Archives: Awards & Recognitions

EAA to honor 2020 and 2021 Halls of Fame inductees on Nov. 11

Twelve aviation notables recognized for contributions EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (September 30, 2021) — Twelve individuals who contributed greatly to recreational aviation will be honored on November 11 as they are inducted into the EAA Sport Aviation Halls … Continue reading

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Award-Winning Aircraft of AirVenture 2021

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue Hundreds of gorgeous airplanes are displayed at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh each year in hopes of winning a “Lindy Award.” Only a handful of owners come away with such honors, however. The … Continue reading

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Erin Miller To Receive 2021 Bruce Whitman Trophy

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue Washington, DC – The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) has announced that Erin Miller, author of “Final Flight Final Fight: My Grandmother, the WASP,” and “Arlington National Cemetery,” has been selected as … Continue reading

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AOPA & The AOPA Air Safety Institute Honored With Excel Awards

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA), and the AOPA Air Safety Institute, were recognized June 16 for their news and educational media during the virtual 41st Annual … Continue reading

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Watertown’s EAA Chapter 320 Awarded $10,000 Scholarship

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue WATERTOWN, WIS. – EAA Chapter 320 of Watertown, Wisconsin, has met the stringent requirements to qualify for and receive a James C. Ray Foundation Scholarship administered through the Experimental Aircraft Association … Continue reading

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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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