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Bill Snodgrass

Jul 4, 2016  

If there is a “normal” way to become a pilot, Bill didn’t follow it. He took a different path. His journey started in 2004 when he and a friend took a 10 day hiking trip to Alaska. While there he took a sightseeing tour in a 1961 Otter. They flew around the peak of Denali and he remembered looking out […]

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Collings Foundation

Jul 4, 2016  

This July 15th, 16th, and 17th the Collings Foundation will make their annual stop at Northern Colorado Reginal. The stop at our airport is traditionally one of their most financially successful stops. Over the years I have watched it grow. I remember the days when Rob would hand me a radio and tell me what time I should start monitoring […]

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WASPs the Original Fly Girls

Jul 4, 2016  

World War II was a time when everyone pulled together. It was a time of Rosie the Riveter and scrap metal drives. War bonds and war rations. My grandmother was part of the Land Army, women who worked the land, drove tractors and plowed fields and in doing so, freed up men to go to war as well as kept […]

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WINGS Part 3: Skip Your Flight Review

Jun 13, 2016  

In April, I wrote about flying for WINGS credit.  Last month I wrote about earning WINGS knowledge credit.  This month, I’ll tie it all together for WINGS credit in lieu of an FAA Flight Review. The FAA WINGS program is documented in Advisory Circular (AC) 61-91J. Paragraph 5(b) states: Incentive Awards. Airmen who participate in the program and satisfactorily complete […]

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Aviation Law Presentation

May 24, 2016  

At our April meeting Joseph and Caitlin LoRusso and the AOPA Legal Counsel presented a program via Skype. The AOPA representatives were Ron Golden, Deputy General Counsel for AOPA and Scot Shealer, head of legal services for AOPA. Ron and Scot talked about the importance of legal counsel. As most pilots are either unaware of, or uninformed of, their AOPA […]

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