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Premier Jet Center Appointed Cirrus Service Center

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – Premier Jet Center has been designated an authorized service center by Cirrus Aircraft Corporation at its facilities at Flying Cloud Airport (KFCM) in Eden Prairie, Minn. The flight … Continue reading

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Thunderbird Aviation Named Cirrus Flight Training Center

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – Thunderbird Aviation has entered into an agreement with Cirrus Aircraft to be an authorized Cirrus Aircraft Flight Training Center. Beginning June 1, 2017, Thunderbird will provide a 2017 … Continue reading

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Thunderbird Aviation Removes Original Terminal Building To Make Room For Expanded Ramp

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – In 2012 – 50 years since the company was founded in 1962 – Thunderbird Aviation invested $2 million in building a new 8,000 square foot facility at its Flying Cloud Airport (KFCM) location in Eden Prairie, … Continue reading

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The 10th Annual Flying Cloud Air Tour

by Ben McQuillan EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – This year 25 airplanes from all over the Twin Cities descended upon Flying Cloud Airport in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, for the annual “Flying Cloud Air Tour,” September 14, 2013. It was the best-attended … Continue reading

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16-Year-Old Solos 10 Airplanes In A Single Day!

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – Nathan “Nate” Bruss, 16, of Dayton, Minnesota, successfully soloed 10 airplanes on his 16th birthday, August 16, 2013, making him the only person in history known to have achieved such a feat in tricycle gear aircraft. … Continue reading

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Thunderbird Aviation In The Twin Cities Metro – Minnesota’s Newest FBO

by Dave Weiman When you invest $2 million in a business during an economic downturn, you have to know your market, know your business, and believe in yourself and your staff, and Nancy Grazzini-Olson does. She has been operating Thunderbird … Continue reading

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Tanis Opens Flying Cloud Office

GLENWOOD, MINN. – Tanis Aircraft Products has opened administrative offices at Flying Cloud Airport (KFCM) in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, located 12 miles southwest of downtown Minneapolis at 14871 Pioneer Trail, Suite 200. Tanis has operated its manufacturing facility in Glenwood, … Continue reading

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