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Articles from the June 1, 2016 edition

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 By C.M. Swanson    News    June 1, 2016

Minnesota Seaplane Safety Seminar 2016

Better seminars, food, camaraderie, weather, or fun just couldn't be ordered. The 2016 Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association's 2016 Safety Seminar at Madden's Resort was enjoyed by attendees,...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    June 1, 2016

Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering 2016

"Three years ago we had our first Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering," said Gregg Strathy, one of the founding directors of the Minnesota Pilot's Association. "This is our third. They just keep...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    June 1, 2016

Fagen Fighters WWII Museum present new exhibit

In a moving ceremony to present the Holocaust and POW Boxcar Exhibit at the Fagen Fighters WWII Museum, speaker Charles Fodor, a Jewish citizen of Budapest relates his experience as an 8-year-old...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    June 1, 2016

Area high school student receives first BAPG scholarship

Brady Clark is the first recipient of the first scholarship award presented by the Blaine Airport Promotions Group (BAPG). Graduating from Blaine High School-CEMS program with a 3.99 GPA, Clark is on...

 
 By Jim Hanson    Jim Hanson    June 1, 2016

Experiencing the Pipistrel motor glider

Most pilots enjoy flying different kinds of aircraft. Each aircraft has its own handling characteristics, performance, and even its own personality. In my aviation career, I've been able to fly a...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    June 1, 2016

Repair shop on wheels serves customers on location

C.M. Swanson Bob Lawson attended the second annual Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering at Anoka County Blaine Airport as a visitor. This year he was there as a vendor. "Last year I just walked around t...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    June 1, 2016

Aviation dreams sown in ACES Kindergarteners

Sharing a picnic lunch at an airport on a day seemingly special ordered for the event does a lot to encourage children to dream about entering the field of aviation when they grow up. Kindergartners...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    June 1, 2016

Repair shop on wheels serves customers on location

Bob Lawson attended the second annual Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering at Anoka County Blaine Airport as a visitor. This year he was there as a vendor. "Last year I just walked around to see who...

 

Before you fly, verify!

Dan McDowell Summer flying is arguably some of the most spectacular and fun to accomplish. The long sunny days give us plenty of daylight to work with. Once in the air the beauty of the shimmering...

 

Illlusions in Flight

MnDOT Aeronautics Many scientists believe that the human brain receives nearly 80% of the information it processes about the world around it, through vision. Thus only about 20% is derived from touch, taste, smell, and hearing combined. Illusions...

 

Stand on a cloud

MnDOT Aeronautics One of the perks and beauties of flight is the rare opportunity to fly through a cloud (most likely in an airliner), skimming through the tops of puffy white cumulus, and flying along the great halls and alleys between them. The...

 

From the Director's Desk

Summers in Minnesota are spectacular! It is a great time for flying as the days are long and sunshine abounds. With that in mind I want to let you know we can help your community planner and/or...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    June 1, 2016

Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Award Banquet 2016

Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Award Banquet's begin with an oh-so-fun social hour where people get mill around with their favorite beverage, introduce themselves to the inductees, and catch up with...

 
 By staff    Events   

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