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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

Flew for French Air Force. Head of University of Minnesota Aeronautical Engineering Department. Mohawk airplane. Consultant for Boeing.

Designed airports in Albany and Troy, NY. President of NY State Airport Manager’s Association. Executive Director of MAC. Dedicated to building MSP.

Restored 1946 Aeronca. Wrote the Minnesota Flyer Mystery Plane column. Founded Twin City Aero Historians Model Airplane Club. Chairman of MAHOF.

WTS instructor. Started a flight school in Sherburne. Created Fairmont Flying Service. Trained over 3500 students.

Crew chief and manager of technical training at North Central Airlines. Earned the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic award. Started a mechanic school.

Born in Linkoping, Sweden. Helped pioneer the Northern Routes through Canada and Alaska. Worked for Northwest Airlines.

Chief pilot and DPE for the University of Minnesota at Anoka. Made over 1000 organ transplant flights. Piloted the replica Sikorsky S-38 seaplanes.

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

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

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.

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