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Northland Community & Technical College Selected To Launch National Science Foundation UAS Education Initiative

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MINN. – Northland Community & Technical College (NCTC) has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Program. The award provides nearly $200,000 to be utilized over three years. The project, … Continue reading

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MINNESOTA AIRCRAFT OWNERS

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Your Airport’s CIP

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Do you know what your airport’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP) is? What it does for your airport, your community, and you? Although our construction season is well underway, planning for those … Continue reading

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Meet The Bureau At AirVenture

Typically, the Wisconsin DOT Bureau of Aeronautics publishes a short article in each issue highlighting one of our awesome staff members. This time, we would like to invite you to come meet some of our staff in person at EAA … Continue reading

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Annual Airport Construction Update

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics 2014 Recap: In Wisconsin, we take a lot of pride in the condition of our airports. That’s why we completed more than 80 airport improvement projects at over 60 airports last year. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

by Bill Blank, M.D. As many of you know, on March 2, 2015, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) initiated a new policy on obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). What is behind this and how will it impact you as a pilot? … Continue reading

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Failures In The New World

by Harold Green This discussion is a continuation of previous articles dealing with the changes in training and operations brought about by the transition currently underway in general aviation. The increased capability in avionics and aircraft offer tremendous potential for … Continue reading

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Flying & Evaluating The Avidyne IFD 540 GPS Navigator

by Michael “Mick” Kaufman In the April/May 2015 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, I promised I would write a review of the Avidyne IFD 540 GPS navigator. To give you a better perspective of the Avidyne IFD 540, I have … Continue reading

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AOPA – Working For You In Each & Every State

News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska & Iowa by Yasmina Platt Manager, AOPA Central Southwest Region We are approaching the end of most of the legislative sessions in the Central Region and continuing to see … Continue reading

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State Legislative Issues Continue As Summer Takes Off For GA

News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota & South Dakota by Bryan Budds Manager, AOPA Great Lakes Region Can you believe we are already halfway through the year? For most of … Continue reading

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