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New Publications For Wisconsin Aviators

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue The Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) is pleased to announce the release of several new publications for aviators. Digital copies of these new publications, … Continue reading

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Large-Scale Airport Solar Facilities Gaining In Popularity

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/June 2021 Online Issue The remarkable growth of the solar industry witnessed in the last decade continues to show no sign of slowing down. Fueled by decreasing costs … Continue reading

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Pardon Our Dust: Annual Airport Construction Update

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue During a year unlike any other, 2020 was remarkably “normal” as it related to airport improvement projects in Wisconsin. As with many other aspects … Continue reading

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Preparing For The Unexpected

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue Airports and pilots alike take pride in their preparedness for emergency situations. We have our index of checklists and practice them regularly. But what happens … Continue reading

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New Helpful Publications for Aviators

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue The Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) is pleased to announce the release of several new free publications for aviators. Digital copies of these new publications, … Continue reading

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Pardon Our Dust: Annual Airport Construction Update

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue Between planning, design and construction, airport projects often take several years to make it from inception to ribbon cutting. In 2019, we celebrated the completion … Continue reading

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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

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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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Look Out For Non-Standard Traffic Patterns

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue The fundamentals of the standard traffic pattern are something every pilot learns early on in their flight training. Just as roads provide a safe and … Continue reading

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Protecting Airspace In The 21st Century: Making An Airport Manager’s Life Easier With GIS

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue As is the case across the country, most airports in Wisconsin were built during or shortly after World War II. The majority were built in … Continue reading

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