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Wisconsin Creates New Youth Apprenticeship Program In Aviation

by Olivia Conklin (Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development) & Meredith Alt (Wisconsin Department of Transportation) Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2022 Digital Issue Through a partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Bureau of Aeronautics and statewide aviation and … Continue reading

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Meet Brandon Benjamin – Airport System Planner

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2022 Digital Issue Brandon Benjamin joined the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) in April 2022 as the Airport System Planner. He is responsible for implementing and maintaining the State Airport System … Continue reading

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The Lark of Duluth Flying Boat Debuts At EAA AirVenture 2021

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue DULUTH, MINN. –  The replica of the 1913 Lark of Duluth Benoist Type XIV flying boat was a featured attraction in the EAA Museum during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021, July 26 … Continue reading

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EAA AeroEducate Program Opens Wide Spectrum of Possibilities For Youth

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – EAA AeroEducate, a bold new program that opens a wide spectrum of possibilities for young people interested in aviation, was officially launched on July 26, 2021, at EAA … Continue reading

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AIAA Statement On The Successful Virgin Galactic Unity 22 Mission

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue RESTON, VA – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) congratulated its corporate member, Virgin Galactic, on its successful test flight of SpaceShipTwo Unity, July 11, 2021. AIAA Executive Director … Continue reading

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AIAA Announces Design/Build/Fly (DBF) Winners Competition Champions 25 Years of Aircraft Innovation and Design

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue RESTON, VA. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has announced the winners of the 25th annual AIAA/Textron Aviation/Raytheon Missiles & Defense Design/ Build/Fly (DBF) Competition. The 2020–2021 Design/Build/Fly … 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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Aerospace Industry Mourns Passing of Rudy Frasca

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue URBANA, ILL. – The international aerospace community is mourning the passing of aviation icon, Rudy Frasca, 89, who created the “Frasca” flight simulator.” Frasca passed away May 11, 2020 of natural causes. … Continue reading

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Professional Aviation Education Programs In Wisconsin

by Meredith Alt WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue It is an exciting time to start planning a career in aviation, as the aviation industry expects an extraordinary demand for aviation-related jobs over the … Continue reading

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2016 Minnesota Airports Conference To Be Out of This World!

BRAINERD, MINN. – Astronaut, naval aviator, airline pilot, aviation accident investigator, and air race pilot, Robert “Hoot” Gibson, will speak at the Minnesota Airports Conference, April 20-22, 2016 at Maddens On Gull Lake in Brainerd, Minn. Gibson entered active duty … Continue reading

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