Tag Archives: Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Minnesota eases registration requirements for sUAS owners

by Michael Johnson Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue The Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Office of Aeronautics is responsible for collecting aircraft registration, sales and use taxes as required by law. Of the 7,877 total aircraft registered … Continue reading

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What Is The Value of Your Local Airport?

by Bob Worthington © Copyright 2022. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2022 online issue. Most non-aviation people view airports as being in two distinct different versions. Those which service the airlines and the much smaller county … Continue reading

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MnDOT Air Mobility Strategic Plan Looks To The Future

by Michael Johnson Business Process Manager MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue The Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Office of Aeronautics is developing an air mobility strategic plan to prepare for Minnesota’s future as … Continue reading

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Proposed Remote ID Rule Contains Concerning Requirements

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) is very concerned that the FAA’s proposed rule on Remote Identification (RID) of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) could have a severe detrimental impact on … Continue reading

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Innovative Tools In Airport Planning

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 Incorporating the latest technology in developing an airport layout plan can provide crucial information to decision-makers in a visual and interactive manner. The aviation services group at Bolton & Menk uses innovative … Continue reading

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The Sky Brings The Crops

by Kathryn Brown Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue With the retreat of snow and ice, the Midwest’s empty fields come to life, and as they do, so too do the skies above them. Spray pilots look forward … Continue reading

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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 Racing Comes To School

by Zackary Nicklin Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue Imagine shrinking yourself small enough to sit atop a six-inch drone and racing along at speeds of up to 80 miles per hour through an obstacle laden course. … Continue reading

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Ohio Community Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony To Celebrate New Hangars

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue SPRINGFIELD, OHIO – The City of Springfield, Ohio, in conjunction with Clark State Community College, held a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony recently to celebrate the addition of 10 new hangars to … Continue reading

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Uses For Drones Continue To Grow

by Jonathan Beck UAS Instructor Northland Community & Technical College NSF ATE DroneTECH Principal Investigator Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue Through partnerships, Northland Community and Technical College (NCTC), along with St. Cloud State University (SCSU), are advancing … Continue reading

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