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2020 WAI Scholarships Ready For Applications

Start applying for available scholarships! Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue With new scholarships being posted weekly, Women Aviation International (WAI) is ready to accept applications for dozens of scholarships. Currently, there are 85 scholarships offered for flight … Continue reading

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Women Aviation International Announces New Mid-Year Scholarships Totaling $73,000

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue Through a donor who wishes to be anonymous, Women Aviation International (WAI) has awarded an additional $73,000 in 17 individual scholarships to be put toward flight and aviation maintenance training. These scholarship … Continue reading

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Teenager Aspires To Become A Pilot, Mechanic & Engineer Thanks To EAA Chapter & Ray Aviation Scholarship

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue Addison Geer, 16, of Hustisford, Wisconsin, is homeschool and just completed her sophomore year in high school. Last December, she was hired by Eric Nelson at Beaver Aviation at Dodge County Airport … Continue reading

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Ray Aviation Scholarships… Providing A Major Boost For Youth

OSHKOSH, WIS. – The first “Ray Aviation Scholarship” recipients have been announced. The program, which involves $1 million in scholarships each year, is managed by the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) and administered through its chapter network, which identifies candidates and … Continue reading

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Zero Gravity Corporation & Space Florida Develop Special Weightless Flight To Honor 50th Anniversary of Apollo Lunar Mission

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue ORLANDO, FLA. – To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the iconic Apollo 11 lunar landing on July 20, 1969, Zero Gravity Corporation (ZERO-G) will partner with Space Florida to take fans of … Continue reading

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SkyWest Airlines Teams Up With Academy College To Recruit New Pilots

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – The only four-year accredited aviation college in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area – Academy College – has joined forces with SkyWest Airlines of George, Utah, to provide … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Ultralight/Lightplane Advisory Council To Hold Safety Seminar

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Wisconsin Ultralight/Lightplane Advisory Council (WULAC) will hold its 26th annual safety seminar on Saturday March 16, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Founders Wing of … Continue reading

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Plan To Be An ACE

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue Students in the 10th through 12th grades have an opportunity to experience more aviation than they probably thought exists. They can do that by attending one of the 2019 Aviation Careers … Continue reading

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Piper Aircraft Launches Apprenticeship Program For Local High School Graduates

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft, Inc. is launching an accredited apprenticeship program in cooperation with Indian River State College. The program is being created in response to the increasing demand … Continue reading

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NBAA Aircraft Dispatcher Scholarship Recipient Attends Academy College

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue Since 2015, Academy College, located in Bloomington, Minnesota, has donated an Aircraft Dispatcher Course to the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Schedulers & Dispatch Scholarship Program. The scholarship provides the recipient … Continue reading

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