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Muffler Replacement

New Muffler Replacement Available for Cessna Skyhawks/Cardinals Minneapolis, MN – Aerospace Welding Minneapolis, Inc. (AWI), has been granted a PMA by the FAA allowing them to sell new replacement...

 
 By Lois E. Johnson    News    July 1, 2019

Being a Medical Helicopter Pilot

Neal McCafferty found the perfect place to live and raise his family when they moved to Baxter, near Brainerd, to pilot helicopters for Life Link III, an air ambulance. "I'm loving my job and family...

 

New Mid-Year WAI Scholarship Winners Announced

Through a donor who wishes to be anonymous, Women in Aviation International has awarded an additional $73,000 in 17 individual scholarships to be put toward flight and aviation maintenance training. These scholarships winners are: WAI Private Pilot...

 

Small Electric Aircraft Bring the Future of Aviation

It is easy to say that, although small electric aircraft are at last selling, they are a negligible part of the overall aircraft market. Mistake. They will work up from the bottom to be mainstream. Airbus, Boeing and Rolls Royce know this, but many...

 

FROM THE ARCHIVES MARCH 1971

F. Lee Bailey, famed criminal lawyer, former Marine pilot, chats with FLYER editor Sherm Booen at the Helicopter Association Convention at Disneyland, California. Bailey recently purchased...

 

Additional Photos from the Moose Lake Fly-In/Drive-In breakfast

With so much to see and so many to talk to, we just couldn't fit all the photos in the original article....

 
 By Sherman P. Booen    News    July 1, 2019

From the Archives August 1972

Old 758B climbed out of FCM into a cloudless sky one Friday in July, and set course for Longville. In the right seat was son-in-law Bill Roberts, his lap full of maps and charts. He was getting his...

 

2020 WAI Scholarships Ready for Applications

With new scholarships being posted weekly, WAI is ready to accept applications for dozens of scholarships. Currently, there are 85 scholarships offered for flight training, scholastic study, maintenance training, and a variety of scholarships for...

 

STOL CONTEST

Milaca, MN – Milaca Airport (18Y), north of Minneapolis, will become the site for a new event called the Sodbusters STOL Competition. The event, being organized by Jeff Pohl, will be held on Saturday, August 3 beginning at 10:00 a.m. There will be...

 
 By Noel Allard    News    June 1, 2019

Thirtieth Annual Hall of Fame Induction is history

On the evening of April 27th, the Doubletree Hotel in Bloomington, Minnesota was the scene of the thirtieth annual Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Induction Banquet. The day of honors began in the afternoon with a get-together at Wings of the North...

 

Breezy Point Airport renamed in historic surprise announcement

Breezy Point Airport has been renamed Breezy Point Airport at Muller Field, in Honor of Longtime Manager and Army Veteran. Breezy Point, MN (May 4, 2019). Today marked an historic moment at the...

 

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South St. Paul, Minnesota - May 15,2019 Fire Boss, LLC delivered its 100th set of Fire Boss floats this month during an event held at their headquarters in South St. Paul, Minnesota. Accepting this...

 

From the Archives

Special to the Minnesota Flyer Wichita, KA. Lawrence McCabe, Minnesota's Commissioner of Aeronautics, speaking at the annual conference here of the Aviation/Space Writers Association, won praise for...

 

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Two new board members were voted in by Women in Aviation International members at the organization's 30th annual membership meeting held in Long Beach, California. The two newly-elected board members,...

 
 By Sherry Booen    News    May 1, 2019

From the Archives - December 1971

How do you say goodbye to an airplane? Not just any airplane, but a silver winged giant that has been a part of your life for the last 12 years. Not the prettiest flying machine in the world, but her...

 

ICE REPORT

Thanks to all who joined us for ICEPORT 2019. I trust everyone had a spectacular time. I would especially like to thank Mac's Twin Bay for doing such a fantastic job plowing us a beautiful "iceway"...

 
 News    May 1, 2019

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Schweiss Doors updates installation/delivery truck Schweiss Doors has manufactured a new-design utility box for its bifold and hydraulic door installers to use at the jobsite to improve the...

 
 By Carl Tetzloff    News    May 1, 2019

A memorable cross country

To paraphrase the title of a long-standing monthly feature in Flying Magazine: From this I learned more about flying. It was May 1990. My instrument ticket, gained in a concentrated 2-week effort at Lunken field, Cincinnati, was 5 months old. I had...

 
 By Tim Franklin    News    May 1, 2019

A GREAT Minnesota Aviation Gathering

The Minnesota Pilots Association met on Friday and Saturday, April 26-26, at a new location this year, Buffalo Municipal Airport west of the Twin Cities for their Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering...

 
 News    May 1, 2019

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(Columbia, SC) SC Aerospace, an industry cluster of the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness (the Council) has named Don Myers, as Advisory Board Chair. Don is the Director of Aerospace Sales &am...

 
 News    May 1, 2019

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Fellow Apollo astronaut Joe Engle also part of July 26 evening program, EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin (April 2, 2019) , Apollo 11 command module pilot Michael Collins will be the featured guest as EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019 commemorates...

 
 News    May 1, 2019

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USAF and Air Combat Command working with EAA on aircraft demonstrations EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (March 29, 2019) — A roster of the most legendary American military aircraft in history, from iconic World War II airplanes to...

 
 News    May 1, 2019

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Minneapolis, MN – Aerospace Welding Minneapolis, Inc. (AWI) has received a PMA from the FAA to produce and sell new replacement exhaust stacks and mufflers for the popular Piper PA 28R-200/201/201T...

 
 News    May 1, 2019

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EAA invites all flying P-51 aircraft to Oshkosh for this summer’s activities EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (April 27, 2019) — World War II ace Clarence “Bud” Anderson, a National Aviation Hall of Fame member who was a triple...

 
 By Mike Kaszuba    News    April 1, 2019

Miss Mitchell

Seventy-five years after rolling off the assembly line, Miss Mitchell will be pulled out of a hangar this Spring after a long winter of maintenance. Its engines, belching smoke, will loudly come to li...

 

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