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Articles from the April 1, 2016 edition

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 By C.M. Swanson    News    April 1, 2016

Fagen Fighters WWII Museum presents the Holocaust Boxcar Exhibit

Saturday May 21, Fagen Fighters WWII Museum will present the Holocaust Boxcar Exhibit, its most recent addition to its historical aviation facility. A program to announce the permanent exhibit will... Full story

 By C.M. Swanson    News    April 1, 2016

Elizabeth Strohfus - trail blazer for women in aviation November 15, 1919- March 6, 2016

Being 96-years-old and yet displaying the gleam of a five-year-old in her eyes was just one of the many captivating traits of Elizabeth "Betty" Wall Strohfus. Another was how she made everybody who... Full story

 By C.M. Swanson    News    April 1, 2016

University Avenue Elementary students refresh at Golden Wings

Fourth and fifth graders from the University Avenue Elementary School Aerospace were asking impressive questions during their February visit to the Golden Wings Aviation Museum at Anoka County Blaine... Full story

 By C.M. Swanson    News    April 1, 2016

MnDOT to have presence at GMAG 2016

On April 29-30 your MnDOT office of Aeronautics will be at the Anoka County/Blaine Airport (KANE), where the Minnesota Pilots Association will hold their annual Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering... Full story


Passing of Master Aviatior Gerald M. Quilling

Aviation, while huge in its scope of dollars and cents, and in its impact on our lives today, retains two unique elements that are at best difficult to find in almost any other industry. Those two... Full story

 By C.M. Swanson    News    April 1, 2016

Sherm Booen's enchanting voice of aviation

His was an engaging voice causing people to stop their own conversations in a restaurant to listen and comment, "Do you hear that?" It caused people to rush home after church on Sunday to watch the... Full story

 By C.M. Swanson    News    April 1, 2016

MBAA holds Fifth Annual Aviation Day at Capitol

Representatives of aviation related industries and organizations met with legislators for the Fifth Annual Aviation Day at the Capitol in March to discuss the importance of general aviation airports... Full story

 By Staff    News    April 1, 2016

Duluth Airshow hosts United States Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier Demonstration Team

The Duluth Airshow found out today that they have been selected as one of only four shows in 2016 to receive the United States Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier Demonstration Team which will perform during... Full story


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