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Flight Training & Mountain Flying Agreement and Liability Waiver ,
contact hour rates, with special discount for multiple days.
o Falcon Insurance Agency, Inc: Get your Pilot and Renter's insurance here,. "Affiliation: Mountain Flying Aviation, LTD". 04/15/15.
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Fly out to lunch: Cheyenne KCYS, Denver/Centennial KAPA, Denver/Metro KBJC, Pueblo KPUB, Kremmling 20V, Granby KGNB, Leadville KLXV, Steamboat Springs KSBS.
Fly out to visit/swim hot springs: Colorado: Steamboat Springs KSBS, Glenwood Springs KGWS, Buena Vista KAEJ, Pagosa Springs KPSO, Sand Dunes Recreation Hot Springs Pool at Hooper (near Alamosa); South Dakota: Hot Springs KHSR; Wyoming: Saratoga KSAA, Thermopolis KTHP.
Fly out to Sidney KSNY, Nebraska: Cabelas, for outdoor gear, Venison Brats!
Fly out to Minden 0V3, Nebraska, Harold Warp's: "Pioneer Village".
Fly via Kitty Hawk to the Sun-N-Fun airshow in Lakeland KLAL, Florida: EAA: Sun-N-Fun.
Fly to Oshkosh/AirVenture, Oshkosh KOSH, Wisconsin for the "world's largest airshow" (late July/early August): EAA: AirVenture.
Houseboat on Lake Powell, Bullfrog Basin U07, Utah: On "Wind Wind II": photos choose "date Lake Powell", trip reports "date Lake Powell", Alan Silverstein, or Herberg.
Please consider joining these organizations and participating in their activities.
Civil Air Patrol:
Thompson Valley Composite Squadron (TVCS) - RMR-CO-147.
Colorado Pilots Association: CPA and Membership Information.
Colorado Pilots Association Mountain Flying Course: Choose "Mountain Flying", then choose "Training Seminar" for Dates and Information.
Looking For A New Challenge? by Bob Leuten,
describes mountain flight training in the Colorado Rockys
via Leadville and Aspen, with yours truly! With Pictures!
SSA: Let's Go Gliding with the SSA!
Soaring adventure video. Learn how to [really] fly! 05/29/12.
The Mountain Flying Bible: by Sparky Imeson,
the definitive book on how he did mountain flying and
he teaches us how to safely do it!
Idaho Mountain/Canyon Flying:
McCall, ID: Mountain Canyon Flying, LLC. Highly recommended, excellent instruction and knowledge. 12/09/12.
Flying B Camera, on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River, Idaho:
Choose "LIVE WEB CAM", 08/28/07.
Flying the Idaho Backcountry video (33min):
Sulphur Creek Ranch, Johnson Creek, Flying B.
Colorado Back Country Fly-In:
Marble, Colorado, search for "Marble", 12/20/08.
Dolores Point Fly-in 2005:
Dolores Point, Colorado.
Yes, you can... with proper instruction!
The 12 Golden Rules of Aviation.
These rules were developed from insurance company files on aircraft accidents. They are only guidelines. Good judgment and proficiency are our best insurances for a safe flight. These "rules" are from an out-of-print FAA pamphlet FAA-P-8740-7.
Quarter-Circle Circle Ranch ~50 SE of Gunnison, Colorado:
pictures and adventure description about opening up this
Colorado Back Country high mountain airstrip.
Other information from AOPA, AVWEB, other online resources:
I might be flying gliders or towing at
Colorado Soaring Association: see
Friends of FNL Pilot's Association, Fort Collins - Loveland Airport:
Friends of FNL.
Fort Collins - Loveland Airport and local airports:
Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT/COTRIP):
Camera, on I-25 Choose Mile Marker "259 CROSSROADS BLVD" 05/06/15.
FAA Safety Program: login for
FAA WINGS program and ASC reports. 05/05/15.
FAA NOTAMS, CHART NOTAMS:
including terminal approach procedures:
Pen and Ink updates to your Government charts.
FAA AFD: Airport Facilities Directory:
Airport Diagrams: choose "digital - Airport/Facility Directory"
in the MIDDLE of the page. 10/19/14.
FAA TFR: Check the current
http://tfr.faa.gov/ Temporary Flight Restrictions. Or click around:
a searchable repository of all aviation safety Advisory Circulars (ACs). 03/28/07.
FAA: ADDRESS CHANGE:
Change your address on your FAA records within 30 days of moving:
online URL, change it online. 01/17/12.
FAA: SSN: remove from your pilot certificate.
Change your airman certificate number. At the bottom of the page, click "You can also remove your SSN online.", 04/11/12.
FAA: FAR Part 43:
The FAA allows a pilot to do some maintenance on aircraft
AOPA hosts a detailed description of the 32 items.
AOPA: Pilot Information Center:
Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge,
Everything you'll need in one place when dealing with government bodies. 04/17/07
NASA: ASRS: Summary of the NASA Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS)
CALLBACK monthly safety newsletter.
NASA: ASRS: You can file your form online:
NASA ARC 277B,
NTSB Regulation 830.5 (49CFR830.5), Advisory Circular 00-46D. 10/30/06.
A Pilot's Guide to In-Flight Icing,
online course about ground and in-flight icing and prevention, 11/15/06
Skyvector: Online Aeronautical Charts:
SkyVector.com, Sectional Chart (and other) view, 08/09/06
Weight and Balance:
Weight DOES affect your aircraft performance (climb rate),
(and engine-out glide speed, but NOT engine-out glide distance):
Weight Effects, by David F. Rogers.
Russia Honor Tribute/Memorial to
USA 911 victims. Why does our media fail to report this?!? 05/27/09
How to find a flight school:
FAA Flight Schools
Garmin GPS: GNS-430 and GNS-530 simulator download for your PC:
400 series or
Airport Cars Club:
www.airportcarsclub.com, Fly, drive, fly. Share your airport car, we will share ours!
World Aero Club:
click to share flights. Click the "Help me!" to see how it works.
Garmin Colorado dealer: AvSpec
www.avspec.aero, at Fort Collins/Loveland Airport (FNL), Colorado.
Weather: Wind Map
USA Animated National Wind Map, 04/11/12
Graphic Weather, and Text Weather, 06/05/12
Fear of flying?
The Fear Of Flying And How To Conquer It,
By Elizabeth Harrell, published January 09, 2008, 09/01/10
LOOKUP: Go to AIRbase One:
to find, or find out about, most anything in aviation. 09/01/10
Check for flight schools: Faa Flight Schools, 06/20/11