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Finland To Join Nordic Forefront In Reducing Emissions In Aviation

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue Finland’s incoming government introduced its Government Programme, June 3, 2019, which includes ambitious climate targets and a goal for carbon neutral Finland in 2035. As part of reducing transport-related emissions, the share … Continue reading

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FAA Presents National General Aviation Awards To Three Entrepreneurs At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) General Aviation Awards were presented this year at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, July 22-28, 2019, to three entrepreneurs: Gary Reeves, founder and owner of PilotSafety.org, … Continue reading

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Duluth to the Moon

by Sandra Ettestad Founder & President, Duluth Aviation Institute Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue DULUTH, MINN. – Like many great accomplishments, the goal began with one small step that became one giant leap for all mankind. In … Continue reading

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Northland Community & Technical College Awarded $7 Million National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Grant

Grant to aid in the formation of the National Center for Autonomous Technologies. Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue Northland Community & Technical College, along with five other partner agencies, has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) … Continue reading

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Register for the WisDOT Airport Operations & Land Use Seminar

Each fall, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) holds a two-day Airport Operations & Land Use Seminar for the people responsible for managing our state’s airports. The 2019 Seminar will take place Tuesday, October 29th and Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Fly Wisconsin… Still Going Strong!

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue It’s now been over two years since the Wisconsin Airport Management Association and Wisconsin Department of Transportation teamed up to launch the “Fly Wisconsin Passport … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Welcomes “Above the Clouds” – An Organization Devoted to Inspiring Underserved Young People Through the Wonder of Flight

by Meredith Alt WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue A line of volunteers holding signs and ringing cowbells cheered the newest arriving teenager at the entrance to Morey Field in Middleton, Wisconsin, on July … Continue reading

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Applications For Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame Scholarships Now Being Accepted!

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue The Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame (MAHF) wishes to remind the aviation community that the deadline for applying for its 2020 aviation scholarships is December 31, 2019. This past spring, the Minnesota … Continue reading

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It’s Not That Far Away

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue With winter nearly upon us, it’s the time of the year when those who continue to fly begin to wonder how they will find the runway under low visibility conditions. What if … Continue reading

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Changes At Aeronautics

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue Every day I learn more about aviation, and the impact our MnDOT Aeronautics office has on air transportation for Minnesotans. Although I still … Continue reading

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