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Mountain Flying Presentation

Jul 4, 2016  

Bill Standefer is Chairman of the Mountain Flying Training Program for the Colorado Pilots Association and has been teaching this class for about 27 years. In Colorado, 54 mountains are over 14,000 feet and 600 are over 13,000. There are more than a dozen public use airports that invite pilots to come see their beautiful cities and enjoy the mountains. […]

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Bill Snodgrass

Jul 4, 2016  

If there is a “normal” way to become a pilot, Bill didn’t follow it. He took a different path. His journey started in 2004 when he and a friend took a 10 day hiking trip to Alaska. While there he took a sightseeing tour in a 1961 Otter. They flew around the peak of Denali and he remembered looking out […]

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Collings Foundation

Jul 4, 2016  

This July 15th, 16th, and 17th the Collings Foundation will make their annual stop at Northern Colorado Reginal. The stop at our airport is traditionally one of their most financially successful stops. Over the years I have watched it grow. I remember the days when Rob would hand me a radio and tell me what time I should start monitoring […]

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WASPs the Original Fly Girls

Jul 4, 2016  

World War II was a time when everyone pulled together. It was a time of Rosie the Riveter and scrap metal drives. War bonds and war rations. My grandmother was part of the Land Army, women who worked the land, drove tractors and plowed fields and in doing so, freed up men to go to war as well as kept […]

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