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Tickets available for the 30th annual Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame induction banquet.

The event will be held on Saturday, April 27, at the Doubletree Hotel, 7800 Normandale Blvd., Bloomington. Tickets to the event and dinner cost $55. Mail your checks to Mail reservations and write check to: MAHOF, 6281 Mallory Lane, Eden Prairie, MN...

 
 By Bob Heavirland    News    January 1, 2019

Flash Mob Fly-in

This is just a sample of the power of social media and a nice day to go flying after weeks of low visibility keeping many of us grounded. On Thursday December 13 at 6:23 p.m. Ryan Nelson posted on Fac...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    January 1, 2019

Capturing the moment

Brad Thornberg takes pictures for the same reason he flies a Super Cub...for the joy of it. His interest in photography began as a child, largely due to his father's influence. "Ever since I was littl...

 
 By Mark Baker    News    January 1, 2019

Flying Blind

Before engine shutdown, pilots should be able to know how much money they will have to shell out when making a pit stop at one of our nation's thousands of fixed based operators (FBOs). But the...

 

Tree of Hope success despite inclement weather

Tree of Hope had another successful year thanks to all those that made donations and volunteered. Without people like you, Tree of Hope would not be successful. We were able to supply 40 hospitals...

 

What's in store for Girls in Aviation Day 2019

Girls in Aviation Day Long Beach will take place on Saturday, March 16, 2019, with approximately 250 girls ages 8 to 17 from the local area being introduced to the career and lifestyle possibilities available in aviation. Lt. General Stayce Harris...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    December 1, 2018

Benefits beyond flying

Flight Unlimited President, Reverend Linton Scott introduces inner-city kids to general aviation for much more than the thrill of riding in an airplane. Based at Crystal Airport, Flight Unlimited's...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    December 1, 2018

Eating with history in mind

It takes a man of vision to see potential for a thriving restaurant in a space located away from foot traffic, devoid of retail business, housed in the last building on a dead-end road. However,...

 

Academy College Establishes Preferred Hiring Programs

Academy College, located in Bloomington, MN, has established Preferred Hiring Agreements with CommutAir/United Express, GoJet Airlines, Cape Air/Nantucket Airlines, and Redwing Aero Company. These programs create opportunities in these companies for...

 
 By Brian Ryks    News    November 1, 2018

Believing in people

Brian Ryks thinks a lot about people. As Executive Director and CEO of the Metropolitan Airport Commission (MAC), thinking about people is an inherent part of the job. However, it's what Ryks thinks...

 
 By AOPA    News    November 1, 2018

FAA relaunches ADS-B rebate

The FAA on Oct. 12 reopened the $500 rebate program to support Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out equipage. The program that had ended in September 2017 will now close Oct. 11, 2019. The previous rebate program, which ran from...

 
 By Tree of Hope    News    November 1, 2018

Tree of Hope

Toy collection for the 2018 Tree of Hope is set for Saturday, December 1st at 1:00 p.m. at Maple Lake Airport (MGG). All volunteer organization so all money goes directly to toys for the children. In...

 

From the Archives

In fond memory of Minnesota Flyer founder Sherman P. Booen 1913-2011....

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    November 1, 2018

Girls in Aviation Day held at Flying Cloud

During its fourth annual Girls in Aviation Day, 200 Stars of the North volunteers assisted 1,400 attendees at Flying Cloud Airport in Eden Prairie where girls experienced STEM and aviation careers...

 

Girls in Aviation Day an international success

Women in Aviation International chapters have been surveyed. Results show Girls in Aviation Day 2018 accomplished its goal of introducing a record number of girls ages 8 to 17 to the career and...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    November 1, 2018

The L.A. side of Backus

It's all very hush-hush until timing is right for the official announcement. However, Backus residents couldn't help but notice the professional film crew at the Bayside Resort dock on Pine Mountain...

 
 By C.M. Swanson    News    November 1, 2018

Living where you fly

When it comes to advocating for a permanent resident living at a community airport, Ed and Connie Newberg, have, quite literally, lived their convictions for 38 years. When they got married in 1977,...

 
 By Noel Allard    News    November 1, 2018

Christmas excitement drawn from past

Going back in the old Mystery Plane Contest files from the days when I wrote the column, I was enthralled by a Christmastime event and the response I received from you FLYER readers. Let me explain....

 

Solma attends Academy College on scholarship

Since 2015, Academy College has donated an Aircraft Dispatcher Course to the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Schedulers and Dispatch scholarship program. This scholarship provides the...

 
 By Amelia Walsh    News    October 1, 2018

Rep. Erik Paulsen joins AOPA at Minnesota Meet and Greet

Local pilots, AOPA members, and aviation aficionados welcomed Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.) to the Flying Cloud Airport in late August for a Meet and Greet hosted by AOPA to discuss matters important...

 
 By Tom Lymburn    News    October 1, 2018

The Winds of Reno

The dusty black Nissan rests by the "4C" pillar. I ditch the empty water bottles and other trash in a nearby can and settle in for the drive to Stead. We're staying at the Peppermill, a nice hotel...

 
 By Mike Petersen    News    October 1, 2018

Third Annual Grass is a Gas Poker Run

After a June postponement, the 3rd Annual Grass is a Gas Poker Run took flight on Saturday Sept. 8, starting at Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport. A beautiful day and plentiful prizes resulted in a...

 
 By Paul Jachman    News    October 1, 2018

Flying Old; Three Olds Make It Right

Life occasionally offers an opportunity to return to some significant place in time of the past, offering its mixed feelings somewhere between nostalgia and euphoria. It may be a class reunion and...

 
 By C.M Swanson    News    October 1, 2018

Flying Cloud Air Tour time!

With so many wonderful things to be said about the annual Flying Cloud Air Tour it may be a challenge to know where to begin. However, at the top of the list are the organizational skills of...

 
 By Bob Heavirland    News    October 1, 2018

Mora Fly-In

September 15 and the tops of the Poplar trees are starting to turn yellow as aircraft converged on Mora for the Lions Cub annual Fly in breakfast. Aircraft were coming and going all morning a jet...

 

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