Pilot Education Programs

Aircraft Maintenance Seminars for Pilots and Mechanics

Maintenance, Who Cares? is the title of these 18 safety seminars held across the state. In these 2 hour seminars, pilots and mechanics are invited to learn together about critical safety issues concerning maintenance tasks.

The seminars will be held at the following locations and dates in 2020:

  • Rhinelander – January 25th
  • Holiday Inn Convention Center, Stevens Point – February 22nd
  • Oshkosh- TBD

CFI Workshops

These day long workshops are for all pilots and focus on improving Flight Instructor skills and competency. Topics of presentations may include TSA insights, professionalism, logbook entries and endorsements, preparing for a practical test, FAA WINGS program, teaching in technically advanced aircraft and more.

The seminars will be held at the following locations and dates in 2020:

  • Gateway Technical College, Kenosha– TBD
  • Wausau – TBD
  • Green Bay– TBD
  • Fox Valley Technical College, Oshkosh – TBD

Tailwheel Pilots Safety Seminar and Training Opportunities

If you own, rent, or wish to learn all about the tailwheel flight operations, this workshop is for you! This tailwheel workshop was developed and implemented through partnership with nine of Wisconsin's most experienced tailwheel instructors, the FAA, EAA, AOPA, and Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics.

The workshop consists of a two hour and thirty-minute morning session, and an afternoon flight training session (depending on weather and instructor availability) presented by these experts and representatives from the FAASafety Team.

Attend presentations focused on landing techniques, advanced pre-flight inspections, and important maintenance tips by FAASTeam representatives, earn FAA WINGS credits and meet/fly with local instructors that specialize in tailwheel training.

The seminars will be held at the following locations and dates in 2020:

  • Brodhead - TBD
  • Three Lakes – TBD (possibly 3rd Saturday in June)
  • Palmyra – TBD

Wisconsin public use airports with turf runways

Seminars are provided by FAA Safety Team Representatives, MKE FSDO, AOPA, EAA, WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics and more.

For more information and to register for the events visit FaaSafety.gov or contact Levi Eastlick, levi.eastlick@dot.wi.gov, 608-267-5018