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Airport of the Month: Warroad

Mystery Airplane: May 2014

Built using the wings, tail feathers, landing gear and engine mount from the DH-82 Tiger Moth mated to a new fuselage, the Fox Moth, capable of carrying four passengers, first flew from Stag Lane on ...

Stearman!

The Stearman is one of the most classic biplanes in history. Designed by Lloyd Stearman in the 1930s, the Stearman line evolved through several different engines, landing gear types, cowling...

Goodman honored with Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award

Ken Goodman, pilot for Jet Air Group has been honored with the Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award from the Federal Aviation Administration. The award recognizes pilots who have demonstrated...

Best aviation writing

Recreational use approved in Wisconsin

It took two years, but thanks to the leadership of the Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF) and the efforts of several supporters, Wisconsin’s Recreational Use Statute (RUS) was amended to include noncommercial aviation. RAF Wisconsin State...

Aeromedical Forum

If you read the Aeromedical Forum of October 2010 you would know that smoking is bad for you. Of course unless you live under a rock, you already knew that. Fortunately, the marvels of medical...

License to Learn: May 2014

It was a pleasure to attend the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame, not only for the interesting social hour and delicious dinner, but to offer the respect and support that long-time advocates of...

Best aviation art

Airport of the Month: Warroad

In Warroad they do windows. That's glass and wood, not computer software. Warroad is the home of the Marvin Companies. They make the gold standard for windows and know how to use general aviation to...

 
 
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