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Board Member Change

Apr 10, 2016  

Kimberly Osborn, who has been serving on our Board of Directors since mid-2014, has announced that she needs to step down ahead of her end of term January 2017. Kimberly joined the Board at the same time FNL Pilots Association began experimenting with hosting a Facebook page.  She has advocated for reaching the next generation of pilots, and through her […]

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WINGS, Part 1: Improving Your Flying Skills

Apr 9, 2016  

If you’re like me, you haven’t flown much over the past few months.  Time to shake off the rust and regain that flight proficiency. The FAA WINGS program (documented in Advisory Circular (AC) 61-91J) can be used to get credit towards a WINGS stage while focusing on specific skills.  Wow, I can become a better pilot and get credit for […]

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February Pilot Refresher Review

Mar 14, 2016  

Darrell Taylor gave a presentation of icing, including how different size planes handle it. He discussed and showed pictures from frost on the wings, carb ice, small plane icing issues, and the effect of large plane icing issues. He gave us a website to help visualize conditions along a flight plan. https://www.aviationweather.gov/flightpath

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Seaplane Watch

Mar 14, 2016  

House Bill 16-1315 Introduced by Rep Melton and Senator Todd March 21st is Aviation Day at the State Capital. WE HAVE A BILL pending introduction on that day. This bill requires State controlled waterways to allow seaplanes if the waterway also allows powerboating. Contact your Legislator’s office and let them know that this bill is coming and that you are […]

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Welcome to our blog

Feb 26, 2016  

Newsletters evolve because of technology.  Remember those text newsletters Howard used to send out?  Simple, but informative. In our next newsletter phase, Microsoft Publisher was used to create some professional-looking PDF newsletters, with pictures and cartoons and articles.  But these resulted in large downloads that were awkward to view on new technology (iPhones and Android devices). I’m looking to begin […]

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