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Mayor Proclaims December 2016 as General Aviation Appreciation Month in Findlay

Publication: CITY OF FINDLAY
Publication Date: 2016-12-01

Mayor Lydia Mihalik has issued a proclamation declaring the month of December 2016, as General Aviation Appreciation Month in Findlay, Ohio, and invites all citizens to recognize the importance of local community airports

PROCLAMATION

By Mayor Lydia L. Mihalik

Findlay, Ohio

WHEREAS: General aviation and community airports play a critical role in the lives of our citizens, as well as in the operation of our businesses and farms; and

WHEREAS: The state of Ohio has a significant interest in the continued vitality of General Aviation, Aerospace, aircraft manufacturing, educational institutions and aviation organizations and community airports and airport operators; and


First in Flight – Texas Style

Publication: CLEBURNE TIMES-REVIEW
Publication Date: 2016-11-17
Publication Author: TODD GLASSCOCK

If you had seen the first time Slats Rodgers put his aeroplane up in the air, you wouldn’t have watched for long. He had to get the contraption up in the air to avoid a ditch, but up it went. And then down it came, once he had flown about 200 feet, the crash breaking off the wheels and the right wing of the biplane that sort of looked like the aeroplane the Wright brothers got aloft almost a decade earlier on the plains of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.

Although Floyd “Slats” Rodgers’ maiden flight in 1912 in


Aviation Program at DeSoto High Encourages Future Aviatiors

Publication: FOCUS DAILY NEWS
Publication Date: 2016-11-17

 

DESOTO—Recently students from the DeSoto High School aviation program got a an opportunity to put theory into practice.

On October 28, junior aviators took a field trip to the Arlington Municipal Airport, where they had the opportunity to utilize the knowledge and skills they have learned in the classroom.

Under the watchful eye of their instructor, students performed a full checklist inspection on a fully functioning airplane. They were provided with a checklist to inspect various parts and systems of the plane and provide feedback on areas that may need to be serviced.

After completing the checklist, the intention


Abbott Declares November “Aviation Appreciation Month”

Publication: WOOD COUNTY MONITOR
Publication Date: 2016-11-09

The Alliance for Aviation Across America applauded Governor Greg Abbott for declaring November 2016 “Aviation Appreciation Month.”  In Texas, general aviation activities support an annual economic impact of over $14.5 billion.

“Texas’ geography makes general aviation and local airports critical for businesses and communities to have access to important services to far-off markets, medical care, and other critical services,” said Selena Shilad, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. “We thank the governor for issuing the proclamation and look forward to working with him in the future.”

According to the proclamation:

“The Texas aviation industry is critical to


Governor Gregg Abbott Declares November ‘Aviation Appreciation Month’

Publication: UCUSA5KALA.COM
Publication Date: 2016-11-04
Publication Author: MEHMET MERCAN

Supports More Than $14.5 Billion In Economic Activity In TX

The Alliance for Aviation Across America today applauded Governor Greg Abbott for declaring November 2016 “Aviation Appreciation Month.” In Texas, general aviation activities support an annual economic impact of over $14.5 billion.

“Texas’ geography makes general aviation and local airports critical for businesses and communities to have access to important services to far-off markets, medical care, and other critical services,” said Selena Shilad, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. “We thank the Governor for issuing the proclamation and look forward to working with him


Governor Greg Abbott Declares November ‘Aviation Appreciation Month’

Publication: AERO-NEWS NETWORK
Publication Date: 2016-11-04

Supports More Than $14.5 Billion In Economic Activity In TX

The Alliance for Aviation Across America today applauded Governor Greg Abbott for declaring November 2016 “Aviation Appreciation Month.” In Texas, general aviation activities support an annual economic impact of over $14.5 billion.

“Texas’ geography makes general aviation and local airports critical for businesses and communities to have access to important services to far-off markets, medical care, and other critical services,” said Selena Shilad, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. “We thank the Governor for issuing the proclamation and look forward to working with him in the future.”


Governor Greg Abbott Declares November ‘Aviation Appreciation Month’

Publication: YOUR SOUTHEAST TEXAS.COM
Publication Date: 2016-11-02

WASHINGTON, DC, November 2, 2016–The Alliance for Aviation Across America today applauded Governor Greg Abbot for declaring November 2016 “Aviation Appreciation Month.”  In Texas, general aviation activities support an annual economic impact of over $14.5 billion.

“Texas’ geography makes general aviation and local airports critical for businesses and communities to have access to important services to far-off markets, medical care, and other critical services,” said Selena Shilad, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. ” We thank the Governor for issuing the proclamation and look forward to working with him in the future.”

According to the proclamation:

“The


Governor Abbott Declares November “Aviation Appreciation Month”

Publication: HOUSTON STYLE MAGAZINE
Publication Date: 2016-11-01

Washington, DC – The Alliance for Aviation Across America today applauded Governor Greg Abbot for declaring November 2016 “Aviation Appreciation Month.” In Texas, general aviation activities support an annual economic impact of over $14.5 billion.

“Texas’ geography makes general aviation and local airports critical for businesses and communities to have access to important services to far-off markets, medical care, and other critical services,” said Selena Shilad, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. ” We thank the Governor for issuing the proclamation and look forward to working with him in the future.” 

According to the


Governor Abbot Declares November “Aviation Appreciation Month”

Publication: THE KATY NEWS
Publication Date: 2016-11-01

The Alliance for Aviation Across America today applauded Governor Greg Abbot for declaring November 2016 “Aviation Appreciation Month.”  In Texas, general aviation activities support an annual economic impact of over $14.5 billion.

“Texas’ geography makes general aviation and local airports critical for businesses and communities to have access to important services to far-off markets, medical care, and other critical services,” said Selena Shilad, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. ” We thank the Governor for issuing the proclamation and look forward to working with him in the future.”

According to the proclamation:

“The


Texas Proclaims November Aviation Appreciation Month

Publication: GENERAL AVIATION NEWS
Publication Date: 2016-10-31

For the sixth time, the Texas governor has proclaimed November Aviation Appreciation Month, noting that the “aviation industry is critical to our economy and way of life.” See the full proclamation here.

http://generalaviationnews.com/2016/10/31/texas-proclaims-november-aviation-appreciation-month/


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