Tag Archives: NOTAMS

Pardon Our Dust: Annual Airport Construction Update

by Hal Davis Airport Compliance Manager WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 Yellow X’s, like orange barrels, send multiple messages. In the literal sense, they simply say don’t land/drive here! They also signify delay and … Continue reading

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Deciphering Notices To Airmen (NOTAMs) Part II – Field Conditions

by Hal Davis Airport Compliance Manager WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 Warning: This article has so many acronyms and contractions that you may begin to question your own sanity. Read at your own risk… … Continue reading

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Deciphering Notices To Airmen (NOTAMs)

by Hal Davis Airport Compliance Manager WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 Any pilot worth their weight in 100LL, knows to check NOTAMs before every flight. Historically, the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) NOTAM system … Continue reading

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FAA Takes A More Sensible Approach To First-Time, Inadvertent TFR Violations

by Greg Reigel Attorney At Law © December 2014. All rights reserved. The FAA recently amended its enforcement guidelines for dealing with airmen who violate temporary flight restriction (TFR) airspace. In the past, when the FAA alleged that an airman … Continue reading

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Airport Construction In Wisconsin

by Hal Davis Airport Compliance Manager The old joke is that Wisconsin has two seasons, winter and construction! Aviators know that the construction season isn’t limited to the highways. Every year, from thaw to freeze, Wisconsin airports are bustling with … Continue reading

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A Surfeit of Data

by Harold Green These days we suffer from a surfeit of data. There seems to be two sources. Pilots themselves and the advent of more advanced electronics. The even more advanced electronics of the glass cockpit is a subject for … Continue reading

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