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Articles from the September 1, 2016 edition

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 By C.M. Swanson    News    September 1, 2016

Bolduc receives award at MATA annual meeting

Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) members and guests gathered at Thunderbird Aviation in August for its annual meeting. After attendees enjoyed a pleasant picnic in an open hangar, long... Full story

 By Tom Lymburn    News    September 1, 2016

Only at Oshkosh!

"That should about do it." John set the big camera down and turned to the lap top that rested on the work bench. Another biz jet taxied by the Weeks hangar. Light rain continued its dreary patter on... Full story


2020: A Vision of the Future

There are nearly 5,000 airports around the country that have many things in common regardless of their size, number of based aircraft, or runway length. At nearly every one of these locations there is... Full story

 By C.M. Swanson    News    September 1, 2016

Burnett County Airport Gandy Dancer Air Show

Photographer Ray Pittman attended the Burnett County Airport Gandy Dancer Fly-In/Drive-In in July to enjoy the day and get a few shots of the days activities. For the hungry, a wild rice pancake break... Full story


A partnership with the Sun

"With the constant and rapid changes in technology that have been the norm for the past few decades, it is exciting to see where we were and where we are today. Just look at the changes in the... Full story


2017 Hall of Fame Inductees announced

The Board of Directors of the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame is proud to announce the names of the 2017 Hall of Fame Inductees. The families have been notified. The new inductees are: Edward J.... Full story


Jim Hanson's Oshkosh Observations 2016

Every year, when I return from the EAA Convention (nobody calls it Airventure), people ask, "How was Oshkosh?" Usually they don't mean how was the city, and they don't mean how was the show? Most peop... Full story


Hutchinson Airport

Tom Foster "Life is not a dress rehearsal." Both pilots and Irishmen are naturally philosophical, so it should be no surprise to learn that these are words of wisdom from Joe Dooley. Better known as... Full story


Aviation in Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Transportation, office of Aeronautics collects taxes, safeguards the long-term viability of the state airports fund, plans and promotes a statewide system of airports, distributes state and federal aviation funding,... Full story


Mystery Airplane: September 2016

Giuseppe Bellanca came to New York from Sicily in 1911 with a degree in engineering. By 1914 he was running a flight school at Mineola, NY. One of his students went on to become a Caproni bomber pilot... Full story


From the Director's Desk

We are fortunate to have many long sunny days throughout the spring-summer-early fall seasons. That abundance of sunshine can turn thoughts to using that solar power at Minnesota’s airports. While t... Full story


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