Call for Hall of Fame Nominations
Dorcey, John M. March 13, 2023
Who has made a difference in Wisconsin aviation history? Who among those folks will you nominate for induction into the Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame?
Kohler Aviation Corporation
Dorcey, John M. June 28, 2023
A brief history of the first across the lake airline.
Flying the Bridge Across Lake Michigan
Dorcey, John M. July 15, 2023
The first flight for Kohler Aviation Corporation's Bridge Across Lake Michigan. On Aug 29, 1929 the Loening C-2C Air Yacht departs Grand Rapids MI arrives about 90 minutes later in Milwaukee WI. Two days later, on Sep 1, 1929, the first revenue flight was flown.
Congressional Medal of Honor
Dorcey, John M. Aug. 6, 2023
A happenstance opportunity to hear two recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor led to a search for Wisconsin's Medal of Honor recipients.
Lindbergh's Badger Days
Goc, Michael Aug. 15, 2023
Did you know that Charles Lindbergh, before he was a pilot, attended UW-Madison? A review of the book that shares stories of Lindbergh, the student, 1920-1922.
Dorcey, John M. Sept. 4, 2023
Traditional runway construction methods during times of war are not acceptable. In 1939, while most of the world was at war, the United States addressed this problem among many others. This is the story of how Marston Mat solved that issue.
Wisconsin's Passport Program - Wings Over Wisconsin
Dorcey, Rose Sept. 27, 2023
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.