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Major Commercial Airport Contends With Pandemic

by Dave Weiman Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2020 MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MINN. – How does a major commercial airport contend with a pandemic that has all but shut down operations? Answer: Cut any non-essential expenses; temporarily close any … Continue reading

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2021 Virtual Minnesota & Wisconsin Aviation Maintenance Technician and IA Renewal Conference

MARK YOUR CALENDARS Based off conversations between MnDOT Aeronautics and the Minneapolis FSDO, we have determined the best course of action is to not conduct a MN Aircraft Maintenance Technician & IA Renewal Conference in 2021 in-person as we traditionally … Continue reading

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2020 Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Induction Banquet Moved To 2021

BLOOMINGTON, MINN. — The Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame (MAHF) has postponed its 2020 Induction Banquet for the second time, due to the uncertainly of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, and will again assess the situation in January to see if it is a go, or no-go! The … Continue reading

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Minnesota Aviation Day at the Capitol CANCELED

The Minnesota Business Aviation Association, in response to guidance provided by the Minnesota Governor and Center for Disease Control (CDC), has canceled Aviation Day at the Capitol and postponed MBAA Safety Day 2020 until further notice. Refunds will be issued … Continue reading

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Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Banquet Rescheduled!

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL – In light of the spread of the coronavirus disease, the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Banquet scheduled for April 18 at the MSP Intercontinental Hotel has been rescheduled for November 7, 2020. All associated banquet events, such as the plaque unveiling, are also be … Continue reading

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2020 Minnesota Airports Conference

April 29–May 1, 2020 (CANCELED) Mayo Civic Center Rochester, MN To comply with recommendations from the Minnesota Department of Health on limiting the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), the Minnesota Council of Airports, MnDOT, and the University of Minnesota have canceled … Continue reading

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31st Annual Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame To Be Held At Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue For the first time in the history of the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame, the annual investiture ceremonies will be held at an airport on Saturday, April 18, 2020 (DATE CHANGED TO November … Continue reading

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Minnesota Aviation Trades Association Creates Mentorship Program For Member Businesses

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue The Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) has a “mentorship program,” which is available exclusively to member businesses, whose owners or managers need some advice or guidance on various business matters from time … Continue reading

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Minnesota Aviation Career Forum & Fly Into Aviation Night

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Passing On The Passion

by Doug Garin Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue So, there we were, three senior pilots standing around the little t-hangar in Alexandria, Minnesota on a Saturday morning. Listening to the occasional rumble of the air-cooled, four-cylinder … Continue reading

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