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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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Members of GA Groups In Minnesota Meet With Their State Representatives At Annual Aviation Day At The Capitol

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue ST. PAUL, MINN. – There’s no stronger way to demonstrate unity in aviation than for pilots, airport managers and aviation business men and women to meet with their respective state legislators once … Continue reading

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From Airports To People, The Minnesota Airports Conference Showcased Excellence In The Industry!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue The annual Minnesota Airports Conference held April 24-26, 2019 at the Willmar Conference Center, Willmar, Minnesota, featured everyone from the managers of large commercial service airports, to the smallest … 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 Holds Annual Meeting At South St. Paul Municipal Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue SOUTH ST. PAUL, MINN. – The Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) held its annual meeting May 7, 2018 in the terminal building at South St. Paul Municipal Airport in South St. Paul, … 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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St. Cloud State Graduate Receives 2017 MATA Scholarship

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 issue ST. CLOUD, MINN. – A graduate of St. Cloud State University and a student pilot at Wright Aero, Gjertine Maj Bagent, has received the 2017 Minnesota Aviation Trades Association Scholarship. Bagent … 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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