ByLaw Vote

Members; As you may be aware the North Dakota Aviation Council will be voting to change the organizational ByLaws at UMAS this year. I hope that you will join us for our annual meeting which will be held Monday March 5th at UMAS to discuss voting on these changes. At this same business meeting, we […]

2014 Commercial Service Airport of the Year

Fargo’s Hector International Airport has received the “2014 Commercial Service Airport of the Year” award. The award was presented March 3rd, 2015 at the Upper Midwest Aviation Symposium held in Fargo. The award is sponsored by the North Dakota Aeronautics Commission in partnership with the Airport Association of North Dakota. This award is for excellence […]

2014 General Aviation Airport of the Year

The Mandan Municipal Airport has received the “2014 General Aviation Airport of the Year” award. The award was presented on March 3rd, 2015 at the Upper Midwest Aviation Symposium held in Fargo. The award is sponsored by the North Dakota Aeronautics Commission in partnership with the Airport Association of North Dakota. This award is for […]

Aviation Day at the Capitol

    Aviation Day at the North Dakota State Capitol Tuesday, March 17th, 2015   9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Join the Aviation Community of North Dakota in celebrating aviation in our State with the 64th Legislative Assembly. The following entities will be representing Aviation in North Dakota: ND Pilots Association, ND Aeronautics Commission, Civil Air […]

NDPA at the Upper Midwest Aviation Symposium

  Members of the ND Pilots Association and Attendees of the Upper Midwest Aviation Symposium, We are proud to announce that the NDPA will be exhibiting at this year’s Upper Midwest Aviation Symposium in Fargo, ND March 1st – March 3rd at the Holiday Inn, Fargo. We also have a diverse mix of education offerings […]

FAA Releases New Rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Regulations will facilitate integration of small UAS into U.S. aviation system WASHINGTON – The Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration today proposed a framework of regulations that would allow routine use of certain small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in today’s aviation system, while maintaining flexibility to accommodate future technological innovations. The FAA proposal offers safety […]

Governor Proclaims March 2015 Aviation Month in North Dakota

State of North Dakota Office of the Governor Jack Dalrymple, Governor PROCLAMATION FOR AVIATION MONTH DURING MARCH, 2015 WHEREAS, aviation continues to play an important role as an economic catalyst in North Dakota, creating over 16,000 jobs and contributing $1.6 billion annually to the state’s economy; and WHEREAS, North Dakota’s aviation industry acts as a catalyst of the state’s […]

FAA Rule Correction Opens Door for Lower Cost ADS-B

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (February 9, 2015) — The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today published a technical correction in the Federal Register that allows future installations of ADS-B “out” equipment to meet performance standards of the appropriate Technical Standard Order (TSO) specifications without meeting the complete TSO requirements. EAA supports this technical amendment […]

Rod Machado to Keynote Upper Midwest Aviation Symposium

Rod Machado has taught millions the basics of flying through flight lessons, simulation and training materials. Since 1973, he has been teaching and speaking to pilots in the 50 states and Europe. He simplifies the complex, making bland topics interesting and educating with humor. Besides a degree in Aviation Science, Rod holds degrees in Psychology. […]

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