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Fargo Air Museum Gives Area Youth An Introduction To Aviation

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 FARGO, N.D. – The Fargo Air Museum (FAM) is partnering with local aviation businesses to offer “Introduction to Aviation” camps for area youth. These camps provide an opportunity for participants to learn … Continue reading

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The First Pilot To Break The Sound Barrier, Chuck Yeager, Dies At 97

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 GRASS VALLEY, CALIF. – The first pilot to fly faster than the speed of sound, Chuck Yeager, died December 7, 2020 at the age of 97. As a captain in the Air … Continue reading

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EAA RAY AVIATION SCHOLARS TO TALK WITH INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION CREW ON JULY 14

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (July 8, 2020) — Recipients of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Ray Aviation Scholarships, which supply complete funding for flight training, will have a unique opportunity on July 14 as they will ask questions of … Continue reading

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EAA Sport Pilot Academy Returns In 2017 To Make Dreams of Flight Come True

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Experimental Aircraft Association’s Sport Pilot Academy, which immerses people in a three-week course that concludes with earning a Sport Pilot Certificate, returns in 2017 with three sessions throughout the … Continue reading

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AirVenture 2013… Looking Back & Looking Forward!

by Jim LaMalfa Dave Weiman, Contributing Editor Standing at the main gates to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2013, July 29 thru August 4, one had to recognized and give thanks to the efforts of a young National Guard aircraft mechanic named … Continue reading

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Iowa County Airport Fly-In Breakfast Welcomed Veteran & Future Aviators

MINERAL POINT, WIS. – Kevin King, airport manager, greeted each and every pilot as they arrived at Iowa County Airport in Mineral Point, Wis., for the airport’s annual Father’s Day Fly-In Breakfast, June 17, 2012. One of those pilots was … Continue reading

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Artwork Supports EAA Young Eagles Program

Gathering of Eagles Raises $2 Million OSHKOSH, WIS. – Aviation artist, Michelle Rouch, donated a painting to EAA Young Eagles, which was auctioned off as a “President’s Choice” item at the annual EAA Gathering of Eagles fundraiser held during EAA … Continue reading

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