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Wipaire Welcomes New Vice President of Sales & Marketing

SOUTH ST. PAUL, MINN. – Amy Hoage has been named Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Wipaire, Inc. Hoage brings 20 years of management experience to Wipaire, with specialization in sales, business development, and strategic growth. She will oversee … Continue reading

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Seven Great Aviators Inducted At 27th Annual Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame

BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – The Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame, a nonprofit organization that honors Minnesotans for their contributions to aviation, recognized seven aviators at a banquet, April 30, 2016, at the new Hyatt Regency Bloomington. A record 420 people attended … Continue reading

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Wag-Aero Launches New Digital Catalog

LYONS, WIS. – Customers can now shop Wag-Aero’s entire 124-page catalog electronically using their smart phone, tablet or computer at onlinecatalog.wagaero.com and see an extensive selection of quality aircraft parts and services. For 55 years, Wag-Aero has been a worldwide … 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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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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Air Force One (SAM 26000) & VC-54C Sacred Cow Move To New Fourth Building At National Museum of the USAF

DAYTON, OHIO – Restoration crews at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force have moved VC-137C Air Force One (SAM 26000), which was used by eight presidents – Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, George H.W. Bush and Clinton, … Continue reading

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Aviation Business Helps Hospital Provide Air Ambulance Service To Remote Victims In Four-State Region

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center’s air ambulance service serves a widely dispersed population in parts of South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, and Minnesota from its Sioux Falls location and, as with any emergency response organization, … Continue reading

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Minnesota Native Selected To Head Metropolitan Airports Commission

ST. PAUL, MINN. – Minnesota native, Brian Ryks, is being recommended by the executive committee of the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) to replace Jeff Hamiel as Executive Director/CEO, who will retire May 16, 2016. The full commission will meet March … Continue reading

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Piper Recognizes Exceptional Salesmanship By Des Moines Flying Service Executive

VERO BEACH, FLA. – Piper Aircraft has recognized Regional Sales Manager John Textor of Des Moines Flying Service (DMFS) for his outstanding sales performance in 2015. Textor received Piper’s “Highest Total Unit Sales in the United States Award” at the … Continue reading

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