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Business Aviation Is Essential To Thousands of Companies Competing In A Global Marketplace

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue Business aviation is defined as the use of a general aviation airplane for a business purpose. It is essential to tens of thousands of companies of all types and sizes in the … 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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Planes, Cranes & Automobiles

MAPLE LAKE, MINN. – The “Gearhead Days” celebration in Maple Lake, Minnesota, featured a Grumman G-44 Widgeon, owned by local resident, Jon Miller, who thought it would be a good idea to have an aviation presence at the event. So, … Continue reading

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Newby Joins Exclusive Aircraft

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – Nick Newby, a graduate of Friends University in Wichita, Kan., has joined Exclusive Aircraft Sales as director of jet sales. Newby has 20 years of experience in domestic … Continue reading

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AOPA Holds Congressional Meet & Greet At Thunderbird Aviation

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – Longtime GA ally and supporter, Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.), a member of the House General Aviation Caucus, and cosponsor of the Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2, which included … Continue reading

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Businesses Doing Business In Wisconsin At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

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2018 Warbirds Adventure Tour Growing

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The “Warbirds Adventure Tour” exploded onto the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh stage July 23-29, 2018. Two trams ran virtually nonstop for six straight days. The tram served just under 5,000 … Continue reading

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