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Minnesota Air Spectacular 2012

MANKATO, MINN. – Mankato’s “Minnesota Air Spectacular,” June 9-10, 2012, at Mankato Regional Airport, had great weather, over 35,000 spectators, and some of the most talented performers in the world, including the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, AeroShell Aerobatic Team, U.S. … Continue reading

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The First 20 Years Of Thunder On The Lakeshore Celebrated!

by Geoff Sobering The “Best of the First 20 Years” was the theme for this year’s “Thunder on the Lakeshore” air show at Manitowoc County Regional Airport, Manitowoc, Wisconsin. “Best” was certainly a good description of the lineup, which included … Continue reading

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First-Timers From The Midwest Fly To Sun ‘n Fun

A Look At This Year’s Spring Break For Pilots by Steve Schapiro Mike Cooper has been flying for years – first in the Air Force where he instructed in T-38s before flying F-4s and F-15s, and then for Northwest Airlines … Continue reading

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Quad Cities Airshow – Celebrating 25 Years!

by Geoff Sobering This year was the 25th anniversary of the Quad Cities Airshow, June 18-19, 2011. Ken and Margi Hopper, along with the rest of the organizing committee, really “pulled out all the stops” for the show. One evidence … Continue reading

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Air Show Star, Historian & Inventor Among Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Inductees

BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – No one could ask for a better backdrop than Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) as hundreds of people gathered at the Ramada Mall of America (Thunderbird) Hotel, April 30, 2011, for the annual investiture ceremonies of the … Continue reading

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