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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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Students Experience Principles of Flight At Minnesota High School

by Roger Bovee Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue To invent an airplane is nothing. To build one is something. To fly is everything.” Otto Lilienthal St. Michael-Albertville (STMA) high school students in St. Michael, Minnesota, understand Otto … 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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Wisconsin Aviation Celebrates 36 Years In Business

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue WATERTOWN, WIS. – Wisconsin Aviation, Inc. is celebrating 36 years in business in 2017, and they started during difficult times. Interest rates were at 21 percent in 1981, and the country was … Continue reading

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Eagle River Hosts Field Trip For Pre-K Kids!

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue EAGLE RIVER, WIS. – Rob Hom, airport manager at Eagle River Union Airport in Eagle River, Wisconsin, welcomed children of Northland Pines Elementary School Pre-Kindergarten and their families to the airport on … Continue reading

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Online Registration Open For 2017 Skydiving Hall of Fame

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue ROCHELLE, ILL. – Registration is now open for the 2017 International Skydiving Hall of Fame Celebration, September 21 – 23, at Chicagoland Skydiving Center (CSC) in Rochelle, Illinois. The annual weekend fundraiser … Continue reading

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Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Inducts Six Aviators

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – The Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame (MAHF) held its 28th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Banquet at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Bloomington, Minnesota, April 22, 2017. The awards … Continue reading

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Airshow Thoughts

by Jeff Flynn Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue Most pilots would give their left aileron to fly in a Blue Angels jet. However, we all realize that the price of admission is much, much, higher. It takes … Continue reading

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