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Flying Blind – How will the FAA Ground Delay Program for Aspen, Eagle and Rifle Affect Mountain Aviation

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Most decisions in life are a balance of positives and negatives that result in some level of compromise.   How much compromise must be made in a decision generally correlates to the perceived satisfaction with the outcome.  Sometimes though, life presents the uncommon opportunity to make uncompromising choices with an expectation of total satisfaction.  The use of a private aircraft charter …

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Summer’s Bumpy Trips

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Some general information about thunderstorms   Ah!, summer’s here and the ice has melted from the hangars and runways, and no snow storms are about, unless we fly to Alaska or further north!. But now you say, oh! but I have to put up with those hot, bumpy flights, all the time in the summer *&#$!.  We pilots also wish …

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Mountain Aviation has launched a complimentary in-flight connectivity service

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Private, charter, business aviation. No matter what you call it, for what purpose, or the myriad of reasons to do so, one of the primary benefits of this type of aviation to any one of its users is its incredible efficiency compared to other modes of transportation available.  To maximize the efficient use of your time not only in the …

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SMS, what the heck is it, anyway?

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Mountain Aviation spends a lot of time devoted to SMS.  All our employees are vested in SMS. We even have a separate SMS department with an SMS manager, me!  So, what the heck is it anyway? As the potential travelling public you SHOULD know this pneumonic and understand the basic principles that we as a company take so seriously.  This …

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The Winter Flying Client And What to Expect

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Now that summer has fled with those awful hot days and we are looking for our first frosty Colorado front-range morning, let’s look at some of the things Mountain Aviation Crews are beginning to review, for a winter trip. The crew always checks the aircraft for all the items that will melt or shed snow and ice. The pitot tube …

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