Tag Archives: Wisconsin Aviation

“Girls in Aviation Day” Introduces Girls To Aviation Opportunities

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue Hands shoot to the air when a group of girls is asked who would like to present the panel with the next question. The selected girl walks to the front of … Continue reading

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Corporate Jet Mounted At Airport Entrance Symbolizes Impact GA Has Had On Community

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue WATERTOWN, WIS. – Earth-bound travelers entering Watertown’s main southern entrance are now greeted by a beautiful Cessna Citation 500 mounted on top of a 21-foot pole. The Citation was purchased for its … Continue reading

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A Rusty Pilot No More!

by Ken Anderson Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue I recently took 11 hours of dual instruction and some ground school to knock the rust off this rusty pilot. I flew back in the ‘80s when I … 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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Director of Flight Training At Wisconsin Aviation Completes Cirrus Standardized Instructor Pilot Training

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue MADISON, WIS. – David Upham, Director of Flight Training at Wisconsin Aviation, Inc., has completed training to become a Cirrus Standardized Instructor Pilot (CSIP). CSIPs have been personally trained and evaluated by … 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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Wisconsin Aviation Names New Director of Flight Training

Published In Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 MADISON, WIS. – David Upham has been promoted to Director of Flight Training at Wisconsin Aviation. Upham will manage Wisconsin Aviation’s three locations: Watertown, Juneau and Madison. Upham grew up in a house … Continue reading

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New Avionics Manager At Wisconsin Aviation

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue MADISON, WIS. – Wisconsin Aviation, Inc. has named Aaron Hall the manager of their avionics department. Hall began his aviation career in June of 1993 with the United States Navy as an … 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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Panke Joins Wisconsin Aviation

MADISON, WIS. – Madison native and University of Dubuque graduate, Nathan (Nate) Panke, has joined Wisconsin Aviation as a flight instructor. Panke has a Bachelor of Science degree in Flight Operations and a minor in Aviation Management. Panke credits an … Continue reading

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