North Central Airlines Pilot Wing 1st Issue

Minneapolis-St. Paul, 1952-1979

Started as Wisconsin Central Airlines and name changed to North Central Airlines upon relocation to Minneapolis-St. Paul from Madison, WI in 1952. In 1979, the company merged with Southern Airways and name changed to Republic Airlines. Republic merged with Hughes Air West in 1968 and that combined airline was purchased by Northwest Airlines in 1986 which then merged with Delta Air Lines in 2008.

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