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Articles from the March 1, 2014 edition

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 By C.M. Swanson    News    March 1, 2014

Aircraft restoration and people draw Dolliff to Aero Minnesota

It's been said that like attracts like. In the case of Aero Minnesota, that adage is proof positive regarding president, Adam Forsberg and restoration aficionado, Dan Dolliff. Curiously enough, the...

 
 By Dan McDowell    News    March 1, 2014

Become an Ace

Every summer for the past 22 years in Minnesota, students from around the State have had an opportunity to attend a fabulous summer program called ACE (Aviation Career Education) Camp. This unique...

 

Mystery Airplane: March 2014

"No other light airplane combines all the features that aviation-minded enthusiasts demand," reads a 1947 advertisement for the Applegate & Weyant version of Al Mooney's classic Dart. Powered by...

 

Airport of the Month: Wadena

Wadena means "Round Hill" in Ojibwa. It's also the name of a well know leader of that Native American tribe who's band lived along the Crow Wing River in Central Minnesota. The first community named...

 

Cirrus awarded safety award

Cirrus Aircraft in early February announced that its SR-series Engineering and Design Team has been recognized as the recipient of the prestigious 2013 Joseph T. Nall Safety Award, for pioneering a wide array of safety features designed for...

 
 By Jim Hanson    Jim Hanson    March 1, 2014

As I Recall: Part II

From the April, 1960 issue of AOPA Pilot — provided by Minnesota Flyer Iowa reader Phillip Carson. I’ll try to introduce readers to the old printed pages — and make my own snark-filled...

 
 Events   

Events

June 21: Little Falls, MN. KLXL. Fly-In Pancake Breakfast at KLXL, 7–10 a.m. Sponsored by the Kinship youth mentoring program and held in conjunction with the “Little Falls Dam Festival.” Contact Kinship: (320) 632-8806. June 21: Kindred, ND....

 

Aeromedical Forum

James D Lakin, PhD, MD, FACP CFI, CFII, MEI Airline Transport Pilot FAA Senior Aviation Medical Examiner Late winter in Minnesota can be a bleak time. How much more bleak it is learning that you have...

 

Wipaire announces new leaders in engineering, manufacturing

Wipaire, Inc. has named new leaders to its engineering and manufacturing management. Tim Hendrickson has been appointed as Wipaire’s new Director of Manufacturing and brings over 15 years of manufacturing expertise to Wipaire. Tim is skilled in...

 

SEH, Yaggy Colby Associates announced intent to merge

In mid-February, award-winning engineering/architecture companies Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SEH®) and Yaggy Colby Associates (Yaggy) announce their intent to merge. The pending merger agreement will leverage the strengths of both companies...

 

MN Pilots Hangar Flying

This has been one long winter. While I have lived and flown in Minnesota for 25 years, I don’t remember a winter that has been more challenging from a flying standpoint. It might be related to the fact that I am now over 60 years young, and with...

 
 By Tim Franklin    News    March 1, 2014

License to Learn: March. 2014

We all know education is key to furthering all forms of aviation. With that in mind, the Minnesota Flyer visited Thief River Falls recently for a tour of Northern Community & Technical College where...

 

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