Aviation Section

Last updated: 2015-09-01

NR Pilot John Heineman (Bemidji) gave two low level waiver rides to CO Pilots which allows us to fly lower which is needed for our DNR missions.

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

CO Pilot Bob Geving (New Ulm) attended in-service training at Camp Ripley and worked on low-level waiver re-certification with Pilot Heineman.

CO Pilot Chris Lofstuen (Grand Rapids) reports flying multiple creel flights as well as telemetry and photo missions. He attended three days of in-service training.

CO Pilot Jason Jensen (Brainerd) reports flying a telemetry flight for Camp Ripley DNR Wildlife staff. Jensen also assisted with an aviation presentation at the DNR Enforcement Academy. The rest of the week was spent at in-service training at Camp Ripley.