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Wittman Regional Airport To Welcome Attendees To The 61st Annual Wisconsin Aviation Conference

Wittman Regional Airport (OSH) in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, is the host airport for the 61st annual Wisconsin Aviation Conference to be held May 2-4, 2016 at the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center. The airport was established in 1927, … Continue reading

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NorthPoint Aviation… The FBO At Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport

BRAINERD, MINN. – The staff at NorthPoint Aviation at Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (KBRD) will be welcoming aircraft, crew and their passengers to the upcoming “Minnesota Airports Conference,” April 20-22, 2016 at Madden’s On Gull Lake, Brainerd, Minn. NorthPoint Aviation … Continue reading

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Going Green Is A Win-Win!

It is now commonplace for businesses and industries to seek out new and different technologies that provide or produce greater efficiencies and lower costs. This saves the company money, while increasing efficiencies of production and operation. It also adds to … Continue reading

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Airport Cooperative Research Program

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics An airport manager often has a wide range of responsibilities, from managing hangar lease agreements and wildlife hazards to plowing snow. As knowledgeable, capable and independent as most airport managers are, I’m sure … Continue reading

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Aircraft Owner Makes Efficient Use of Hangar Space

Tom Green of Marcelona, Mich., designed a home and aircraft hangar combination at Lakes of the North Airport to store his two airplanes – a Cessna T337 Skymaster and Lake 240 Renegade amphibian – four snowmobiles, four cars, and two … Continue reading

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Under The Radar: Air Cargo At GA Airports

by Mike Maynard & Marc Cocanougher Picture this – you operate an automotive parts manufacturing plant in Indiana. An automotive assembly plant needs additional product by tomorrow morning in Montgomery, Alabama or the assembly line shuts down. It is too … Continue reading

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Fleming Field Forms New Management Team

SOUTH ST. PAUL, MINN. – After 21 years under the leadership of Glenn Burke, South St. Paul Municipal Airport (Richard E. Fleming Field) has a new management team, led by Philip Tiedeman, Manager; Joseph Carney, Operations Specialist; and Steve Sommers, … Continue reading

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Spot Landing Contest Raises Money For Vets

WAUSAU, WIS. – John Chmiel of Wausau Flying Service and Wausau Downtown Airport (KAWU), Wausau, Wis., has announced the winner of their “Spot Landing Contest In Honor of Veterans.” Local pilot, Bob Mohr – a three-time winner of the event … Continue reading

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Airport Farming – Rewards & Risks

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics With autumn upon us, and winter fast approaching, it may seem like an odd time to talk about farming. However, these next few months between farming seasons are the perfect time to evaluate … Continue reading

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