Archives: October/November 2017

National Science Foundation Selects Northland To Lead Large Drone Education Initiative Project

by Jonathan Beck Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue THIEF RIVER FALLS, MINN. – The National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Program has awarded Northland its second NSF ATE Project (DUE 1700615), “Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Geospatial Information … Continue reading

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Oklahoma’s Lake Eufaula – Fly-in/Camp-out

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue In previous articles, I have been detailing sample air trails or air tours, but if you prefer a destination instead, Oklahoma’s Lake Eufaula, formerly known as Fountainhead State Park, … Continue reading

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Private Airport Owner Hosts Fly-In Without Fear of Liability

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue DE PERE, WIS. – Jay Baeten, owner of Antique Aerodrome in De Pere, Wisconsin (9WS2), was able to host a fly-in at his private airstrip, August 26, 2017, without fear of liability, … Continue reading

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Flight Line Gift Store Now Open!

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue BLAINE, MINN. – Flight Line Enterprise has started the first phase if its company by opening an aviation theme retail store. Like its original site development plan, Flight Line Enterprise is now … Continue reading

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Clarification On Minnesota Fuel Tax Sought & Clarified

by Jim Hanson Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue Recently, an airport manager from Minnesota who is responsible for the fuel sales at his airport, was confused over how he was expected to report sales tax on auto … Continue reading

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WANTED: “Your Best Minnesota Aviation Photos”

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue ST. PAUL, MINN. – The MnDOT Office of Aeronautics invites you to submit your best photos, which highlight aviation in Minnesota, for its annual photo contest. Winners are selected by open voting … Continue reading

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More Than 637,000 New Opportunities!

by Dan McDowell Published in Flyer – October/November 2017 issue Updated Forecasts On July 24th, 2017, the Boeing Aircraft Company released their updated forecast for 2017-2036, predicting the needs for the aviation industry, more specifically, the commercial airline industry. According … Continue reading

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When Life Imitates Art, Sort Of

by Dan McDowell Miunnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue It is almost a standard part of nearly every comedy program on TV these days to have a character experience a moment of ‘life … Continue reading

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What do airport managers do?

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue Minnesotans are fortunate to have 135 wonderful public-use airports and 15 seaplane bases throughout the state. We are equally fortunate to have many … Continue reading

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IFR/VFR Seminars To Be Held Saturday, October 14, 2017

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue The Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Aeronautics is happy to announce that Volk Field will be hosting a Fly-In Pancake Breakfast and Instrument Flight Rules/Visual Flight Rules (IFR/VFR) seminars on Saturday, … Continue reading

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