Archives: Wisconsin Aeronautics Report

2014 Aviation Art Contest Results

Getting young people interested in pursuing careers in aeronautics, science and engineering, while spreading the message about the importance of aviation, helps ensure the vitality of the industry for decades to come. As part of this effort, the Wisconsin Bureau … Continue reading

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IFR-VFR Safety Seminar At Volk Field

CAMP DOUGLAS, WIS. – The next WisDOT IFR-VFR Safety Seminar is scheduled for May 17th at Volk Field ANGB in Camp Douglas, Wis., and will be held in conjunction with the base open house. If you have not attended this … Continue reading

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Air Shows, Fly-Ins & Other Events At Your Local Airport

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Hosting an air show or fly-in can provide a tremendous benefit to the airport and its users. These types of events give local pilots and aviation enthusiasts the opportunity to socialize and display … Continue reading

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Meet Dan Brugman…

Airport Development Engineer WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Dan Brugman joined the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Aeronautics in March 2013. As an airport development engineer, Dan is responsible for managing projects at 11 airports around Wisconsin – the largest … Continue reading

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Meet Chris Egger

Environmental Analysis & Review Specialist Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Aeronautics In October 2013, Chris Egger joined the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s (WisDOT) Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) as an environmental analysis and review specialist.  Chris is responsible for ensuring … Continue reading

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Wildlife Strike Reporting

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Controlling wildlife hazards is a constant challenge for most airports around the Midwest. In the last 30 years, populations of many large bird species, common to the Midwest, have increased. Among them, the … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Fly-Ins & Points of Interest

We all know Wisconsin hosts what is billed as “The World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration.” Of course, that’s the annual EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh. However, did you know several other airports in the state regularly hold fly-ins and air shows? For … Continue reading

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2013 Airport Operations & Land Use Seminar

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

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Engineer’s Workshop To Be Held February 2014

The 2014 Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics Engineer’s Workshop will be held Tuesday, February 12 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Madison. This daylong workshop brings airport engineering consultants together with Bureau of Aeronautics engineering staff to focus on airport development … Continue reading

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Meet David Montesinos… Airport Development Engineer WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics

MADISON, WIS. – David Montesinos joined the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Aeronautics in January 1991. As an airport development engineer, Montesinos is responsible for managing projects at seven airports around Wisconsin – the largest being Dane County Regional … Continue reading

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