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 […]

What’s in your hangar? FAA Releases New Guidelines

Story courtesy of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. Photos courtesy of the North Dakota Aeronautics Commission. For the actual policy, please click here Pilots who spruced up their hangars with a couch, chairs, refrigerator, and a radio, or who set up shop with tool chests to work on their aircraft at times found themselves […]

North Dakota Aeronautics Commission Names New Director

The North Dakota Aeronautics Commission announced last week, the hiring of Kyle Wanner as its new Director. Wanner has been with the agency since 2011 and spent the previous 4 months serving in the role of Acting Director. Originally from Mandan, North Dakota, he is a graduate from the University of North Dakota Aviation program receiving […]

Success: Pilot’s Bill of Rights Now Law

The Pilot’s Bill of Rights that has been working its way through Congress has officially been signed into law by the President. This legislation was written by Senator Inhofe after he experienced, firsthand the disadvantage that pilots were at when dealing with the FAA. The bill, as discussed at the last Upper Midwest Aviation Symposium, gives pilots […]

Tired of Getting a Medical Certificate: Comment on AOPA/EAA Proposal

Time is running out to submit comments regarding the request for exemption to the third class medical regulations that has been filed by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA).  This exemption would allow pilots who fly recreationally to self-assess their fitness to fly instead of obtaining a third […]