Archives: MN Aviation Industry News

Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Scholarship Applications Now Available!

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – The Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame will be presenting four aviation scholarships to students from Minnesota who are pursuing a career in aviation. Each scholarship is valued at $1,500.00. … Continue reading

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Planes, Cranes & Automobiles

MAPLE LAKE, MINN. – The “Gearhead Days” celebration in Maple Lake, Minnesota, featured a Grumman G-44 Widgeon, owned by local resident, Jon Miller, who thought it would be a good idea to have an aviation presence at the event. So, … Continue reading

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AOPA Holds Congressional Meet & Greet At Thunderbird Aviation

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – Longtime GA ally and supporter, Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.), a member of the House General Aviation Caucus, and cosponsor of the Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2, which included … Continue reading

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Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Dedicates Wall of Fame

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – After being in storage for nearly a decade, the plaques describing the lives and achievements of the nearly 200 inductees of the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame (MAHOF) … Continue reading

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Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Inducts Six Aviators

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – The Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame inducted six aviators at its 2018 ceremonies April 21, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Bloomington, Minnesota. Inductees included Darrell E. Bolduc, … Continue reading

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MATA Holds Annual Meeting At South St. Paul Municipal Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue SOUTH ST. PAUL, MINN. – The Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) held its annual meeting May 7, 2018 in the terminal building at South St. Paul Municipal Airport in South St. Paul, … Continue reading

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Minnesota Council of Airports & MNDOT Honor State’s Finest!

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue DULUTH, MINN. – The Minnesota Council of Airports (MCOA) honored those who have made significant contributions to the Minnesota air transportation system during the Minnesota Airports Conference, April 18-20, 2018 at the … Continue reading

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Civil Air Patrol Support of Super Bowl Air-Defense Operations

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, ALA. – A demonstration of an airplane flying into restricted Super Bowl airspace was held January 30, 2018 with Minnesota Air National Guard F-16s intercepting a Cessna from the … Continue reading

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An Aviation Game Plan For Super Bowl LII

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. – While the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots prepared to duke it out in Super Bowl LII at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota on February 4, … Continue reading

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NATA Town Hall Meeting

NATA Town Hall Meeting for aviation businesses, sponsored by the National Air Transportation Association, Thursday, May 10, 2018, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm CDT, Thunderbird Aviation (FCM), Flying Cloud Airport, 14091 Pioneer Trail, Eden Prairie, MN 55347. RSVP: 612-941-1212.

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