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Articles from the December 1, 2013 edition

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 By C.M. Swanson    News    December 1, 2013

Aero Minnesota/Aitkin Aviation

Peter Dunn, co-founder of Aero Minnesota and A&P Mechanic said it best during a recent interview in the second story, glass-enclosed office of Aitkin Aviation's president (and Dunn's nephew), Adam... Full story


Talking All Things Aviation

I believe Minnesota possesses a rich heritage in aviation, being blessed with bountiful options in terms of both commercial and general aviation. Minnesota has a very active Aviation Division in the... Full story

 By Ray Pittman    News    December 1, 2013

Collectible Show a can't miss

The annual Twin Cities Airline Collectible Show was held October 12th at the Best Western Plus in Bloomington, Minnesota. For those of you who like to go and look at old airline photos and artifacts... Full story


Aeromedical Forum:

James D Lakin, PhD, MD, FACP CFI, CFII, MEI Airline Transport Pilot FAA Senior Aviation Medical Examiner It's winter in Minnesota and tis the season to be sneezing! The common cold as its name... Full story


Vesely named Assistant Office Director

Kathy Vesely has accepted the Assistant Office Director position in MnDOT’s Office of Aeronautics effective Wednesday, November 6. In addition to a passion for aviation, Kathy brings with her 35 years of transportation knowledge and experience... Full story


Aviation events: December 2013 issue

Feb. 8, 2014: Park Rapids, MN. Zorbaz Zki Plane Chili Fly-in, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Little Sand Lake, 7 nm NW of Park Rapids, 042 degree PKD 110.6 radial, N 46.978304 W -94.949727. Please join us as we bazk in the glow of a fire, zlurp down zome really... Full story

 By Dan McDowell    News    December 1, 2013

Continued VFR into adverse weather

Approximately 25 %* of all fatal General Aviation accidents are caused by non-instrument qualified pilots who make the decision to continue flying by Visual Flight Rules (VFR), into adverse weather,. When the visual horizon is lost, a pilot’s sense... Full story


Airport of the Month: Tower

Tower is one cool place. The city is located near the east end of Lake Vermilion, arguably the most scenic lake in Minnesota. The fishing is great and there's plenty of room for boating. With good rea... Full story

 By Dan McDowell    News    December 1, 2013

Dynamic stall basics

For those that fly, the beauty and pleasure that can be found in flying is often so great that it is easy to overlook or even forget the basics. But every good pilot knows it is very important to... Full story


Mystery Airplane: December 2013

The design team of Artyom Mikoyan and Mikhail Guryevich was formed in December 1939 to produce fighters for the Red Air Force. The wartime MiG-3 was fast, but a handful to fly. Post war, the team... Full story


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