Aviation Section

Last updated: 2016-10-27

CO Pilot Bob Geving (New Ulm) flew officer station reconnaissance missions preparing for the upcoming deer season. Pilot Geving also attended to training tasks and aircraft maintenance.

NR Pilot John Heineman (Bemidji) flew wolf telemetry, the Thief Lake duck survey, and an instrument training flight. Pilot Heineman also gave two low level waiver check rides and flight reviews to CO Pilots. Annual fire extinguisher training was attended.

CO Pilot Christopher Lofstuen (Grand Rapids) reports flying animal telemetry and deer baiting flights. Several training flights were also conducted with a waiver check ride completed.

NR Pilot Brad Maas (Brainerd) continued helicopter training with one pilot, and worked on maintenance and administrative tasks.

CO Pilot Jason Jensen (Brainerd) reports a week of continued rotary training.