Archives: Youth & Aviation

Opening The Door To The Future

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue Nearly every child has a dream or dreams of what they want to do for their future career. Many have a dream of flying fighters, airliners or aerobatic aircraft, for instance. Once … Continue reading

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Women In Aviation International At Sun ‘n Fun 2019

by Nancy Blake Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue I had the opportunity to renew an acquaintance of mine at Sun ‘n Fun 2019, when I saw Dr. Peggy Chabrian, President and CEO of Women In Aviation International … Continue reading

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AirCamp Success At Chicago-Rockford International Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue ROCKFORD, ILL. – When it was announced that the Blackhawk Council of Boy Scouts of America was holding an “AirCamp” at Chicago – Rockford International Airport, September 28-30, 2018, and they … Continue reading

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WANTED: “Your Best Minnesota Aviation Photos”

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue ST. PAUL, MINN. – The MnDOT Office of Aeronautics invites you to submit your best photos, which highlight aviation in Minnesota, for its annual photo contest. Winners are selected by open voting … Continue reading

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International Aviation Art Contest

by Meredith Alt WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue Calling all artists between the ages of 6 and 17, the International Aviation Art Contest is now underway! The Bureau of Aeronautics at the Wisconsin … Continue reading

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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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EAA Sport Pilot Academy Returns In 2017 To Make Dreams of Flight Come True

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Experimental Aircraft Association’s Sport Pilot Academy, which immerses people in a three-week course that concludes with earning a Sport Pilot Certificate, returns in 2017 with three sessions throughout the … Continue reading

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Girls In Aviation Day Set For 2017

Women in Aviation International (WAI) held its annual “Girls in Aviation Day,” September 24, 2016, which included 71 events worldwide. WAI chapters and corporate sponsors hosted 68 WAI events (15 of them held by collegiate sponsors), with 17 events held … Continue reading

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