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Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Announces 2018 Inductees

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – The Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame board of directors have selected six aviators to be inducted at its 2018 ceremonies to be held April 21, 2018 at the Hyatt … Continue reading

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Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Inducts Six Aviators

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – The Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame (MAHF) held its 28th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Banquet at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Bloomington, Minnesota, April 22, 2017. The awards … Continue reading

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Airshow Thoughts

by Jeff Flynn Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue Most pilots would give their left aileron to fly in a Blue Angels jet. However, we all realize that the price of admission is much, much, higher. It takes … Continue reading

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The Value of Aviation In Minnesota

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue *  General Aviation has a $12.2 billion impact on the State of Minnesota through its network of 135 public airports. *  General Aviation has created 164,900 jobs in Minnesota, and provides more … Continue reading

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General Aviation Accidents

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB),  in 2016 “While airline accidents have become relatively rare in the United States, pilots and passengers involved in general aviation operations still die at … Continue reading

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We can’t wait…

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 Your Office of Aeronautics is a strong supporter of four specific disciplines – science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in our schools. These areas … Continue reading

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Airport Restaurant Sponsors Northern Wisconsin Fly-In & Airshow

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue The Harbor View Pub & Eatery, located across from Price County Airport in the northern Wisconsin community of Phillips (KPBH), sponsored a fly-in brunch, lunch and airshow Fourth of July weekend. The … Continue reading

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Fly Wisconsin!

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue Mark your calendars, top off the tanks, and check the weather, it’s time to Fly Wisconsin! After much anticipation, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Aeronautics and the Wisconsin Airport Management … Continue reading

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Updated Wisconsin Airport Rates & Charges Report Now Available!

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue The Airport Rates & Charges Report for calendar year 2016 is now available. Each year, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) surveys those airports within the State Airport System … Continue reading

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Register Now For The WisDOT Airport Operations & Land Use Seminar

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue Each fall, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) holds a two-day Airport Operations & Land Use Seminar for the people responsible for managing our state’s airports. The 2017 Airport … Continue reading

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