Archives: Minnesota Education Section

Drone Restrictions In Federal Wilderness Areas

by Jonathan Beck UAS Instructor Northland Community & Technical College NSF ATE DroneTECH Principal Investigator Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue I was recently asked the question, “What are the restrictions for flying drones in federal wilderness areas?” … Continue reading

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Northland Community & Technical College Takes Geospatial Intelligence Program Online To Train Students Worldwide For Next-Gen Aerospace Careers

by Jonathan Beck UAS Instructor Northland Community & Technical College NSF ATE DroneTECH Principal Investigator Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue THIEF RIVER FALLS, MINN. – With drone technology advancing into more and more industries, the aerospace department … Continue reading

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Uses For Drones Continue To Grow

by Jonathan Beck UAS Instructor Northland Community & Technical College NSF ATE DroneTECH Principal Investigator Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue Through partnerships, Northland Community and Technical College (NCTC), along with St. Cloud State University (SCSU), are advancing … Continue reading

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Boundaries Defined by Technology

by Jonathan Beck UAS Instructor Northland Community & Technical College NSF ATE DroneTECH Principal Investigator Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 issue It was the shoot down of a Korean passenger jet in 1983 that prompted President Reagan … Continue reading

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National Science Foundation Selects Northland To Lead Large Drone Education Initiative Project

by Jonathan Beck Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue THIEF RIVER FALLS, MINN. – The National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Program has awarded Northland its second NSF ATE Project (DUE 1700615), “Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Geospatial Information … Continue reading

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Students Experience Principles of Flight At Minnesota High School

by Roger Bovee Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue To invent an airplane is nothing. To build one is something. To fly is everything.” Otto Lilienthal St. Michael-Albertville (STMA) high school students in St. Michael, Minnesota, understand Otto … Continue reading

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Minnesota High School Generates Next Generation of Aerospace Employees

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue The Aerospace Engineering Program at Tech High School in St. Cloud, Minnesota, is a unique program which goes beyond textbooks and classrooms to offer students out of this world experiences. The program … Continue reading

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The Push For An Avionics Hands-On Performance Certification

by Thomas Biller Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 The road to aircraft mechanic certification is well established and straightforward: Attend a Part 147 school or train on the job to meet established FAA hands-on experience requirements. Once complete, … Continue reading

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Imagery Analysis In Today’s World

by Frank Nix Imagery Analyst Instructor Northland Community & Technical College Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 issue What is imagery analysis? The definition of imagery is the ability of a person to identify items and activities, and put … Continue reading

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Northland Community & Technical College… Advancing Aerospace Education

by Jonathan Beck UAS Instructor/Program Manager Unmanned Aircraft Systems – Aviation Northland Community & Technical College Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 The past year in aviation has been full of advances, including a technology at the forefront … Continue reading

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