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Monthly Archive for: ‘September, 2016’

Runway Condition Reports

Sep 22, 2016  

Effective October 1, airports are required to report runway conditions using a new scale.  To date, runway conditions have been reported as good, fair, poor, or nil.  From now on, however, they’ll be reported using a Runway Condition Code (RwyCC), and fair has been replaced with medium. Here’s how GA pilots can convert the RwyCC to something more familiar… RwyCC […]

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Meet our members

Sep 21, 2016  

1999 was a banner year for Larry when one of his son’s, his wife, and he, got their pilots licenses. It was twenty five years earlier when Larry began taking lessons in Indiana from a neighbor who was a flight instructor. Just before Larry soloed, his neighbor sold his plane. Larry spent a year and a half teaching high school […]

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Jason Licon Update from the August BBQ

Sep 21, 2016  

It’s time for the airport badge audit. The airport is required to audit them every 12 months, and every 24 month they actually rebadge. Emails have been going out to let everyone know it is time and that you can stop by the fire station and show your badge. You must present your badge for audit by September 30.  The […]

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View from the right seat

Sep 21, 2016  

We don’t think much about it, the change from Fort Collins – Loveland Airport to Northern Colorado Reginal Airport. Fifty years from now the conversation will be something like this. “FNL? Why is NoCo call letters FNL?” The same way we question why Los Angeles is LAX? Or Chicago O’Hare, ORD? Years ago when the Wright brothers started this whole […]

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