Tag Archives: Don Winkler

No Better Time Than The Present

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue If it is one thing we got from this lousy pandemic we’ve just gone through, it is a greater appreciation for family and friends. While many parents and … Continue reading

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Amelia Earhart’s Personal Photographer, Albert Bresnik

by Don Winkler Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue It was the opening day at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 1992 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. That meant lots of airplanes and large crowds of people from all over the world. … Continue reading

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Former Controller & Public Relations Specialist To Be Inducted Into The Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue MADISON, WIS. – Don Winkler of Madison, Wisconsin, will be inducted into the Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame on October 20, 2018 at ceremonies to be held at the EAA AirVenture Museum … Continue reading

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60th Annual Wisconsin Aviation Conference Addressed Pressing Issues & Recognized Accomplishments

LA CROSSE, WIS. – The Wisconsin Aviation Conference celebrated its 60th anniversary at the La Crosse Center in La Crosse, Wis., May 11-13, 2015, along the beautiful Mississippi River. The event attracted airport managers, airport commission members, aviation business owners … Continue reading

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An Aviator’s Lasting Impression

by Don Winkler As aviators we are caught up in the task of flight planning, preflight and other important duties prior to departing and arriving at our home airports that we seldom have a chance to view what our activities … Continue reading

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A Lifetime In Aviation, As I Remember It

by Don Winkler Flying has been somewhat different for me. I have grown up with a camera in my hand. The airplane has been a platform for me to capture images at a different perspective. I have been doing aerial … Continue reading

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The Ways & Will of Don Winkler

by Dave Weiman Don Winkler is a familiar name and face in Wisconsin aviation and he has chosen at age 82 not to come into work anymore and who can blame him. For the past 17 years, Don has been … Continue reading

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Bonding GA With Your Community

by Don Winkler The opportunities for airports and pilots to get good public relations with communities are more abundant than you might think. I am not talking about fly-in breakfasts, Young Eagles flights, or other similar promotions, although all of … Continue reading

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