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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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World War II Pilot, Betty Strohfus, Leaves Us For Greater Mission!

FARIBAULT, MINN. – The lady who graced Minnesota aviation for decades at fly-ins and special events, has died at the age of 96. Elizabeth “Liz” Wall Strohfus of Faribault, Minnesota, who served her country as a Women Airforce Service Pilot … 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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Wittman Regional Airport To Welcome Attendees To The 61st Annual Wisconsin Aviation Conference

Wittman Regional Airport (OSH) in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, is the host airport for the 61st annual Wisconsin Aviation Conference to be held May 2-4, 2016 at the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center. The airport was established in 1927, … Continue reading

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2016 Wisconsin Aviation Conference To Be Held In Oshkosh

by Bob O’Brien Executive Director Wisconsin Airport Management Association OSHKOSH, WIS. – The 61st annual Wisconsin Aviation Conference will be hosted by Wittman Regional Airport, May 2-5, 2016 at the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center in Oshkosh, … Continue reading

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NorthPoint Aviation… The FBO At Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport

BRAINERD, MINN. – The staff at NorthPoint Aviation at Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (KBRD) will be welcoming aircraft, crew and their passengers to the upcoming “Minnesota Airports Conference,” April 20-22, 2016 at Madden’s On Gull Lake, Brainerd, Minn. NorthPoint Aviation … Continue reading

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2016 Minnesota Airports Conference To Be Out of This World!

BRAINERD, MINN. – Astronaut, naval aviator, airline pilot, aviation accident investigator, and air race pilot, Robert “Hoot” Gibson, will speak at the Minnesota Airports Conference, April 20-22, 2016 at Maddens On Gull Lake in Brainerd, Minn. Gibson entered active duty … Continue reading

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Wipaire Holds Safety Seminar & Demos In Florida

SOUTH ST. PAUL, MINN. – Wipaire, Inc., a leader in aircraft float manufacturing, aircraft restoration, avionics, interiors, and aircraft sales and service, held a safety seminar February 27, 2016 at its service center in Leesburg, Florida. Headquartered at South St. … Continue reading

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Kansas State University’s Polytechnic Campus Receives First FAA Approval For UAS Commercial Flight Training

SALINA, KAN. – Kansas State University’s polytechnic campus has set a new precedent in the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry, becoming the first entity in the United States to receive approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to provide UAS … Continue reading

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