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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’s Young Flyers Summer Camp

Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – Thunderbird Aviation, located at Flying Cloud Airport and Crystal Airport in the Twin Cities, has been hosting its Young Flyers Summer Camp since 1990 for youth between the … Continue reading

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Thunderbird Aviation Hosts Minnesota Trades Annual Membership Meeting

Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – Thunderbird Aviation at Flying Cloud Airport in Eden Prairie, Minn., hosted the annual meeting of the Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA), August 18, 2016. MATA Treasurer Nancy Grazzini-Olson, President … 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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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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Minnesota Aviation Trades Association Board Sets Goals For 2013 & 2014

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – The entire nine-member board of directors of the Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) met August 22, 2013 at Thunderbird Aviation at Flying Cloud Airport in Eden Prairie to elect officers and set goals for the remainder … 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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MATA Conference Focused On Fuel, Flight & Future of GA

BROOKLYN CENTER, MINN. – Concerned with rising fuel prices, fuel fees and taxes, fuel supplies, and the future of general aviation, business owners and their employees came together for a fact-finding/solution-driven mission at the annual Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) … Continue reading

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Joint MATA & Maintenance Conferences A Success!

BROOKLYN CENTER, MINN. – The annual conference and meeting of the Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) was held March 28 at the Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center, with a special dinner March 27 at the Embassy Suites located … Continue reading

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Interesting Facts About T-Storms

Spring will arrive (hopefully) in just a few weeks. That arrival brings with it thoughts about the returning birds, the first sweet scents of early spring flowers and new grass, and the first rumbles of thunder. Even though there may … Continue reading

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