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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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Larry Mack’s Retirement

Mar 19, 2020  

Larry Mack officially retired March 6th with a farewell get together at the Jet Center. Gathered among the guests were Dave Ulane who presented him with a framed ariel view of the two airports he has worked at for most of his adult life. Burlington, which he opened up and ran for 25 years and Ft. Collins/Loveland where he has […]

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