Aviation Section

Last updated: 2014-07-22

CO Pilot Bob Geving flew forestry sketch mapping surveys during the week. He also worked on instrument procedures training.

CO/Pilot Chris Lofstuen attended a Fixed-Wing Operator Course, as well as the Airborne Law Enforcement Association Convention.

CO Pilot Jason Jensen reports completing a creel survey count over Lake Vermilion and a marten telemetry flight over NE MN. Jensen spent time in the western portions of the metro area looking for WCA and APM violations and checking anglers from the plane while showing a software consultant portions of the Aviation Section daily work. The consultant is hired by the division to research new reporting systems. Jensen had an annual inspection performed on the aircraft this week and some maintenance performed on his squad.

NR Pilot john Heineman (Bemidji) flew multiple Leech Lake creel surveys.