Archives: WATA Difference

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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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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