansas State University (KSUP) Polytechnic campus introduced the “Fly K-State Academy” – a three-day flying program, June 27-29, 2016 for high school students entering their freshman through … Continue reading

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Kansas State Polytechnic Campus Offers UAS Training To Hobbyists

SALINA, KAN. – As the number of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) owners continues to increase, the UAS program at Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus is now offering training specifically for hobbyists to ensure proper use and safety. The school held … Continue reading

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Kansas State University’s Polytechnic Campus Receives First FAA Approval For UAS Commercial Flight Training

SALINA, KAN. – Kansas State University’s polytechnic campus has set a new precedent in the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry, becoming the first entity in the United States to receive approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to provide UAS … Continue reading

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Springfield Company Donates $850,000 To Lincoln Land Aircraft Maintenance Program

SPRINGFIELD, ILL. – Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. (LRS) has made a large financial contribution to assist Lincoln Land Community College expand its aviation maintenance program facilities at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in Springfield. LRS’s contribution of $850,000 will be … Continue reading

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EAA & Academy of Model Aeronautics Sign Memo of Understanding To Promote Flying

OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) and Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) have signed a memorandum of understanding that expands the organizations’ joint efforts to bring the possibilities of flight to more people. The new memo outlines areas … Continue reading

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Wipaire Announces Return of Ben Wiplinger Memorial Seaplane Rating Scholarship

SOUTH ST. PAUL, MINN. – Following a hugely successful introduction, Wipaire is pleased to announce the return of the Ben Wiplinger Memorial Seaplane Rating Scholarship. The scholarship was established in 2015 in celebration of Wipaire’s 55th anniversary and Ben Wiplinger’s contributions … Continue reading

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Lake Superior College Opens New Facilities At Duluth International Airport

DULUTH, MINN. – Lake Superior College opened new facilities for its Center for Advanced Aviation, Sept. 16, 2015, at Duluth International Airport. The center includes professional pilot and aviation maintenance technician programs. Of the 4,200 students enrolled at the two-year … Continue reading

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Flight Instructor Refresher Course

The next Wisconsin Flight Instructor Refresher Course (FIRC) will be held March 19-20, 2015 at the Gateway Technical College Horizon Center in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The course will be updated with new topics, in addition to the core topics of the … Continue reading

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IA Mechanic Refresher Seminar

The annual Wisconsin DOT IA Mechanic Refresher Seminar will be held March 5, 2015 at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center in Stevens Point, Wis. The seminar will feature an exhibit hall with numerous industry representatives and displays. Speakers … Continue reading

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Carried Through The Sky On Fine Threads

by Tyler Beckman The aerospace industry never ceases to be on the cutting edge of technology! If you want to know or see the future of technology in engineering and design, look no further than in the aerospace industry because … Continue reading

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