Tag Archives: Christopher Roy

Sweet Summer!

by Chris Roy, Director Mn/DOT Office of Aeronautics Someone once said flying resembles a box of candy. Until you really taste it, you never know how sweet it will be. With summer here, what better time is there to learn … Continue reading

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MATA Conference Focused On Fuel, Flight & Future of GA

BROOKLYN CENTER, MINN. – Concerned with rising fuel prices, fuel fees and taxes, fuel supplies, and the future of general aviation, business owners and their employees came together for a fact-finding/solution-driven mission at the annual Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) … Continue reading

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It’s Just The Beginning

by Chris Roy, Director Mn/DOT Office of Aeronautics It is always exciting to be at the start of a new year with all the promise of new opportunities and greater things to come. There are so many opportunities for us … 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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The First Vestiges of Fall

by Christopher Roy, Director Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics The first vestiges of fall are showing up in many places. Though this may herald the end of summer, it also heralds a beautiful time when flying can be most spectacular. … Continue reading

Posted in Airports, Columns, MN Aeronautics Bulletin, Oct/Nov 2011 | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Why Not Adopt Your Airport??

by Christopher Roy, Director Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics The Mn/DOT Office of Aeronautics has a program for airports and their communities called “Adopt-An-Airport.” Any public-use airport in Minnesota is eligible to participate in the program. It provides a means … Continue reading

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Summer At Last!

With summer here, what better time is there to learn about flying, aircraft maintenance, airport operations and the vast array of aviation industry career fields? What better time is there to improve your flying proficiency or even upgrade your pilot … Continue reading

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Funding Airports & Aeronautics In Minnesota

by Christopher Roy – Director In my column in the last issue, I spoke about various airport projects in Minnesota and how the funding comes about, but it is equally important that everyone understands where our funding comes from. So … Continue reading

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