Pilot Education Programs

NewTurf Operations Workshops

Pro-Tips Series Webinars

​WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics has partnered with the MKE and MSP FSDO offices, NAFI and others to hold monthly webinars featuring aviation professionals and subject matter experts willing to share knowledge and tips to help make aviation safer. Check out FaaSafety.gov for more information or to register for these upcoming Webinars:

​August 4, 2021​August 11, 2021​April 7, 2021​April 14, 2021
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Topic: XC PlanningTopic: XC PlanningTopic: TBD ​Topic: TBD
Speaker: NAFISpeaker: NAFISpeaker: ​TBDSpeaker: ​TBD

Feel free to contact us to provide future topic suggestions or if you are a professional willing to share some of your tips on a particular subject.

Turf Operations Workshops

Regardless if you have years of experience operating on grass runways or have recently become interested in it, the “What do you know about Grass Field Operations” workshops are sure to be a fun learning experience. Visit FAASafety.gov to register and learn more.

The seminars will be held at the following locations and dates in 2021:

  • Hartford (KHXF): Saturday, July 17th
  • Palmyra (88C): Saturday, August 7th
  • Brodhead (C47): Saturday, September 18th

Wisconsin public use airports with turf runways

Aircraft Maintenance Seminars for Pilots and Mechanics

Maintenance, Who Cares? is the title of these 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. Don't forget to invite your favorite AMT!

The seminars will be held at the following locations and dates in 2021: 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, technically advanced aircraft (TAA) and more.

The seminars will be held at the following locations and dates in 2021: 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 2021: TBD

Seminars are provided by FAA Safety Team representatives, MKE FSDO, MSP FSDO, NAFI, 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