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Imported from Canada

Feb 23, 2021  

Have you ever browsed the airplane classifieds in Barnstomers or Trade-a-Plane and came across a plane in Canada that fits your criteria?  The natural next question is – how hard and expensive is it to get it into the US.  This is the story of how we imported our plane.   I was looking for a 1978 or newer Grumman […]

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Frequencies at KFNL

Nov 16, 2020  

Since becoming a Towered Airport, the issue of Frequency to use at KFNL has arisen.  Now that the frequencies are shown correctly on the official Charts and Plates (and is noted on the local AWOS and ATIS announcements), that should become less of an issue.  The change to Tower operations (8 AM – 6 PM Local Time daily) and use of […]

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How I met Lucy

Apr 13, 2020  

Larry Schubert This love affair begins, strangely enough, with a very thoughtful wife. It was Christmas of 1995 when I got a really cool present from Leslie. It was a lovely card, and inside was the simple message “You are going to learn how to fly.” At the not-so-tender age of 45, I was finally going to realize a life […]

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The short story about Northern Colorado Flying Club

Apr 13, 2020  

Northern Colorado Flying Club (NCFC) was formed in August 2016 in response to AOPA’s 2016 Flying Club Give Away challenge which was a program designed to promote the formation of flying clubs in the US by awarding a reconditioned Cessna C150 aircraft to a qualifying start-up Flying club. At the time, there were no flying clubs operating at Northern Colorado […]

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Ground breaking for new Fort Collins/Loveland airport

Mar 19, 2020  

Recently I ran across some old newspaper photos from the early 60’s. More than 50 Loveland and Fort Collins officials gathered at what was to be the new terminal building at what is now Northern Colorado Regional Airport to the cost of $60,000.00. Ron White, the president of Western Aviation Inc., stated that he expected the building to be completed […]

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