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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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Beyond The Powder Air Racing Documentary Airs On PBS

The documentary film, ”Beyond the Powder,” made its world broadcast premiere on Western Reserve Public Media over Labor Day weekend. Western Reserve Public Media serves the northeast Ohio viewing area. Beyond the Powder is a one-hour film documenting the 1929 … Continue reading

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Flight Instructor Refresher Course (FIRC)

The next Wisconsin Flight Instructor Refresher Course (FIRC) is scheduled for October 31st and November 1st at the EAA AirVenture Museum in Oshkosh. The course will be updated with new topics in addition to the core course topics that include … Continue reading

Posted in Aug/Sept 2015, Columns, Education, Products & Services, Wisconsin Aeronautics Report | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Northland Community & Technical College Selected To Launch National Science Foundation UAS Education Initiative

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MINN. – Northland Community & Technical College (NCTC) has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Program. The award provides nearly $200,000 to be utilized over three years. The project, … Continue reading

Posted in Columns, Columns, Education, June/July 2015 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Teaching Students, Teaching Teachers, Teaching Ourselves – A Great Glider Weekend!

by Jim Hanson I was recently reminded why I like gliding: •  It gets you into the air. • It’s a chance to improve your aviation skills and airmanship. • It can be some of the cheapest flying you’ll ever … Continue reading

Posted in Aircraft, All Features, Education, Features, June/July 2015 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wipaire Announces Return of A&P Internship Program

SOUTH ST. PAUL, MINN. – Wipaire, Inc. has announced the return of the Gateway to Success internship program for students pursuing an airframe and powerplant maintenance certificate. The program is comprised of several checkpoints for aspiring maintenance technicians. Interested students … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Homeschoolers Win Build-A-Plane Design Contest

WASHINGTON, DC – The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) and Build A Plane have announced that the CHEF Homeschoolers in Cuba City, Wisconsin, have won the third Aviation Design Challenge to promote Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) knowledge among … Continue reading

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Avemco Supports Flying Proficiency Clinics

FREDERICK, MD. – Avemco Insurance Company will support the 2015 Bonanza & Baron Pilot Training (BPT) flying proficiency clinics that are currently being offered throughout the U.S. Designed specifically for pilots and owners of Bonanzas, Barons, Travel Airs, Twin Bonanzas … Continue reading

Posted in Education, February/March 2015, Sections | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

An Unmanned American Dream

by Matthew Brenden The “American Dream” is the opportunity for prosperity and success through hard work for all. It means something different to everyone, but the principles remain the same regardless of who you are. Solomon (Sol) Kassaye found his … Continue reading

Posted in Aircraft, Columns, Education, February/March 2015 | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Student Success Is Priority One For The Learning Jet

by Dave Weiman More and more communities are realizing the educational benefits of having an “airliner” parked on the ramp at their local airport to increase student proficiency in Science, Technology, Engineering, Aerospace, and Mathematics (STEAM). A Boeing 727 has … Continue reading

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