Articles from the October 1, 2016 edition

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 By C.M. Swanson    News    October 1, 2016

Cirrus creates clear vision for all to see

C.M. Swanson On a warm Sunday evening in late August, one of Key Air's hangars at Anoka County Airport looked like a movie set. In actuality, it was more exciting than that. Folks gathered from all... Full story

 By C.M. Swanson    News    October 1, 2016

Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport gains new leadership

C.M. Swanson When just the right team is matched with compatible, effective management; when business is set in a harmonious, symbiotic location; when benefits extend to the community, brilliance... Full story

 By Kirk Fjetland    News    October 1, 2016

MAC recognizes outstanding airport promotion and support

The Metropolitan Airports Commission MAC recently presented Randy Corfman and Kirk Fjetland with the Promotion of Aviation Award at Anoka County-Blaine Airport. "The work you do with the EAA, and all... Full story


Women's Day at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

Now in its ninth successful year, WomenVenture activities were expanded this year to a week-long event, but Wednesday was declared Women's Day at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh. WomenVenture has provided a... Full story


News Briefs

A well deserved congratulations to Bailey Murawski who received her private pilot license 8 August, is going to medical school, and just got engaged to be married. An energetic, smiling Murawski has... Full story

 By News Brief    News    October 1, 2016

News Briefs

EAA AirVenture 2016 at Oshkosh presented EAA Chapter 237 with the Chapter Grand Champion award, the first of its kind given for this category. During AirVenture, and the week prior, Chapter 237 had 37 members volunteering in 13 areas. They worked a... Full story

 By Deb Klier    News    October 1, 2016

What is Tree of Hope and why should I save the date?

Deb Klier, Tree of Hope Tree of Hope is an all volunteer organization that collects and distributes toys to children that are hospitalized over the holidays. Since 1990, Tree of Hope has supplied... Full story

 By C.M. Swanson    News    October 1, 2016

Teams of volunteers sort and bag toys to be delivered to hospitals in accordance with their needs.

C.M. Swanson All through the morning of 18 September aircraft arrived at Hector Municipal Airport with such regularity it began to take on the look of MSP on a Saturday. "We have one of the biggest,... Full story

 By C.M. Swanson    News    October 1, 2016

Sunny smiles overcome clouds at Mora Fly-In

C.M. Swanson A bit of cloud cover did not dampen the spirits of attendees of September's annual Fly-In at Mora Municipal Airport. Smiles were had at every turn, due a combination of a good breakfast... Full story


Ryder Cup aircraft parking flourishes at Flying Cloud

Howie Klier noticed all the aircraft parked at Flying Cloud. He sent this photo to share with Minnesota Flyer readers. Thank you, Howie. Your efforts are much appreciated!... Full story

 By C.M. Swanson    News    October 1, 2016

SOTN holds second annual Girls in Aviation Day

Girls in Aviation 2016 at the St. Paul Airport, organized by Stars of the North, the Minnesota Chapter of Women in Aviation, was even more successful this year than last. Along with the many aircraft... Full story


MnDOT Aeronautics requests data for TZD program

AvRep Rick Braunig I don’t know how many people are still flying that remember seeing Ken Patz and Verdon Kleimenhagen doing safety seminars throughout Minnesota. Probably more of you remember Mark Schreier, Steve Szymanski, Marlan Perhus and me... Full story


Airport of the Month

"Back in the "good old days" pilots could walk into a Flight Service Station (FSS). Weather briefings were delivered "over the counter" by one of the staff. At various times there were 10 FSS sites... Full story


The Mystery Airplane

The Republic XF-91 falls into the category of mixed powered point defense interceptors that followed World War II inspired by German experiments with the rocket powered Messerschmitt Me-163B Komet... Full story


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