Is our obsession with photographing everything we see making flying less safe? Read more →
Over the years, I’ve found, I’d get a lot more work done if I don’t drop what I was doing at Fleming Field in South St. Paul and run outside to watch Miss Mitchell taxi by and take off. Read more →
Delta Airlines isn’t too afraid to wade into a political issue despite the risk it will alienate many of its customers. Read more →
The National Transportation Safety Board says the cause of a plane crash in Caledonia, Minn., that killed three men will remain a mystery.
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This could have gone very badly for this flight trying to land at O’Hare in windy conditions yesterday. Read more →
Whatever happened to those skydivers whose planes collided over Superior one year ago Sunday? Read more →
A twin-engine plane crashed into a building in Wichita, Kansas, this morning, shortly after it took off. Here’s a little of what I know about the situation. Read more →
Almost a year after three people were killed in the crash of a twin-engine plane in Caledonia, Mn., the National Transportation Safety Board is not offering many clues why. Read more →
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 →