A Fond du Lac Objibwe school educator tries a different way to motivate kids. Read more →
In the airline industry, unless you’re a fat cat, you don’t matter much. Read more →
As promised, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association has just posted its video documenting the surprise giveaway of an airplane to a Litchfield, MN., man on Sunday. Read more →
The mission was clear: Quickly get to know a Litchfield resident I’d never met before, figure out a way to get into the passenger seat of his airplane on one particular Sunday when he might not be interested in flying and coordinate an air rendezvous with a refurbished 1963 Debonair airplane at which time Steve Lagergren, 43, would be told he had won the airplane.
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Cropdusting is as good of an aerial show as you’ll find in rural Minnesota but it’s gotten more dangerous as cellphone towers and wind turbines sprout from the land.
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Jerrie Mock was 38 when she took off from Columbus, Ohio, in 1964, two days after another woman tried to follow Amelia Earhart. Read more →
Controllers in Farmington, Minn., are picking up the slack from the fire at an air-traffic-control facility outside of Chicago. Read more →
It’ll be quite awhile before the air transportation system is back to normal following today’s fire in the Chicago air traffic control center in Aurora, Ill. Read more →
A guy without a leg walking the Appalachian Trail inspires a guy who paddles a canoe the length of the Mississippi River, who inspires a guy to get in an airplane and fly to Point B. Read more →
An aviation mystery playing out today is Cuba’s problem to unravel, at least for a little while yet. The North American Air Defense Command said on its Facebook page that it followed an “unresponsive” business jet until it entered Cuba’s airspace this afternoon. As of 11:30 a.m. EDT today, September 5th, 2014, two F-15 fighter Read more →
In today’s show, the part of the Federal Aviation Administration is being played by a ram, which got its name for a good reason. The part of the intrusive and inconsiderate quadcopter operator is being played by an intrusive and inconsiderate quadcopter operator. Related: College student arrested for flying drone over football game (The Hill).
We flew down to Rushford on Monday and it was impossible to mistake what the summer rain has done this year compared to previous years. It’s green in a way that makes you feel selfish for keeping the beauty the state can offer to ourselves.
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The oldest flight attendant in the United States has been grounded. Bob Reardon, a St. Paul man who turned 90 in May, retired from Delta over the weekend, and, apparently, not by choice. Read more →
No doubt there are legitimate terrorist threats to the world’s aviation system — that much is certainly obvious — but we’re going to suggest that this isn’t really one of them. Read more →
It’s not going to take the National Transportation Safety Board long to figure out why a helicopter crashed in Osage, Minnesota, last month while it was spraying for mosquitoes. Read more →