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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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Wisconsin Aeronautics Director & AOPA President Selected For National Drone Advisory Committee

Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Members of the newly established Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) were announced August 31, 2016, by the Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics (RTCA), a not-for-profit organization that functions as an advisory … Continue reading

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Meet Brenda Hanson!

Airport GIS Program Manager WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 Brenda Hanson is the new Airports Geographic Information Systems (AGIS) Program Manager with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA). Brenda is responsible … Continue reading

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Register For The WisDOT Airport Operations & Land Use Seminar

Published in Midwest Flyer Each fall, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) holds a two-day Airport Operations & Land Use Seminar for the people responsible for managing our state’s airports. The 2016 Airport Operations & Land … Continue reading

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2015 Wisconsin Airport Rates & Charges Report

Published Midwest Flyer – Aug/Sept 2016 The Airport Rates & Charges Report for calendar year 2015 is now available. Each year, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Aeronautics surveys those airports within the State Airport System Plan for information … 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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Safe Flying Requires Accurate Weather Prediction

Learn How WisDOT’s Bureau of Aeronautics Improves Flight Planning by John Thivierge Director of Aviation Weather Schneider Electric Flight conditions can change in the blink of an eye. One moment you’ll see clear blue skies and feel the hot summer … Continue reading

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Flight Instructor Refresher Course (FIRC)

The next Wisconsin Flight Instructor Refresher Course (FIRC) is scheduled for October 31st and November 1st at the EAA AirVenture Museum in Oshkosh. The course will be updated with new topics in addition to the core course topics that include … Continue reading

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Winter Pre-Flight Tips

by Justin Hetland WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics The beginning of the winter season came in fast and cold this year, bringing back memories of the not so fondly remembered 2013-2014 winter when we were all introduced to the term “Polar … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Aeronautical Chart Published

The 2014-2015 edition of the Wisconsin Aeronautical Chart is now available. The chart, published biannually, alternating with the Wisconsin Airport Directory, is available at your local FBO or pilot supply shop. Single copies of the WAC scale chart can be … Continue reading

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