Archives: Wisconsin Aeronautics Report

“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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Meet Zach Schabla

Chief Pilot WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Zach Schabla joined the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) as chief pilot and aviation safety/pilot training program manager in February. On a daily basis Zach works with the FAA, airport managers, … Continue reading

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Annual Airport Construction Update

by Hal Davis Airport Compliance Manager WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Last year marked another successfully year of improvement projects at Wisconsin airports. In total in 2015, we funded more than 90 different projects at over 50 airports. Projects ranged from … Continue reading

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Safe Flying Requires Accurate Weather Prediction

Learn How WisDOT’s Bureau of Aeronautics Improves Flight Planning by John Thivierge Director of Aviation Weather Schneider Electric Flight conditions can change in the blink of an eye. One moment you’ll see clear blue skies and feel the hot summer … Continue reading

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