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MATA Conference Focused On Fuel, Flight & Future of GA

BROOKLYN CENTER, MINN. – Concerned with rising fuel prices, fuel fees and taxes, fuel supplies, and the future of general aviation, business owners and their employees came together for a fact-finding/solution-driven mission at the annual Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) … Continue reading

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Major Change To Affect Businesses On Twin Cities Airports

Al Lange, President of the Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA), has confirmed that Gary Schmidt of the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC), will meet with members during MATA’s annual conference on Monday, March 19, 2012 at the Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. … Continue reading

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The “Fuel-ture of General Aviation” & What We Can Do About It, Theme of MATA Conference

BROOKLYN CENTER, MINN. – The Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) will focus its one-day conference, Monday, March 19, 2012, at the Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, on two extremely important topics to general aviation today: “Alternate Fuels” … Continue reading

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Air Racing Pilot Awarded Blériot Medal

WEST LAFAYETTE, IND. – The Fédération Aéronautique Internationale, which establishes rules for the control and certification of world aeronautical and astronautical records, awarded the Louis Blériot Medal to air racing pilot Richard “Smokey” Young at a ceremony November 17, 2011 in Los … Continue reading

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Swift Enterprises’ Fuel Tested In Radial Engine

GRANGEVILLE, IDAHO – More than 100 gallons of Swift Enterprises’ 100SF, powered an unmodified Pratt & Whitney R-2800 Double Wasp engine during three days of testing conducted at Anderson Aeromotive Inc. in Grangeville, Idaho. Test results showed that 100SF produced … Continue reading

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