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Blackhawk Airways Founder & Hall of Famer, Dick Wixom

September 29, 1929 – October 17, 2021 Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue James Richard “Dick” Wixom, 92, died of heart failure on October 17, 2021, in the care of Agrace Hospice in Fitchburg, Wisconsin. … Continue reading

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The End of A Great Aviation Tech School Program

A Guest Editorial by Jim Freeman JANESVILLE, WIS. – It was with great disappointment for all of us in the aviation community and our local community to watch the final destruction of the award-winning and viable Blackhawk Technical College (BTC) … Continue reading

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Grassroots Efforts To Save Aviation Program

JANESVILLE, WIS. – The aircraft maintenance program at Blackhawk Technical College in Janesville, Wisconsin, has been temporarily (or permanently) suspended, after 72 years of service. Meanwhile, a committed group of aviation enthusiasts is working to convince the Blackhawk Technical College … Continue reading

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