Tag Archives: Northland Aerospace

Trends Show Increased Numbers of Women Entering Careers In Aviation Maintenance

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue According to the FAA’s Aeronautical Center, the estimate of certificated aviation mechanics on record is 292,002 as of December 31st, 2018. Women represent only 2.44% of these certificate holders for a grand … Continue reading

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Drone Summer Camp For High School Teachers & Their Students

Students and educators get hands-on experience with building, flying, and understanding what makes a drone tick. by Thomas Biller Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue Drones are everywhere now! No matter how many airshows we attend, information booths … Continue reading

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National Science Foundation Selects Northland To Lead Large Drone Education Initiative Project

by Jonathan Beck Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue THIEF RIVER FALLS, MINN. – The National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Program has awarded Northland its second NSF ATE Project (DUE 1700615), “Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Geospatial Information … Continue reading

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Minnesota High School Generates Next Generation of Aerospace Employees

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue The Aerospace Engineering Program at Tech High School in St. Cloud, Minnesota, is a unique program which goes beyond textbooks and classrooms to offer students out of this world experiences. The program … Continue reading

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Imagery Analysis In Today’s World

by Frank Nix Imagery Analyst Instructor Northland Community & Technical College Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 issue What is imagery analysis? The definition of imagery is the ability of a person to identify items and activities, and put … Continue reading

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Model Building… Why It Is So Important

by Tom Biller Model aircraft building used to be a very common activity when I was young in the late ’70s early ’80s. My school actually had a model-building club that met during vacation times when kids were out of … Continue reading

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Unmanned Aircraft Systems… Technology Creating New Perspectives That Will Open The Imagination of Future Generations

by Jonathan Beck Imaginations fueled with fascination continue to explore the potential Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) have to positively benefit our lives and change the way we look at the world. UAS are another contributor in the aviation community fostering … Continue reading

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Carried Through The Sky On Fine Threads

by Tyler Beckman The aerospace industry never ceases to be on the cutting edge of technology! If you want to know or see the future of technology in engineering and design, look no further than in the aerospace industry because … Continue reading

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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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Why Should You Care?

by Dave Weiman As members of the aviation community, we share a common bond, regardless of our specific interests. For instance, if an issue comes up and it affects instrument approaches at the local and you do not have an … Continue reading

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