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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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Willmar Aviation Pioneer Inducted Into Forest of Friendship

WILLMAR, MINN. – Mary Jane Rice, cofounder of Willmar Air Service in Willmar, Minnesota, was among 21 people inducted into the International Forest of Friendship in Atchison, Kansas, June 22, 2013. Rice joins 1,200 other honorees whose names are engraved … Continue reading

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Mooney Owners Feel Relief From Leaky Fuel Tanks

WILLMAR, MINN. – Owners of Mooney aircraft can now have their leaky fuel tanks repaired with a unique process developed by former Willmar Air Service owner, Bruce Jaeger, and one of his technicians, Paul Beck. A “weep’’ is the smallest … Continue reading

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