Archives: Awards & Recognitions

R. A. “Bob” Hoover Trophy Virtual Award Presentation… Like The Man The Award Is Named After, This Presentation Was An Event Like None Other!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue Most spectators who have seen the late Robert A. “Bob” Hoover perform at airshows at Oshkosh and throughout North America, flying either his North American Rockwell Shrike Commander, Sabrelineror … Continue reading

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Academy College Announces 2020 Sherm Booen Legacy Scholarship Recipients

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – Established in 2016 to celebrate Academy College’s 80th Anniversary, two $5,000 scholarships are awarded to degree-seeking students pursuing a professional pilot career in honor of the late, Sherm Booen, … Continue reading

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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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Phillips 66 Aviation Honors Minnesota Couple For Involvement In EAA Young Eagles

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue HOUSTON, TEXAS – Phillips 66® Aviation has presented its 2020 Phillips 66 Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Young Eagles Leadership Award to Dave and Bonnie Jennen of Erhard, Minn. The award, which is … Continue reading

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Dorothy Cochrane To Receive 2020 Katharine Wright Trophy

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue WASHINGTON, DC – The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) has selected Dorothy Cochrane, curator at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, to receive the 2020 “Katharine Wright Trophy.” The trophy was established … Continue reading

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Aviation Scholarship Opportunity Presented To Springfield Resident by Local EAA Chapter 770

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue SPRINGFIELD, ILL. – Parris Fromm of Springfield, Illinois, has received a full scholarship for flight training, thanks to EAA Chapter 770, and the Ray Aviation Scholarship program, which is administered by the … Continue reading

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Van Brunt Named Minneapolis FSDO “CFI of the Year”

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue LAKEVILLE, MINN. – Paul Van Brunt of Lakeville, Minnesota, has been named the 2020 “CFI of the Year” by Minneapolis Flight Standards District Office (FSDO) GL15. He also received the FSDO’s “FAAST … Continue reading

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EAA Honors Five Aviators At Hall of Fame

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) recognized the contributions made by five members to the world of flight, as they were inducted into the EAA Sport Aviation Halls of Fame, … Continue reading

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