Articles from the October 1, 2017 edition
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Newberg Sky Spray's Air Tractor AT-301 with reciprocating engine in the forefront, flanked by a 1993 AT-502 turbo-prop, and a 1989 AT-502. Also seen is the tail of a 1980 Eagle Aircraft-Bellanca...
Fall Flying Reflections
Though the event will have transpired by the time this article is published, at the time of this writing I am planning to launch on a mission to partake in the annual Flying Cloud Air Tour, commonly... Full story
Hector Airport does it again!
This year's 75 Annual Fly-In Breakfast and Ping Pong Ball Drop at Hector Municipal Airport offered a close up view of some pretty impressive aircraft. Event organizer Ed Newberg issued an invitation... Full story
Well earned smiles
The joys of flying typically bloom in the summer for most pilots. They finally open their hangar, get some light to shine on that bird and clean off that layer of dust that forms from months of... Full story
ADS-B IN-Help or hindrance?
I've been flying with ADS-B IN for over a year now. I use a Stratus 2S receiver linked to Foreflight Pro on my I-pad. I chose to go the portable route, because I fly a variety of airplanes-from a... Full story
Aviation gift shop opens in Blaine
Flight Line Gifts, a new aviation specialty shop in Blaine, officially opened its doors for business in June. Offerings include books, clothing, cool tech, models, aviation prints, pilot supplies, war relics, and fun toys. In addition, Flight Line... Full story
Airport of the Month
Even if you went to school 50 years ago in some exotic place like New York, there's a good chance your ring or year book came from Owatonna. Jostens (aka, Newell Brands) is probably the country's... Full story
Sudden Pilot Incapacitation: Yikes!
March 29 this year, a Boeing 737-300 (AA 1353) was on short final heading into KABQ down in Albuquerque when the First Officer suddenly slumped forward, unconscious. Fortunately, the Captain noticed,... Full story
Flying Cloud Air Tour 2017
This year’s Flying Cloud Air Tour took participants to Park Falls Airport, right next to the Country Club where the event’s activity was a friendly golf competition. Congratulations are in order... Full story
The Mystery Airplane Contest
The prototype Moth, G-EBKT, was first flown by Geoffrey de Havilland at Stag Lane on 22 February 1925, powered by a Halford designed Cirrus I engine of 60 hp. The name Moth was bestowed on the two-sea... Full story
Remember Carla Corbus
Do you remember Carla Corbus? You should. She helped play a part in keeping you safer on every general aviation flight. Thoughts of Carla should include ELT's, preflight preparation, flight plans,... Full story
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