Aviation Section

Last updated: 2016-08-23

NR Pilot Brad Maas (Brainerd) flew a harbor security flight with various agencies for the tall ships event. Helicopter fire bucket training was conducted with MNIFC with two other pilots.

NR Pilot John Heineman (Bemidji) flew Rainey and Leech lake creel surveys and wolf telemetry. Heineman also trained with the fire bucket with the new helicopter.

CO Pilot Christopher Lofstuen (Grand Rapids) reports flying storm damage assessment photo flights, telemetry and a joint MR/ENF flight to the Sea Gull River.

NR Pilot Ettl completed a week of helicopter fire water bucket training.

CO Pilot Jason Jensen (Brainerd) reports a week of rotary training. Jensen also flew Leech Lake survey flights and a transportation flight.