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Our Inductees

Our Inductees
Brian D Addis Plaque

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
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John D Akerman Plaque

John D. Akerman

Flew for French Air Force. Head of University of Minnesota Aeronautical Engineering Department. Mohawk airplane. Consultant for Boeing.
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Robert Aldrich 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.
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Noel E Allard 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.
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Lloyd A Alsworth Plaque

Lloyd A. Alsworth

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

Olof A. "Ole" Anderson

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

Roger H. Anderson

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

Rowland Anderson

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

Major 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.
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Major General (Retired) Eugene R. Andreotti

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Chief Master Sergeant Eugene J. Andreotti Plaque

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.
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Harold W Bill Atkins 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.
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Austin J Jim Bailey JR 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.
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William Bill Barber Plaque

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.
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Major Don M Beerbower Plaque

Major Don M. Beerbower

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