Archives: WATA Difference

65th Wisconsin Aviation Conference Well Attended!

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue With the uncertainty of the pandemic over the past 18 months or so, the Wisconsin Aviation Conference (WAC) moved from its traditional spring dates to October 17-19, 2021, and … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pilot Opposes Unpowered Ultralights/Hang Gliders At Local Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue PALMYRA, WIS. – Louis Radecki, a pilot, flight instructor and an FAA Safety Team Representative at Palmyra Airport (88C) in southeastern Wisconsin, is raising concern to the Town of Palmyra Airport Commission … Continue reading

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In Memory of Wisconsin Pilot, Peter Laper

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue PEWAUKEE, WIS. – Longtime Wisconsin pilot and the treasurer of the Wisconsin Aviation Trades Association (WATA), Peter Laper, 62, died unexpectedly December 31, 2017 at his home in Pewaukee, Wisconsin. Born in … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Airport Management Association To Host Legislative Day In Madison

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue MADISON, WIS. – The Wisconsin Airport Management Association (WAMA) will host a Legislative Day in Madison, Wis., March 6, 2018, to provide airport officials an opportunity to meet with their legislators about … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Aviation Partners With Phillips 66 Aerostars

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue MADISON, WIS. – Wisconsin Aviation, Inc. has partnered with the Phillips 66® Aerostars aerobatic team for the 2018 airshow season in the installation of Garmin avionics for the team’s four aircraft. The … Continue reading

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Batten & Rowland Awarded Congressional Medals of Honor

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 issue RACINE, WIS. – During World War II, John H. Batten, after whom John H. Batten International Airport in Racine, Wis., is named, and John S. Rowland, also of Racine, did a … Continue reading

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From Washington To Washington

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 issue Field Morey, an FAA-Certified Flight Instructor from Medford, Oregon, with roots in Wisconsin, and Conrad Teitell of Greenwich, Connecticut, an attorney with Cummings & Lockwood, successfully flew to all 49 state … Continue reading

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Private Airport Owner Hosts Fly-In Without Fear of Liability

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue DE PERE, WIS. – Jay Baeten, owner of Antique Aerodrome in De Pere, Wisconsin (9WS2), was able to host a fly-in at his private airstrip, August 26, 2017, without fear of liability, … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Aviation Celebrates 36 Years In Business

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue WATERTOWN, WIS. – Wisconsin Aviation, Inc. is celebrating 36 years in business in 2017, and they started during difficult times. Interest rates were at 21 percent in 1981, and the country was … Continue reading

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Eagle River Hosts Field Trip For Pre-K Kids!

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue EAGLE RIVER, WIS. – Rob Hom, airport manager at Eagle River Union Airport in Eagle River, Wisconsin, welcomed children of Northland Pines Elementary School Pre-Kindergarten and their families to the airport on … Continue reading

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