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.
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.Read More
Wings Over Wisconsin
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.Read more