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Articles from the November 1, 2014 edition

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 By Tom Lymburn    News    November 1, 2014

Reno Fury

I snugged the crotch straps and aligned the shoulder harness - careful to keep the D-ring uncovered. CLIP. And CLIP again. Stage one done. Now for the four-point harness. Another set of shoulder...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    November 1, 2014

End of Era at Flying Cloud

On a bright, sunny August afternoon, with Thunderbird's President and CEO, Nancy Grazzini-Olson, at the controls, a bulldozer quickly erased from the landscape a building that was a fixture at Flying...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    November 1, 2014

Tree of Hope upcoming

Can you help us put a smile on the face of a child this holiday season? Tree of Hope has been collecting toys for children in the hospital since 1990. In 2013, 32 hospitals across Minnesota received...

 

Mystery Airplane: November 2014

Praised by Lady Mary Heath, Britain's "Lady Lindy" in a February 1929 issue of Aviation magazine for its "ease of handling and balance of the controls," the Aristocrat was a product of General...

 
 Events   

Events: November 2014

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. March...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    November 1, 2014

Cirrus Aircraft co-founders inducted into National Aviation Hall of Fame

Dale and Alan Klapmeier were inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame on October 4, 2014 at a ceremony in Dayton, Ohio. The brothers were honored for their contributions to the industry and join a prestigious group of aviation pioneers in...

 

Airport of the Month: Olivia

Olivia claims it's the "Corn Capital of the World". Not just Minnesota or the United States, but the entire world. When you fly into the Olivia Regional Airport in the summer you'll see a lot of corn...

 

Aeromedical Forum

You are always tired. You can’t remember a darn thing. You can’t concentrate. You always feel cold. Therefore you have, • Lack of sleep • Job and/or marital stress • A hideous...

 
 By Tim Franklin    News    November 1, 2014

License to Learn: November 2014

As we work to put this latest issue "to bed" as we say in the business, I am once again impressed how many people who either grew up or live here are truly leaders in the industry in the past,...

 

Cirrus upgrades braking system

Cirrus Aircraft in early October announced the availability of its Performance Braking System for operators of Generation 3 and newer aircraft from Cirrus DirectTM. The new Performance Braking system is a high-performance, single-caliper brake...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    November 1, 2014

Schweiss offers back-up system in case of power outage

Before placing an order for a hydraulic or bifold door, have you given any thought to how you would get that big, heavy door open in case of a power outage. This is an important consideration, not only for knowing how you will get your door opened or...

 

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