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 By Brandon Montanye    News    April 1, 2020

Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame 2020 Inductee:

James "Jim" Baker is a native of Mankato, MN. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps at the age of 18. He learned to fly at Luke Field in Phoenix, Arizona. He conducted his solo flight in a Stearman....

 
 By Brandon Montanye    News    March 1, 2020

Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame

Born in Bremerton, Washington, on June 7, 1945, Hancock lived in Washington until he was 22. This is where he learned to fly and in 1963, soloed in a Cessna 140. He learned to fly in a Cessna 140 and...

 
 By Brandon Montanye    News    March 1, 2020

Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame

William "Bill" Mavencamp was born in Maple Lake, Minnesota on January 19, 1927. His first airplane ride was with a barnstormer in a biplane at the age of 6 in his hometown. In 1947 he soloed in a J3...

 

Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame 2020 Inductee:

Harold H. Brown was born in Minneapolis a graduate of Minneapolis North High School, he took his first airplane ride at Wold-Chamberlain Field in 1941 and soloed at Moton Field in Tuskegee, Alabama...

 

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