Tag Archives: Aviation Education

Bringing More Women & Girls Into Aviation In Wisconsin

by Meredith Alt Aviation Education Program Manager Wisconsin Department of Transportation Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue Ask the next female pilot you encounter how she got involved in aviation and you’ll hear some interesting stories. Ask why … Continue reading

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Education Is Key

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Education at its most basic level is the key to the success of any individual. What ultimately sets us apart from others is our use of what we have learned, and … Continue reading

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“Launch Your Career In Aerospace”

by Jon Beck We live in exciting times with amazing possibilities in the aerospace industry. With new innovations every day, the expanding field is evolving at a rapid pace. Being a part of the aerospace industry and involved with UAS … Continue reading

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Western Michigan University: College of Aviation Celebrates 75 Years In 2014

BATTLE CREEK, MICH. – Beginning in 1939 with a maintenance program, Western Michigan University (WMU) involvement with aviation education has expanded to offer degrees in aviation flight science, aviation management and aviation maintenance technology. In 1999, the existing WMU School … Continue reading

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Change Versus Tradition

by Dr. Patrick Mattson Professor Emeritus Aviation St. Cloud State University As I stood looking out the living room window in mid-December, I couldn’t help but think we won’t have any snow on the ground at Christmas. I thought to … Continue reading

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MnDOT’S Janese Thatcher Named AMT of the Year

ST. PAUL, MINN. – Janese Thatcher, Manager of Aviation Education, Safety, and Training for the MnDOT Office of Aeronautics, was selected by the National General Aviation Awards Committee as the recipient of the 2012 Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) of the … Continue reading

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Aviation Education – Flight Plan Changes

by Dr. Patrick Mattson Professor Emeritus, St. Cloud State University-Aviation (1986-2010) In the early 1990s, during my first years as an aviation professor at St. Cloud State University (SCSU), we saw an increasing number of students enroll in the aviation … Continue reading

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