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Aviation: The Competitive Advantage

BA + GA = WIN for the City Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue Business Aviation (BA) is an extremely important part of the General Aviation (GA) industry. Studies have shown for years that companies that use aircraft … Continue reading

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Celebrating The 50th Anniversary of The Minnesota Aviation Maintenance Technician Conference

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue As you have read in recent Aeronautics Technical Bulletins, we in the Minnesota Office of Aeronautics are celebrating 75 years of partnerships with … Continue reading

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It’s a new season!

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 Spring is here and summer isn’t far away. This is a happy time of the year for many, especially after a long, cold, snowy … Continue reading

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Sometimes The Best Information Can’t Be Found On The Internet

by Rachel Obermoller Pilot, MnDOT Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue Ever show up at an event at the wrong time or with the wrong details? One of my fears, especially since becoming a parent and juggling … Continue reading

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Innovation For Aviation Safety

by Dan McDowell Public Affairs, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 We often hear the word “innovation” in relation to aviation, but have you heard of “innovation for an application?” Quite simply, it is … Continue reading

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Airport Security Without TSA

by Rick Braunig Manager of Aviation Safety & Enforcement Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 If you do a search on airport security, you can learn all about what you can bring with you … Continue reading

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75 Years of State/Airport Partnership In 2018

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 We are happy to share the fact that 2018 marks the beginning of our 75th year of partnerships with Minnesota’s great publicly owned airports! … Continue reading

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121.500 MHz… FOR EMERGENCY USE ONLY!

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 issue Every pilot, and likely most people who have anything to do with the flying side of aviation, know that frequency 121.500 MHz (VHF) is dedicated to emergencies and distress calls, specifically. … Continue reading

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Being Winter-Wise

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 issue EDITOR’S NOTE: Here are a few tips taken directly from the FAA’s General Aviation Accident Prevention Program guide: TIPS ON WINTER FLYING, FAA-P-8740-24, AFS-800 0879 Winter flying in most parts of … Continue reading

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Fatal GA Accident Rates… Better, But Not Quite There Yet

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 issue In late August 2017, the 26th Joseph T. Nall Report was released. This report is a review of general aviation (GA) accidents for the most recent year where essentially complete data … Continue reading

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