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From Airports To People, The Minnesota Airports Conference Showcased Excellence In The Industry!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue The annual Minnesota Airports Conference held April 24-26, 2019 at the Willmar Conference Center, Willmar, Minnesota, featured everyone from the managers of large commercial service airports, to the smallest … Continue reading

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WANTED: “Your Best Minnesota Aviation Photos”

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue ST. PAUL, MINN. – The MnDOT Office of Aeronautics invites you to submit your best photos, which highlight aviation in Minnesota, for its annual photo contest. Winners are selected by open voting … Continue reading

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Where Do Your Floats Come From?

by Rachel Obermoller Pilot, MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 There are several ways, which floats, or really any additional equipment, can be certified for aircraft. When an aircraft is initially certified, a Type Certificate … Continue reading

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Fly Minnesota Airports… A Program For Minnesota Pilots

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 Fly Minnesota Airports is a program sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) Office of Aeronautics and the Minnesota Council of Airports (MCOA) to promote general aviation in Minnesota. This program rewards … Continue reading

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Clear Communications… A Key To Safe Flight

by Dan McDowell Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 Flying solo is like dancing. It requires some specific movements, but also allows a certain amount of freedom of expression. We see this at any airshow where top aerobatic performers … Continue reading

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Using A Drone For Business? Here’s What You Need To Know Under FAA’s New Drone Regulations

by Tara Kalar – Associate Legal Counsel – MnDOT Office of Chief Counsel and Jonathan Estes – Aviation Policy Analyst – MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 If you are an aerial applicator, aerial photographer, … Continue reading

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Participation At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Reaps Many Rewards

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 We are looking toward the end of another great year of safe flying, airport improvements, and learning. Clearly we can see where progress has … Continue reading

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Facts About Aviation In Minnesota

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Summers In Minnesota ARE Spectacular!

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Summers in Minnesota ARE spectacular! It is a great time for flying as the days are long and sunshine abounds. With that in mind, I want to let you know we … Continue reading

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Upcoming Spring Events & Opportunities

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Spring is almost here and we are excited about the beginning of another “season” of great aviation events and programs, and I have much to share with you. We started our … Continue reading

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