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Airforms Expands Engineering Service Capability

BIG LAKE, ALASKA – Daniel Garrett has joined the engineering department at Airforms, Inc. as a senior engineer and FAA-designated engineering representative (DER). Garrett brings 15 years of engineering experience to Airforms, as the company expands its product line of … Continue reading

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Meet Karen Broitzman…..

Aerospace Education Manager – WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Karen Broitzman returned to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Aeronautics in March of 2014 after a 4-year hiatus. Karen is originally from Janesville, Wisconsin and currently lives in the Monroe … Continue reading

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AirVenture To Honor EAA Founder

OSHKOSH, WIS. – EAA is inviting all members and attendees to join in paying tribute to the memory of its founder, Paul H. Poberezny, during several special commemorative activities at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014. Poberezny passed away in August 2013, … Continue reading

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Connecting With The Past, While Helping Others Locate A WWII Veteran

In 1981, pilot Douglas J. Tomas of East Troy, Wisconsin, began research on his great-uncle, TSgt. Charles L. Berg, who was killed when his U.S. Army Air Corps B-24 Liberator was shot down over Vicenza in northeastern Italy on December … Continue reading

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Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Inducts Coddington, Duehring, Herrick, Roberts, Stout & Wastvedt

BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – The Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame (MAHF) held its 25th annual induction banquet at the Ramada, Mall of America Hotel in Bloomington, Minnesota, where emcee Stan Ross introduced the six inductees for 2014: Marty Coddington, a long-time … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame Names 2014 Inductees

OSHKOSH, WIS. – Six aviators will be inducted into the Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame (WAHF) at the EAA Museum in October 2014 including Brig. Gen. Peter Drahn (ret.), Vice Admiral James H. Flatley, Jr., Donald Voland, and brothers James, … Continue reading

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St. Cloud Student Receives NBAA Leadership Conference Scholarship

WASHINGTON, DC – Eric Wenner, a senior at St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, Minnesota, was one of three individuals who received a scholarship to attend the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) 2014 Leadership Conference, Feb. 19-20 in Atlanta, … Continue reading

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Aberdeen Airport Director Accepts Position At Waterloo

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (January 10, 2014) Aberdeen Regional Airport Director Mike Wilson has resigned to take the director’s position at Waterloo Regional Airport, Waterloo, Iowa. Wilson was at Aberdeen for three years.

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A Toast To Henry O

ANAHEIM, CALIF. – The presidents of the major aviation organizations in the United States came together for the Helicopter Association International (HAI) Heli-ExpoEdit February 24-27 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. Among the presidents in attendance for a … Continue reading

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Aviation Leader, Jim Oberstar

POTOMAC, MD. – Former House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Jim Oberstar, 79, (D-MN), died unexpectedly May 3, 2014, at his home in Potomac, Md. Oberstar was a strong advocate of aviation, whether for airport development, safety improvements or funding. … Continue reading

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