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Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Dedicates Wall of Fame

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – After being in storage for nearly a decade, the plaques describing the lives and achievements of the nearly 200 inductees of the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame (MAHOF) … Continue reading

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Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Inducts Six Aviators

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – The Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame inducted six aviators at its 2018 ceremonies April 21, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Bloomington, Minnesota. Inductees included Darrell E. Bolduc, … Continue reading

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MATA Holds Annual Meeting At South St. Paul Municipal Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue SOUTH ST. PAUL, MINN. – The Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) held its annual meeting May 7, 2018 in the terminal building at South St. Paul Municipal Airport in South St. Paul, … Continue reading

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121 Women Pilots & 56 Teams To Compete In 42nd Annual Air Race Classic

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue The field is set for the 42nd Annual Air Race Classic (ARC), the annual all-women cross-country airplane race. Fifty-six teams, consisting of 121 women pilots from across the country and around the … Continue reading

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ER, UND & SIUC Place First, Second & Third At NIFA SAFECON

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue TERRE HAUTE, IND. – The Embry-Riddle Prescott Flight Team took home top honors at the 12th Annual National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference (SAFECON) Championships, April 30 thru … Continue reading

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Southern Illinois University Upgrades Fleet

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue CARBONDALE, ILL. – The aviation management and flight program at Southern Illinois University (SIU) Carbondale on Southern Illinois Airport is upgrading its fleet of aircraft with three new Piper Arrows equipped with … Continue reading

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Twin & Turbine Appoints New Editor-in-Chief

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue TRAVERSE CITY, MICH. – Twin & Turbine and VP Demand Creation Services has named Rebecca Groom Jacobs of Wichita, Kansas, Editor-in-Chief of Twin & Turbine Magazine, effective May 1. Jacobs succeeds Dianne … Continue reading

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Former Top Gun From Minnesota Perishes In Glider Accident

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue A glider accident on April 14, 2018, resulted in the death of former U.S. Navy Top Gun instructor, Tom Irlbeck, 74, of Bayport, Minnesota and Cape Coral, Florida. The cause of the … Continue reading

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Pan Am Clipper Pilot Celebrated Life & Appreciated Friends Paul A. Johns

(In Memoriam: October 11, 1913 – March 28, 2018) Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue IOLA, WIS. – The Central County Flyers celebrated the 104th birthday of one of their members – Paul Johns of Iola, Wisconsin – … Continue reading

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Minnesota Pilots Association Holds Aviation Gathering

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue BLAINE, MINN. – The 2018 Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering was held April 27-28 at Anoka County-Blaine Airport in Blaine, Minnesota. Speakers included Randy Corfman, President of the Minnesota Pilots Association; AOPA President … Continue reading

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