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Mary Alverson, Seaplane Pilots Ass’n Field Director For Minnesota

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 Mary Alverson is one of the Field Directors in Minnesota for the Seaplane Pilots Association. She was born in Duluth, Minnesota, and lives in Minneapolis and Brainerd, where she owns and operates “Wings … Continue reading

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Ice Leaves Gull Lake In The Nick of Time For Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association Seminar & Fly-In

by Dave Weiman When the ice left Gull Lake in Brainerd, Minnesota, organizers of the “Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association Seminar & Fly-In,” May 2-4, at Madden’s Resort, breathed a sigh of relief. Participants also breathed a sigh of relief when … Continue reading

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Alaskan Bush Pilot Don Lee To Be Featured Speaker At Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association Seminar & Fly-In

Alaskan bush pilot, and the founder of “Alaska Floats and Skis,” Don Lee, will be the featured speaker at the Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association Annual Safety Seminar & Fly-In, May 2-4, at Madden’s Resort, Brainerd, Minnesota. Lee lived in the … Continue reading

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Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association Seminar Goes On Despite Lake Ice

by Dave Weiman BRAINERD, MINN. – Despite thick ice on Gull Lake, the Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association (MSPA) held its annual seminar and fly-in at Madden’s Resort, May 3-5, 2013, near Brainerd, Minnesota. About a dozen aircraft chose to fly … Continue reading

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Madden’s On Gull Lake – The Perfect Getaway by Lake or Land

BRAINERD, MINN. – Madden’s Resort on Gull Lake near Brainerd, Minnesota, will host the annual Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association (MSPA) Seminar & Fly-In, May 3-5, 2013. If you haven’t registered, go to www.mnseaplanes.com. You can land on the lake, or … Continue reading

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Blue Waters & Sunshine Greet Seaplane Pilots In Brainerd

BRAINERD, MINN. – Flying took precedence at the annual Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Safety Seminar & Fly-In, May 6-8, 2011, at Madden’s Resort on Gull Lake near Brainerd, Minnesota. The Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association (MSPA) and the Minnesota Department of Transportation, … Continue reading

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A Seaplane Adventure Over The Rockies

by Mary Alverson Flying seaplanes is great fun, whether flying a Piper Super Cub, Cessna 206, or de Havilland Beaver. While my usual mount is a Piper Super Cub, I was invited to fly a Cessna 206 amphibian seaplane from … Continue reading

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