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Articles from the July 1, 2015 edition

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 By C.M. Swanson    News    July 1, 2015

Discover Aviation Days at Anoka County Airport 2015

Discover Aviation Days 2015 gathered crowds at every aircraft on display at Anoka County Blaine Airport at Jane's Field. The skies were alive with stunning sights, the crowd generous with their ous, a... Full story

 By C.M. Swanson    News    July 1, 2015

Ray Fagen Memorial Air Show spectacular extravaganza

The Ray Fagen Memorial Air Show of June 20 was a day of tribute to World War II Veterans, to commemorate their sacrifices, their contributions to the freedom we hold so dear. The American Legion was... Full story

 By C.M. Swanson    News    July 1, 2015

Moose Lake Pilot Bash - Getting together just for the fun of it!

Sometimes people in aviation want to get together just for the fun of it. That is exactly what Larry and Karen Helwig did in June at their hangar at the Carlton County Moose Lake Airport. Of course,... Full story

 By C.M. Swanson    News    July 1, 2015

Sixth Annual Girls Aviation Day draws future (and present) aviationists

Girls Aviation Day, May 2, at Airlake Airport in Lakeville, offered incentives to boys and girls alike. Pilots in EAA Chapter 25 gave free first rides to 53 to youngsters. Aircraft ranged from a J-3... Full story

 By C.M. Swanson    News    July 1, 2015

Build A Plane program prospers in Princeton

It is not uncommon for a kid to dream of building an airplane. In Princeton, it actually happens. "Right now we're working on a Kitfox," said John Bjornstad, Flight Expo's Build A Plane project... Full story

 By Staff Reports    News    July 1, 2015

Cirrus "Vision Center" will expand to Knoxville, Tennessee Airport

During a special ceremony on May 6, 2015, at McGhee Tyson Airport in Knoxville, Tennessee, Cirrus Aircraft Co-Founder and CEO Dale Klapmeier joined Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and announced the expansion of Cirrus Aircraft to Knoxville with the...

 By Staff Reports    News    July 1, 2015

Boss 182 Lycoming IO-580 conversion now available for landplanes

Wipaire, Inc. is pleased to announce that the most powerful factory-new engine conversion for the Cessna 182 is now available for landplanes. The Boss 182 Lycoming IO-580 engine conversion boasts a 58 pound (26 kg) gross weight increase on wheels. Ow...

 By Staff Reports    News    July 1, 2015

Schweiss expanding

Schweiss Doors, a leading manufacturer and installer of liftstrap bifold doors, powerful one-piece hydraulic doors and unique designer doors, has built and opened a new state-of-the-art factory electrical facility. “Recent growth in the door... Full story

 By Staff Reports    News    July 1, 2015

Cirrus Aircraft celebrates 6000th airplane deliver

Cirrus Aircraft on June 15, 2015 announced its latest significant milestone: the customer delivery of its 6,000th new airplane. The accomplishment comes just 16 years after the company delivered its first production aircraft and on the heels of a str... Full story


Airport of the Month: Flying Cloud

In 1879 John Cummings was farming in what's now the City of Eden Prairie. He built a house just north of today's Pioneer Trail. The "Cummings" house is still there. It's on the National Register of... Full story


Aeromedical Forum: July 2015

If someone’s ever buried a hatchet in your head, you know what a migraine headache feels like. At least that’s what patients have told me. They can be devastating, incapacitating events....


Mystery Airplane: July 2015

The de Havilland DH 114 Heron, which first flew at Hatfield on 10 May 1950, proved adaptable to stretching and engine changes. Initially powered by four de Havilland Gipsy Queens of 250 to 340 hp, it... Full story


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