Archives: MN Aviation Industry News

Thunderbird Aviation’s Young Flyers Summer Camp

Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – Thunderbird Aviation, located at Flying Cloud Airport and Crystal Airport in the Twin Cities, has been hosting its Young Flyers Summer Camp since 1990 for youth between the … Continue reading

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When Things Go RIGHT!

by Jim Hanson As aviation consumers, all too often, we complain when things go wrong. Perhaps it’s just human nature to complain, but as one aviation mentor told me decades ago, “this business will make a bitter old man out … Continue reading

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Bolduc Aviation Under New Ownership

Published in Midwest Flyer – Aug/Sept 2016 BLAINE, MINN. – Bolduc Aviation Specialized Services at Anoka County – Blaine Airport in the Twin Cities metropolitan area, is under new ownership. Longtime technicians, Kevin Dunrud and Tim Hied, have purchased the … Continue reading

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Flexibility & Commitment To Customer Service & Safety Make Red Wing Aeroplane The New First Class In Private Jet Travel

Published in Midwest Flyer – Aug/Sept 2016 A Citation departs the Mississippi River town of Red Wing, Minnesota, flying a heading in any one of the cardinal points of the compass, not necessarily carrying passengers, but having completed a maintenance … Continue reading

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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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