Aviation Section

Last updated: 2015-08-25

NR Pilot Brad Maas (Brainerd) worked on helicopter administrative tasks, and flight instructor, and student training files.

CO Pilot Jason Jensen (Brainerd) finished fire duty last week. Jensen worked on training and maintenance issues upon return to duty.

CO Pilot Chris Lofstuen (Grand Rapids) reports despite poor flying weather and taking several days off, completing a survey flight and picking up aircraft equipment in Saint Paul. Aircraft maintenance issues were also attended to.

CO Pilot Bob Geving (New Ulm) conducted flight training operations and equipment maintenance issues. Geving also worked on flight planning for upcoming missions.

NR Pilot John Heineman (Bemidji) flew wild rice and Lake Vermilion creel surveys.
Heineman also flew Hoyt Lakes marten and North Shore wolf telemetry. While flying he noticed some small areas showing fall color change.