My view from the right seat

May 20, 2016  

I’ve always loved to travel. By the time I graduated high school I had been in 35 of the 50 states and two foreign countries, so it stood to reason that my choice of careers would involve the airlines. So after high school I attended Atlantic Airlines in Kansas City, Missouri. I had no desire to become a flight attendant, […]

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WINGS, Part 2: Online Learning

May 8, 2016  

Last month I talked about flying for WINGS credit. This month I’ll talk about learning on your computer or smart device for WINGS credit. The FAA Safety team offers many courses for credit. When the new program started in 2007, the few courses they offered were pretty clunky. But since then they’ve partnered with AOPA and other providers, and the […]

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New Airport Name: Northern Colorado Regional Airport

Apr 27, 2016  

Our Airport Commission voted this afternoon to rename our airport to Northern Colorado Regional Airport, effective immediately.  Over the next few months, we can expect the name change to appear on approach charts and sectional charts.  The commission will be asking the two cities for funding to change the signage around the airport. Our radio calls will eventually change to […]

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Oshkosh AirVenture Presentation

Apr 24, 2016  

On March 24, 2016 Steve Wolf gave a presentation on Oshkosh Airventure and Mass Formation arrivals. He expressed the excitement, fun, pride, and comradery of participating in a formation arrival of similar performance aircraft. These mass arrivals increase the efficiency and safety of traffic at Wittman Reginal Airport and are scheduled for late morning through mid-afternoon, weather permitting. The arrival […]

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IMC Club starts at FNL

Apr 21, 2016  

I’ve gone through the training to become the EAA Chapter 515 IMC Club Program Coordinator.  Our inaugural meeting will be Wednesday night, May 18, at 7pm in the jetCenter Hangar. IMC Clubs were started by Radek Wyrzykowski in 2010 as a support group for instrument pilots and students, and the IMC Club non-profit corporation was acquired by EAA effective November […]

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