Archives: April/May 2012

Cirrus Announces New Vision Center

DULUTH, MINN. – In a special ceremony on May 6, 2015, at McGhee Tyson Airport in Knoxville, Tennessee, Cirrus Aircraft Co-Founder and CEO Dale Klapmeier joined Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam in announcing the expansion of Cirrus Aircraft to Knoxville with … Continue reading

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Door County, Wisconsin & Washington Island… The Cape Cod of The Midwest!

by Dave Weiman A Recap of the Article Published In The April/May 2011 Issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine. http://www.midwestflyer.com/?p=2616 Pilots looking for a northern Wisconsin destination should consider flying to Ephraim-Gibraltar Airport (3D2), Ephraim-Fish Creek, Wisconsin, in the Door County … Continue reading

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Hot Spots At Wisconsin Airports

by Jeffery Taylor Aviation Consultant WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics A “hot spot” at an airport is not just a great place to get a $100 hamburger, but rather a location on the airport where there is an increased risk of collision … Continue reading

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Destination Bayfield, Wisconsin

by Dave Weiman A re-cap of some of the sites noted in the article published in the February/March 2012 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine. http://www.midwestflyer.com/?p=4329 The Bayfield County peninsula and the Apostle Islands are located in Wisconsin, between the Upper … Continue reading

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Passport – Fly Minnesota Airports

Minnesota’s “Fly Minnesota Airports” Passport program is sponsored by the MnDOT  Office of Aeronautics and Minnesota Council of Airports (MCOA) to promote flying in Minnesota. The program rewards pilots who fly to Minnesota’s publicly-owned airports, attend FAA safety seminars, and … Continue reading

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It’s About Spring!

by Chris Roy, Director Mn/DOT Office of Aeronautics Well, spring is on the horizon and I know that pilots who haven’t flown since the beginning of winter are getting excited to get back in the air. Though this passing winter … Continue reading

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FAA Reauthorization – Finally!

by David Mann, President Wisconsin Aviation Trades Association I sometimes am amazed or maybe I should say shocked at the inability of our legislative branch to work together for the good of the United States of America. The entire group of … Continue reading

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You didn’t really like those sunglasses, did you?

by Rachel Obermoller MNDOT Office of Aeronautics In a seaplane pilot’s ideal world, every day would be 5 to 10 knot winds with light chop on the water, clear skies, and dead calm winds in a sheltered docking area. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Miracle On The Lake!

by Curt Drumm What do you get when you combine the “Miracle on the Hudson,” a seaplane, a western cattle rancher and a hint of Elvis? Well, a fun seaplane weekend in northern Wisconsin, of course! Two of the most … Continue reading

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Make Fond du Lac Your AirVenture Destination

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin’s airport (KFLD) is so close to Oshkosh, yet so far away – from the crowds, the lines and the waiting. Fond du Lac, located at the southern end of Lake Winnebago, just 15 miles south of … Continue reading

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