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 […]

It’s Finally Here: NDPA Scholarship Application Now Available

One of the goals we’ve had for NDPA for some time is to offer an annual scholarship to help someone learn to fly. After a lot of work and fundraising efforts, we are finally releasing the application for the first NDPA scholarship. This is a $500 scholarship towards the cost of obtaining a recreational, sport, or private […]

AOPA Releases Comments on Restricted Airspace

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has submitted their comments on the restricted airspace that is being proposed for North Dakota. Many of their concerns are similar to those NDPA submitted, such as cutting off two victor airways, the short notice for activation of the airspace, the negative impact to general aviation and more.  AOPA also […]

NDPA Sponsors Fly ND Airports Passport Program

The North Dakota Pilot’s Association has joined the Airport Association of ND and the ND Aeronautics Commission in sponsoring the Fly North Dakota Airports passport program.   The program rewards pilots who fly to North Dakota’s publicly-owned airports, attend FAA safety seminars, and visit North Dakota’s aviation museums.  “Fly North Dakota Airports promotes safety and education, and encourages pilots to […]