Archives: Wisconsin Aeronautics Report

Meet Lucas Ward

Airport Development Engineer – WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 MADISON, WIS. – Lucas Ward joined the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Aeronautics in December 2016. As an airport development engineer, Lucas is responsible … Continue reading

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Seaplane Flying In Wisconsin

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 Fly over Wisconsin and you will quickly realize, we have a lot of lakes. Upwards of 15,000. With all these lakes and several large river ways, … Continue reading

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All You Ever Wanted To Know About Taxiway Markings – and More!

by Hal Davis Airport Compliance Manager WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 issue The last Aeronautics Report kicked off a series of articles focused on airport visual aids and provided an overview of runway markings. … Continue reading

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“Beyond The Clouds” Is Theme For 2017 International Aviation Art Contest… Entries Wanted!

by Karen Broitzman Aerospace Education Manager WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 Calling all artists between the ages of 6 and 17, the International Aviation Art Contest is now underway! This year’s theme is … Continue reading

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The Power of Paint – Runway Markings

by Hal Davis Airport Compliance Manager WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 In our industry, we continually strive to improve safety. While much of the focus rightly remains on in-flight safety and preventing occurrences … Continue reading

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Meet Brenda Hanson!

Airport GIS Program Manager WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 Brenda Hanson is the new Airports Geographic Information Systems (AGIS) Program Manager with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA). Brenda is responsible … Continue reading

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Best Ways To Prevent Runway Incursions

by Zach Schabla Chief Pilot & Aviation Safety/Pilot Training Manager WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 Each year general aviation pilots account for the vast majority of runway incursions. Results can be disastrous when airplanes, … Continue reading

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Register For The WisDOT Airport Operations & Land Use Seminar

Published in Midwest Flyer Each fall, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) holds a two-day Airport Operations & Land Use Seminar for the people responsible for managing our state’s airports. The 2016 Airport Operations & Land … Continue reading

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2015 Wisconsin Airport Rates & Charges Report

Published Midwest Flyer – Aug/Sept 2016 The Airport Rates & Charges Report for calendar year 2015 is now available. Each year, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Aeronautics surveys those airports within the State Airport System Plan for information … Continue reading

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FAA Publishes Final Hangar Storage Rule

by Hal Davis Airport Compliance Manager – WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – Aug/Sept 2016 What you can and can’t keep in a hangar tends to be a contentious topic on many airports. Adding to the frustration … Continue reading

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