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Register Now For The WisDOT Airport Operations & Land Use Seminar

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue Each fall, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) holds a two-day Airport Operations & Land Use Seminar for the people responsible for managing our state’s airports. The 2017 Airport … Continue reading

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Understanding Airport Light Systems

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue Unless you regularly find yourself flying into large airports at night or during inclement weather, chances are there are a number of airport lights you’ve … Continue reading

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Sign, Sign, Everywhere A Sign

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronatuics Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue Humans tend to be creatures of habit. And while routines and habits may be helpful in some situations, they can be downright dangerous in others. … Continue reading

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Seaplane Flying In Wisconsin

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 Fly over Wisconsin and you will quickly realize, we have a lot of lakes. Upwards of 15,000. With all these lakes and several large river ways, … Continue reading

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All You Ever Wanted To Know About Taxiway Markings – and More!

by Hal Davis Airport Compliance Manager WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 issue The last Aeronautics Report kicked off a series of articles focused on airport visual aids and provided an overview of runway markings. … Continue reading

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The Power of Paint – Runway Markings

by Hal Davis Airport Compliance Manager WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 In our industry, we continually strive to improve safety. While much of the focus rightly remains on in-flight safety and preventing occurrences … Continue reading

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FAA Publishes Final Hangar Storage Rule

by Hal Davis Airport Compliance Manager – WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – Aug/Sept 2016 What you can and can’t keep in a hangar tends to be a contentious topic on many airports. Adding to the frustration … Continue reading

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Annual Airport Construction Update

by Hal Davis Airport Compliance Manager WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Last year marked another successfully year of improvement projects at Wisconsin airports. In total in 2015, we funded more than 90 different projects at over 50 airports. Projects ranged from … Continue reading

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New Wisconsin Weather System Available To Pilots

by Hal Davis Airport Compliance Manager WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Free, easy to use, accurate weather information is now at your fingertips. Late last year, the Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics partnered with Schneider Electric to provide pilots free access to … Continue reading

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Drone Questions

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics If the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) estimates were correct, there should now be about one million more drones buzzing through the air, thanks to the holiday season! More drones in the air will … Continue reading

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