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Bob Bunderson

Jul 10, 2018  

Bob Bunderson of Berthoud has been flying out of FNL for 30 years. He spent 20 years in the Navy 20, 10 years on shore duty and 10 at sea. When you are at sea duty you are subject to deployment, on land you are just there. Most of his shore duty time was spent in training or training commands […]

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Vance Brand

Jul 10, 2018  

When Vance Brand was 4 or 5 he took his first flight in an old Ford Trimotor, taking off from a stubble field. He smiled as he said, “Probably half of you don’t even know what that is. Things like that make an impression on a young kid, you know.” His manor was soft and gentle, always a smile hidden […]

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The latest on ADS-B

Jun 22, 2018  

Jerry gave an update on ADS-B. He stated that of the 51,882 total airplanes completed with updates, GA makes up 49,941 of that number. Air carriers are at roughly 2,000. there is no way they will be able to make the deadline. Shops are currently 2-9 months out. He believes that the FAA will extend the deadline for commercial airlines […]

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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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