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The Wag-Aero Group Named Wisconsin Aviation Business of the Year By The Wisconsin Aviation Trades Association

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue The Wisconsin Aviation Trades Association (WATA) has named The Wag-Aero Group the “Wisconsin Aviation Business of the Year” for 2017 for more than 50 years of professional service to the aviation community … Continue reading

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Morey Airplane Company Named Wisconsin Aviation Business of The Year

WAUSAU-ROTHSCHILD, WIS. – The Wisconsin Aviation Trades Association (WATA) has named Morey Airplane Company – a Middleton, Wisconsin business since 1946 – “Wisconsin Aviation Business of the Year.” The award was presented to Morey Airplane Company President Richard Morey on … Continue reading

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Strong Advocate For GA, Leon Rediske

FRANKLIN, WIS. – The long-time owner of Rainbow Airport in Franklin, Wisconsin, Leon Rediske, 72, passed away May 6, 2014 at the Hope Hospice House in Cape Coral, Florida, following a battle with Glioblastoma brain cancer. During his career, Rediske … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Airports & Businesses Seek Sales Tax Exemption On Parts & Maintenance

MADISON, WIS. – The Wisconsin Committee On Economic Development & Local Government held a hearing October 23, 2013, on Senate Bill 348 at the State Capitol in Madison, Wis. Proponents include aviation business owners, aircraft owners and airport management who … 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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Eagle Fuel Cells Named Wisconsin Aviation Business of the Year

MIDDLETON, WIS. – The Wisconsin Aviation Trades Association named Eagle Fuel Cells of Eagle River, Wisconsin, “Wisconsin Aviation Business of the Year” for 2013. The award was presented to company owner and general manager, Kurt Hartwig, at ceremonies held during … Continue reading

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Jet Air Named 2012 Wisconsin Aviation Business of The Year

WISCONSIN DELLS, WIS. – The Wisconsin Aviation Trades Association (WATA) named Jet Air Group of Green Bay, Wisconsin, the 2012 “Wisconsin Aviation Business of the Year.” The award recognizes excellence in the aviation trades. WATA board member, Bruce Botterman of … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Dells To Welcome 2012 Wisconsin Aviation Conference Attendees

WISCONSIN DELLS, WIS. – The Wisconsin Aviation Conference will be held May 7 – 9, 2012, at the Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. A welcome cruise will be held on the Wisconsin River on Monday, May 7, 2012, with special … Continue reading

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NATA President To Give Keynote Address At Minnesota Technician & Trades Joint Conferences

BROOKLYN CENTER, MINN. – The President of the National Air Transportation Association (NATA), Jim Coyne, will give the keynote address at the Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) and Minnesota Aviation Maintenance Technician joint conferences, Monday, March 19, 2011 at the … Continue reading

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Excise Fuel Taxes…

by David Mann, President Wisconsin Aviation Trades Association Several months back, I wrote to many of our members and advised them that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) was auditing our airport and fixed base operation – Batten International Airport in … Continue reading

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