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EAA AeroEducate Initiative Helps Young People Explore & Cultivate Aviation Interest

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – AeroEducate, the newest youth aviation initiative from the Experimental Aircraft Association, will bring an interactive, educational, and engaging experience to young people ages 5 to 18 years old … Continue reading

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GAMA Accepting Applications For 2021 Edward W. Stimpson Aviation Excellence Award Scholarship

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue WASHINGTON, D.C. – The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) is now accepting applications for its 2021 Edward W. Stimpson Aviation Excellence Award Scholarship. Each year, GAMA awards a graduating high school … Continue reading

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Duluth/Superior EAA Chapter Awards James Ray Aviation Scholarship

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue Kai Braaten of Duluth, Minnesota, has been awarded a James Ray Aviation Scholarship by Duluth/Superior EAA Chapter 272. The scholarship provides up to $10,000 for flight training, leading to a private … Continue reading

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EAA Teams Up With Microsoft Flight Simulator To Provide Scholarships, Education Resources

OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Experimental Aircraft Association and Microsoft are teaming up to provide flight training scholarships and education resources throughout the country in conjunction with the release of the new edition of the legendary Microsoft Flight Simulator software. EAA … Continue reading

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Scholarship Applications Now Available At Minnesota Pilots Association

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 MAPLE GROVE, MINN. – The MN Pilots Association has opened its application period for its three $2,000.00 aviation scholarships. The eligibility requirements are available on the MN Pilots Association website: https://www.mnpilots.org/ Two of … Continue reading

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Piper Aircraft Launches Brand Ambassador Program With UND Aerospace

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft and the University of North Dakota (UND) Aerospace announced November 9, 2020, the launch of a new brand ambassador program. The platform is designed to increase … Continue reading

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Reminder of 2021 Virtual Aviation Maintenance Technician Conference and IA Renewal

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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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