Archives: WATA Difference

Wisconsin Aviation Celebrates 36 Years In Business

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue WATERTOWN, WIS. – Wisconsin Aviation, Inc. is celebrating 36 years in business in 2017, and they started during difficult times. Interest rates were at 21 percent in 1981, and the country was … Continue reading

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Eagle River Hosts Field Trip For Pre-K Kids!

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue EAGLE RIVER, WIS. – Rob Hom, airport manager at Eagle River Union Airport in Eagle River, Wisconsin, welcomed children of Northland Pines Elementary School Pre-Kindergarten and their families to the airport on … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Airport Managers Recognize Excellence At 62nd Annual Aviation Conference

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue WAUKESHA, WIS. – The Wisconsin Airport Management Association (WAMA) recognized several individuals for their contributions to aviation during the 62nd Annual Wisconsin Aviation Conference, April 25, 2017, at the Country Springs Hotel … Continue reading

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The Wag-Aero Group Named Wisconsin Aviation Business of the Year By The Wisconsin Aviation Trades Association

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue The Wisconsin Aviation Trades Association (WATA) has named The Wag-Aero Group the “Wisconsin Aviation Business of the Year” for 2017 for more than 50 years of professional service to the aviation community … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Aviation Offers Cirrus Approved Flight Training

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 issue MADISON, WIS. – Wisconsin Aviation Flight School now offers Cirrus factory-approved training for Cirrus pilots. Cirrus Standardized Instructor Pilot (CSIP) training includes a worldwide network of flight training professionals who are experts … Continue reading

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Milwaukee County Approves Sale of Gran-Aire To Spring City Aviation

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 issue MILWAUKEE, WIS. – Effective December 16, 2016, Milwaukee County approved the sale of Gran-Aire, Inc. at Milwaukee-Timmerman Airport to Spring City Aviation, Inc., and signed a new lease with the company. Gran-Aire, … Continue reading

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“Sully,” The Movie, Features Wisconsin Pilot

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 Now almost eight years following the emergency landing of an Airbus A320-214 in the Hudson River on January 15, 2009, the incident resurfaced with the release of the motion … Continue reading

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Log Cabin Airport Fly-In Raises Money For St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital… Midwest Flyer Magazine Challenges Others To Do Likewise!

by Dave Weiman Photos by Phil Peterson Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 MONDOVI, WIS. – Doug Ward and Judie Ohm – owners of Log Cabin Airport (WS69) in Mondovi, Wisconsin – were featured on the cover of the … Continue reading

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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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