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GA Rally In South Dakota

PIERRE, SD – Over 100 workers, state and local officials and aviation enthusiasts gathered August 31, 2011, in Pierre, South Dakota for a general aviation (GA) rally. The event, held at Mustang Aviation, was organized by GAMA with support from … Continue reading

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What’s Happening In Your Hangar?

by Megan Stritchko WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Oftentimes, a hangar can feel like a second home with endless possibilities – a storage unit, an office, a side business, you name it. However, such use of your airport hangar and compliance … Continue reading

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From The Editor of the Mn/DOT Aeronautics Technical Bulletin

The Mn/DOT Aeronautics Technical Bulletin is published in the interest of aviation safety and to actively promote aeronautical progress in the state and nation. It is our continuing goal to provide timely, interesting and useful articles on subjects of importance … Continue reading

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A Quiet Genius Ferdinand Rohe Ohnsorg

Few aviators are likely to know the name of Ferdinand Rohe Ohnsorg; but fewer still have not used a piece of aviation electronics equipment that wasn’t based on the invention of Mr. Ohnsorg. Ferdinand Rohe Ohnsorg was born in St. … Continue reading

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Charting Your Course

Map reading can be defined as the action of a person matching man made or natural features with their corresponding symbols on a chart. Successful use of a map is solely dependent on the users ability or skill level in … Continue reading

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Joint MATA & Maintenance Conferences A Success!

BROOKLYN CENTER, MINN. – The annual conference and meeting of the Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) was held March 28 at the Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center, with a special dinner March 27 at the Embassy Suites located … Continue reading

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Attention: Taylorcraft Owners!

Aero Fabricators, the manufacturing division of The Wag-Aero Group, now has FAA approvals to manufacture two new Taylorcraft parts. RH Elevator DA420 for the Taylorcraft BC12D aircraft. This is a direct replacement for OEM P/N D-A420, and Rudder DA410 is … Continue reading

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Mankato Regional Airport – Sohler Field Receives 2011 FAA/Minnesota Governor’s Award

For many years, the Federal Aviation Administration and the Mn/DOT Office of Aeronautics have partnered with public airports in Minnesota. One result of this partnership is the annual FAA/Governor’s Award, which is presented cooperatively by the Federal Aviation Administration and … Continue reading

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Iowa Aviation Conference Helps Airports Plan Their Future

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – The Iowa Aviation Conference, April 20-21, in West Des Moines, attracted 215 attendees, among them 55 airport officials and 33 exhibitors. An additional 80 pilots attended the pilot safety seminar, held in conjunction with the … Continue reading

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