Archives: Columns

Framework For The Future

by Judy Harding WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Planning is an important part of everyday life and is a critical step in accomplishing one’s goals. At the Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA), our goal is to provide a system of airports … Continue reading

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An Aviation Treasure With Opportunities, In Our Backyard!

It is always exciting to discover something unique; something special that is a true treasure. When it is learned that the treasure has a deep history and ties to the past, present, and future of aviation, it takes on an … Continue reading

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Involved & In Touch With Minnesota Aviation

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics The warmth of spring has finally arrived after what seemed to be a very long winter. But your Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics has been very busy despite the lingering cold … Continue reading

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Meet Karen Broitzman…..

Aerospace Education Manager – WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Karen Broitzman returned to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Aeronautics in March of 2014 after a 4-year hiatus. Karen is originally from Janesville, Wisconsin and currently lives in the Monroe … Continue reading

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2013 Airport Rates & Charges Report

Each year, the Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics surveys those airports within the State Airport System Plan for information relating to airport rates and charges, budgets, and related activities. Examples include fuel prices, hangar rental rates, and lease rates. The survey … Continue reading

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Expansion of Third Class Medical Can Help GA Rebound

by Representative Todd Rokita Indiana 4th Congressional District General Aviation is a homegrown American industry that is responsible for 1.2 million jobs and pumps more than $150 billion into our nation’s economy. But it’s also an industry that could do … Continue reading

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Professionalism & You & Me

by Harold Green Recently, several people have bemoaned to me the lack of professional conduct by pilots. They have encountered someone who was using the radio to correct what they felt was someone else’s incorrect behavior, or someone cut in … Continue reading

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Advocacy First… Fun & Education Second

News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska & Iowa by Yasmina Platt Manager, AOPA Central Southwest Region The 2014 legislative sessions in the Central Region (Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Iowa) are wrapping up and the fly-in … Continue reading

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The Power of A Coalition

News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota & South Dakota by Bryan Budds Manager, AOPA Great Lakes Region Beginning several years ago, the Wisconsin general aviation industry – ranging from Piper … Continue reading

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Responding To An FAA Letter of Investigation

by Gregory J. Reigel © May, 2014 All rights reserved. When the FAA receives notice and evidence to show that a certificate holder (mechanic, repair station, air carrier, pilot, etc.) may have violated one or more of the Federal Aviation … Continue reading

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