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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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EAA STATEMENT ON FAA RELEASE OF THIRD-CLASS MEDICAL REFORM RULE

FAA’s BasicMed will take effect on May 1, 2017 EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (January 10, 2017) — Years of effort by EAA and AOPA culminated on Tuesday morning as the FAA announced regulations that will implement the aeromedical reform … Continue reading

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AOPA STATEMENT ON THE RELEASE OF THE FINAL THIRD CLASS MEDICAL REFORM RULE AND EFFECTIVE DATE

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) issued the following after the FAA released its final rule for third class medical reform which the agency has named BasicMed: Teams of AOPA experts are now examining the regulations, … Continue reading

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AOPA HOSTS SECOND ANNUAL HIGH SCHOOL AVIATION STEM SYMPOSIUM

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) hosted its second annual High School Aviation STEM Symposium at Seattle’s Museum of Flight Nov. 6 and 7. The event was attended by almost 200 education and aviation industry representatives from … Continue reading

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Facts About Aviation In Minnesota

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IG BAD VOODOO DADDY RETURNS TO GET THE JOINT JUMPIN’ AT EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH 2016

IG BAD VOODOO DADDY RETURNS TO GET THE JOINT JUMPIN’ AT EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH 2016 EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. — Award-winning swing band Big Bad Voodoo Daddy joins the marquee musical lineup slated for the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016 … Continue reading

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BIG AIRPLANES, BIG EVENTS PART OF BOEING’S 100TH ANNIVERSARY AT EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH 2016

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — The 100th anniversary of The Boeing Company, the world’s largest commercial and military aircraft company, will bring a unique collection of airplanes and presentations to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016 on July 25-31. The 64th … Continue reading

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Florida – The Place To Fly To, When The Snow Flys In The Midwest

by Dave Weiman Depending on where you live in the Midwest and your final destination, Florida is between 1,000 and 1,500 nautical miles southeast, and the course is mountain free if you fly west of the Appalachian Mountains. One or … Continue reading

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The U.S. Senate’s FAA Reauthorization Bill: Drones & Beyond – What’s In It For The GA Community?

by Russell A. Klingaman, Esq. On April 19, 2016, the U.S. Senate approved its FAA Reauthorization Bill. The U.S. House of Representatives has its own Reauthorization Bill pending. The current FAA short-term reauthorization expires on July 15, 2016, giving Congress … Continue reading

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Academy College Makes Becoming A Pilot Easier Than Ever Before!

BLOOMINGTON, MINN. –Academy College, serving the Twin Cities for 80 years, currently offering certificates and two-year and four-year degree programs in aviation, aircraft dispatch, medical science, computer technology, and business/accounting, will host an OPEN HOUSE, Wednesday, April 20, 2016 from … Continue reading

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