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 […]

Air Force Powder River Environmental Statement

The U.S. Air Force has released the Powder River Training Complex Environmental Impact Statement. Previously in 2014, the North Dakota Aviation Council and the North Dakota Aeronautics commission released comments against the Air Forces’ proposed changes to the Airspace over North Dakota. Both responses are attached below. The ND Pilots Association stands with both the commission and […]

NDAC Response to Powder River

The North Dakota Aeronautics Commission has crafted a response to the FAA’s proposed Powder River Training Complex for Military operations in North and South Dakota, Montana, and Wyoming. The North Dakota Pilots Association fully supports the commission’s stance regarding this pressing issue for aviation in North Dakota. The comment period for the new Powder River […]

Senator Dorgan to hold hearing on UAVs in Grand Forks

Senator Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) will be holding a hearing in Grand Forks regarding the effort to integrate unmanned aircraft into the national airspace system. As we in North Dakota know, unmanned aircraft cannot fly in the regular national airspace system.  Restricted airspace must be created for them to fly which places an unacceptable burden on […]