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Long-time aviator retires

...flying the skies of Alaska. He stops short, however, of calling himself a weary veteran. "I'm not a super high-time aviator," said Bryson, 65, who's retiring from Wings of Alaska this week the most recent of his aviation adventures after 30...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100300/Biz_Aviator.html
Business
Veteran, well-known aviator Ruotsala dies

...Hospital after complications related to diabetes. He was 73. A veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars, he was a well-known aviator who was honored for his work on the history of aviation in the Southeast. A former commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052907/loc_20070529012.shtml
News
Ensign Kato earns naval aviator status in Pensacola

Navy ensign Joseph J. Kato, son of Ruth J. and John J. Kato of Juneau, was recently designated a naval aviator while serving with training Squadron 86, Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla. Kato was presented with the coveted "Wings of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100202/nei_military.shtml
Neighbors
State pioneer aviator dies

ANCHORAGE - Ray Petersen, a pioneer Alaska aviator, has died at age 96. Petersen died Tuesday morning at his Anchorage apartment. Petersen ran Wien Air Alaska, then the largest...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081508/sta_319011602.shtml
Five good reads: John Hutchins

...Africa at the turn of the last century and raised, wild, on a ranch in Kenya. She grew to become a horse trainer, an early aviator and the author of West With the Night, which is always described in relation to Isak Dinesen's Out of Africa. Markham and...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-09-19/five-good-reads-john-hutchins
Art
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...ANCHORAGE - Five people, including famed aviator Dick Rutan, were rescued from the North...George Hubert Wilkins and Alaska pioneer aviator Ben Eielson. ``We tried to go in 1997...ANCHORAGE - Five people, including famed aviator Dick Rutan, were rescued from the North...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051600/Loc_pole.shtml
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1929, Alaska aviator Ben Eielson and his mechanic, Earl Borland, were reported lost in Siberia on a flight from Teller to salvage furs from an ice-bound...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110904/sta_20041109015.shtml
News
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1929, Alaska pioneer aviator Ben Eielson and his mechanic Earl Borland, were reported lost in Siberia on a flight from Teller, to salvage furs from an ice-bound...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110805/sta_20051108008.shtml
News
Murkowski ignores will of the people

Douglas Corrigan became a legendary aviator, not because of his accomplishments as a pilot but rather because of a "supposed" navigational error. In 1938, Corrigan...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051104/let_letter4.shtml
Opinion
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1897, Carl Ben Eielson, Alaska pioneer aviator, was born. In 1900, the Nome Daily News reported that a con artist disappeared after selling 60 $40 tickets to Seattle on a...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071005/sta_20050710008.shtml
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