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New Assistant Aeronautics Director Named

ST. PAUL, MINN. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), Office of Aeronautics is undergoing a leadership transition. Director Chris Roy has returned to the highway side of MnDOT, as Director for the Office of Project Management and Technical Support, … Continue reading

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New Minnesota Aeronautics Director To Be Named

ST. PAUL, MINN. – Minnesota Aeronautics Director Chris Roy has returned to the highways side of state transportation as the Director for the Office of Project Management and Technical Support effective December 4, 2012. At press time, a replacement for … Continue reading

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Resolution – Solution

by Chris Roy Director, Mn/DOT Office of Aeronautics The holiday season is here again! All the potential for excitement and joy that the season brings leads into the long, quiet nights of winter. This allows us time to sit back, … Continue reading

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Step Out This Fall

by Chris Roy Director, Mn/DOT Office of Aeronautics We have had a fabulous summer overall and now we can see the early vestiges of fall. Soon we will be experiencing the cool, crisp mornings and bright, blue skies dotted with … Continue reading

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Check Out The Reports!

by Chris Roy Director, Mn/DOT Office of Aeronautics There is an exciting new document on the Internet about General Aviation. It is the latest Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) report on GA Airports, dated May 2012. This is an excellent document … Continue reading

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Sweet Summer!

by Chris Roy, Director Mn/DOT Office of Aeronautics Someone once said flying resembles a box of candy. Until you really taste it, you never know how sweet it will be. With summer here, what better time is there to learn … Continue reading

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It’s About Spring!

by Chris Roy, Director Mn/DOT Office of Aeronautics Well, spring is on the horizon and I know that pilots who haven’t flown since the beginning of winter are getting excited to get back in the air. Though this passing winter … Continue reading

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Major Change To Affect Businesses On Twin Cities Airports

Al Lange, President of the Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA), has confirmed that Gary Schmidt of the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC), will meet with members during MATA’s annual conference on Monday, March 19, 2012 at the Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. … Continue reading

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The “Fuel-ture of General Aviation” & What We Can Do About It, Theme of MATA Conference

BROOKLYN CENTER, MINN. – The Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) will focus its one-day conference, Monday, March 19, 2012, at the Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, on two extremely important topics to general aviation today: “Alternate Fuels” … Continue reading

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Blue Waters & Sunshine Greet Seaplane Pilots In Brainerd

BRAINERD, MINN. – Flying took precedence at the annual Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Safety Seminar & Fly-In, May 6-8, 2011, at Madden’s Resort on Gull Lake near Brainerd, Minnesota. The Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association (MSPA) and the Minnesota Department of Transportation, … Continue reading

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