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Register for the WisDOT Airport Operations & Land Use Seminar

Each fall, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) holds a two-day Airport Operations & Land Use Seminar for the people responsible for managing our state’s airports. The 2019 Seminar will take place Tuesday, October 29th and Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Fly Wisconsin… Still Going Strong!

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue It’s now been over two years since the Wisconsin Airport Management Association and Wisconsin Department of Transportation teamed up to launch the “Fly Wisconsin Passport … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Welcomes “Above the Clouds” – An Organization Devoted to Inspiring Underserved Young People Through the Wonder of Flight

by Meredith Alt WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue A line of volunteers holding signs and ringing cowbells cheered the newest arriving teenager at the entrance to Morey Field in Middleton, Wisconsin, on July … Continue reading

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It’s Not That Far Away

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue With winter nearly upon us, it’s the time of the year when those who continue to fly begin to wonder how they will find the runway under low visibility conditions. What if … Continue reading

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Changes At Aeronautics

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue Every day I learn more about aviation, and the impact our MnDOT Aeronautics office has on air transportation for Minnesotans. Although I still … Continue reading

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The New Golden Age of Small-Quantity, High-Quality Aircraft Parts Production: Breaking It Down Into Contributing Elements

Third in a Series of Articles by Ed Leineweber Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue By now, regular Midwest Flyer Magazine readers are probably familiar with my fascination with an emerging design, prototyping and production phenomenon I have … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Complacent: Survival Tips For Winter Flying

by Bob Worthington Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 i It was late summer, in the mountains in the Middle East, in combat. I was a U.S. Marine PFC (Private First Class). Military privates are at the bottom of … Continue reading

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Beyond Airspace – Flying Around Lima, Perú

by Yasmina Platt Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue After a few work trips to Lima, Perú, I was asked to temporarily relocate there. You may already know from my other articles that I do not like to … Continue reading

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State, Federal & Local Airport Grants & The Airport Sponsor’s Responsibility

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager / Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue A question that is always being asked by airports – large and small … Continue reading

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What makes a pilot?

by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 issue If you’re like me, you’re friends with a lot of pilots and aviation enthusiasts, and it’s safe to assume your social media pages were ablaze … Continue reading

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