Archives: MN Aeronautics Bulletin

MNDOT Office of Aeronautics Promotes Flying In Minnesota At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation Office of Aeronautics staff met with pilots, aircraft owners, airport managers, aviation business owners and other aviation officials at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 to … Continue reading

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Proper Use of CHECKLISTS = Safety & Professionalism

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 The results of a study by K. M. Megha, and E.E. Bowen of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, found that approximately “…70% of all approach and landing accidents were caused by omission of checklists, … Continue reading

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The Lowdown On Flying Down Low

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 General Aviation (GA) flying is so much fun that people will fly hundreds of miles just to have lunch and enjoy the freedom of flight. Breaking the bonds of gravity, to an extent, … Continue reading

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Understanding Grant Assurances

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue The value of an airport is appreciated by and impacted by its users, whether transient or based at the airport. Proper use and … Continue reading

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How To Avoid ADS-B Call Sign Mismatch

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue This is a detail packed article that every aircraft owner and every pilot should read.  This article is one of a number of great articles in the FAA Safety Briefing Magazine, Winter … Continue reading

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Did you know…

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue *The Search and Rescue Satellite Aided Tracking (SARSAT) system uses National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) satellites in low-earth and geostationary orbits, as well as GPS satellites in medium-earth orbit to detect … Continue reading

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Non-Towered Airport Flight Operations

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 Pilots! Are you aware of a relatively new advisory circular (AC) that applies to aircraft operators operating at or in the vicinity of an airport without a control tower or at an airport … Continue reading

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Multi Modal MnDOT

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 Do you know that the Minnesota Office of Aeronautics is just one part of your very important state transportation organization, MnDOT.  The Minnesota Department … Continue reading

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Aviation: The Competitive Advantage

BA + GA = WIN for the City Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue Business Aviation (BA) is an extremely important part of the General Aviation (GA) industry. Studies have shown for years that companies that use aircraft … Continue reading

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Celebrating The 50th Anniversary of The Minnesota Aviation Maintenance Technician Conference

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue As you have read in recent Aeronautics Technical Bulletins, we in the Minnesota Office of Aeronautics are celebrating 75 years of partnerships with … Continue reading

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