Tag Archives: Flight Training

Accelerated Aviation Instruction Moves To Owatonna

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue After years of steady growth, Accelerated Aviation Instruction (AAI) has moved their operation from Albert Lea Municipal Airport (KAEL) in Albert Lea, Minnesota to Owatonna Degner Regional Airport (KOWA) in Owatonna, Minnesota. … Continue reading

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Big Win For GA Despite COVID-19

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association www.aopa.org Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue 2020 changed almost overnight. COVID-19 wreaked havoc on industries and economies throughout the world. … Continue reading

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Aviation Scholarship Opportunity Presented To Springfield Resident by Local EAA Chapter 770

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue SPRINGFIELD, ILL. – Parris Fromm of Springfield, Illinois, has received a full scholarship for flight training, thanks to EAA Chapter 770, and the Ray Aviation Scholarship program, which is administered by the … Continue reading

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AOPA Awards More Than $1 Million In Scholarships

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue FREDERICK, MD – More than 120 high school students and teachers, primary student pilots, and pilots working toward advanced certificates and ratings, have been awarded scholarships totaling more than $1.1 million through … 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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Something Good Will Come From It

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue By now, we have all sheltered in our homes and maintained our social distancing to the point we are no longer social; worn our facemasks whenever in public so … Continue reading

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Why the Boeing 737 MAX 8 situation matters to GA pilots

by Bob Worthington www.BobWorthingtonWriter.com Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 Most of us general aviation (GA) pilots are familiar with the problems the Boeing Company is wrestling with regarding its 737 MAX 8 aircraft. But how many of … Continue reading

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Accelerated Flight Training – Is it for you?

by Jim Hanson Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue I like to fish, and I fly to Canada often. There are so many great lodges in Canada, but my favorite is “Webber’s Lodges” at North Knife Lake, Manitoba. … Continue reading

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AOPA 80th Anniversary Book Now Available!

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) is commemorating its 80-year history by releasing the book “Freedom to Fly: AOPA and the History of General Aviation in America,” filled … Continue reading

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Why You Should Be An AOPA Foundation Donor

by Bill Blake Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue If you are not an AOPA Foundation donor, you should be. The foundation’s two main programs are the “You Can Fly” program and the “Air Safety Institute.” Over the … Continue reading

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