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Annual Meeting

Feb 8, 2017  

Steve Wolf presided over the annual FNL Pilots meeting, announcing the agenda as: Membership Finances Review of the last year Elect new officers and board Preview for the upcoming year Airport update from Jason Licon Time for Q and A Close meeting Lunch James Hays gave us an update of last years memberships comparing 2016 and 2017 to date.  Membership […]

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Paul Stoecker

Feb 8, 2017  

Paul Stoecker has always had kind of a backdoor interest in planes and flying. It was his high school math instructor that seemed to stir the coals. By using aviation in his math problems, along with the fact that Paul really enjoyed this teacher, they would chat here and there. One day out of the blue he invited Paul to […]

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Did you know……

Feb 8, 2017  

Did you know: That at any given time here are about 61,000 people airborne over mainland USA. That air travel is the second safest public form of transportation, second only to elevators/escalators. That airlines often cruise at 35,000 feet. It sounds high but compare it to the size of a globe and an airplane at that height would only be […]

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Airport Emergency Drill

Nov 30, 2016  

As a part of the Federal regulations to keep our airport’s Operating Certificate, FNL is required to perform an annual review of their emergency response. This includes everything from snow and ice removal to emergency training. Usually they create an event and with the help of a table top unit, they work through how to solve the problem, but every […]

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View from the right seat

Oct 30, 2016  

So I’m perusing the internet looking for something for my next article when I see something pop up about a skydiving record being set in Longmont. Odd that I hadn’t heard anything about it. Once I clicked on it, it all made sense. Seems the record was set in 2011. Sixty nine sky jumpers from all over the world linked […]

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