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Drones Are Beautiful

by Rex Hammarback Executive Director Northland Aerospace Foundation Drones are beautiful. Any comments to the contrary are duly noted, however, the huge positive impact these airborne creatures will have on our future will be as broad as any technological revolution … Continue reading

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MATA To Hold Annual Meeting/BBQ

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. – Members of the Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) and invited guests will combine their annual meeting with a barbecue on Thursday, August 20, 2015, starting at 3:00 pm at Twin Cities Aviation, Anoka County – Blaine Airport … Continue reading

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The Airport Paradox

by Dan McDowell When aviation is discussed in many communities and even on social media, it is the airlines that become the greater part of the conversations. General aviation (GA), if mentioned at all, is too often spoken about in … Continue reading

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Drones/Unmanned Aircraft (UAS)/Model Aircraft

by Rick Braunig, AvRep Every pilot should know that drones are being flown in the United States. LeSueur County is flying them at 600 feet, Excel Energy has a Certificate of Authority (COA) to fly their power lines, Burlington Northern … Continue reading

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Safe Operating Practices A Must For Drone Operators

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Drones are everywhere today! Many of you know someone who has one, or have heard of an interesting way in which an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) is planning to be used. … Continue reading

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2015 Aviation Art Contest Results

WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Getting young people interested in pursuing careers in aeronautics, science and engineering, while spreading the message about the importance of aviation, helps ensure the vitality of the industry for decades to come. As part of this … Continue reading

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2014 Airport Rates & Charges Report

The Airport Rates & Charges Report for calendar year 2014 is now available. Each year, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Aeronautics surveys those airports within the State Airport System Plan for information relating to airport rates and charges, … Continue reading

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Flight Instructor Refresher Course (FIRC)

The next Wisconsin Flight Instructor Refresher Course (FIRC) is scheduled for October 31st and November 1st at the EAA AirVenture Museum in Oshkosh. The course will be updated with new topics in addition to the core course topics that include … Continue reading

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Airport Operations & Land Use Seminar

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Each fall, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Aeronautics holds a two-day Airport Operations & Land Use Seminar for the people responsible for managing our state‚Äôs airports. This seminar provides airport managers … Continue reading

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