Archives: MN Aeronautics Bulletin

Fond Farewell

From Kathy Vesely Assistant Director, MnDOT Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue In the year 2000, already 22 years into my MnDOT career, I applied for a transfer to the Airport Development Section (ADS) of the Aeronautics … Continue reading

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Minnesota Airport Directory in ForeFlight

by Jim McCanney Aviation Representative MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue MnDOT creates a “Minnesota Airport Directory and Travel Guide” every year. Our goal is to provide the public with some general aviation information … Continue reading

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Where are you based?

by Rick Braunig Manager of Aviation Safety & Enforcement MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue A few years back the FAA started a new program to track where aircraft are based. The FAA made … Continue reading

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A Discussion of Take Off

by Rick Braunig Manager of Aviation Safety & Enforcement MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue I hire pilots for our office and one of my favorite questions is: How do you know you have … Continue reading

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The Importance of Accurate Runway Condition Reporting To Winter Flying!

by Rick Braunig Manager, Aviation Safety & Enforcement MnDOT Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 As I’m writing this article, the first snowfalls of the season are coming down and I’ve only started my snow blower for practice. … Continue reading

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Minnesota Airports – Contributing To The State’s Economy The Minnesota Statewide Airport Economic Impact Study

by Julie Carr Aviation Planner MNDOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue In 2019, the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Office of Aeronautics conducted a study of the annual economic impacts generated by 126 of Minnesota’s … Continue reading

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UAVs, Today & Tomorrow

by Dan McDowell with Tony Fernando Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue We live in an age where technological advances happen very quickly. Looking at the obvious, think about computers in our homes. Now think about cell … Continue reading

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Robert W. Anderson

Mayor & Airport Commission Chair, International Falls, Minnesota July 16, 1942 – Sept. 20, 2019 by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue As I reflect on my visits to … 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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