Archive for July 2020

The Future of Aviation in Oregon is Bright With TeenFlight

As the aviation industry in Oregon transitions to the next generation of pilots, mechanics, technicians, innovators, and enthusiasts, many will see just how bright the future is because of the vision of one man and continued commitment of so many others in the development of the TeenFlight program. Dick VanGrunsven, founder of Van’s Aircraft, started…

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Columbia Helicopters’ Historic Sea Rescue

It may be one of the most dramatic events to take place in the history of the Southern Oregon Coast that most Oregonians have never heard about. On September 10, 1957, a young pilot in a small helicopter single-handedly rescued 15 sailors from a dredge sinking in the entrance to the Coos Bay channel. It…

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Become a Friend of Aurora State Airport

Aurora State Airport is working to become the best possible neighbor to our local communities and families. The airport and businesses that operate within it strive to help our communities become even better.

You can become a Friend of Aurora Airport to receive news, stories, events, and opportunities to get involved. Become a Friend and together, we can continue to work as a neighbors to ensure the best possible outcomes for our families and communities.

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