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Benjamin Seaton Receives Arrowhead Eagles Scholarship

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue GRAND MARAIS, MINN. – Benjamin Seaton has been chosen to receive the new Arrowhead Eagles Scholarship, the first scholarship offered by the Arrowhead Eagles Aviation Organization. Seaton is a … Continue reading

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Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award Presented To Wisconsin Mechanic

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue Richard C. Juarez of Portage, Wisconsin, has been awarded the “Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award” by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The award was presented to Juarez this fall … Continue reading

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Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award Presented To Wisconsin Pilot

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue MONROE, WIS. – The FAA Flight Standards District Office in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has presented the “Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award” to Phil Peterson of Oregon, Wisconsin for having flown … Continue reading

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Mélanie Astles Named France Unlimited Aerobatic Female Champion

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue Michelin-sponsored aerobatic pilot, Mélanie Astles, has won the 2020 title of “France Unlimited Aerobatic Female Champion” at competition in Châteauroux, September 16-23, 2020. She flew her Extra 330 F-HMEL … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Airport Management Association Names Lisa Hilbert Maroney Executive Director

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue MADISON, WIS. – The Wisconsin Airport Management Association (WAMA) has named Lisa Hilbert Maroney of Madison, Wis., Executive Director, replacing Bob O’Brien who retired after serving the organization since … Continue reading

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Aviation Indiana Names Zellers Person of the Year

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue INDIANAPOLIS, IND. –  Susan Zellers, P.E., AAE, ENV SP, a senior project manager at Hanson Professional Services Inc.’s Indianapolis office, has been named Aviation Indiana’s Person of the Year. … Continue reading

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EAA Mourns Death of Audrey Poberezny

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, WISCONSIN (November 1, 2020) – Statement from Jack J. Pelton, Experimental Aircraft Association CEO and Chairman of the Board, on the death of Audrey Poberezny, … Continue reading

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Peace Pilot Completes Pole-to-Pole Circumnavigation During Pandemic

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue “Peace Pilot” Robert DeLaurentis returns home having set multiple aviation records and learning first-hand what it means to be a “Citizen of the World.” SAN DIEGO, CALIF. (August 10, 2020 ) – … Continue reading

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Bruce Landsberg Continues As NTSB Vice Chairman

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Vice Chairman Bruce Landsberg has been designated by President Donald Trump to continue to serve in that position for a new term of … Continue reading

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High School Student Gets Private Pilot Certificate Flying STEM Project Aircraft

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue WESTOSHA, WIS. – On July 11, 2020 – just 7 days after his 17th birthday –Travis Senft, a student at Central High School in Westosha, Wisconsin, passed the flight test for his … Continue reading

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