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Are you Santa?

Dec 16, 2017  

As little kids our idea of Santa is a jolly gentleman in a red suit that delivers gifts on Christmas eve. If you still see Santa flying across the evening sky with his 8 reindeer, I can safely say you may be partaking in Colorado’s special blend!! But as we get older our idea of Santa changes. It changes from […]

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Life as a Corporate Pilot

Nov 27, 2017  

Jason Kopp gave a talk on his life as a corporate pilot and some of the places it has taken him. From the Canadian Air and Space Museum in a twin Otter, to the race track at Dulles, where he got to drive a Mini Cooper on Mini Cooper day at 130MPH. His background prior to his flying career at […]

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My visit to the FAA Center

Nov 27, 2017  

I recently toured the FAA traffic control center in Longmont where a friend of mine works. She met me at the guard gate and I told her I remember when this was way out in the country. She said during the cold war, that all centers, or en-route facilities as she calls it, were placed outside of populated areas in […]

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Helping Heroes Fly

Oct 18, 2017  

I first became aware of Helping Heroes Fly by a small homemade flier on the bulletin board of the school where I was tutoring. They have come a long way since that first posting. Who or what is Helping Heroes Fly you say? Let me introduce you to them. Helping Heroes Fly was started by two Greeley women which, as […]

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Kenneth J. Curry

Sep 24, 2017  

Mr. Kenneth J Curry is a Viet Nam veteran who flew 157 missions in Southeast Asia in the B-52 aircraft. His presentation will relate the harrowing details of one mission over North Viet Nam during which his B-52 was heavily damaged by surface to air missile, yet he and his crew were able to make it back to South Viet […]

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