2012 inductees to the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame
(L/R): Orville Brede, Ken Neustel, Joe Kimm, Jr. and Susan Kimm Cotton (accepting for their father, Joseph Kimm), Brian Moon
, Ray Rought, and Duane Wething.
Inductees included Orville Brede, WWII veteran, instructor pilot, pilot examiner, charter pilot and fixed base operator; Joseph Kimm, pioneer Northwest Airlines pilot; Bryan Moon, artist, former Northwest Airlines Vice President, and President of MIA Hunters, whose mission is to recover remains of missing military airmen; Kenneth Neustel, veteran of the 82nd Airborne, and the leading skydiving record holder and parachute rigger/instructor in Minnesota; Raymond Rought, Vietnam veteran, and long-time Minnesota Aeronautics Director; and Duane Wething, pilot, aircraft rebuilder, and the driving force in the development of Detroit Lakes Airport.
This entry was posted in June/July 2012, MN Aviation Industry News
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