Archives: WATA Difference

Wisconsin Pilot Opposes Unpowered Ultralights/Hang Gliders At Local Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue PALMYRA, WIS. – Louis Radecki, a pilot, flight instructor and an FAA Safety Team Representative at Palmyra Airport (88C) in southeastern Wisconsin, is raising concern to the Town of Palmyra Airport Commission … Continue reading

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In Memory of Wisconsin Pilot, Peter Laper

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue PEWAUKEE, WIS. – Longtime Wisconsin pilot and the treasurer of the Wisconsin Aviation Trades Association (WATA), Peter Laper, 62, died unexpectedly December 31, 2017 at his home in Pewaukee, Wisconsin. Born in … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Airport Management Association To Host Legislative Day In Madison

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue MADISON, WIS. – The Wisconsin Airport Management Association (WAMA) will host a Legislative Day in Madison, Wis., March 6, 2018, to provide airport officials an opportunity to meet with their legislators about … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Aviation Partners With Phillips 66 Aerostars

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue MADISON, WIS. – Wisconsin Aviation, Inc. has partnered with the Phillips 66® Aerostars aerobatic team for the 2018 airshow season in the installation of Garmin avionics for the team’s four aircraft. The … Continue reading

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Batten & Rowland Awarded Congressional Medals of Honor

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 issue RACINE, WIS. – During World War II, John H. Batten, after whom John H. Batten International Airport in Racine, Wis., is named, and John S. Rowland, also of Racine, did a … Continue reading

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From Washington To Washington

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 issue Field Morey, an FAA-Certified Flight Instructor from Medford, Oregon, with roots in Wisconsin, and Conrad Teitell of Greenwich, Connecticut, an attorney with Cummings & Lockwood, successfully flew to all 49 state … Continue reading

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Private Airport Owner Hosts Fly-In Without Fear of Liability

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue DE PERE, WIS. – Jay Baeten, owner of Antique Aerodrome in De Pere, Wisconsin (9WS2), was able to host a fly-in at his private airstrip, August 26, 2017, without fear of liability, … Continue reading

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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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