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Flight Line Gifts

If you've attended an aviation event at Anoka County Blaine Airport over the course of the past 21 years, chances are high you've met Craig Schiller. You may have known him as the first volunteer at...

Coming Soon!! TREE OF HOPE 2017

What is Tree of Hope? Tree of Hope is an all volunteer program that collects and distributes toys to hospitals across Minnesota for children that are in the hospital over the holidays. Who is...

Cooking American for international crowd

Mark Nesheim has such a passion for cooking Classic American Café that he opened a restaurant serving the international jet set. Kimmy Fox, Nesheim's, business partner serves Nesheim's "amazing...

Reno 2017: Images and Imaginings

“No luggage?” It was oh-dark-thirty and we’d just left the VW at the Park-N-Fly. Sue had a small shoulder bag and I had my camera bag. “It went ahead on the semi.” “Semi?” “We’re...

New airport terminal opens in International Falls

D. Lee, SEH The airport serves as one of four international ports of entry into the United States and approximately 15,000 passengers arrive and depart from the airport daily. The airport is also one ...

Wheels and Wings

There were some great sights at the Wheels and Wings Fly-In/Drive-In in Osceola, Wisconsin this past September. On the agenda were Wissota Skydivers from the Indianhead Sport Parachute Club,...

Upcoming Events

Check this column each month to see that dates have not been canceled or changed. Send notices of events at least six weeks in advance of publication to the Minnesota Flyer, P.O. Box 750. Sandstone. MN 55072-0750 or mnflyer@cpinternet.com or...

Mystery Airplane

Edouard Nieuport (later changed to Nieuport) began building high speed monoplanes in June 1910. He was killed on 15 September 1911 and Henri Deutsche de la Meurthe with Gustave Delage as designer...

Flying with High Blood Pressure: A CACI Condition

Back in March of 2013, the FAA started defining “Conditions AMEs Can Issue (CACI).” They realized that many uncomplicated illnesses that had required a decision by the FAA in Oklahoma City could...

Engage in the Tree of Hope

At the risk of being criticized for already bringing up the subject of Christmas, please let me remind you the Holiday Season is upon us. Another year has sped by. It seems like yesterday we had...

Captain Winthrop "Lee" Bradshaw

Lee was born on December 17, 1933, 30 years to the day after the first flight by the Wright Brothers. He joined the USAF in 1951, and after being discharged in 1955, went to Parks College of...

Airport of the Month

"A Solid Foundation" is the Dodge Center City motto. That's appropriate since the largest employer in town is Oshkosh Corporation, owner of the former McNeilus Truck factory. It's one of the largest...

Bird Strikes

At the risk of being criticized for already bringing up the subject of Christmas, please let me remind you the Holiday Season is upon us. Another year has sped by. It seems like yesterday we had...

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