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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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Summers In Minnesota ARE Spectacular!

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Summers in Minnesota ARE spectacular! It is a great time for flying as the days are long and sunshine abounds. With that in mind, I want to let you know we … Continue reading

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A Seaplane Pilot At Work: Combining Conservation With Seaplane Flying

by Rachel Obermoller Aviation Representative – MnDOT Aeronautics Photos by Walt Rhodes, USFWS How many different jobs can you name for a seaplane pilot? Most pilots could probably call up a few things a working seaplane pilot might do: charter, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Spring Events & Opportunities

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Spring is almost here and we are excited about the beginning of another “season” of great aviation events and programs, and I have much to share with you. We started our … Continue reading

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Is It A Bird? Is It A Plane? No, It’s An Aircraft!

by Tara Kalar Associate Legal Counsel MnDOT Office of Chief Counsel With an anticipated million unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) sold over the holiday season, aviation is experiencing an unprecedented boost in “aircraft” ownership. Since the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) … Continue reading

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Going Green Is A Win-Win!

It is now commonplace for businesses and industries to seek out new and different technologies that provide or produce greater efficiencies and lower costs. This saves the company money, while increasing efficiencies of production and operation. It also adds to … Continue reading

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The Start of A Great New Year!

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Days are getting longer; I even saw the sun for a moment on my way to work this morning. We don’t want to wish away the “ski-plane” fly-in season, but there … Continue reading

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