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Restaurants Near Wisconsin Airports

WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue In the June/July 2020 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, we announced the creation of a new comprehensive list and map of Wisconsin airports with convenient food options, but … 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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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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International Aviation Art Contest

by Meredith Alt Aviation Education Program Manager WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 Calling all artists between the ages of 6 and 17…the International Aviation Art Contest is now underway! The Bureau of Aeronautics … Continue reading

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Meet Mallory Palmer Environmental Analysis & Review Specialist – WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue In March 2019, Mallory Palmer joined the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s (WisDOT) Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) as an environmental analysis and review specialist. Mallory is responsible for ensuring compliance with state 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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Sharing The Airport… Operations At Non-Towered Airports

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue Each year at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, I’m reminded as to just how many ways there are to take flight. For those of us who regularly … Continue reading

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Fly Wisconsin Airport Passport Program

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017-January 2018 The “Fly Wisconsin Airport Passport” program is a collaborative effort of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Aeronautics and the Wisconsin Airport Management Association (WAMA). The program promotes safety and education … Continue reading

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Deciphering Notices To Airmen (NOTAMs)

by Hal Davis Airport Compliance Manager WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 Any pilot worth their weight in 100LL, knows to check NOTAMs before every flight. Historically, the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) NOTAM system … Continue reading

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