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ALL ABOUT BOB A CELEBRATION OF Bob Reardon’s 60 YEARS IN AViATION INFLIGHT MEET AND GREET OCTOBER 1, 2011 1-3 pm GRAND gala OCTOBER 3, 2011 4-8 PM OFFICER’S CLUB 395 HIGHWAY 5 AND Post ROAD SAINT PAUL, MN PLEASE RSVP by September 20, 2011 to: LORI ROTHMUND Richard moody Janet jorgenson […]

Joe Kimm, Inventor of the Burp Bag and NWA Pilot Turns 100

Joe Kimm, Inventor of the Burp Bag and NWA Pilot Turns 100

Walt Kollath, Deke DeLong, Joe Kimm, Coral Yahr Happy Birthday, Joe! Yesterday, Aug. 18, 2011, you passed another milestone. And congratulations for being an inductee into the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame! This storied aviator, who started flying for Northwest Airways as a steward when he was 17, learned to fly when he was 18 […]

It's all about Bob! Reardon, that is

It’s all about Bob! Reardon, that is

This year Bob Reardon will have completed 60 years of flying, beginning October 1, 1951, with Northwest Orient Airlines. Now 87, Bob continues working for Delta, who acquired Northwest in 2008. Although we were in touch as I was writing the book, Fujiyama Trays & Oshibori Towels, we hadn’t seen each other since 1960 until […]

Couldn’t Resist Passing On Dale Watson’s song, “Tiger Airways”

When Dale Watson was charged $500 in excess baggage fees by Tiger Airways for a box of music CD’s he was taking to an appearance in Australia, he thought it was high, but paid the airline. When he got to his destination the box of CD’s had gone missing. After four months of trying to […]