North Dakota

December 14, 2010 - 11:46am

Reacting to news reports that the FAA has missing data on nearly 120,000 of the nation’s 357,000 registered airplanes, retiring Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.), chairman of the Senate aviation subcommittee, is recommending holding congressional hearings. In 2007 and 2008, the agency warned that the problem was causing loopholes that terrorists, drug traffickers and other criminals might exploit.

May 27, 2010 - 10:41am

The GAMA board recognized Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) and Rep. Vernon Ehlers (R-Mich.) for their “unwavering” support for general aviation. Both legislators will retire at the conclusion of their current terms. As a pilot from a rural state, Sen.

May 14, 2010 - 4:03pm

The board of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) recognized Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) and Rep. Vernon Ehlers (R-Mich.) for their “unwavering” support for general aviation. Both legislators will retire at the conclusion of their current terms.

November 23, 2009 - 6:39am

Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) and four cosponsors have introduced S.2745 to ban the use of personal wireless communications devices or laptop computers in Part 121 cockpits, but general aviation would not be affected.

November 10, 2009 - 8:14am

Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) and four cosponsors have introduced S.2745 to ban the use of personal wireless communications devices or laptop computers in Part 121 cockpits, but general aviation would not be affected.

November 5, 2009 - 10:38am

NBAA is taking a proactive approach to the “possibility of legislation that would restrict laptops, electronic flight bags (EFBs), cellphones and other electronic devices in aircraft cockpits,” association vice president of safety, security and regulation Doug Carr said yesterday.

June 3, 2009 - 10:45am

Fargo Jet Center at Hector International Airport in Fargo, N.D., has signed up as an Avfuel-branded fuel dealer. Well known for its weather modification flying and aircraft modification, maintenance and avionics services, Fargo Jet occupies a facility that was extensively renovated last year. Amenities include a pilot suite with snooze room, flight-planning center, movie theater and free coffee, fresh fruit and muffins.

September 5, 2008 - 4:58am

Fargo Jet Center’s major remodeling and expansion is finished. The North Dakota FBO added a dramatic two-story stone fireplace to the lobby fronting a wide expanse of windows facing the ramp. New features also include a pilot’s suite with high-definition television, flight-planning room, quiet room and conference room.

September 26, 2007 - 10:07am

GFK Flight Support broke ground on new FBO facilities at Grand Forks Airport in North Dakota last month. The $4.5 million terminal includes a two-story building with sky-lit walls, hotel-class lobby and additional hangar space, bringing the total to 130,000 sq ft. The building includes four classrooms, pilot pro shop, weather room, 25-person conference room, in-house theater and indoor parking spaces for aircraft owners’ vehicles.

May 23, 2007 - 12:55pm

First-time exhibitor Fargo Jet Center (Booth No. 1134) is at EBACE to promote its remote location as an ideal tech and customs-clearing stop for overseas travelers flying to the U.S.

With a 9,000-foot runway, Fargo’s Hector International Airport is located nearly in the center of North America, according to Fargo Jet president James Sweeney. “We’re really an international FBO,” he said, “perfect for long-range jets.”

 
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