Tag Archives: Aviation Safety

A Mark of Safety

by Jeffery Taylor Aviation Consultant WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics They are extremely important, yet get very little attention. “They” are airport runway markings. The Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics ensures the markings of paved and turf runways at public-use general aviation … Continue reading

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MnDOT’S Janese Thatcher Named AMT of the Year

ST. PAUL, MINN. – Janese Thatcher, Manager of Aviation Education, Safety, and Training for the MnDOT Office of Aeronautics, was selected by the National General Aviation Awards Committee as the recipient of the 2012 Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) of the … Continue reading

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Laser Beams At Aircraft

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is launching a new website http://www.faa.gov/aircraft/safety/report/laserinfo/ for pilots and the public to report incidents of lasers pointed at aircraft, which can distract or temporarily blind pilots. The FAA says laser incidents have … Continue reading

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Illinois Names New Chief of Aviation Safety

SPRINGFIELD, ILL. – Linda Schumm has joined the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) Division of Aeronautics as Bureau Chief of Aviation Safety. Schumm, who has been active in the aviation community since 1984, holds an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate, Senior … Continue reading

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