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Meet Max Platts Aeronautical and Technical Services Section Chief

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2023 Digital Issue Max Platts joined the Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) as Aeronautical and Technical Services (ATS) Section Chief in October 2022, following Scott Brummond’s retirement in July after 25 years with the … Continue reading

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Register For The WisDOT Airport Operations & Land Use Seminar

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2023 Digital Issue For the first time since 2019, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) will hold a two-day Airport Operations & Land Use Seminar designed to help anyone responsible for … Continue reading

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Fly Wisconsin Airport Passport Program

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2023 Digital Issue In 2017, the Wisconsin Airport Management Association (WAMA) and Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WISDOT) teamed up to launch the “Fly Wisconsin Airport Passport Program.” The program rewards pilots and passengers for … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Hangar Storage

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue Appropriate hangar storage will always be a common point of contention between airports and hangar tenants. Although the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) 2016 … Continue reading

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Former Wisconsin Aeronautics Official, Mark Pfundheller

Sept. 18, 1955 – July 2, 2022 Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2022 Digital Issue Mark D. Pfundheller, 66, of Edgerton, Wisconsin, passed away July 2, 2022, surrounded by his family. After fighting Churg-Strauss Syndrome for 12 years, complications … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Creates New Youth Apprenticeship Program In Aviation

by Olivia Conklin (Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development) & Meredith Alt (Wisconsin Department of Transportation) Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2022 Digital Issue Through a partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Bureau of Aeronautics and statewide aviation and … Continue reading

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Meet Brandon Benjamin – Airport System Planner

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2022 Digital Issue Brandon Benjamin joined the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) in April 2022 as the Airport System Planner. He is responsible for implementing and maintaining the State Airport System … Continue reading

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Cornucopia Airport Now Open to the Public

by Hal Davis Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue After many years of hard work by a group of dedicated volunteers, Cornucopia Airport (23W) is now officially open to the public! The airport is located near the … 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 2022 online issue. In November 2021, Congress passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, also known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law or BIL. Among many other things, … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Airport Changes

by Hal Davis WisDOT – Bureau of Aeronautics Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2022 Online Issue The holidays may be over, but it’s not too late for one last gift to Wisconsin aviators. It’s a new public-use airport! Sullivan … Continue reading

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