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Stay Current On Technological Advances or Fall Behind

by Tom Biller These are exciting times in the world of aviation! Never have we seen so much innovation and promise of technology impacting its future. Buzz words like NextGen, sense and avoid, drones, etc., seem to jump out at … Continue reading

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Lake Area Technical Institute Thriving!

by Jim Hanson SIDEBAR: The irony of it all! At a time when pilots are in short supply, avionics technicians are in short supply, and mechanics are in short supply, many university programs are shutting down. Lake Area Technical Institute … Continue reading

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A Whole New Skill-set: Aviation Maintenance Technicians Then & Now

by Zackary Nicklin Aviation/UAS Maintenance Northland Community & Technical College 1.800.959.6282 Since the time of Charles Taylor, there was a skill-set almost written in stone as to what made a good, well-rounded, Aviation Maintenance Technician. You had to be … Continue reading

Posted in Aircraft, Columns, Columns, Education, Minnesota Education Section, October/November 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Piper To Deliver Two New Arrows To Kent State University

STOW, OHIO – The Aeronautics Division at Kent State University’s College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology, is taking delivery of two new Piper Arrows. The aircraft will operate from Kent State’s Andrew Paton Field in Stow, Ohio, one of … Continue reading

Posted in Aircraft, Education, October/November 2014, Sections | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

“Launch Your Career In Aerospace”

by Jon Beck We live in exciting times with amazing possibilities in the aerospace industry. With new innovations every day, the expanding field is evolving at a rapid pace. Being a part of the aerospace industry and involved with UAS … Continue reading

Posted in All Features, August/September 2014, Education, Features | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ditching Isn’t Just For Trans-Oceanic Pilots

by Rachel Obermoller Aviation Representative MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Every pilot has pondered whether it’s better to go over or around a body of water. Whether it’s a relatively small lake while entering the traffic pattern, Lake Mille Lacs in … Continue reading

Posted in All Features, Education, Features, Flight Safety, June/July 2014, MN Aeronautics Bulletin | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Western Michigan University: College of Aviation Celebrates 75 Years In 2014

BATTLE CREEK, MICH. – Beginning in 1939 with a maintenance program, Western Michigan University (WMU) involvement with aviation education has expanded to offer degrees in aviation flight science, aviation management and aviation maintenance technology. In 1999, the existing WMU School … Continue reading

Posted in Education, June/July 2014, Sections | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The End of A Great Aviation Tech School Program

A Guest Editorial by Jim Freeman JANESVILLE, WIS. – It was with great disappointment for all of us in the aviation community and our local community to watch the final destruction of the award-winning and viable Blackhawk Technical College (BTC) … Continue reading

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Become An ACE…

Every summer for the past 22 years, students from around the state of Minnesota have had an opportunity to attend a fabulous summer program called ACE (Aviation Career Education) Camp. This unique camp held each June and July, opens doors … Continue reading

Posted in April/May 2014, Columns, Education, MN Aeronautics Bulletin | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

IFR-VFR Safety Seminar At Volk Field

CAMP DOUGLAS, WIS. – The next WisDOT IFR-VFR Safety Seminar is scheduled for May 17th at Volk Field ANGB in Camp Douglas, Wis., and will be held in conjunction with the base open house. If you have not attended this … Continue reading

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