Archives: Awards & Recognitions

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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Academy College Announces 2018 Sherm Booen Legacy Scholarship Recipient

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – Brigham Nelson of River Falls, Wisconsin, has received the Sherm Booen Legacy Scholarship. Established in 2016 to celebrate Academy College’s 80th Anniversary, the scholarship provides $10,000 for a student … Continue reading

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Apollo Gilruth Continuum Award For Academic Excellence Recipients Named For 2018

Published In Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue DULUTH, MINN. – The top Gilruth Continuum aviation science students – Siri Pilate, Gina Udd, Lyvia Lyons, and Ellie Stumme – received the Apollo-Gilruth Continuum Award for academic excellence in the 2018 … Continue reading

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

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – The Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame has completed its selection process for 2019. The following persons will be inducted at a spring 2019 banquet: Brian Addis – fixed base … Continue reading

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Former Controller & Public Relations Specialist To Be Inducted Into The Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue MADISON, WIS. – Don Winkler of Madison, Wisconsin, will be inducted into the Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame on October 20, 2018 at ceremonies to be held at the EAA AirVenture Museum … Continue reading

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Cirrus Vision Jet Receives Collier Trophy

Published In Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) awarded Cirrus Aircraft the 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy June 14, 2018 for designing, certifying and entering into service the Vision Jet; the world’s … Continue reading

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