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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 55346, and signify if you want chicken marsala or Cuba port roasted pork. Also print your contact information, phone and e-mail. More information can be found at

Hotel reservations can be made by calling 866-271-8967.

Social Hour – 4:45 pm. There will be cash bars.

Dinner seating begins at 6:00 pm in the Main Floor Ballroom.

Induction Ceremony follows dinner.

Being inducted will be: Brian Addis, FBO of Wings, Inc., seaplane pilot and flight examiner; Lee Bradshaw, airline pilot, air-show performer and “comeback kid”; Leon Frankel, WWII Navy carrier pilot, entrepreneur, soldier of fortune; Richard Grace, Pioneer inductee, barnstormer, movie stunt pilot, WWII bomber pilot; Glenn Kinneberg, active Flying Farmer, aviation promoter and FAA Master Pilot; Tom Schellinger, Air Force pilot, retired Northwest Captain, former VP of Natco Training; Charles Stone, WWII Air Force pilot, former manager of the Lindbergh Museum at Little Falls.

In addition to the inductees, the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame will present awards to Jeff Jorgenson for Best Aviation Writing by a Minnesotan for 2019 and to photographer Larry Grace for Best Aviation Art in Minnesotan for 2019. Several scholarships will also be awarded.

The well-known Al Malmberg will be emcee.

Banquet reservations can be made using the separate on-line from their website. They expect a capacity crowd, so the earlier your reservations are in, the better your seating will be. They will attempt to seat friends of each inductee in the same general area, on a first come, first served basis. Do not send dinner reservation forms to the hotel, but to the address of the Treasurer listed above.

No tickets are issued but reservations will be confirmed by e-mail or snail mail. Name tags can be picked up at the registration table on the night of the banquet. This is “the” aviation event of this time of the year, so they hope to see you there.

Reservations must be in no later than April 12, 2019.

Please note: If seats are available after the deadline, there will be no seating preference. Seating is by reservation only. NO seats will be sold at the door. There is no “standing room.”


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