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Articles from the October 1, 2015 edition

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 By C.M. Swanson    News    October 1, 2015

Sierra Hotel Aero, Inc. hosts Pet Expo in hangar

Pet owners love to talk about their pets. At Fleming Field Airport in South St. Paul, those conversations happen a lot. Sierra Hotel Aero, Inc. Quality Assurance Manager Kathy Fox said it was quite...

 

Mystery Airplane: October 2015

The Davis series of parasol wing monoplanes was built by former WWI pilotWalter C. Davis and the Davis Aircraft Corporation of Richmond, Indiana from 1929 to 1930. Power plants varied from the 60 or...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    October 1, 2015

Schweiss Doors delivers to Cape Canaveral

You'll probably never be called on to install a bifold door that weighs more than 50,000 pounds, but wouldn't you want to work with the manufacturer that can boast such an incredible accomplishment?...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    October 1, 2015

Minnesota Aviation Trades Association membership increasing

The Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) Annual meeting and barbecue held August 20 was a fantastic weather day resulting in a most pleasant social hour complete with a picnic on the grounds...

 

Airport of the Month: Bagley

Bagley is the "Gateway to Itasca." In 1832, Henry Schoolcraft found the headwaters of the Mississippi in what is now Minnesota's best known State Park. Schoolcraft spent two years exploring the upper...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    October 1, 2015

AOPA actively supports user friendly community airports

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) is making a difference in how today's society views aviation. AOPA president Mark Baker, and his fully dedicated, energized team are putting the awe back...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    October 1, 2015

Pilots joyfully take advantage of flying opportunities

August 27 was the kind of day that just cried out "Picnic" to a group of friends in the Brainerd Lakes area. Destination, an island on Whitefish Lake with a sand beach just made for welcoming sea...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    October 1, 2015

Blaine Airport Promotions Group growing up

Though receiving its non-profit status was a huge milestone for the Blaine Airport Promotions Group (BAPG), the organization, based at Anoka County Blaine Airport simply checked the accomplishment...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    October 1, 2015

Princeton Perfect - Flight Expo 2015

Flight Expo 2015 at the Princeton Airport was held in celebration of the 70th anniversary of VE-Day. The Commemorative Air Force displayed the B-25 Miss Mitchel and gave rides in the Vultee BT-13....

 

An education initiative involving aviation

The Problem Like so many things that we "know" to be true today, facts are fungible. What may have been good advice 20 years ago is not good advice today-yet these false "facts" remain in place until...

 

Aeromedical Forum: October 2015

“If you want keep her on the runway it helps to see the centerline.” Supporting this truism, the FAA has a maze of regulations to make sure that the intrepid pilot can locate the runway...

 

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