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Articles from the July 1, 2016 edition

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 By C.M. Swanson    News    July 1, 2016

NCTC holds summer DroneTECH Educators Workshop

Northland Community and Technical College (NCTC) can see the skywriting on the horizon. Unmanned aircraft is not the wave of the future. It is the tsunami of right now. To that effect, they are... Full story

 By C.M. Swanson    News    July 1, 2016

Discover Aviation Days KANE 2016

The T-6Thunder North American Flight Team rolled out to perform for the crowds at Discover Aviation Days at Anoka County Blaine Airport June 4-5 during a nearly perfect weekend. The event opened and... Full story

 By C.M. Swanson    News    July 1, 2016

Glider flying and potluck at Faribault Airport

Stars of the North, the Minnesota Chapter of the international organization, Women in Aviation, International (WAI) have monthly gatherings emphasizing social functions, aviation based educational... Full story

 By C.M. Swanson    News    July 1, 2016

Agreeable weather brings pilots to Moose Lake

"For over twenty years the Moose Lake Airport has been holding its Fly-In Breakfast on the third weekend in June. As is the norm, the success of the event is heavily weather dependent. "We haven't... Full story

 By C.M. Swanson    News    July 1, 2016

Buffalo Fly-In Breakfast has events all its own

Buffalo Airport drew people from around the region with its annual Fly-In Breakfast and Car Show on June 12 in Buffalo Minnesota. The Lucas Oil Jump Team opened the air show with an intriguing jump... Full story

 By C.M. Swanson    News    July 1, 2016

Bolduc Aviation Services makes smooth transition

There is no substitute for experience. A solid reputation for work well done takes years to establish. That is exactly what Darrell Bolduc, Tim Hieb and Kevin Dunrud have accomplished with Bolduc... Full story

 By Staff    Events   

Upcoming Events

Check this column each month to see that dates have not been canceled or changed. Send notices of events at least six weeks in advance of publication to the Minnesota Flyer, P.O. Box 750, Sandstone, MN 55072-0750, or mnflyer@pinenet.com or... Full story

 By C.M. Swanson    News    July 1, 2016

Paynesville Fly-In Breakfast ties in with town activities

Aaron Kranz, member of Friends of the Airport and chief organizer of the Fly-In said the blessing a good weather was the beginning of a great day for the Paynesville Fly-In Breakfast in early June.... Full story

 By C.M. Swanson    News    July 1, 2016

AAI just the right fit for fast track students

Not only do Chris Millerin and Mark Lukasiewicz know where they are going, they know exactly how to get there. Both are recent graduates of Lewis University in Chisago. Both have come to Minnesota to... Full story

 By Noel Allard    News    July 1, 2016

Minnesota's ten most important aviation pioneers - part 6

This is the sixth in a series of thumbnails of the ten most important Minnesota aviation pioneers, from the files of the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame. All photos are from the Minnesota Aviation... Full story

 By Jim Hanson    Jim Hanson    July 1, 2016

Experiencing the Pipistrel motor glider

When flying any new aircraft, I like to study it first. I look it over carefully. In this case, I noted the long wings, the glider-like T-tail, the wide and roomy cockpit. Paul and I conducted a...


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