April 10-11: Blaine, MN. Second Annual Minnesota Pilots Association Great Minnesota Aviation Gathering, Golden Wings Flying Museum, KANE (See ad on page 2)
April 15-17: St. Cloud, MN. MCOA Airports Conference, Rivers Edge Convention Center, 10 Fourth Avenue South. Teresa Washington, (612) 624-3745, firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 25: Bloomington, MN. 26th Annual Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame, Ramada, Mall of America Hotel. Social hour, 4:45 p.m. Dinner, 6:15 p.m. Induction ceremony follows. Tickets $45 per person. Make checks payable to MAHOF, send to MINNESOTA AVIATION HALL OF FAME, 6905 12th Ave. S., Richfield, MN 55423. Being inducted will be: Larry Diffley, Bemidji native, FBO and entrepreneur; Robert Gilruth, NASA engineer and director of Johnson Space Flight Center during early manned launches; Brig Gen Leo Goodrich, Air Guard pilot and Assistant MN Adjutant General-Air; Frank Judd, early NWA pilot, Superintendent of Northern Region and NWA executive; Robert Rishovd, Viet Nam veteran and Minnesota helicopter service pioneer; Lt Col John Voth, Air Corps instructor and founder of St. Cloud Aero Club. In addition to the inductees, the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame will present awards to Jack El Hai for Best Aviation Writing by a Minnesotan for 2015 and to Steve Hustad for Best Aviation Art by a Minnesotan for 2015. The Hall of Fame will also present monetary scholarships to young adults entering into aviation careers. For reservation form, go to the Hall of Fame website: mnaviationhalloffame.org. Reservations due NO LATER THAN APRIL 10, 2015. Noel Allard, email@example.com