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Meet our members

Aug 22, 2016  

Henry Schauer has always been fascinated with airplanes having built and flown numerous simple balsa wood control line models powered by ubiquitous 049 2 stroke glow fuel engine. Flying an actual plane was the farthest thing from his mind. His parents were WWII refugees that escaped with just the shirts on their backs and money was tight. He satisfied his love […]

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View from the right seat

Aug 21, 2016  

So you pilot types that don’t always have to fly the “big box stores in the sky”, miss out on the little things in life. Like after settling down into your seat, and getting the flight attendants approval that you have indeed fastened your seat belt correctly, learned where the nearest exits are and know that your seat can become […]

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Warbirds Visit Update

Aug 21, 2016  

Thank you all for giving up your July meeting so that we could concentrate on the Collings Foundation tour stop this year, with their B-17, B-24, B-25, and P-51. It was a huge success! The crowds were the biggest they have been in several years! It always amazes me that people will come year after year and stand in the […]

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Look Out… Above

Aug 20, 2016  

Just three short years ago the FAA-Denver TRACON (Metroplex) developed new airspace procedures to enhance safety and efficiency with the help and input of all user groups (Airline/Charter/Business-Private General Aviation) to not only benefit Denver International Airport (DEN) but all the surrounding airports and communities as well. Unfortunately, the Metroplex has now developed new arrival procedures for the benefit of […]

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This Is Your Association

Aug 20, 2016  

We’ve been getting unsolicited feedback from a few of you over the past months about how things are going with FNL Pilots Association, your airport advocacy group.  We’ve received many good comments on our monthly Pilot Refresher Courses.  The members who have talked with officers or board members have told us that our choice of topics and the presentation of […]

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