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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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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

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