37th Annual Investiture Dinner and Ceremony
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2023
Join us in celebrating the soaring achievements of aviation legends at the Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame induction ceremony – where history takes flight!

Collecting and Preserving Wisconsin's Aviation History

Welcome to the Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame, a membership organization dedicated to collecting, preserving, and sharing Wisconsin aviation news and history. Learn about the men and women who are making aviation history in Wisconsin and beyond.

Become a member/supporter today so that together we can continue to honor those who advance and enhance aviation in our state. Because Wisconsin aviators need heroes, too.

Stearman Smile

Hotshot of the month - Robert Huggins

Born in Waukesha County, Bob is said to know more about aviation than anyone in his area by the time he was 13. He built and flew a glider a few years later, then a biplane, then created a high-lift wing for a Curtiss Jenny that attracted the attention of Igor Sikorsky who offered him a job.

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Robert Huggins leather helmet

Wings Over Wisconsin

Sept. 27

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) has a "Passport Program" that encourages pilots to visit all of Wisconsin's public use airports. Steve Benesh of Oshkosh was awarded the top prize, a leather flight jacket, at the Wisconsin Aviation Conference held last week in Appleton.

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Northern Wisconsin from above