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AirVenture Extravaganza Gets Better And Better – Part 1

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2022 attendance skyrocketed to approximately 650,000 – a new record total. That mark is about 7% above 2021's attendance of 608,000. The previous high attendance mark was...

 
 By Tim Hennagir    Events    

Van's Aircraft Celebrates 50th Anniversary At Oshkosh

he 50th anniversary of Van's Aircraft RV series was a major element of homebuilt aircraft activities at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2022. "While aircraft kits have existed for more than a century, it was...

 
 By Tim Hennagir    Events    

EAA Seaplane Base Watermelon Social Returns

The Watermelon Social presented by Wipaire, Inc. is the EAA AirVenture Seaplane Base's big event. The gathering returned this year after a COVID-19 forced absence. First-year EAA Seaplane Base...

 
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U.S Air Force Thunderbirds Wow Duluth Air Expo

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds thrilled a large crowd while headlining the 2022 Duluth Air and Aviation Expo Airshow July 16-17. The elite military performance group was scheduled to perform in...

 
 By Tim Hennagir    Events    

AirExpo 2022 Features Return of 'Yankee Lady'

Attendees at Wings of the North's 2022 AirExpo were able to climb aboard an iconic plane of World War II and be transported back in time via big bomber flight. Yankee Air Museum again offered paid...

 
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Minnesota Flyer Community Announcements

Sept. 10: Brainerd, MN: “Grass is a Gas Poker Run” Sponsored by Brainerd EAA Chapter 610, Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. briefing at 8:15 a.m. and return to Brainerd by 1:30 p.m. Contact Mike Petersen (612)...

 
 By Tim Hennagir    Events   

'Pride of the Pacific' Airshow Wows Crowd

his year's Ray Fagen Memorial Airshow at Lenzen-Roe-Fagen Memorial Airport in Granite Falls was action-packed, spectacular, and filled with U.S. Navy aviation blue. "Pride of the Pacific" featured...

 
 By Tim Hennagir    Events   

Fergus Falls Fly-In Features Waffle-Making Effort

Fergus Falls EAA Chapter 1174 took a hands-on approach to solving a perplexing problem. When Dad's Belgian Waffles wasn't available to provide the main fare for a June 12 fly-in, members purchased... Full story

 
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Sherm Booen Legacy Scholarship Winners Announced

Established in 2016 to celebrate Academy College in Bloomington's 80th anniversary, the Sherm Booen Legacy Scholarship provides two, $5,000 awards to two aviation degree seeking students pursuing a...

 
 By Tim Hennagir    Events   

Father's Day Airshow Beats Hot Weather

Canby Municipal Airport - Myers Field hosts a free regional airshow each Father's Day weekend. The entertainment ranges from off-the-wall aerobatics to high performance aircraft racing and trick...

 
 By Tim Hennagir    Events   

Crystal Open House Has Strong Bond

Wrapping up another Crystal Airport Open House provided a bittersweet moment for Luke Gustafson. This year's record-setting event was his last as lead organizer. "I'm only 48 years old, but I started...

 
 By Tim Hennagir    Events   

Minnesota Flyer Community Annoucements

Please check with contacts in this column to see if dates have been cancelled or changed. Send your event information to editor@mnflyer.com. We will publish as we have space available. For a full...

 
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FAA Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award Recipients

The Minnesota Pilots Association honored the 2022 recipients of the FAA's Wright Brothers Master Pilot Awards during the Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering. The Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award is...

 
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Industry Organizations Visit St. Paul For Aviation Day

Representatives from the Minnesota Business Aviation Association, Minnesota Council of Airports, and Minnesota Aviation Trades Association attended morning and afternoon briefings with state...

 
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Dassault Falcon Sponsors MBAA Luncheon

Minnesota Business Aviation Association members gathered Wednesday, May 11, for a luncheon sponsored by Dassault Falcon. Attendees had the opportunity to see a Falcon 2000EX, a wide-body,...

 
 By Tim Hennagir    Events   

Minnnesota Flyer Community Annoucements - Events & Fly-Ins

Please check with contacts in this column to see if dates have been cancelled or changed. Send information to editor@mnflyer.com. June 11: Grand Rapids, MN: EAA Chapter 412 Spring Fly-In Breakfast, Gr...

 
 By Tim Hennagir    Events   

Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Honors Seven

The Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Class of 2022 Induction Ceremony and Banquet honored seven Minnesota Aviation personalities Saturday, April 23, at the InterContinental Minneapolis – St. Paul...

 
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Minnesota Airports Conference Visits Rochester

The 2022 Minnesota Airports Conference visited the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester April 6 to April 8, focusing on airport management, operations, and maintenance. The event was open to anyone interest...

 
 By Tim Hennagir    Events   

Minnesota Flyer Upcoming Events

Please check with contacts to see if dates have been cancelled or changed. We publish events as print space is available. For a full calendar listing, visit www.mnflyer.com. Click on "Events" tab....

 
 By Tim Hennagir    Events   

Five Don't Miss 'Drop-In Destinations' For Fly-In Fun

Hunting the $100 hamburger is likely to cost a bit more this spring and summer because of rising fuel costs, but that shouldn't deter dedicated pilots from exploring new places when making the...

 

Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Inductee Profile

Each year, the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame (MAHOF) inductee selection committee meets in June to review nomination submissions and to select the following year's inductees. Selection includes...

 
 By Tim Hennagir    Events   

Minnesota Flyer Community Annoucements

Please check with contacts in this column to see if dates have been cancelled or changed. Send your event information to editor@mnflyer.com. We will publish as we have space available. For a full...

 
 By Tim Hennagir    Events   

Minnesota 99s Host 'Pinch Hitter' Flyer Course

The Minnesota Chapter of the 99s Organization for Women Pilots hosted a "Pinch Hitter" Companion Flyer Course at the Anoka County-Blaine Airport on Feb. 19. Written by CFII Cheryl Ann Daml, the...

 
 By Tim Hennagir    Events   

Minnesota Flyer Community Annoucements

Please check with contacts in this column to see if dates have been cancelled or changed. Send your event information to editor@mnflyer.com. We will publish as we have space available. March 5:...

 
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Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Inductee Profile

Each year, the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame (MAHOF) inductee selection committee meets in June to review nomination submissions and to select the following year's inductees. Selection includes...

 

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