Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Inducts Addis, Bradshaw, Frankl, Grace, Kinneberg, Schellinger & Stone

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue

BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – More than 400 people gathered to honor this year’s inductees at the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame, April 27, 2019, at the Double Tree By Hilton Hotel in Bloomington, Minnesota.

Inducted were the following individuals:

Brian Addis, pilot examiner, educator, seaplane instructor, owner of Wings Aviation at St. Paul Downtown Airport – Holman Field.

Lee Bradshaw, airshow performer, airline pilot, flight instructor, world air traveler, and recipient of the FAA’s Master Pilot Award.

Leon Frankel, World War II torpedo bomber pilot, and pilot with the Israeli Air Force in their battle for independence in 1948.

Dick Grace, barnstormer, movie stunt pilot, World War II pilot and author.

Glenn Kinneberg, Cold War veteran, member of the International Flying Farmers, and proud owner of a Piper Cub for 65 years.

Tom Schellinger, military flight instructor, Northwest Airlines Captain and training manager, member of the Civil Air Patrol, and an educator.

Charles Stone, World War II flight instructor, Korean War veteran, and director of the Lindbergh Museum in Little Falls, Minnesota.

In addition, the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame presented awards to Jeff Jorgenson for “Best Aviation Writing by a Minnesotan” for 2019, and to photographer Larry Grace, as “Best Aviation Artist by a Minnesotan” for 2019         (www.mnaviationhalloffame.org).

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