Giv­ing them a taste of the air

Star Tribune - - MINNESOTA AROUND THE METRO - Startri­bune.com/gal­leries.

“We lived!” shouted Scout leader Denise Lov­ing, top, af­ter rid­ing with pi­lot Steve Olson in South St. Paul. Free flights were part of an event Satur­day by the Youth Ini­tia­tive Avi­a­tion Academy to in­tro­duce kids to flight. Above left, renowned Tuskegee Air­men pi­lot and POW Harold Brown was greeted by child­hood friend Richard Kamin­ski of Rich­field. Olson, above right, checked on his pas­sen­gers as Moeshea Hart, 12, ges­tured to friends be­fore tak­ing his first-ever plane ride. More photos at

Photos by AN­THONY SOUF­FLÉ • an­thony.souf­fle@startri­bune.com

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