Archives: MN Aviation Industry News

Minnesota Pilots Association Hosts Minnesota Aviation Gathering In Twin Cities

BLAINE, MINN. – The Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering, April 29-30, 2016, was a fly-in/drive-in held at Anoka County – Blaine Airport in the northern suburbs of Minneapolis. Greg Herrick, owner of Golden Wings Flying Museum, hosted the event in his … Continue reading

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What Defines A General Aviation Airport? History, Longevity, Community, Business, Family!

This year’s recipient of the FAA/Minnesota Governor’s Award – Crookston Municipal Airport – Kirkwood Field (KCKN) – has all of these attributes: history, longevity, community, business, and family. This award, and many others, were presented during the Minnesota Airports Conference, … Continue reading

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Academy College Announces $40,000 Scholarship In Honor of World of Aviation Founder, Sherm Booen

BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – Academy College, serving the Twin Cities since 1936, hosted an open house, April 20, 2016 to celebrate its 80th anniversary and to announce the creation of a $40,000 scholarship named in memory of “The World of Aviation” … Continue reading

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Pilots, Flight Department Managers, Aviation Businesses, Airport Management & Commission Members Meet For 5th Annual Minnesota Aviation Day At The Capitol

ST. PAUL, MINN. – Members of the Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA), Minnesota Business Aviation Association (MBAA), Minnesota Council of Airports (MCOA) and the aviation community at large converged March 16, 2016 in the new Minnesota Senate Office Building of … Continue reading

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Academy College Makes Becoming A Pilot Easier Than Ever Before!

BLOOMINGTON, MINN. –Academy College, serving the Twin Cities for 80 years, currently offering certificates and two-year and four-year degree programs in aviation, aircraft dispatch, medical science, computer technology, and business/accounting, will host an OPEN HOUSE, Wednesday, April 20, 2016 from … Continue reading

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Minnesota Aviation Coalition Suggests Talking Points For Participants of Aviation Day At The State Capitol

ST. PAUL, MINN. – Members of the Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) joined with members of the Minnesota Business Aviation Association (MBAA), Minnesota Council of Airports (MCOA), Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA), Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), and Minnesota aviation … Continue reading

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Wipaire Announces Return of Ben Wiplinger Memorial Seaplane Rating Scholarship

SOUTH ST. PAUL, MINN. – Following a hugely successful introduction, Wipaire is pleased to announce the return of the Ben Wiplinger Memorial Seaplane Rating Scholarship. The scholarship was established in 2015 in celebration of Wipaire’s 55th anniversary and Ben Wiplinger’s contributions … Continue reading

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New Airborne Cinematography System Designed & Built In The Midwest

BUFFALO, MINN. – Have you ever tried to shoot video footage from a moving car? How about video footage from an airplane in turbulence? If you have, you know that it is next to impossible to obtain high quality, consistently … Continue reading

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Minnesota State University-Mankato Student Receives Scholarship Sponsored by Aviation Trades Group

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following essay was written by Minnesota State University-Mankato student, Caitlyn Brady, in applying for a scholarship sponsored by the Minnesota Aviation Trades Association. Brady was chosen among eight candidates to receive the scholarship. An Aviation Scholarship Essay … Continue reading

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Minnesota Trades President Asks U.S. Senator To Support Pilot’s Bill of Rights II

HOPKINS, MINN. – In an August 19, 2015 letter, the president of the Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA), Gregory J. Reigel of Reigel Law Firm, Hopkins, Minn., asked U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota to support the Pilot’s Bill of … Continue reading

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