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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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28th Annual Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Banquet To Again Be Held At Hyatt In Bloomington

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 issue BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – The Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame will hold its 28th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Banquet, April 22, 2017, again at the popular Hyatt Regency Hotel in Bloomington, Minnesota. … Continue reading

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Lynx FBO Network Acquires Cirrus Flight Operations & Key Air

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 issue BLAINE, MINN. – The Lynx FBO Network has acquired Cirrus Flight Operations and Key Air Twin Cities at Anoka County-Blaine Airport, adding to its chain of fixed base operations, which started with … Continue reading

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When Things Go RIGHT!

by Jim Hanson Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 issue As aviation consumers, all too often we complain when things go wrong – and we ought to complain. Sub-par service…dates, schedules, and budget promises not kept…indifferent treatment by corporate … Continue reading

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Aviation In Minnesota

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 The Minnesota Department of Transportation, Office of Aeronautics collects taxes, safeguards the long-term viability of the state airports fund, plans and promotes a statewide system of airports, distributes state and federal aviation funding, … Continue reading

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Fly Minnesota Airports… A Program For Minnesota Pilots

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 Fly Minnesota Airports is a program sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) Office of Aeronautics and the Minnesota Council of Airports (MCOA) to promote general aviation in Minnesota. This program rewards … Continue reading

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Let’s Commit To Toward Zero Deaths In Aviation

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 While Flying Minnesota Airports, please add one word to your flight plan in honor of our commitment to TZD (Toward Zero Deaths) in Aviation, … Continue reading

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All You Ever Wanted To Know About Taxiway Markings – and More!

by Hal Davis Airport Compliance Manager WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 issue The last Aeronautics Report kicked off a series of articles focused on airport visual aids and provided an overview of runway markings. … Continue reading

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Playing To Type

by Mark R. Baker President & CEO Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 I hope you’re already an AOPA member. I believe AOPA is a critical partner for any pilot no matter what or … Continue reading

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Getting Personal

by Dr. John Beasley, M.D. Aviation Medical Examiner Professor Emeritus and Clinical Professor Department of Family Medicine University of Wisconsin – Madison Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 issue Recently, an aviation legend who will remain nameless, almost bought … Continue reading

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