Posts made in June, 2011

UW-Green Bay aviation program helps kids take flight at Tailwind Flight Center- Green Bay

Posted by on Jun 20, 2011 in "Hangar Flying" | 0 comments

via greenbaypressgazette.com ASHWAUBENON — Despite a fear of heights, 11-year-old Joey Blaser braved the skies and flew in his first airplane as part of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Aviation Student Training Experience. “I want to see people yay big,” said Blaser prior to the flight. Eighteen students gathered Friday at the Tailwind Flight Center at Austin Straubel International Airport to learn about flying an aircraft, pilot training, weather conditions and career opportunities within aviation. To top off the day, students were able test what they...

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The Aviators Selects Wittman as Official Home Airport…

Posted by on Jun 14, 2011 in "Hangar Flying" | 0 comments

via eaa.org June 2, 2011 — The Aviators television show announced it has made Wittman Regional Airport (KOSH) in Oshkosh its new official home airport. “The Aviators” airs on PBS stations across the United States and on other major networks around the world. Executive Producer Anthony Nalli notes Wittman is the home of EAA AirVenture, as well as Basler Turbo Conversions, Fox Valley Technical College’s aviation programs, Oshkosh Corporation, and Sonex Aircraft LLC. “Hundreds of thousands of aviation enthusiasts flock to Oshkosh every year,...

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