Archives: Awards & Recognitions

Independence Municipal Airport Re-Dedicated James H. Connell Field

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue INDEPENDENCE, IOWA – The City of Independence, Iowa, alongside the Connell family, held a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house, April 13, 2019, to officially rename the local airport “James H. Connell … Continue reading

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Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Inducts Addis, Bradshaw, Frankl, Grace, Kinneberg, Schellinger & Stone

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – More than 400 people gathered to honor this year’s inductees at the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame, April 27, 2019, at the Double Tree By Hilton Hotel in Bloomington, … Continue reading

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Salina Snares National Aerobatic Contest

by Tim Unruh Salina Airport Authority Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue SALINA, KAN. – Local promoters are doing loop de loops over news that Salina Regional Airport will play host to the 2019 U.S. Aerobatic Championships in … Continue reading

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Airport Board Honors Midwest Flyer Magazine Contributing Editor, Dr. Bill Blank

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue LA CROSSE, WIS. – The City of La Crosse Regional Airport Aviation Board passed the following resolution recently, recognizing Dr. Bill Blank for his service to the airport. Whereas Bill Blank served … Continue reading

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WAI Announces 2019 Pioneer Hall of Fame Inductees

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue Women in Aviation International (WAI) has selected the 2019 inductees for its International Pioneer Hall of Fame. These women will be honored at the 30th Annual International Women in Aviation Conference during … Continue reading

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Harrison Ford Receives Hoover Trophy

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue Pilot, general aviation advocate, and actor, Harrison Ford, received the R.A. ‘Bob’ Hoover Trophy at the third annual reception presented by the Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA) in Washington, D.C., … Continue reading

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North Dakota Aviation Commission Receives National Award

by Jim Bildilli Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue The North Dakota Aeronautics Commission has received the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) “Aviation Education Program Award” for its 2018 Flight Training Assistance Program (FTAP). FTAP … Continue reading

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Joe Coraggio Receives Phillips 66 Aviation’s EAA Young Eagles Leadership Award

Second generation Young Eagle accepts honor in home state during AirVenture 2018. Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – A passion for aviation runs deep for Joe Coraggio, this year’s recipient of the Phillips 66® Aviation … Continue reading

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Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Scholarship Applications Now Available!

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – The Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame will be presenting four aviation scholarships to students from Minnesota who are pursuing a career in aviation. Each scholarship is valued at $1,500.00. … Continue reading

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Minnesota Aviation Trades Association 2019 Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue The Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) is accepting applications for its 2019 scholarship in the amount of $2,000. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a flight training curriculum at a Minnesota flight … Continue reading

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