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Bill Standerfer

Mar 21, 2019  

Bill Standerfer Bill has been flying almost 50 years having gotten his first certificate in 1970 at Jeffco in a brand new Cherokee 140. He started in May, soloed at 8 hours and got his certificate at 37-38 hours later that August. When asked how he got into aviation he said one day a friend of his came up to […]

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Steve gave an update on the tower and some of the changes it will bring.

Mar 21, 2019  

Steve Wolf gave an update on the tower and what to expect going forward from here. As you can see by the photos, it was well attended. He explained a few of the more critical areas that general aviation needs to know about. I will hit the highlights as well as I will link to his slide show at the […]

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Strange places airplanes have landed*

Feb 19, 2019  

I started thinking about all the weird things associated with aviation. Remember a previous article that I wrote where Michel Lotito spent two years in the 1990’s eating a Cessna 150, including the upholstered leather seats and the tires? I got to thinking about places planes have landed. I started Googling and found a few places on the water that […]

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Annual meeting 2019

Jan 28, 2019  

The FNL Pilots association held their annual meeting January 19th. Steve Wolf started the meeting by going over the vision statement. It states, “The FNL Pilots Association supports general aviation at the Fort Collins-Love land airport by advocating on behalf of its local pilots in the use of development of FNL.” It was brought to his attention that the with […]

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Uber for planes

Jan 28, 2019  

Private flight has always been associated with the rich, (haha). It’s like owning a horse. The horse is the cheap part. Then you have to have a place to keep it. Tack, feed, vets, horse trailer, truck and on and on and on. Same with an airplanes. So what if you could find a way to subsidize such a hobby? […]

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