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EAA visitors getting glimpse back to era of Earhart, Post

Publication: Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel
Publication Date: 2014-07-30
Publication Author: Meg Jones

Oshkosh — Joseph Shepherd performed some of his most notable flying hunched down in the right seat of his beautifully restored Lockheed Electra Junior.

‘Young Eagle’ Takes the Flight of His Life

Publication: ABC 2 WBAY
Publication Date: 2014-07-30
Publication Author: Emily Matesic

A teenager from Kansas took the flight of his life Tuesday at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh.

Walker touts EAA AirVenture

Publication: 1150 WHBY
Publication Date: 2014-07-30

Governor Walker made a trip to the EAA grounds yesterday to highlight the economic impact on the Oshkosh area.

CHP Helicopter Rescues Teenagers Clinging To Marin County Cliff Above Rodeo Beach

Publication: CBS SF Bay Area
Publication Date: 2014-07-29

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California Highway Patrol helicopter plucked two teenagers clinging to the side of a cliff near Marin County’s Rodeo Beach in a dramatic rescue captured on video.

Group helping disabled become pilots

Publication: 1150 WHBY
Publication Date: 2014-07-29

Several new pilots officially graduated from a program that helps people with disabilities, earn their license.

MDOT study: State’s airports generate $2.5B-plus in economic activity

Publication: Mississippi Business Journal
Publication Date: 2014-07-29

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — According to a recent study by the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT), the state’s 73 airports generate more than $2.5 billion annually in economic activity, provide vital connectivity links enabling businesses to function more efficiently and improve the quality of life for residents in airport communities.

EAA AirVenture draws 500,000 to Oshkosh

Publication: NBC 15 WMTV
Publication Date: 2014-07-28

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Aviation enthusiasts from as many as 70 countries are gathering in Oshkosh this week for the annual Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture.

OSHKOSH: MVP Reveals New Seaplane, Business Mode

Publication: FLGIHT GLOBAL
Publication Date: 2014-07-28
Publication Author: Stephen Trimble

A start-up with links to the original Cirrus management team has launched a sporty new amphibian development projected dubbed the “MVP”.

Oshkosh Looks to Lure Aviation Businesses to Wittman Regional Airport

Publication Date: 2014-07-27
Publication Author: Jeff Bollier

Oshkosh enjoys a global reputation for aviation one week each year that local officials want to parlay into a thriving industry the other 51 weeks of the year.

Profile: Fort Lauderdale-Based Trinity Air Ambulance International

Publication: MIAMI HERALD
Publication Date: 2014-07-27
Publication Author: Jana Soeldner Danger

When a serious illness or accident happens far from a medical facility, getting the patient to a hospital can mean the difference between life and death. Fort Lauderdale-based Trinity Air Ambulance International has been helping save lives by transporting patients quickly and safely for 15 years.

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The Alliance for Aviation Across America, together with the League of Rural Voters, Air Care Alliance, National Agricultural Aviation Association, Small Business Entrepreneurship Council and National Association of State Aviation Officials, recently launched a wide-scale economic impact survey to outline the benefit of general aviation on businesses, local economies and communities around the nation.

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