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Isackson, Hamiel & Cooper Headline 2015 Minnesota Airports Conference

ST. CLOUD, MINN. – The Minnesota Airports Conference was held April 15–17, 2015 at the River’s Edge Convention Center in St. Cloud, Minn. The conference was sponsored by the Minnesota Council of Airports (MCOA) and the Minnesota Department of Transportation … Continue reading

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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015 NOTAM Now Available For Pilots Flying To Oshkosh

Oshkosh air traffic procedures are required reading for all aviators flying to AirVenture OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Federal Aviation Administration has released the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015 Notice To Airmen (NOTAM), featuring arrival and departure procedures for EAA’s 63rd annual … Continue reading

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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015 Welcomes Return of Gary Sinise & The Lt. Dan Band, July 24

OSHKOSH, WIS. – Gary Sinise and The Lt. Dan Band will return to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh in 2015 as the grand finale of a daylong salute to veterans on Friday, July 24. Performing for the fifth time at EAA AirVenture … Continue reading

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Pilot/Entertainer Dierks Bentley Highlights EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Opening Day Concert

OSHKOSH, WIS. – Dierks Bentley, who has rocketed to the top tier of country music’s hitmakers, will get EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015 week off to a great start when he headlines the fly-in’s popular opening night concert on Monday, July … Continue reading

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B-52 To Make Command Appearance At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015

OSHKOSH, WIS. – The majestic B-52 Stratofortress, the backbone of the U.S. Air Force bomber fleet since 1955, will dominate Boeing Plaza at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015, July 20-26. EAA is recognizing the aircraft’s 60th anniversary of active military service. … Continue reading

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Wipaire Holds Grand Opening For Florida Facility

Wipaire, Inc., with headquarters at Fleming Field, South St. Paul, Minn., held its grand opening for its Leesburg, Florida facility, February 28, 2015. Based at Leesburg International Airport (KLEE) since February 2013, Wipaire’s service center has expanded into a new, … Continue reading

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Minnesota’s Seaplane Seminar & Fly-In To Be Held At Madden’s Resort

Madden’s Resort on Gull Lake near Brainerd, Minnesota, will once again host the annual Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association (MSPA) Seminar & Fly-In, May 15-17, 2015. Floatplanes can land on Gull Lake and fixed gear aircraft can land at East Gull … Continue reading

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Boeing 747 That Made The Longest Commercial Flight In History Makes Its Shortest & Final Flight

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – Qantas airlines’ first Boeing 747-400, celebrated for having flown the longest commercial flight in history from London to Sydney, made its shortest and final journey on March 8, 2015, when it flew from Sydney to Illawarra Regional … Continue reading

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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires NationAir Insurance

ITASCA, ILL. – Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced March 3, 2015, the acquisition of NationAir Aviation Insurance based in West Chicago, Illinois.  NationAir’s aviation expertise and international reach is expected to expand Gallagher’s global client capabilities. Founded in 1978, … Continue reading

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Swiss Explorers Launch Solar-Powered Aircraft For Flight Around The World

ABU DHABI – Aviation adventurers, Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg, began their attempt to fly the solar-powered aircraft, Solar Impulse 2 (Si2), around the world, March 9, 2015, from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Capable of flying over oceans for … Continue reading

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