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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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Putting Kids In The Cockpit… Racine’s Young Aviators Program Celebrates 10 Years of Success!

by Stephen Myers Young Aviators Cofounder & Chairman Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 When I reflect on the experience I had at Young Aviators, some words come immediately to mind: excitement, inspiration and accomplishment. The most important word, … Continue reading

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South Dakota University To Host ACE Camp

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 BROOKINGS, SD – South Dakota University will host an Aviation Career Education (ACE) Camp, July 9-12, 2017. The camp provides high school students the opportunity to get an early start on aviation careers. … Continue reading

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GAMA Accepting Scholarship Applications

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 WASHINGTON, DC – The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) is accepting applications for two prestigious scholarships valued at $2,000 each: The Edward W. Stimpson Aviation Excellence Award, and the Dr. Harold S. Wood … Continue reading

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Wisconsin High School Flys STEM Plane!

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 Central High School student, Declan Steinke, has taken the controls of “Falcon One,” an RV-12, which was the school’s first homebuilt aircraft construction project. The project is part of the Westosha, Wisconsin high … Continue reading

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UND Receives First of 100 New Piper Aircraft To Upgrade Training Fleet

Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Piper Aircraft, Inc. has delivered the first of 100 new Piper aircraft trainers to the University of North Dakota John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences, which placed … Continue reading

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FAA To Partner With Ohio University On NextGen

Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 ATHENS, OHIO – Ohio University’s Russ College of Engineering and Technology’s Avionics Research Center has signed a five-year, $7.5 million research agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration to provide technical support to … Continue reading

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Western Michigan University To Launch Virtual Reality Experience

Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 BATTLE CREEK, MICH. – Western Michigan University’s (WMU) College of Aviation and Extended University Programs launched a virtual reality experience during the world’s largest aviation event, EAA Airventure Oshkosh in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, … Continue reading

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International Flying Farmers Names 2016 Scholarship Recipient

Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 SPRINGFIELD, ILL. – Michelle Peterson, 20, of Oregon, Wisconsin, has received the 2016 “International Flying Farmers Memorial Scholarship.” The award was presented at the organization’s 71st Annual Convention, July 17-21, 2016 at the … Continue reading

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