Sat, Apr 30, 2005
Pioneers of Flight Scholarship Goes To Purdue Student
The National Air Transportation
Foundation (NATF), the research and educational arm of the National
Air Transportation Association (NATA), announced the winners of the
Foundation's scholarship programs following NATA’s Annual
Convention and Aviation Industry Week trade show.
The Pioneers of Flight Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 was
awarded to Shawn Gerber. Gerber, from Fort Wayne, Indiana, is a
junior in aviation technology at Purdue University.
Two flight-training scholarships were awarded totaling $5,000 for
continuing flight training. The John E. Godwin, Jr. Memorial
Scholarship Fund recipient for 2005 is Darren Schultz, who will use
the scholarship monies to further his educational goals at the
University of North Dakota. The Godwin scholarship was established
in memory of John E. Godwin, Jr., chairman of Atlantic Aero.
The second flight-training scholarship, the Dan L. Meisinger Sr.
Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship, went to Eric Pawloski, a
sophomore at Kent State University, who will use the funds for his
Certified Flight Instructor rating. The Meisinger scholarship was
established in memory of Dan L. Meisinger, Sr., whose career in
aviation spanned 63 years as the founder of Executive
"Each year, the NATF sees stronger
candidates for these awards," said NATA President James K. Coyne.
"We are very pleased to have such a well-qualified pool of young
applicants pursuing a career in general aviation, and we are very
appreciative of the generosity of the Godwin and Meisinger families
for making these scholarships available. General aviation offers
ample opportunities for these enthusiastic and ambitious young
students. The entire Foundation Board of Directors and the NATA
staff join me in congratulating these fine students for their
academic/flight excellence and look forward to working with them
The NATF scholarships were established in 1989 to offer financial
assistance and encouragement to young people in the pursuit of
academic excellence and to promote careers in the general aviation
Also: Albania Auction, Aero-Community: AEA!, 500 F-35 Hours, SeaPort Airlines, Maxcraft Avionics, Air Power Museum, Webb Space Telescope FAA Administrator Michael Huerta told a UAV>[...]
Space Adventures Space Adventures' vision is to open spaceflight and the space frontier to private citizens. Over the next decade Space Adventures will fly more people to space tha>[...]
ATC authorization for an aircraft to climb to VFR conditions within Class B, C, D, and E surface areas when the only weather limitation is restricted visibility.>[...]
“U.S. airlines are vital to the health of our nation’s economy, and the flying public should not be asked to foot the bill for deficit reduction.” Source: Stateme>[...]
Bob Has Asked ANN To Help Him Tell A Story That Could Transform The Fight For Airmen Rights... YOU Can Help! Just a few days ago, ANN dropped the first hints (of many to come) of w>[...]