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NorthPoint Aviation… Complete Aircraft & Pilot Services In Northern Minnesota

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2024 Digital Issue NorthPoint Aviation is a full-service fixed base operation located at Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport in Brainerd, Minnesota. The company provides fuel sales, aircraft sales, and acquisition for both recreational and commercial … Continue reading

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The Minnesota Aviation Trades Association… Promoting & Protecting GA For You!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2024 Digital Issue The Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) is the bonified representative of general aviation businesses in Minnesota, businesses which have a stake in the health and wellbeing of their … Continue reading

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There Was No Rush In Getting His Captain Stripes For This Rush City Flight Instructor

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2024 Digital Issue RUSH CITY, MINN. – There is something to say about learning to fly in a small, rural community versus a big city. There is very little air traffic … Continue reading

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Alexandria, Minnesota Airport (KAXN) Redesignated A Regional Facility

by James M. (Jim) Conn AOPA Airport Support Network Volunteer Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2023 Digital Issue ALEXANDRIA, MINN. – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has redesignated Alexandria Municipal Airport (KAXN) as a regional airport based on the … Continue reading

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Meet Mark Schwichtenberg, Line Service Manager St. Cloud Aviation, St. Cloud, Minnesota

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2023 Digital Issue One of the newest members of the Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) Board of Directors is Mark Schwichtenberg, the Line Manager at St. Cloud Aviation in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Mark says … Continue reading

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Minnesota Airports & FBOs Encourage Minnesota Transportation Conference Committee To Use General Funds & Not The Airport Fund For AWOS

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2023 Digital Issue ST. PAUL, MINN. – Members of the Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) and Minnesota Council of Airports reached out to members of the Minnesota Transportation Conference Committee concerning certain aspects of … Continue reading

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Up North At The Minnesota Airports Conference

Article by Dave Weiman Photos by Peggy Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2023 Digital Issue The 2023 Minnesota Airports Conference was held April 26-28 at the Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria, Minnesota. The conference was sponsored … Continue reading

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Minnesota Aviation Trades Group Awards Scholarships

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2023 Digital Issue ALEXANDRIA, MINN. – Members of the Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) awarded two $1,000.00 flight training scholarships at their annual meeting, April 27, 2023, during the Minnesota Airports Conference at the … Continue reading

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A One-Way Flight From The Midwest To The West Coast

by Kreg Anderson Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue This past winter, I ferried a Bellanca Super Viking to California for a client with my college friend, Nick Meyer. We actually recreated a favorite trip of his … Continue reading

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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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