Archives: Wisconsin Aeronautics Report

Annual Airport Engineer’s Workshop

The 2015 Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics Airport Engineer’s Workshop will be held Tuesday, February 17th at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Madison. This day-long workshop brings airport engineering consultants together with Bureau of Aeronautics staff to focus on airport development … Continue reading

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International Aviation Art Contest

The 2015 International Aviation Art Contest is now underway. This year’s theme is “World Air Games.” Artists are encouraged to create a poster that captures the excitement of the FAI World Air Games Dubai. All children between the ages of … Continue reading

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2014 Airport Operations & Land Use Seminar

STEVENS POINT, WIS. – More than 100 people, representing approximately 40 airports around Wisconsin, gathered in Stevens Point in late September for the annual Airport Operations & Land Use Seminar hosted by the Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics. This year’s seminar … Continue reading

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Airport Reference Points

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics I like a good map. I like to know where I am, where I’m going and what’s around me. Whether in the air or on the ground, good situational awareness is important. With … Continue reading

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Meet Paula Groom…

Airport Development Engineer WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics MADISON, WIS. – Paula Groom joined the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) in May 2014. As an airport development engineer, Paula is responsible for managing projects at 10 airports around … Continue reading

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Building A Backyard Airstrip

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics How many landing facilities would you guess there are in Wisconsin? If you guessed “a lot,” you would be right! In all, Wisconsin has well over 700 separate landing facilities, and more than … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Aeronautical Chart Published

The 2014-2015 edition of the Wisconsin Aeronautical Chart is now available. The chart, published biannually, alternating with the Wisconsin Airport Directory, is available at your local FBO or pilot supply shop. Single copies of the WAC scale chart can be … Continue reading

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Meet Ryan Donnelly… Airport Development Engineer, WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics

MADISON, WIS. – Ryan Donnelly joined the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Aeronautics in April 2014. As an airport development engineer, Ryan is responsible for managing projects at 11 airports around Wisconsin – the largest being Central Wisconsin Airport … Continue reading

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Flight Instructor Refresher Course (FIRC)

The next WisDOT FIRC is scheduled for November 1-2, 2014 at the EAA AirVenture Museum in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The course will be updated with new topics in addition to the core topics that include Ethics and Professionalism, How To Give … Continue reading

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Airport Operations & Land Use Seminar

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Each fall, the Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics holds a two-day Airport Operations & Land Use Seminar for the people responsible for managing our state’s airports. This seminar provides airport managers with the information … Continue reading

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