Articles from the May 1, 2016 edition

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 By C.M. Swanson    News    May 1, 2016

Brooten earns boasting rights

When John Owen Bohmer, Mike Field, and Dale Fauskee looked at the farm fields in Brooten, Minnesota, in the 1950s, they envisioned an airport...and so the journey began. It started out simple. "We set... Full story

 By C.M. Swanson    News    May 1, 2016

Meet Me in Moose Lake

If you are lucky enough to take flight instruction from Rick's Aviation Adventures, be kind to yourself and schedule time to hear a few stories about Rick Mercil's varied background, as well. One grea... Full story

 By C.M. Swanson    News    May 1, 2016

Academy College celebrates 80 year anniversary in style

Academy College announced the Sherm Booen Legacy Scholarship at its 80th Anniversary in April. The announcement was broadcast over WCCO radio by Al Malmberg, producer of the World of Aviation, and... Full story

 By C.M. Swanson    News    May 1, 2016

Fighting fires from the sky

Wind that kept most pilots on the ground didn't hamper a fire watch flight conducted by DNR observer Ron Goetzinger and pilot Lee Casto with Eagle Air. "That's when they want us most," said Casto in... Full story

 By C.M. Swanson    News    May 1, 2016

Minnesota Airports Conference 2016 well attended

With the power behind the Minnesota Council of Airports, Minnesota Department of Transportation, and the Airport Technical Assistance program, the 2016 Minnesota Airports Conference chalked up a... Full story

 By C.M. Swanson    News    May 1, 2016

Paynesville celebrates increased activity at airport

conjunction with Paynesville Town and Country Days, held the second week in June. "We always have a parade on Wednesday," said pilot and Paynesville business owner Aaron Kranz. "They coronate the... Full story


Civil Air Patrol abounds in opportunity for dedicated youth

You may have seen them at an air show patrolling the flight line. Maybe you saw them last summer helping security at the Burnsville Fire Muster. If a child or an adult is reported lost, odds are... Full story

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