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2021 Virtual Minnesota & Wisconsin Aviation Maintenance Technician and IA Renewal Conference

MARK YOUR CALENDARS Based off conversations between MnDOT Aeronautics and the Minneapolis FSDO, we have determined the best course of action is to not conduct a MN Aircraft Maintenance Technician & IA Renewal Conference in 2021 in-person as we traditionally … Continue reading

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Spartan College of Aeronautics & Technology Expands Fleet With Purchase of 32 New Piper Trainers & Receives Historic Delivery of 5,000th Piper Archer

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 VERO BEACH, FLA. (Oct. 29, 2020) – Piper Aircraft and Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology have announced the expansion of Spartan’s aircraft fleet with the purchase of 32 new … Continue reading

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Local Pilots Promote STEM In Springfield

by Jim Bildilli Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue About two years ago, four pilots at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in Springfield, Illinois, had the unique opportunity to promote a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math … Continue reading

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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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