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UND still known as ‘Sioux’ in the skies

October 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS While the University of North Dakota’s athletic teams continue to compete without a nickname, there’s still one place UND students go by the handle “Sioux”: the friendly skies. Continue Reading

UND graduates receive exemption from aviation rule

August 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Pilots who graduate from the University of North Dakota aviation school will be eligible to work for commercial airlines with fewer flight hours than required by a new federal rule, college officials said Thursday. Continue Reading

Now approaching comfort with Western Edge Aviation

March 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Not everybody can afford or would desire to use a charter airline service.
Those that would in the Dickinson area, however, are in for a treat following the recent acquisition by Western Edge Aviation of a Pilatus Turboprop plane. Continue Reading

FAA formally seeks proposals for drone test sites

February 15, 2013 in DL-Online

The Federal Aviation Administration issued a request Thursday for proposals to host one of six research and test sites for integrating unmanned aircraft with manned aircraft. Continue Reading

Duluth’s new airport terminal opening on time

January 1, 2013 in Duluth News Tribune

Duluth International Airport’s new terminal is on schedule for its targeted Jan. 14 opening, with a public celebration set for two days earlier.
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Light loads on United flights worries Grand Forks airport officials

December 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Grand Forks airport officials lately have been repeating some advice borrowed from an airline: “Fly United.” The airport has had direct daily flights to Denver by United Airlines since early October, but passengers have been slower to embrace the new service than the Airport Authority would like. Continue Reading

OPINION: Close underused FAA towers to save government funds

November 30, 2012 in The Daily Republic

A Bloomberg News investigation this month found that one-third of FAA-staffed airport towers and radar rooms don’t handle enough traffic to justify round-the-clock operations. They should be closed at night.
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UND students eyeing new FAA rules as future pilots

November 23, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Approaching his last semester of classes at University of North Dakota, aviation student Randy Lewis hopes to join a regional airline but isn’t sure his friends will follow. Continue Reading

GFK ranked 17th busiest airport in U.S.

November 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Grand Forks International Airport recently was ranked the 17th
busiest airport in the country, up from 21st in 2011. Continue Reading

Passenger plane lands in Pierre after landing gear issues

October 15, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) Officials say a Great Lakes Airlines passenger plane with 10 people aboard landed safely at Pierre Regional Airport after the pilot reported problems with the landing gear system.
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