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NATA Applauds Authorized Extension of FAA… GAMA Does Not!

Published in Midwest Flyer – Aug/Sept 2016 WASHINGTON, DC. – National Air Transportation Association (NATA) President and CEO Thomas L. Hendricks praised House and Senate negotiators July 6, 2016 on their agreement extending the Federal Aviation Administration’s authorization until September … Continue reading

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Bolen & Pelton Featured At Wisconsin Business Aviation Association Town Hall Meeting

Published in Midwest Flyer – Aug/Sept 2016 RACINE, WIS. – Members of the Wisconsin Business Aviation Association attended a town hall meeting, June 23, 2016, featuring National Business Aviation Association President and CEO Ed Bolen, and EAA President & CEO … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Aviation’s 15th Annual 1940s-Style Hangar Dance To Benefit & Salute The Troops

MADISON, WIS. – Re-live the 1940s by attending the Wisconsin Aviation Hangar Dance on Saturday, July 23, 2016 from 6:00 pm to 10:30 pm, featuring big band music performed by “Ladies Must Swing,” a jazz band consisting of 19 energetic … Continue reading

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Wisconsin High School To Build Second Airplane In STEM Program

SALEM, WIS. – Students in the Central High School STEM program in Salem, Wis., are about ready to start building their second airplane. Students worked very hard to build their first airplane, and just as hard to learn about aviation … Continue reading

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EAA Committed To Manned Aircraft Safety When It Comes To Integrating UAS Operations

OSHKOSH, WIS. –The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) is maintaining that although the popularity and number of unmanned aerial systems (UAS), commonly known as drones, is rising rapidly, their entrance into the national airspace system cannot come to the detriment of … Continue reading

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UAS Task Force Formed By U.S. Department of Transportation/FAA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx and FAA Administrator Michael Huerta announced October 29, 2015, the formation of an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Registration Task Force (RTF) for the purpose of developing recommendations for a … Continue reading

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Wisconsin FBO Hosts Workshop For Drone Operators

MADISON, WIS. – Wisconsin Aviation, Inc. hosted its second workshop October 27, 2015 on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) at its Dane County Regional Airport, Madison, Wis. location. The workshop featured a display of UAS, ranging from very small aircraft costing … Continue reading

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Central County Airport (68C) Renamed Paul Johns Field

IOLA, WIS. – Central County Airport (68C) in Iola, Wis., known the world over for its multiple grass runways and Friday noon lunches, was renamed “Paul Johns Field” in honor of the veteran aviator who remains an icon at the … Continue reading

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Lost Airplane That Led D-Day Invasion Located At Basler’s

OSHKOSH, WIS. – The C-47 transport aircraft that led the D-Day invasion of Normandy, France, more than 70 years ago, “That’s All, Brother,” has been located at Basler Turbo Conversions at Wittman Regional Airport, Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Believed lost to history, … Continue reading

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Jet Air Group, Serving Pilots & The Green Bay Packers

Story & Photos by Dave Weiman Jet Air Group at Austin Straubel International Airport in Green Bay, Wisconsin (KGRB), aims to please its corporate high rollers on game days for the Green Bay Packers, but provides services to pilots and … Continue reading

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