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The promise of unmanned aerial systems

French village honors a Minnesota Ace

"They heard the sound of an airplane and then an explosion. Racing out of town the youngsters quickly came to the crash site in a wheat field a kilometer away." Minnesota produced three triple aces...

Aeromedical Forum: December 2014

The Minnesota-Michigan game! The Battle for the Little Brown Jug is one of the great college football rivalries and we were flying to Ann Arbor to see it! The hand-off from Rochester to Minneapolis...

Santa's coming in a Super Cub

Sometimes people have to find the joy in Christmas even when circumstances are far from joyful. Not long ago, Minnesota Pilots Association President, Dr. Randle Corfman found himself in just such a...

License to Learn: December 2014

How did December get here so fast? It must be all the fun we’ve been having at aviation events, and interesting people we’ve met this past year, that have made time fly by at warp speeds! This...

Blaine Airport Promotions Group active in STEM outreach

When the Blaine Airport Promotions Group (BAPG) holds their monthly meetings, they don't talk about advertising. They discuss how to further their outreach into the community. It was during one of...

Stars of the North host Taking Girls To New Heights event

In a private hangar tucked away at Sky Harbor airport in Webster, Minnesota, 55 young girls were recently inspired to believe they could have a career in aviation. The event, Taking Girls To New...

Santa's coming in a Super Cub

Sometimes people have to find the joy in Christmas even when circumstances are far from joyful. Minnesota Pilots Association President, Dr. Randle Corfman found himself in just such a position...

Events: December 2014

January 20, 2015: Blaine, MN. EAA Chapter 237 Breakfast Social, 7:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m., south end of KANE. food, coffee, and aviation conversations in a family friendly environment, open to the public Jan. 31, 2015: White Bear Lake, MN. EAA Chapter...

The promise of unmanned aerial systems

UAS, UAV, Drones: it seems everywhere you turn you hear about some new application for these vehicles and how the FAA is stifling this emerging industry because they can't figure out how to integrate ...

As the holidays arrive

As the holiday season arrives, many people will take vacation to spend time with family and friends. It is our hope that you will have a wonderful and safe time and will take advantage of the...

Aviation benefits everyone

People occasionally ask where Minnesota aviation funds come from and who actually benefits from their use. While the responses to those questions can go into long detail, here are the quick summary answers. Who benefits from aviation? The Minnesota...

The irony of aviation

Hear it again! One extremely valuable resource many communities are fortunate to have is an airport. The economic benefit an airport, even the smallest GA airport, brings to a community can be tremendous. But isn’t it ironic that community...

What can we learn from fun and games?

I asked a few fellow pilots over the last couple weeks if they had any good single pilot flying stories to tell – perhaps a hangar-flying tale they learned a lesson from, or an interesting technique or skill they picked up along the way which has...

 
 
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