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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

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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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The Lakes That Launched Thousands of Seaplanes

by Rachel Obermoller Aviation Representative MnDOT Office of Aeronautics It should come as no surprise to pilots that the “Land of 10,000 Lakes” played a pivotal role in the early days of seaplane flying. The diversity of Minnesota’s lakes and … Continue reading

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Flying On Floats or Wheels…. Checklists Could Save Your Life!

by Philip Mattison I am a 5,000-plus hour pilot, with commercial, single and multi-engine, instrument, seaplane, skiplane, and instructor ratings. I have logged 1,200-plus hours in my Super Cub on floats, flying north of the Arctic Circle three times, have been … Continue reading

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AirSpace Minnesota Announces Go Boldly Challenge

ST. PAUL, MINN. – AirSpace Minnesota will hold a “Go Boldly Challenge,” April 26, 2014 at St. Paul Downtown Airport from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the purpose of recognizing Minnesotans of all ages who have achieved something extraordinary … Continue reading

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College Link Makes Finding Aviation College Program Easy!

Have you aspired to have an aviation/aerospace college degree or want to upgrade the one you have, yet just don’t know where to begin searching for what you need? Aviation Workforce Development (AWD) is proud to announce: COLLEGE LINK  (©AWD2014) … Continue reading

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Cirrus Partners With Lake Superior College For Workforce Development Program

DULUTH, MINN. – Cirrus Aircraft has announced a partnership with Lake Superior College to develop and implement an Aircraft Assembly Pre-employment Program. The program is part of a Minnesota Job Skills Program Grant for workforce development and is aimed at … Continue reading

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West Michigan Aviation Academy Addresses People Shortages In Aviation

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – West Michigan Aviation Academy in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is doing its part to meet the growing demand for aviation professionals by expanding is facilities to accommodate its growing enrollment. The $2 million project is being funded … Continue reading

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2013 Airport Operations & Land Use Seminar

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WIS. – More than 100 people, representing approximately 40 airports around Wisconsin, gathered in Wisconsin Rapids in late-September for the annual Airport Operations & Land Use Seminar hosted by the Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics. This year’s seminar featured … Continue reading

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Engineer’s Workshop To Be Held February 2014

The 2014 Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics Engineer’s Workshop will be held Tuesday, February 12 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Madison. This daylong workshop brings airport engineering consultants together with Bureau of Aeronautics engineering staff to focus on airport development … Continue reading

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