Archives: Minnesota Education Section

Imagery Analysis In Today’s World

by Frank Nix Imagery Analyst Instructor Northland Community & Technical College Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 issue What is imagery analysis? The definition of imagery is the ability of a person to identify items and activities, and put … Continue reading

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Northland Community & Technical College… Advancing Aerospace Education

by Jonathan Beck UAS Instructor/Program Manager Unmanned Aircraft Systems – Aviation Northland Community & Technical College Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 The past year in aviation has been full of advances, including a technology at the forefront … Continue reading

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Northland Community & Technical College Announces Collaboration Agreement With Northrop Grumman

Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 THIEF RIVER FALLS, MINN. – Northland Community & Technical College (NCTC) of Thief River Falls, Minn., announced August 23, 2016, a collaboration agreement with Northrop Grumman Corporation as part of the continuing support … Continue reading

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UAS Pathway To Success

by Jonathan Beck Published in Midwest Flyer – Aug/Sept 2016 issue A page has turned and a new chapter has begun as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced the long-awaited small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) Final Rule, known as Part … Continue reading

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Soaring To New Heights: Women In Aviation

by Northland Community & Technical College When you think of aviation, what do you think about? Do you think about the Wright brothers and their contributions to modern aviation or possibly the flight of Charles Lindbergh, who spent his childhood … Continue reading

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Harvesting The Data Storm

by Stephen Sorenson Northland Community & Technical College’s Geospatial Intelligence Analysis Program: Riding the Wave of the UAS Tsunami How does Northland Community & Technical College’s (NCTC) Geospatial Intelligence Analysis Program tie into general aviation and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) technology? … Continue reading

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Model Building… Why It Is So Important

by Tom Biller Model aircraft building used to be a very common activity when I was young in the late ’70s early ’80s. My school actually had a model-building club that met during vacation times when kids were out of … Continue reading

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Unmanned Aircraft Systems… Technology Creating New Perspectives That Will Open The Imagination of Future Generations

by Jonathan Beck Imaginations fueled with fascination continue to explore the potential Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) have to positively benefit our lives and change the way we look at the world. UAS are another contributor in the aviation community fostering … Continue reading

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Carried Through The Sky On Fine Threads

by Tyler Beckman The aerospace industry never ceases to be on the cutting edge of technology! If you want to know or see the future of technology in engineering and design, look no further than in the aerospace industry because … Continue reading

Posted in Aircraft, Columns, Education, Minnesota Education Section, October/November 2015 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Drones Are Beautiful

by Rex Hammarback Executive Director Northland Aerospace Foundation Drones are beautiful. Any comments to the contrary are duly noted, however, the huge positive impact these airborne creatures will have on our future will be as broad as any technological revolution … Continue reading

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