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We’re getting a compass rose upgrade

May 21, 2018  

On June 9, the Colorado Ninety-Nines are planning to paint over our rudimentary six-line compass rose at the south end of the ramp with one of their beautiful signature two-tone works of art.  The FNL Pilots Association contacted the Colorado Division of Aeronautics and arranged for them to donate the fifty gallons of paint needed for this project. Most of […]

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Rusty Pilots Program

May 20, 2018  

Even though it was a pretty wet and rainy day the Rusty Pilots program had a pretty good turnout.   Some had not been in the pilots seat for nearly 25 years.   It’s a great program to get your required 3 hours in.  

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Larry talks about airplane maintenance

May 20, 2018  

Larry Hallock Larry started in aviation when CSU had a flying club and he bought his own airplane. In fact he bought the airplane right out of this hanger. So in 45 years he hasn’t gone very far. He knows a lot of you work on your own plane and wanted to talk about that. One of the big things […]

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Gina Gonzales

Apr 22, 2018  

Gina grew up in Golden and got her Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from CSU so she is no stranger to Northern Colorado. She met her husband, Frank, while attending CSU, and he was drafted to the Detroit Tigers organization in 1989. They traveled all over the world, and calculated they moved over 30 times in 7 years and lived […]

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Denver ARTCC visit

Apr 9, 2018  

Paul Stoecker, Rick Turley, and I took advantage of Operation Raincheck to visit Denver Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC) on April 7. This event popped up in email just five days prior, as opposed to the two weeks’ notice we usually get. They had room for only fifteen visitors, and I signed up and took the 13th slot. Paul […]

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