Tag Archives: Minnesota

Fagen Fighters WWII Museum… A Flying Treasure Created By A Flying Family

by Jim Hanson Published by Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 I’ve been to most of the big and famous aviation museums in the United States, and elsewhere. I love visiting all of them, and better yet, I’ve been able to … Continue reading

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Discover Aviation Days!

May 31st & June 1st, 2014 BLAINE, MINN. – The annual “Discover Aviation Days” will again celebrate the history and future of flight starting off with a “pancake breakfast and lunch” both days; vintage and modern military aircraft, and general aviation aircraft … Continue reading

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Cohabitation of Gliders & Powered Aircraft

by Woody Minar When you’re flying to another airport, how do you know if it’s also a “glider port” – an airport where gliders are present? And if you do know it’s a glider port, is there anything special you … Continue reading

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Alexandria, Minnesota Airports Conference Host Airport

ALEXANDRIA, MINN. – The rural farming and recreational community of Alexandria, Minnesota in west central Minnesota, is hosting the 2013 “Minnesota Airports Conference,” April 17-19 at the Arrowhead Conference Center. Known for its prestigious lakes, Alexandria is a vacation and … Continue reading

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Legislative Sessions In Full Force

by Bryan Budds, Manager AOPA Great Lakes Region The new year brings one of the busiest times for AOPA’s regional managers and state legislative affairs staff, and this year is certainly no exception. In the Great Lakes Region, we are … Continue reading

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Minnesota Aviators Needed For International Learn To Fly Day

AirSpace Minnesota is seeking volunteers to celebrate the importance of aviation to Minnesota’s economic future, just as they did in 1938 during the National Air Mail Week Campaign. During this event created by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the U.S. … Continue reading

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The Door’s Wide Open At Fagen Fighters WWII Museum

If your heart is into aviation, and you have money, there is no end as to what you can accomplish, including building a first-class aviation museum, and filling it with some of the finest examples of World War II aircraft. … Continue reading

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Resolution – Solution

by Chris Roy Director, Mn/DOT Office of Aeronautics The holiday season is here again! All the potential for excitement and joy that the season brings leads into the long, quiet nights of winter. This allows us time to sit back, … Continue reading

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Newest Flight Instructor At Historic Stanton Airfield

STANTON, MINN. – Stanton Sport Aviation, Inc., owner and operator of Historic Stanton Airfield in Stanton, Minnesota, has appointed John Hall as its newest flight instructor. Hall is formerly a resident of the area, and is available for flight instruction … Continue reading

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Fuel Distributor Gives Its Best To Aviation & To Its Community

by Dave Weiman Nineteen miles south of Duluth, Minnesota is the old fur trading and lumber town of Cloquet, Minnesota, where Best Oil Company – a major distributor of Phillips 66 aviation fuels – is located. Cloquet is also where … Continue reading

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