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Articles from the November 1, 2013 edition

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 By Ben McQuillan    News    November 1, 2013

Flying Cloud Air Tour marks 10th year

This year's outstanding group of 25 airplanes from all over the Twin Cities descended like a small air force upon the ramp of Modern Avionics and Inflight Pilot Training on Saturday, September 14th....

 
 By Tom Lymburn    News    November 1, 2013

Images of Reno

The position lights of the Southwest Airlines 737 wink as she climbs steeply o the south past the red light on the nearby mountain. From the 21st floor window the runway lights of the parallels vanish...

 

MNDOT staff recognized

Congratulations to MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Air Transportation Specialists Vivian "Vee" Dellwo and Barbara Lovness who were nationally recognized for their excellence by the National Business Aviat...

 

Lipke awarded Wright Brothers Award

A friend to the Minnesota aviation community and FAA Designated Pilot Examiner, Carl H. Lipke, has recently decided to retire from conducting pilot certifications after 21 years of faithful service...

 

Aeromedical Forum:

James D Lakin, PhD, MD, FACP CFI, CFII, MEI Airline Transport Pilot FAA Senior Aviation Medical Examiner We’ve all seen the aviation movies where the B 707 is over the mid-Pacific and a passenger...

 

Airport of the Month: Cambridge

How places get named can be interesting. Cambridge, Minnesota boasts a higher percentage of Swedish Americans in its population than any city in the U.S. Yet it was named for the Cambridge in...

 

Mystery Airplane November 2013

Loening OA-1A Grover C. Loening, a 1911 graduate of Columbia University, worked with Orville Wright and the Army Signal Corps before forming Loening Aeronautical Engineering in 1917. He was the first...

 

99s make beautiful compass rose in Princeton

The Compass Rose artists: Rick Hoffman, Tracy Davenport (99er), LaJean Firminhac (99er), Patti Sandusky (99er) Bernie Huseth, Sharon Sandberg, Duane Kruse, Jeff Mullin (also helping but not pictured:...

 

99s complete new compass rose in Albert Lea

The 99s-an international association of women pilots, (there were initially 99 charter members) recently completed a new compass rose for the Albert Lea Municipal Airport. The old compass rose had...

 

Cirrus teams up with Lake Superior College

Cirrus Aircraft announced a partnership with Lake Superior College to develop and implement an Aircraft Assembly Pre-employment Program. The program is part of a Minnesota Job Skills Program Grant for workforce development and is aimed at...

 

Aviation jobs expand in Duluth

AAR (NYSE: AIR) announces it has ramped up a third line of maintenance to support Air Canada’s fleet of commercial aircraft as part of a multiyear agreement to perform maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) at its Duluth repair station. The...

 

Tree of Hope 2013

For the kids! Toys for Children in the hospital over the holidays. Can you help us put a smile on the face of a child this holiday season? Monetary donations are accepted also. Tree of Hope is an all volunteer organization so all money donations are...

 
 Events   

Events

March 24-25, 2014: Brooklyn Center, MN. Minnesota Aviation Maintenance Technician Conference, Earle Brown Heritage Center, 6155 Earle Brown Drive Brooklyn Center. Conference for aviation maintenance technicians, IA’s, industry employers, aviation...

 

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