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 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...

 
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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.... Full story

 
 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...

 
 By Tim Hennagir    Events   

ICEPORT Provides The Perfect Cabin Fever Cure

Mille Lacs Lake's annual ICEPORT fly-in is the perfect cure for aviation cabin fever. Organizer Mark Priglmeier plans the gathering with an additional goal in mind. "It's all about getting people...

 
 By Tim Hennagir    Events   

EAA Chapter 1638 Members Tour C&P Aviation

Forest Lake-based EAA Chapter 1638 participated in a special event hosted by C&P Aviation's Pat Harker on Nov. 10, 2021. Almost 40 chapter members toured the company's hangar at Anoka County-Blaine...

 
 By Tim Hennagir    Events   

Tree of Hope Completes Its Annual Mission

The 2021 Tree of Hope holiday toy collection event faced continued challenges prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic, but an ongoing public health crisis didn't stop the non-profit organization from...

 
 By Tim Hennagir    Events   

Seventh Girls In Aviation Day Lands At New Location

The Seventh Annual Girls in Aviation Day attracted more than 1,000 participants to a new location at Flying Cloud Airport in Eden Prairie. Jet Linx Minneapolis served as official site host for the Sep...

 
 By Tim Hennagir    Events   

Holiday Tree of Hope Heads Into Home Stretch

For more than 30 years, Holiday Tree of Hope has been collecting toys for children who are hospitalized during the holidays. The non-profit organization serves over 40 hospitals, shelters, and Ronald...

 
 By Tim Hennagir    Events   

Pleasant Cessna Sunday Summarizes Fly-Ins

An airport encounter with a new Minnesota Flyer subscriber's vintage aircraft and a subsequent hangar visit took me down a pleasant mental path recently. The late summer experience was typical of... Full story

 

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