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If you Build it, They will Come.

Determination, passion and connection in the heart of the Rockies. Amy Helm became the airport manager of Glenwood Springs Airport [KGWS] in April of 2017 after interviewing and presenting a petition with the signatures of 60 local pilots who supported her candidacy. The daughter of a private pilot, Amy didn’t set out to be an ...
Aircraft ownership and maintenance

You Did WHAT???

Generally, aviators don’t like surprises. The good ones—like catching an unexpected 30-knot tailwind, or finding an ANR headset under the Christmas tree—are rare. The bad ones—like an inoperative self-serve fuel pump, a flat nosewheel strut, or worse-than-forecast weather at your destination—are more common. Some of the really bad surprises involve aircraft maintenance. Since my company ...
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