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Volume 9, Number 4 July 30, 2008     

National General Aviation awards presented tonight

The best of the best in general aviation will be honored at Theater in the Woods tonight during the 45th annual National General Aviation Awards presentation. Honorees include Timothy D. Adkison of Benton, Kentucky, Avionics Technician of the Year; Max Trescott, NAFI 18649, of Mountain View, California, Certificated Flight Instructor (CFI) of the Year; Michael Busch, EAA 740170, of Arroyo Grande, California, Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) of the Year; and John Teipen, EAA 228914, NAFI 13290, of University City, Missouri, FAA Safety Team Representative of the Year.

Acting FAA Administrator Robert Sturgell will present the awards.

"These awards highlight the important role played by these individuals in promoting aviation education and flight safety," said JoAnn Hill, General Aviation Awards Committee chairperson. "The awards program sponsors are pleased that these outstanding aviation professionals will receive the recognition they so richly deserve before their peers in Oshkosh."

Look for more on the honorees in Thursday’s edition of AirVenture Today.

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