Midwest aviation fans will likely recognize the couple profiled in today’s Op-Ed documentary by the New York Times. Read more →
Despite claims to the contrary, people don’t want to fly to and from rural parts of Minnesota and the rest of the country. If they did, the planes wouldn’t be empty. Read more →
The National Transportation Safety Board has been unable to figure out what caused a plane to crash into a Sauk Rapids house last June, killing the pilot and the German exchange student who was getting a sightseeing flight over St. Cloud.
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If you’ve never wandered up to the top of the bluff overlooking Saint Paul’s Holman Field, you probably don’t know why that white beacon keeps turning and how it got there in the first place. Read more →
Gov. Mark Dayton is asking for $10 million to replace the state’s two airplanes. Read more →
NPR listeners could’ve benefitted from a little more aviation expertise and a tad less hyperbole in its story on All Things Considered on Thursday evening, stemming from yesterday’s story about a plane crash in Colorado in which the National Transportation Safety Board suggested the pilot was taking selfies when he lost control of his airplane in miserable weather conditions. Read more →
We don’t often get to see what a plane crash looks like. This is what it looks like. Read more →
It’s hard for anyone who has flown an airplane to understand the jaw-dropping foolishness documented in a National Transportation Safety Board report that blames a Colorado plane crash on a pilot taking selfies, according to the Denver Post. Read more →
Minneapolis was a lab rat for a radar system to detect drones/quadcopters at last year’s All Star Game, the New York Times has revealed today. Read more →
Employees at a South Saint Paul company might well be jubilant today. They helped save the lives of a pilot of a Cirrus airplane that ran out of fuel off the coast of Hawaii yesterday.
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Every year safe pilots wince at the risk a pilot takes so that a newspaper can get the signature photo of Crashed Ice in Saint Paul. Read more →
Thirty years ago today, Galaxy Airlines Flight 203 crashed shortly after taking off from the airport in Reno. Most of the victims of the crash were from Minnesota. They’d flown to Nevada for Super Bowl weekend. Read more →
Which would you rather happen: Win the lottery or be the only person on your Delta Airlines flight? Read more →
If you paid attention in science class, you’ve probably already spotted the flaw in the story.
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Anoka County–Blaine Airport was selected as one of five airports to host a one-day “convention” of aviation enthusiasts. Read more →