Tag Archives: AWOS

How Pilots Can Keep Airport Workers (and Themselves) Safe!

by Kelly Akhund MnDOT Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue Have you ever flown into an airport and found workers on the airfield? Do you ever wonder if they are listening to your radio calls? Do you … Continue reading

Posted in Columns, Columns, Columns, June/July 2020, MN Aeronautics Bulletin | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Automated Weather Reporting

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue Weather information plays a crucial role during flight planning and in flight. From your local TV meteorologist, to airport-specific observations and forecasts, weather information can … Continue reading

Posted in Columns, Columns, Feb/March 2020, Wisconsin Aeronautics Report | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The People, Technicians & Pilots Behind Our Navaids

by Dave Weiman Published by Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue As pilots, we fly along, day in and day out, and at night, using a variety of navigational aids (navaids) including Automated Weather Observing Systems (AWOS); Very High Frequency … Continue reading

Posted in Airports, All Features, Features, February/March 2019 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Craig Butler

Engineering Specialist WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics MADISON, WIS. – Craig Butler joined the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) in December 1990. As an engineering specialist, Craig is responsible for the management of GA airports planning, design and … Continue reading

Posted in October/November 2012, People, Sections, Wisconsin Aeronautics Report | Tagged , , | Leave a comment