Wisconsin Aviation News

Drone
Commercial Drone Ground School @ MSN

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TRAINING COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Everything you need to know to pass the Part 107 Knowledge Test.

ONE-DAY COURSE:
Saturday, April 13, 2019
8:00 am - 4:00 pm with lunch provided

LOCATION:
Wisconsin Aviation-Madison (MSN)
3606 Corben Court, Madison, WI

COST (MUST PREPAY):
$299 - Includes course and access to this eLearning value:
http://www.pilottrainingsystem.com/droneTraining 
To prepay, Click here to pay online.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Dr. Johnson is an Air Force Veteran, instructor pilot, and drone expert with a PhD in Engineering from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. He pioneered aviation research and education at UW by building a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Center of Excellence for aviation research as well as UW's growing flight-training program. Johnson recently built drone programs for the UW and a Fortune-500 insurance company, and he founded PilotTrainingSystem.com to grow aviation. Dr. Johnson is an FAA Safety Team Lead Representative, and he is the Founding President of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Advisory Board, which is a public-private organization of UAS experts serving as a unified voice for advocacy, networking, education, and outreach in support of UAS.

EXAM & CERTIFICATION:
Cost:  $150
To Schedule:  Contact the FAA Test Registration System at 844-704-1487

QUESTIONS:
Send email to:  LisaB@WisAv.com

PP ground school
Private Pilot Ground School @ RYV

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Prepare for the FAA Private Pilot Written
Every Tuesday from 6-9 pm, April 16 thru June 2.
Wisconsin Aviation-Watertown
1741 River Drive, Watertown, WI 53094

$295 per person, plus books and supplies

Sign up with LisaB@WisAv.com or
608-268-5024

backcountry-flying
Peaks to Pavement Safety Seminar by AOPA @ MSN

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Peaks to Pavement: Applying Lessons from the Backcountry

Flying in the backcountry is an exciting and rewarding challenge with little room for error. It's an exacting environment that demands sound decision making, stellar stick-and-rudder skills, a thorough understanding of the weather, and an intimate knowledge of the airplane. Whether you're a seasoned backcountry flyer or flatlander, you'll enjoy this new seminar, which delves into conditions, challenges, and accidents unique to backcountry flying. Together with your seminar leader you'll examine lessons learned to fly safely in any operating environment.

AOPA seminar hosted by Wisconsin Aviation-Madison
3606 Corben Court, Madison, WI 53704.

Please RSVP at:  https://www.aopa.org/forms/event-registration/SSPEAKS_WI_190425

 

Hamburger
Flying Hamburger Social @ RYV

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Fly in or drive in for a good Wisconsin cookout.
Watertown Municipal Airport (RYV)
1741 River Drive
Watertown, WI 53094

PancakeBreakfast
Pancake Breakfast & Open House at UNU

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Hamburger
Flying Hamburger Social @ RYV

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Fly in or drive in for a good Wisconsin cookout.
Watertown Municipal Airport (RYV)
1741 River Drive
Watertown, WI 53094

18th Annual 1940's Style Hangar Dance @ MSN

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Badger Honor Flight Benefit with Ladies Must Swing

Re-live the 1940s era by listening to big band music performed by Ladies Must Swing, a jazz band consisting of 19 energetic dames.  Vintage wear is encouraged and there will be prizes for the best dressed couple and best dancers. The ladies will be performing 1940s tunes all night long: Seems Like Old Times, Leap Frog, Armed Forces Salute, Take the A Train, B-19, Old Devil Moon, In the Mood, and much more!

Madison (KMSN) Wisconsin Aviation Hangar

Advance ticket sales: $20 each; two patrons for $35 (PayPal.me/ladiesMustSwing)
Cost at the door:  $25 each; two for $40

Doors open at 6:00p with Social Life Dance Center giving dance lessons at 6:30p, Ladies Must Swing starts at 7pm.

A portion of the door sales, as well as the drink and snack sales, will benefit The Badger Honor Flight, a local nonprofit that ensures WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, and terminally-ill Veterans have the opportunity to see the memorials that have been erected in their honor. ® (badgerhonorflight.org)

 

Hamburger
Flying Hamburger Social @ RYV

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Fly in or drive in for a good Wisconsin cookout.
Watertown Municipal Airport (RYV)
1741 River Drive
Watertown, WI 53094

Pancake Breakfast
Lions Club Pancake Breakfast at UNU

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Pancake Breakfast
Pancake Breakfast & Open House @ RYV

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Pancake Breakfast - $7.00/person (kids under 4 FREE)

Airplane Rides - 9 am - 1 pm   $20/person (kids under 2 FREE)

Drone Races

Radio-Controlled Airplane Exhibit

Watertown Fire Dept. Display - 9 am - 11 am

Static Aircraft Display (vintage warbirds to modern aircraft)