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It’s a new season!

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 Spring is here and summer isn’t far away. This is a happy time of the year for many, especially after a long, cold, snowy … Continue reading

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Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association To Hold Annual Safety Seminar & Fly-In At Madden’s Resort, Brainerd

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue Under the leadership of Steve Guetter, President of the Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association (MSPA), the organization’s annual safety seminar and fly-in will be held May 18-20, 2018 at Madden’s Resort on Gull … 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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When The Violent Winds Come

Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 Every spring brings about changes in the landscape, the weather, and even in people. The warmth of the strong and the increased number of daylight hours are welcomed … Continue reading

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Don’t leave the ground without it!

Thinking Again About Situational Awareness Basics Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue After a long, cold winter, the urge to fly is nearly overwhelming. The longer days and more (actually warm) sunshine are … Continue reading

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Many Aviation Opportunities

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 Spring arrived early this year with many events attracting attention. As aviators, we flock to airshows, fly-ins, and pancake breakfasts, to enjoy bright blue … 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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Your Advice & Involvement Is Important!

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 This has been a very busy year for us at your Minnesota Office of Aeronautics, and 2017 looks even busier. We had a … Continue reading

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Solar Power Your Airport Safely Through Planning

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – Aug/Sept 2016 We are fortunate to have many long sunny days throughout the spring-summer-early fall seasons. And that abundance of sunshine can turn thoughts to … Continue reading

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Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association Safety Seminar & Fly-In… By Land & By Sea!

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – Aug/Sept 2016 BRAINERD, MINN. – The Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association (MSPA) held another blockbuster safety seminar and fly-in, May 20-22, 2016 at Madden’s on Gull Lake near Brainerd, Minnesota. Attendance continues to grow due … Continue reading

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