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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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Remote Tower Update

Mar 3, 2020  

It’s hard to believe that roughly 18 months ago, the Northern Colorado Airport installed the first of the camera masts, which would become the eyes for Colorado’s Remote Tower project. Tucked away in a remodeled modular building sits a plethora of technology, bringing what was once an extension to the FNL Terminal and later the headquarters for a DEN shuttle […]

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