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 By Tom Lymburn    News    November 1, 2014 

Reno Fury

I snugged the crotch straps and aligned the shoulder harness - careful to keep the D-ring uncovered. CLIP. And CLIP again. Stage one done. Now for the four-point harness. Another set of shoulder...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    November 1, 2014 

End of Era at Flying Cloud

On a bright, sunny August afternoon, with Thunderbird's President and CEO, Nancy Grazzini-Olson, at the controls, a bulldozer quickly erased from the landscape a building that was a fixture at Flying...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    November 1, 2014 

Tree of Hope upcoming

Can you help us put a smile on the face of a child this holiday season? Tree of Hope has been collecting toys for children in the hospital since 1990. In 2013, 32 hospitals across Minnesota received...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    November 1, 2014 

Cirrus Aircraft co-founders inducted into National Aviation Hall of Fame

Dale and Alan Klapmeier were inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame on October 4, 2014 at a ceremony in Dayton, Ohio. The brothers were honored for their contributions to the industry and join a prestigious group of aviation pioneers in...

 
 By Dr. James D. Lakin    News    November 1, 2014 

Aeromedical Forum

You are always tired. You can’t remember a darn thing. You can’t concentrate. You always feel cold. Therefore you have, • Lack of sleep • Job and/or marital stress • A hideous...

 
 By Tim Franklin    News    November 1, 2014 

License to Learn: November 2014

As we work to put this latest issue "to bed" as we say in the business, I am once again impressed how many people who either grew up or live here are truly leaders in the industry in the past,...

 
 News    November 1, 2014 

Cirrus upgrades braking system

Cirrus Aircraft in early October announced the availability of its Performance Braking System for operators of Generation 3 and newer aircraft from Cirrus DirectTM. The new Performance Braking system is a high-performance, single-caliper brake...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    November 1, 2014 

Schweiss offers back-up system in case of power outage

Before placing an order for a hydraulic or bifold door, have you given any thought to how you would get that big, heavy door open in case of a power outage. This is an important consideration, not only for knowing how you will get your door opened or...

 
 By Tim Franklin    News    October 1, 2014

License to Learn: October 2014

Do you hear those autumn leaves calling you? Yes, the autumnal equinox has passed. Leaves are dressing themselves in fall colors. You know what that means. It’s time to get out there and fly! At...

 
 News    October 1, 2014

Wipaire announces new approvals for Cessna 182 modifications

Wipaire, Inc.recently announced that approval has been received for performance- and utility-enhancing modifications for the Cessna 182 Skylane. These modifications currently include the Lycoming IO-580 engine conversion and a gross weight increase...

 
 News    October 1, 2014

Cirrus names new people in leadership roles

In September, Cirrus Aircraft announced the appointment of two customer team executives that reinforce the company’s leadership depth and further position the enterprise for global growth. Ben Kowalski has joined Cirrus Aircraft as Vice President...

 
 News    October 1, 2014

Wipaire receives its first helicopter approval

Wipaire, Inc. is pleased to announce that approval has been received for the installation of single-point fuel in the Airbus Puma 330 series helicopter. Previously approved on fixed-wing aircraft such as the Cessna Caravan series and the Quest...

 
 By Tom Lymburn    News    October 1, 2014

Morning at Oshkosh

My allergies are acting up. I wipe my nose with a rumpled cotton handkerchief that normally is stuffed in my back pocket. Sue grimaces at this practice, but wisely says nothing. I start the Jetta,...

 
 News    October 1, 2014

Dauplaise joins Mahindra

Mahindra Aerospace, the aviation division of India’s Mahindra Group, has appointed Jon Dauplaise Vice President of Sales and Marketing for GippsAero Pty Ltd., its aircraftmanufacturing arm. As Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Dauplaise will...

 
 News    October 1, 2014

Tanis receives STC

Tanis Aircraft Products, based out of Blaine, is the proud recipient of Transport Canada’s Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the Tanis Preheat System on both the 4 and 6 cylinders Continental, Lycoming, and Franklin engines. The STC will be...

 
 News    October 1, 2014

Park Rapids opens new runway

Park Rapids Municipal Airport – Konshok Field opened its new crosswind runway in September. The new 75-foot by 3,500-foot paved and lighted Runway 18-36 replaces a turf runway, allowing the airport...

 
 By Dr. James D. Lakin    News    October 1, 2014

Aeromedical Forum: October 2014

Most airmen can get through their flying careers without ever getting hooked up to one of those funny machines that spew out lots of wiggly lines. Those of us in the medicinal trade call it an...

 
 By Tom Lymburn    News    May 1, 2014

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...

 
 By John F. Hanson    News    May 1, 2014

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...

 
 News    May 1, 2014

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...

 
 By Minnesota Flyer    News    May 1, 2014

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...

 
 By Tim Franklin    News    May 1, 2014

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...

 

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