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Left Seat

Mar 14, 2018  

Fly safe On January 26, 2018, our airport experienced its first-ever mid-air collision in the pattern.1  A Robinson R44 was practicing an instrument GPS approach on Runway 33.  A Beechcraft A36 was on final behind the helicopter, and had the helicopter in sight.  The two aircraft were talking to each other on CTAF. Apparently, the helicopter paused at the end […]

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Annual Meeting

Feb 20, 2018  

The annual meeting was held January 20th, 2018 at the Northern Colorado Regional airport terminal where Steve went over the vision statement, listed the agenda and stated that since Larry Wilson was retiring as secretary, the association would have to elect a new one. Membership As of the end of last year we had 164 members, which is an all […]

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Women in Aviation Worldwide Fly it Forward event

Feb 19, 2018  

WOAW Fly It Forward® Challenge Recently I had an opportunity to chat with Ronnie Bogart who is organizing an event with pilot Dianna Stanger for the Women of Aviation Worldwide “Fly it forward®” event at the Northern Colorado Regional airport the week of March 5-11th. “Since women only make up about 5% of pilots,” Ronnie stated, “This event is an […]

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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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AOPA update

Dec 15, 2017  

I had two days of meetings at AOPA headquarters on December 14-15 as a member of the reconstituted ASN Board of Advisors. AOPA has moved far enough along on President Mark Baker’s Things To Do list to show some much needed love to this volunteer program. I’m the Airport Support Network volunteer for our airport. I got a call from […]

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