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Vintage Beech Across The Big Pond

by Klaus Plasa Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 issue Sven Schlothauer of Eisenach, Germany, hired me to ferry a 1942 Beech C45H across the Atlantic Ocean, which they purchased from retired Northwest Airlines Senior Captain, Don Kiel, of … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Governor Signs Bill That Expands Liability Protection To Include Private Airport Owners

MADISON, WIS. – Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 321, April 16, 2014, to expand the existing Recreational Use Statute (RUS 895.52) to include liability protection for non-commercial aviation at private airports. Previous to this amendment, landowners were protected … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Governor Signs Bill That Expands Liability Protection For Private Airport Owners

MADISON, WIS. – Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 321, April 16, 2014, to expand the existing Recreational Use Statute (RUS 895.52) to include liability protection for non-commercial aviation at private airports. Previous to this amendment, landowners were protected … Continue reading

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Voice of General Aviation Reaches Great Lakes Capitols

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 The past few months have been quite busy for AOPA’s State Advocacy Team … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Senate Passes Amendment To Recreational Use Statute To Include Private Airports…. Amendment Now Goes To State Assembly

MADISON, WIS. – The Wisconsin Senate approved a measure November 12, 2013 that will provide liability protection for owners of private airports, which are used for recreational purposes. Senate Bill 321 includes “recreational aviation” in Wisconsin’s Recreational-Use Statute (RUS). The … Continue reading

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Legislation Pending Affects Private Airport Owner Liability In Wisconsin

Last winter, Wisconsin private airport owner, Chuck Aldrian, identified elected officials who would introduce legislation which would amend the Recreational Use Statute (RUS) in Wisconsin to include non-commercial aviation activities to protect private airport owners from liability from any incident. … Continue reading

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