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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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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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Meet Brenda Hanson!

Airport GIS Program Manager WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 Brenda Hanson is the new Airports Geographic Information Systems (AGIS) Program Manager with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA). Brenda is responsible … Continue reading

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Best Ways To Prevent Runway Incursions

by Zach Schabla Chief Pilot & Aviation Safety/Pilot Training Manager WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 Each year general aviation pilots account for the vast majority of runway incursions. Results can be disastrous when airplanes, … Continue reading

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Measuring Success

by Mark R. Baker President & CEO Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 In business, we say you can’t manage what you don’t measure. That’s true no matter the goal. At AOPA we’re working … Continue reading

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How The Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2 Can Affect You!

by Dr. Bill Blank, M.D. Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 As many of you know, on July 15, 2016, President Obama signed into law the “Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2.” That was the culmination of a long process. … Continue reading

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Getting Pilot Proficient At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 This year I decided to look at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh as a source of educational opportunities and attempt to gain some insight into the reactions of people in attendance. First, … Continue reading

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Real Instrument Pilots Do Not Need Autopilots or Glass Panels

by Michael J. “Mick” Kaufman Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 When you read the title of this article, I am sure it threw up a flag and got your attention, but please read on. I also have some … Continue reading

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