Archives: MN Aeronautics Bulletin

An Insidious Threat

by Dan McDowell Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 Ask any aviator what he/she likes to do most, and 9 out of 10 times they will say, with little or no hesitation “FLYING!” For many, it is pure … Continue reading

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TZD Initiative – Airside

by Rick Braunig Manager, Aviation Safety & Enforcement Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 Idon’t know how many people are still flying that remember seeing Ken Patz and Verdon Kleimenhagen doing safety seminars throughout Minnesota. Probably more of … Continue reading

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Your Advice & Involvement Is Important!

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 This has been a very busy year for us at your Minnesota Office of Aeronautics, and 2017 looks even busier. We had a … Continue reading

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Clear Communications… A Key To Safe Flight

by Dan McDowell Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 Flying solo is like dancing. It requires some specific movements, but also allows a certain amount of freedom of expression. We see this at any airshow where top aerobatic performers … Continue reading

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Using A Drone For Business? Here’s What You Need To Know Under FAA’s New Drone Regulations

by Tara Kalar – Associate Legal Counsel – MnDOT Office of Chief Counsel and Jonathan Estes – Aviation Policy Analyst – MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 If you are an aerial applicator, aerial photographer, … Continue reading

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Participation At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Reaps Many Rewards

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 We are looking toward the end of another great year of safe flying, airport improvements, and learning. Clearly we can see where progress has … Continue reading

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Facts About Aviation In Minnesota

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Safety Is Your Choice!

Published in Midwest Flyer – Aug/Sept 2016 issue Have you ever watched the start of a summer rain shower? First there are one or two drops, then one or two more, and so on. As they hit the pavement, they … Continue reading

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Solar Power Your Airport Safely Through Planning

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – Aug/Sept 2016 We are fortunate to have many long sunny days throughout the spring-summer-early fall seasons. And that abundance of sunshine can turn thoughts to … Continue reading

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Think About Your General Aviation Airport!

The value that General Aviation (GA) brings to your community, state and this nation is tremendous. Every community with a GA airport has an asset that brings significant value to the community and every citizen in that community. This is … Continue reading

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