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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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Academy College Establishes Preferred Hiring Programs For Pilots & Aircraft Dispatchers

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – Academy College, located in Bloomington, Minnesota, has established Preferred Hiring Agreements with CommutAir/United Express, GoJet Airlines, Cape Air/Nantucket Airlines, and Redwing Aero Company. These programs create opportunities for the … Continue reading

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Flying Salukis Once Again Headed For National Competition After Eighth Straight Region VIII Win

by Pete Rosenbery Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue CARBONDALE, ILL. – The Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC) Flying Salukis punched another ticket to the national finals with the team’s eighth straight National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) … Continue reading

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2018 American Airlines-SIUC Aviation Career Day

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue CARBONDALE, ILL. – American Airlines flew some 120 students from Chicago area high schools on April 28, 2018 to Carbondale, Illinois in an MD-82 to visit the Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC) … Continue reading

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Southern Illinois University Upgrades Fleet

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue CARBONDALE, ILL. – The aviation management and flight program at Southern Illinois University (SIU) Carbondale on Southern Illinois Airport is upgrading its fleet of aircraft with three new Piper Arrows equipped with … Continue reading

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High Schools Urged To Apply For Free Aviation Curriculum

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue The Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA) is inviting high schools to apply for AOPA’s free, innovative, aviation-based, ninth-grade science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum. The ninth-grade courses are the first … Continue reading

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