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EAA RAY AVIATION SCHOLARS TO TALK WITH INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION CREW ON JULY 14

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (July 8, 2020) — Recipients of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Ray Aviation Scholarships, which supply complete funding for flight training, will have a unique opportunity on July 14 as they will ask questions of … Continue reading

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New James H Connell Excellence In Aviation Scholarship Seeks Applicants

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue INDEPENDENCE, IOWA – Connell Aviation Group and the Connell family are memorializing the passing of their patriarch, James H. Connell, with the announcement of a new aviation-based scholarship. Flight and maintenance programs … Continue reading

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Local High School Girls Explore Aviation

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue The third annual “Girls In Aviation Day” (GIAD), held October 3, 2019 by Women in Aviation, International (WAI) Great Lakes Chapter, was a great success! Eighteen high school girls from Mid-Michigan had … Continue reading

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Avfuel Awards Three Additional Scholarships To Aspiring Aviators

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue ANN ARBOR, MICH. – Avfuel Corporation has selected Trent Long of Pasadena, Maryland; Andrew Traficante of Boynton Beach, Florida; and Ann Hornick of Poplar Grove, Illinois, as the recipients of the … Continue reading

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Piper Aircraft Apprenticeship Program Offers Chance To Earn While Learning

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft has announced that its first group of apprentices has begun their two-year program. The first nine apprentices, who started work in August 2019, are shadowing … Continue reading

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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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