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Articles from the February 1, 2014 edition

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 By C.M. Swanson    News    February 1, 2014

Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering - Friday

A nice crowd showed up for the first day of the Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering at KANE on Friday morning.... Full story


The Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering schedule

Friday, March 21 Time Location Speaker Title 10:00 - 10:45 EAA Mike Vivion Thirty Years in the Frozen North-Bush Airplanes & Pilots I've Known Classroom Mark Korin Demystifying Angle of Attack 11:00 - 11:45 EAA Steve Weinzierl Development of a...

 By Noel Allard    News    February 1, 2014

Ten most important state aviation pioneers: Clarence Hinck

Noel Allard This is the first in a series of thumbnails of the important Minnesota aviation pioneers. It is my intention to profile the persons who had the greatest impact on bringing aviation to the... Full story


Airport of the Month: Albert Lea

Lieutenant Albert Miller Lea was a member of the First U.S. Dragoons based at Fort Des Moines. He was also an engineer and the cartographer for Zebulon Pike. In 1835 Lt. Lea mapped much of southern...


As I Recall: Part I

Jim Hanson I save all my back issues of aviation magazines—literally, over 3000 pounds worth in the last 50 years. My wife calls me a “pack rat” — a “hoarder” — I tell her it is for... Full story


Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering begins

The Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering starts on Friday, March 21. Last night, sponsors started getting ready for the show.... Full story


Aviation winners announced

The Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame has set the date of April 12th, 2014 for their 25th annual Aviation Hall of Fame induction banquet. Six prominent Minnesota pioneers and entrepreneurs will be inducted along with scholarships and awards for best... Full story


Events from Feb. 2014 magazine

March 21-22: Blaine, MN. Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering, Golden Wings Air Museum, Anoka County-Blaine Airport (KANE), 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Sponsored by Minnesota Pilots Association. mnpilots.org March 24-25: Brooklyn... Full story

 By Tim Franklin    News    February 1, 2014

License to Learn: Feb. 2014

Despite the grueling winter folks, you’ll be glad to hear there is hot news in this month’s Minnesota Flyer and sizzling events on the horizon! As always, the list of events begins on page 3 and...


Bill addresses pilot fatigue

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA) introduced the Safe Skies Act, which would ensure that America’s cargo plane pilots are sufficiently rested and alert before they fly. "Whether flying a passenger... Full story


Mystery Airplane: February 2014

In 1933, Professor Heinrich Focke resigned as Technical Director of Focke-Wulf to purse his interest in rotary winged aircraft. Beginning by license building Don Juan de la Cierva's C.19 autogyro, he...


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