Former Glenwood pilot to be inducted in MN Aviation Hall of Fame
GLENWOOD -- Peter G. Tanis, an inventor and longtime flight instructor in Glenwood, is among nine people being inducted this month into the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame.
The ceremony will take place April 30.
Tanis, a native of Kalamazoo, Mich., learned to fly when he was 16 years old. He then earned his mechanics license, graduating from high school in Iowa in 1954. He attended the Moody Bible Institute in 1959 to join the missionary aviation program.