Our Inductees
  • Brian D. Addis

    Owner of Wings, Inc. flight school. Trainer at Northwest, Wipaire and for the FAA. More than 14,000 check rides as a DPE. Master Pilot Award
    Brian D Addis Plaque
  • John D. Akerman

    Flew for French Air Force. Head of University of Minnesota Aeronautical Engineering Department. Mohawk airplane. Consultant for Boeing.
    John D Akerman Plaque
  • Robert Aldrich

    Designed airports in Albany and Troy, NY. President of NY State Airport Manager's Association. Executive Director of MAC. Dedicated to building MSP.
    Robert Aldrich Plaque
  • Noel E. Allard 

    Restored 1946 Aeronca. Wrote the Minnesota Flyer Mystery Plane column. Founded Twin City Aero Historians Model Airplane Club. Chairman of MAHOF.
    Noel E Allard Plaque
  • Lloyd A. Alsworth

    WTS instructor. Started a flight school in Sherburne. Created Fairmont Flying Service. Trained over 3500 students.
    Lloyd A Alsworth Plaque
  • Gordon C. Amundson

    Crew chief and manager of technical training at North Central Airlines. Earned the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic award. Started a mechanic school.
    Gordon C Amundson Plaque
  • Olof A. “Ole” Anderson

    Born in Linkoping, Sweden. Helped pioneer the Northern Routes through Canada and Alaska. Worked for Northwest Airlines.
    Olof A Anderson Plaque
  • Ralph Waldo Anderson

    Chief pilot and DPE for the University of Minnesota at Anoka. Made over 1000 organ transplant flights. Piloted the replica Sikorsky S-38 seaplanes.
    Ralph Waldo Anderson Plaque
  • Roger H. Anderson

    Set up maintenance procedures for Northwest Airlines Accelerated Structures Test Branch. Worked on jet fighters for the Air Guard.
    Roger H Anderson Plaque
  • Rowland Anderson

    Aerial navigator in World War II. Pioneered radar tracking of hurricanes and snorkeling submarines. Developed aviation program at SCSU.
    Rowland C Anderson Plaque
  • Maj. Scott D. Anderson

    Adventurer, built a two-man submarine. Flew F-16 for the Guard. Test pilot for cirrus where he gave his life testing the first production SR20.
    Major Scott D Anderson Plaque
  • Major General (Retired) Eugene R. Andreotti

    Commissioned Minnesota Air Guard officer appointed in 1988 as State Adjutant General, commanded Army and both Air Guard units at Mpls. And Duluth.
  • Eugene Andreotti

    Chief master sergeant. Gunner on B-29s in WWII. Built a Curtiss Oriole replica. Co-founded Southern Minnesota Wing of the Commemorative Air Force.
    Chief Master Sergeant Eugene J. Andreotti Plaque
  • Harold W. “Bill” Atkins

    B-17 and B-29 instructor during WWII. Trained Olympic Airways pilots in Greece on Boeing 720s. Developed strobe light used on most aircraft today.
    Harold W Bill Atkins Plaque
  • Austin J. “Jim” Bailey

    Marine Corsair fighter pilot for the Navy. Test pilot for Honeywell. Worked on control system for the SR-71 and X-20 Orbital Space Vehicle.
    Austin J Jim Bailey JR Plaque
  • James G. Baker

    Air Force officer served during Cuban Missile Crisis, retiring as a Major. Then worked for MN/DOT as Chief pilot and head of Air Transport section.
  • William “Bill” Barber

    One of the youngest pilots at North Central Airlines. Aerobatic pilot and instructor. Stunt and comedy flights. Captain of the US Aerobatic Team.
    William Bill Barber Plaque
  • Maj. Donald M. Beerbower

    Fighter pilot for the Army Air Corps. 15.5 confirmed aerial victories. Received Distinguished Service Cross, Air Medal and Purple Heart awards.
    Major Don M Beerbower Plaque