Tag Archives: STEM

International Aerobatic Club’s Inaugural National Aerobatics Day

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue Fellow pilots, aviation enthusiasts and airshow spectators have been thrilled by Michael Goulian’s aerobatic performances for the past 27 years. His strong and long-standing support of general aviation has now soared … Continue reading

Posted in All Headlines, AOPA, Headlines, Headlines, June/July 2021, People | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in February/March 2021, Sections, Sections, Youth & Aviation | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Local Pilots Promote STEM In Springfield

by Jim Bildilli Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue About two years ago, four pilots at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in Springfield, Illinois, had the unique opportunity to promote a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math … Continue reading

Posted in All Features, December 2020/January 2021, Education, Features, Features | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

High School Student Gets Private Pilot Certificate Flying STEM Project Aircraft

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue WESTOSHA, WIS. – On July 11, 2020 – just 7 days after his 17th birthday –Travis Senft, a student at Central High School in Westosha, Wisconsin, passed the flight test for his … Continue reading

Posted in All Headlines, Headlines, Headlines, October/November 2020, People | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Avfuel Awards Three Additional Scholarships To Aspiring Aviators

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue ANN ARBOR, MICH. – Avfuel Corporation has selected Trent Long of Pasadena, Maryland; Andrew Traficante of Boynton Beach, Florida; and Ann Hornick of Poplar Grove, Illinois, as the recipients of the … Continue reading

Posted in Dec 2019/Jan 2020, Education, Sections | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Indiana School Teacher To Receive 2019 Alan Shepard Technology In Education Award

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. – Jill Gilford, an Earth and Space Science Teacher at Twin Lakes High School in Monticello, Indiana., has been selected to receive the 2019 Alan Shepard Technology in Education … Continue reading

Posted in All Headlines, April/May 2019, Headlines, People | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Where have all the airport kids gone?

by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue How today’s youth will fall in love with flying! Growing up as a young boy in Minnesota, free time for me meant riding my bike … Continue reading

Posted in AOPA, Aug/Sept 2018, Columns, From AOPA Headquarters | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

High Schools Urged To Apply For Free Aviation Curriculum

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue The Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA) is inviting high schools to apply for AOPA’s free, innovative, aviation-based, ninth-grade science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum. The ninth-grade courses are the first … Continue reading

Posted in AOPA, Education, June/July 2018, Sections | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in All Features, AOPA, Features, June/July 2018 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

It’s up to us

by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue In my 30-plus years as a pilot, I’ve met a lot of people who say they always wanted to learn to fly, but never did. … Continue reading

Posted in AOPA, Columns, Columns, From AOPA Headquarters, June/July 2018 | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment