Archives: MN Aviation Industry News

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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Metropolitan Airports Commission Names New Chief Operating Officer

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MINN.  – Long-time Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) employee, Roy Fuhrmann, has been selected as the organization’s new chief operating officer, overseeing everything from airport planning and facility improvements, to the … Continue reading

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Premier Jet Appoints New Operations Manager

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – Premier Jet Center at Minneapolis Flying Cloud Airport (KFCM) in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, has appointed Michael Lawrence to the position of Operations Manager. Lawrence started in the aviation … Continue reading

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MATA Scholarship Recipient Reaches ATP Minimums

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – In a letter to Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) President Greg Reigel, the 2009 recipient of the MATA Scholarship, Adam Kruse of Princeton, Minnesota said, “I wanted to let … Continue reading

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Malibu Aerospace Opens New Facility At Anoka County-Blaine Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 issue BLAINE, MINN. – Malibu Aerospace, located at Anoka County-Blaine Airport (KANE) in the Twin Cities, opened its new 70,000 sq. ft. facility on the southwest side of the airport, south of … Continue reading

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Premier Jet Center Becomes Pilatus Service Center

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 issue EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – Premier Jet Center (PJC), located at Flying Cloud Airport (KFCM) in Eden Prairie, Minn., has been designated an authorized Pilatus service center by KCAC Aviation, allowing it … Continue reading

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Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Scholarships Available For 2018

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 issue BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – The Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame will award three $1500 scholarships at its annual induction banquet in April 2018. The scholarships will be awarded to individuals who are … Continue reading

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St. Cloud State Graduate Receives 2017 MATA Scholarship

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 issue ST. CLOUD, MINN. – A graduate of St. Cloud State University and a student pilot at Wright Aero, Gjertine Maj Bagent, has received the 2017 Minnesota Aviation Trades Association Scholarship. Bagent … Continue reading

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