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Articles from the June 1, 2021 edition

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Airport of the Month - Project Spotlight

Many places have cold weather, but in International Falls it can be spectacular. Citizens of International Falls and Koochiching County embrace the climate, not just tolerate it. Winter gets cold,...

 

GMAG Volunteers Create Another Great Event

Another Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering (GMAG) has come and gone, the 7th annual event. We truly hope you enjoyed YOUR event again this year. One of the unique things about our event is that it...

 
 By Jim Hanson    Jim Hanson    June 1, 2021

Half The Time Of Powered Flight - Part 1

Pilots ask questions of other pilots. They ask, "Where have you been?" "What do you fly?" "What airplane do you like best?" "How many hours do you have?" "What ratings do you have?" "How long have...

 
 By Tim Hennagir    News    June 1, 2021

GMAG's Return Is A Terrific Success

The Seventh Annual Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering (GMAG) made a three-point landing with its May 21-22 return to Buffalo Municipal Airport (KCFE). More than 600 people attended the event, said...

 

Medical Certification - Pilots with Leg Amputations

More than 1.2 million Americans live with the loss or absence of a limb. Each year over 1,000 children are born with limb deficiencies. Over 130,000 amputations are performed annually as a result of trauma or disease, with 86 % of these amputations...

 

Minnesota Pilots Association Honors Achievers

The Minnesota Pilots Association announced its Aviation Achievement Award winners at the 2021 Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering at Buffalo Municipal Airport. Tom Lymburn is an aviation historian,...

 
 By Jeremy D. Dando    News    June 1, 2021

Planes, Cars Pack Breezy Point Aviation Day

This year's version of the Breezy Point Aviation Days took place Saturday, May. 1. A sunny and unseasonably warm forecast produced lots of visiting aircraft. A quick count tallied almost 80 total...

 

Minnesota Pilots Association Presents Scholarships

The Minnesota Pilots Association announced its aviation scholarship winners at the 2021 Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering at Buffalo Municipal Airport. The recipient of the 2021 Janette Strathy Aviat...

 
 By Al Alwin    Faast    June 1, 2021

Handy Calculations While Flying

If we wish to navigate through space with a level of precision, it is necessary to determine numbers such as: Top of Descent, Required Rate of Descent, and other information we usually have to look up or plug into our EFB or E6B. For some situations...

 

April Mystery Airplane Contest

In August 1989, I attended the Abbotsford Airshow in British Columbia. It was my introduction to the use of the Grumman Tracker as a firebomber. Three Conair Trackers, each with a different color...

 

Air Mobility Strategic Plan Looks To Future

The Minnesota Department of Transportation's Office of Aeronautics is developing an air mobility strategic plan to prepare for Minnesota's future as aviation technology evolves. The new Air Mobility S... Full story

 

Airport Maintenance From A Pilot's Perspective

As pilots, we have a lot to think about when preparing for a flight. In fact, we're legally obligated. The Federal Regulation regarding Preflight Action (91.103), says, "Each pilot in command shall,...

 

Bringing Clearance Delivery Into The 21st Century

For pilots – whether seasoned or novice – receiving an Instrument Flight Rules clearance is not a new concept. The delivery never varies from the standard C.R.A.F.T. format we've all been taught...

 

Improved Internet Coming To Minnesota Airports

MnDOT's Office of Aeronautics has been working on several programs to improve communication services at Minnesota's local general aviation airports. The first of these improvements – improved...

 
 By Tim Hennagir    Events   

Minnesota Flyer Upcoming Events

Please check if dates have been cancelled or changed. Send info to editor@mnflyer.com. We will publish in print as space is available. June 19: Blaine, MN: Burger Bash Fly-In, Anoka County-Blaine...

 

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