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Aviation and our Department of Natural Resources
Captain Buker will discuss the mission of the DNR aviation unit and its yearly operations.
Date and Time:
Saturday, May 13, 2017, starting at 09:00 Central Daylight Time Download Calendar File
Thomas Buker, DNR Chief PIlot, ASEL, AMEL, Commercial, Rotorcraft helicopter, CFII
Brief Description:

The mission of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is to work with citizens to conserve and manage the state's natural resources, to provide outdoor recreation opportunities, and to provide for commercial uses of natural resources in a way that creates a sustainable quality of life.  Captain Buker will discuss how aviation is used to meet this mission.  He will also discuss their SMS (Safety Management System).

Captain Buker has 8 year active duty with the US Army, and 23 years in law enforcement with 13 of those years with the MN DNR.



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Location of Seminar:
Modern Avionics/Air Trek North
10000 Flying Cloud Dr

Eden Prairie, MN 55347
Directions to Venue:

This seminar will be located in the Modern Avionics Hangar located behind shop. If flying in, ramp is full and you need to park across the taxiway in the grass please notifly Flying Cloud Ground Control of your intentions.

You may want to consider bringing a chair in case there are none available when you arrive.


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Fly-in Seminar?:
120 seats at the facility, 88 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
Minnesota FAASTeam
Contact Information:
Laura Herrmann
Phone: (952) 210-8600
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

Thanks to Modern Avionics and Air Trek North for the use of their hangar.

Equal Access Information:
The FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) is committed to providing equal access to this meeting/event for all participants. If you need alternative formats or services because of a disability, please communicate your request as soon as possible with the person in the “Contact Information” area of the meeting/event notice. Note that two weeks is usually required to arrange services.
Credit Applicability:
1 Credit for Advanced Knowledge Topic 2
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