Tag Archives: Wisconsin

Wisconsin’s High School To Begin Second STEM Aircraft Project

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 The story of Westosha Central’s Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) aviation program in Westosha, Wis., is far from a story about just a club. It is a story of a motivated aviation … Continue reading

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Price County Airport Fly-In & Air Show

PHILLIPS, WIS. – Price County Airport and Harbor View Pub & Eatery held a fly-in and airshow, Friday evening, July 3, 2015, beginning at 7:00 p.m., and Saturday morning, July 4, 2015, beginning at 8:00 a.m. The Saturday airshow started … Continue reading

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The Magic of Aviation In The Fox Cities

Wisconsin is home for many famous aviators, such as EAA’s Paul and Tom Poberezny, astronaut Deke Slayton, and air racing legends Steve Wittman and Bill Brennand, to name but a few. But Wisconsin is also home to aviator, master illusionist … Continue reading

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Merrill Holds Ribbon Cutting For Airport Improvements

MERRILL, WIS. – The City of Merrill, Wisconsin, the Merrill Airport Commission and Merrill Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony July 23 for the extensive ($4 million) improvements to the Merrill Municipal Airport. Invited guests, the media and … Continue reading

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Pancakes & Root Beer Floats Attract 20,000 To Sheboygan Falls

SHEBOYGAN FALLS, WIS. – The Aviation Heritage Center of Wisconsin held its “wheels and wings” annual fly-in breakfast and root beer float extravaganza, Sunday, June 17, 2012 at Sheboygan County Memorial Airport. The event was very well attended with a … Continue reading

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Iowa County Airport Fly-In Breakfast Welcomed Veteran & Future Aviators

MINERAL POINT, WIS. – Kevin King, airport manager, greeted each and every pilot as they arrived at Iowa County Airport in Mineral Point, Wis., for the airport’s annual Father’s Day Fly-In Breakfast, June 17, 2012. One of those pilots was … Continue reading

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GA Arrival Procedures To Volk Field To Be Improved For 2014 Fly-In

CAMP DOUGLAS, WIS. – One event a lot of pilots look forward to every other year is the Volk Field Air National Guard Base Open House Fly-In & Air Show held this year on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at Camp … Continue reading

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Airport Manager Serves Dual Role For His Country, For His Community

PHILLIPS, WIS. – Chris Hallstrand, airport manager at Price County Airport in Phillips, Wisconsin, since 2003, wears many hats: husband, father, airport manager, crew chief onboard a C-130 Hercules with the Minnesota Air National Guard, and general aviation pilot. Hallstrand … Continue reading

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Kestrel Aircraft Corporation Lands In Superior!

SUPERIOR, WIS. – The cofounder of Cirrus Aircraft Corporation, Alan Klapmeier, is moving closer to home with his newest company, Kestrel Aircraft Corporation. It was announced January 16, 2012, that Kestrel will be locating its manufacturing facility to Superior, Wisconsin, … Continue reading

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Airport Director Looks At Leasing Land To Tech School As One More Means To Keep Airport Self-Sufficient

APPLETON, WIS. – A $32.5 million public safety training center for Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) may be built on leased land from Outagamie County Regional Airport in Appleton, Wis., which would benefit the airport and local economy, according to … Continue reading

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