Aviation Section

Last updated: 2016-12-05

CO Pilot Christopher Lofstuen (Grand Rapids) reports all flights cancelled this week due to terrible flying weather. Preparation for an upcoming meeting and maintenance issues were addressed. Pilot Lofstuen assisted with aircraft refurbishment planning as well.

CO Pilot Bob Geving (New Ulm) reports inclement weather over most of the week keeping him grounded. Pilot Geving attended to administrative tasks and worked on revising the unit?s training manual.

NR Pilot Brad Maas (Brainerd) worked on helicopter maintenance and administrative tasks. Poor weather cancelled training flights and flights for moose cow/calf checks in NE Minnesota.

NR Pilot John Heineman (Bemidji) worked on upcoming maintenance issues and flew wolf and fisher telemetry.

CO Jason Jensen (Brainerd) reports a week of very poor weather. Numerous maintenance issues and administrative tasks were cleaned up. Future work details and training opportunities were worked on and set in motion.