Archives: Awards & Recognitions

EAA Awards “James Ray Scholarship” To Wisconsin Teenager

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2022 online issue.   WATERTOWN, WIS. – Micah West, 18, of Oconomowoc, Wis., was awarded a “James C. Ray Aviation Scholarship” in the amount of $6,000.00 following a stringent vetting process. Micah was nominated … Continue reading

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Wally Funk Named the Recipient of the 2021 Stinson Trophy

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2022 online issue. WASHINGTON, DC (February 17, 2022) – The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) has announced that Wally Funk has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 “Katherine and Marjorie Stinson Trophy.” The … Continue reading

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Women’s Aviation Career Symposium Marks Successful Event

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2022 online issue. BATTLE CREEK, MICH. – The fourth annual Women’s Aviation Career Symposium (WACS) was held February 19 in Battle Creek, Michigan. This event was a professional career conference (for women only) designed … Continue reading

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WHO’S THE BEST?

Flight Training Experience Awards Announces Regional Winners! As reported by Julie Summers Walker Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2022 Online Issue The results of the 2021 annual Flight Training Experience Awards have been tabulated … Continue reading

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EAA Honors 2020 & 2021 Halls of Fame Inductees

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2022 Online Issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) honored 12 aviation notables for their contributions to recreational aviation by inducting them into the EAA Sport Aviation Halls of Fame at the … Continue reading

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Son of U-2 Spy Plane Pilot Speaks At EAA Chapter Meeting

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue EAA Chapter 25 in Lakeville, Minnesota, sponsored a banquet October 3, 2021, featuring guest speaker, Gary Powers, Jr., son of Francis Gary Powers, Sr., who was shot down over … Continue reading

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Shelly Simi To Receive 2021 Brewer Trophy For Aerospace Education

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue WASHINGTON, DC – The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) has announced that Shelly Simi has been selected the recipient of the 2021 Frank G. Brewer Trophy. The trophy was established … Continue reading

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UND Aerospace Hall of Fame Inductees Recognized During Homecoming Week

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue GRAND FORKS, N.D. – On October 22, 2021, the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences recognized seven distinguished alumni as the latest inductees in the UND Aerospace Hall … Continue reading

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31st Annual Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame

Photos by Randy Arneson Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – The Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies was held October 30, 2021, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington – Minneapolis … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame 2021

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame banquet was held October 23, 2021, at the EAA Aviation Museum in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. “Individually, those inducted have accomplished a … Continue reading

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