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Articles from the November 1, 2015 edition

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 By Staff    Events   

Events

Check this column each month to see that dates have not been canceled or changed. Send notices of events to charlotte@mnflyercom Jan. 16, 2016: White Bear Lake, MN. EAA Chapter #745 Pancake Breakfast Fly-in, Benson's Airport (6MN9), 9 a.m.-noon....

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    November 1, 2015

Girls International Aviation Day in Minnesota number one celebration

Girls International Aviation Day was celebrated worldwide. The September 26 event at Downtown St. Paul Airport's Holman Field was the largest gathering of all those held. Stars of the North, the...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    November 1, 2015

Twelfth Annual Flying Cloud Air Tour total joy!

There are any number of reasons the Twelfth Annual Flying Cloud Air Tour, (affectionately know by participants as the Ben McQuillan Air Tour) was such a wild success. The combination of Nerf Ball Drop...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    November 1, 2015

Sierra Hotel Aero Pet Expo draws wide variety of pets and their people

There were more warm, fuzzy feelings than you could shake a stick at during the Sierra Hotel Aero Pet Expo held October 17 at the Commemorative Air Force Hanger at Fleming Field in South St. Paul....

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    November 1, 2015

Winged classroom creates fertile learning space

As any successful author knows, it's all about experience and research. University Avenue Elementary School Aerospace Education Coordinator, Kate Watson has a firm grasp on this concept as well....

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    November 1, 2015

AirSpace Minnesota power panels discuss aerospace

Power exuded from the Jeanne D'Arc Auditorium at St. Catherine University the afternoon of September 25 in the form of presentations and panel discussions on aerospace. The high-end team of experts...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    November 1, 2015

Delta Air Lines hosts first WING Flight for girls

If proof is needed to show how sincere a company is about encouraging women to consider a career in aviation, Delta Air Lines has it. On Saturday, September 26, Delta held their first ever Women Inspi...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    November 1, 2015

Minnesota 99s shine on Minnesota at section meeting

It's a rare business meeting that is described as fun, but where the Minnesota Chapter of the Ninety-Nines, international organization of women pilots is concerned, that branding is an absolute must....

 

Airport of the Month: Worthington

Lake Okabena figures prominently in the history of Worthington. Nineteenth century railroads needed a lot of water. Steam locomotives pulled the trains and the early ones needed to refill their water...

 

Aeromedical Forum: November 2015

Mackinac Island sits in the Straights between Lakes Huron and Michigan. It is a magical, special place. Unfortunately for the pilot it is also a realm of mist, fog and low-hanging clouds with...

 

Mystery Airplane: November 2015

The Concorde was not the first airliner to exceed Mach 1.0. That honor goes to a Douglas DC-8-40 with Rolls Royce Conway engines that broke the sound barrier in a shallow dive on 21 August 1961....

 

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