Nominations open for the 2015 Wichita Aero Club Trophy

Nominations are now being accepted for the Wichita Aero Club Trophy. The trophy is presented annually to an individual, group, or organization with ties to the local aviation community whose exemplary achievements and contributions in the field of aviation or aerospace deserve special recognition.

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Scholarship launched to honor former Cessna PR chief

WICHITA, Kan. — The Wichita Aero Club is creating a scholarship for college or post-graduate students in honor of former Cessna Public Relations Chief Dean Humphrey.

The scholarship is the second created by the WAC and targeted at students who aspire to a career in aviation.

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Wichita Aero Club scholarship fund gets $10,000 boost

The Wichita Aero Club has received a $10,000 grant to its scholarship fund from BBA Aviation’s Charitable Giving Program.

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Wichita Aero Club Trophy to be presented to Cessna chairman emeritus

WICHITA — The fourth annual Wichita Aero Club Trophy will be presented to former Cessna Aircraft Company Chairman Russell W. Meyer, Jr.

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FAA’s Huerta to speak at Wichita Aero Club

FAA Acting Administrator Michael Huerta will speak at the Wichita Aero Club’s monthly luncheon Oct. 11.

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Avgas focus of Wichita Aero Club talk

The Wednesday, Aug. 8, Wichita Aero Club Luncheon will feature a general aviation industry expert on aviation fuel and the ongoing — and increasingly urgent — need to find a viable replacement for 100LL.

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Wichita Club’s meeting to focus on avionics, propulsion

The technology on the flight deck and inside the nacelles of modern aircraft continues to evolve so quickly it’s tough to keep up, so the May 22 luncheon of the Wichita Aero Club will feature key figures in those fields to address the latest developments.

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Sporty’s founder to speak at Wichita Aero Club

General aviation icon Hal Shevers, founder of Sporty’s, will be the featured speaker at this week’s Wichita Aero Club luncheon. [Read more...]

Pompeo to be featured at Wichita Aero Club gala

Congressman Mike Pompeo from Kansas’ Fourth District will be the keynote speaker and participate in the presentation of the Wichita Aero Club’s second annual trophy to Spirit AeroSystems and its chief executive officer Jeff Turner this weekend.

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