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Charles Taylor Award Presentation for Dale R Johnson
Please Join Us As Mr. Dale R. Johnson Will Be Presented With The Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award.
Date and Time:
Tuesday, October 6, 2020, starting at 17:00 Central Daylight Time Download Calendar File
Troy Siekas
Brief Description:

Dale R. Johnson of Aitkin, MN will be receiving a Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award.

The Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award is named in honor of Mr. Charles Taylor, the first aviation mechanic in powered flight. The Charles Taylor "Master Mechanic" Award recognizes the lifetime accomplishments of senior mechanics. Mr. Taylor served as the Wright brothers' mechanic and is credited with designing and building the engine for their first successful aircraft.


To be eligible for the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award, nominees must meet the following criteria:

  • Hold a U.S. Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) or Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) mechanic or repairman certificate.
  • Have 50 or more years of civil and military maintenance experience.
    • Up to 20 years of the required 50 years may be U.S. military experience; or worked as an uncertified person in a U.S. aviation maintenance facility that maintained U.S. registered aircraft, either domestic or overseas; or worked as an uncertified person in the aircraft manufacturing industry in the United States, producing U.S. type-certificated or U.S. military aircraft.
    • The 50 years may be computed consecutively or non-consecutively.
  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • Have NOT had any airman certificate revoked. Revocation of any airman certificate will disqualify a nominee for this award.

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Location of Seminar:
Dale Johnson's Hangar
1190 Air Park Dr Aitkin, MN
Hangar K8
Aitkin, MN 56431
Directions to Venue:

From Aitkin, Head East on US 169 / MN 210 and turn left on US 169 North. Turn left onto 400th ave. Continue onto Air Park Drive. Dale Johnson's Hangar is the one nearest the fuel farm.

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Phone: (612) 253-4513
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We would like to thank the Aitkin Flyers and EAA Chapter 965 for supporting this event.

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