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New Law Begins To Make Meteorological Evaluation Towers More Visible In Minnesota

by Julie Carr Minnesota Department of Transportation Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 Meteorological towers (Met towers) are being built in Minnesota. The towers are used to collect wind data and other weather information, such as … Continue reading

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UAVs, Today & Tomorrow

by Dan McDowell with Tony Fernando Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue We live in an age where technological advances happen very quickly. Looking at the obvious, think about computers in our homes. Now think about cell … Continue reading

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We can’t wait…

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 Your Office of Aeronautics is a strong supporter of four specific disciplines – science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in our schools. These areas … Continue reading

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Erickson Promoted To Chief Pilot At MnDOT

Barry Erickson, a veteran of the Minnesota Department of Transportation with more than 25 years of state service, was recently promoted to Chief Pilot for the Office of Aeronautics. He has been an active pilot since 1972 aand brings a … Continue reading

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YOU Are The Key!

by Christopher Roy Director MnDOT Office of Aeronautics The holidays are here and we are firmly in winter’s grasp. Ice and snow are the norm, and temperatures that are never even fun to talk about, have settled into the region. … Continue reading

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