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Notes from the Annual Meeting

Jan 23, 2020  

Annual Meeting 2020 On January 11th, 2020 the FNLPA held their annual meeting. President James Hays read the vision statement as follows: The FNL Pilots Association supports general aviation at the Northern Colorado Regional Airport by advocating on behalf of its local pilots in the use and development of FNL. Membership at this same point in 2019 was 85 individuals […]

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Christmas Eve at my house

Dec 9, 2019  

As I sit at the computer today What was I going to do any way Christmas was coming there was no delay Santa would be here soon with his sleigh The tree was decorated all sparkly and bright soon it would be the big man’s night Would there be snow would there be rain what if the wind blew Oh! […]

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Neil Schaal

Nov 22, 2019  

Neil grew up a ranch and farm kid in rural Berthoud attending UNC on a ROTC scholarship where he studied education and aerospace. He went straight from UNC to Webb Air Force base in Texas where he was the last class of American students that went there. They had 15 Iranians and Americans flying together. That was when the Shah […]

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Braniff’s “Cowboy”

Nov 21, 2019  

Recently I ran across an old box from my younger years and in it I found a newsletter from the airline school I attended, Atlantic Airlines School in Kansas City, MO.  The Lighthouse, as the newsletter was named, was from November of 1969. That was decades ago and in a past century. Wow I’m getting old! Not as old as […]

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Town hall update

Oct 13, 2019  

On September 26th we held our monthly pilots refresher meeting. Several people from several agencies took part in this meeting. Jason Licon discussed the Master Plan describing it as a guide as to how the airport will be used for the next 20 years. It also preserves space for future needs. It was last updated in 2007. If you have […]

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