Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue
BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – The Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame has completed its selection process for 2019. The following persons will be inducted at a spring 2019 banquet: Brian Addis – fixed base operator, seaplane pilot and flight instructor, and flight examiner; Lee Bradshaw – airline pilot and airshow performer; Leon Frankl – World War II Navy carrier pilot, entrepreneur, and soldier of fortune, flying for the State of Israel; Richard Grace – this year’s aviation pioneer inductee, barnstormer, World War II bomber pilot, and movie crash pilot; Glenn Kinneberg – Flying Farmer, author and aviation promoter; Tom Schellinger – U.S. Air Force pilot, retired Northwest Airlines captain and vice president of NATCO pilot training; Charles Stone – World War II Army Air Corps pilot, creator of the Lindbergh Jenny display at the former Northwestern National Bank Building, and manager of the Little Falls Lindbergh site and museum.
Also, being honored in 2019 for the “Best Aviation Writing by a Minnesotan” is Jeff Jorgenson for his book “Open Air.” Photographer Larry Grace will receive the “Best Aviation Art by a Minnesota Award.”
Registration information and the location of the 2019 MAHF spring investiture ceremonies and banquet will be published in a future issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, and posted on the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame website: www.mnaviationhalloffame.org.