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IMC Club

Oct 30, 2016  

Last Spring, a pilot friend flew down to Centennial Airport to attend an “IMC Club” meeting put on by Independence Aviation.  He enjoyed it very much, and told me he thought it would be great if we could create such a club at FNL. The idea of the IMC Club is to present a scenario of something going awry during […]

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How FNL handles dignitaries

Oct 30, 2016  

I sat down with Jason Licon this month and asked him what it was like when he got the call that Mr. Trump would be coming in. He very calmly explained he didn’t receive “a call”. He said there is a county wide system for when dignitaries and the like fly in. Usually the visit is venue specific with the […]

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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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Oshkosh AirVenture Presentation

Apr 24, 2016  

On March 24, 2016 Steve Wolf gave a presentation on Oshkosh Airventure and Mass Formation arrivals. He expressed the excitement, fun, pride, and comradery of participating in a formation arrival of similar performance aircraft. These mass arrivals increase the efficiency and safety of traffic at Wittman Reginal Airport and are scheduled for late morning through mid-afternoon, weather permitting. The arrival […]

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IMC Club starts at FNL

Apr 21, 2016  

I’ve gone through the training to become the EAA Chapter 515 IMC Club Program Coordinator.  Our inaugural meeting will be Wednesday night, May 18, at 7pm in the jetCenter Hangar. IMC Clubs were started by Radek Wyrzykowski in 2010 as a support group for instrument pilots and students, and the IMC Club non-profit corporation was acquired by EAA effective November […]

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