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Early Minnesota Aviatrix – Mary Jane Rice – Remembered!

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue WILLMAR, MINN. – Mary Jane Rice, 99, of Willmar, Minnesota, passed away July 17, 2019. She was born to Agda and Guy Leasman in Hector, Minn., on August 29, 1919. She married … 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 Trades Association 2019 Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue The Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) is accepting applications for its 2019 scholarship in the amount of $2,000. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a flight training curriculum at a Minnesota flight … Continue reading

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AOPA Holds Congressional Meet & Greet At Thunderbird Aviation

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – Longtime GA ally and supporter, Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.), a member of the House General Aviation Caucus, and cosponsor of the Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2, which included … 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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Representatives From Minnesota’s Top Three Professional Aviation Organizations Meet With Minnesota Congressional Delegates

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The president of the Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA), Greg Reigel, along with Joe Hedrick from the Minnesota Council of Airports (MCOA) and Gordon Hoff, Executive Director of the Minnesota … Continue reading

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Thunderbird Aviation Hosts Minnesota Trades Annual Membership Meeting

Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – Thunderbird Aviation at Flying Cloud Airport in Eden Prairie, Minn., hosted the annual meeting of the Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA), August 18, 2016. MATA Treasurer Nancy Grazzini-Olson, President … Continue reading

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Pilots, Flight Department Managers, Aviation Businesses, Airport Management & Commission Members Meet For 5th Annual Minnesota Aviation Day At The Capitol

ST. PAUL, MINN. – Members of the Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA), Minnesota Business Aviation Association (MBAA), Minnesota Council of Airports (MCOA) and the aviation community at large converged March 16, 2016 in the new Minnesota Senate Office Building of … Continue reading

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Minnesota Aviation Coalition Suggests Talking Points For Participants of Aviation Day At The State Capitol

ST. PAUL, MINN. – Members of the Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) joined with members of the Minnesota Business Aviation Association (MBAA), Minnesota Council of Airports (MCOA), Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA), Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), and Minnesota aviation … Continue reading

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Minnesota Trades President Asks U.S. Senator To Support Pilot’s Bill of Rights II

HOPKINS, MINN. – In an August 19, 2015 letter, the president of the Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA), Gregory J. Reigel of Reigel Law Firm, Hopkins, Minn., asked U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota to support the Pilot’s Bill of … Continue reading

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