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Dickinson pilot makes emergency landing south of Minot

March 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINOT — A Dickinson pilot had to make an emergency landing shortly after takeoff in Ward County on Saturday night, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

Gordon Pavlicek, 66, was flying his 1971 Piper Cherokee 140 when his plane experience…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Dickinson pilot makes emergency landing south of Minot

March 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINOT — A Dickinson pilot had to make an emergency landing shortly after takeoff in Ward County on Saturday night, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

Gordon Pavlicek, 66, was flying his 1971 Piper Cherokee 140 when his plane experience…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

SDSU student pilot makes successful belly landing

June 3, 2013 in The Daily Republic

BROOKINGS (AP) A South Dakota State University student pilot with an instructor on board got a lesson in belly landing when a piece of the plane’s landing gear malfunctioned.
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Dickinson introduces jet service at airport in June

May 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Folks looking to catch a jet plane this summer will be able to do so from the Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport, which could increase passenger numbers. Continue Reading

Crash-landing on Latoka

April 2, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

A family of four escaped injury when their plane parachuted down onto Lake Latoka in Alexandria on Friday morning.
Witnesses on shore reported hearing a plane’s engine making sputtering noises, followed by a loud bang, which came from the plane’s parachute being deployed. Continue Reading

Philly love triangle leads to plane scare, arrests

September 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A bizarre love triangle is to blame for a midair explosives scare that led to an aborted flight and a man being taken into custody twice in two states within about 12 hours, authorities say. Continue Reading

Civil Air Patrol, Delta Airlines pilot honored for landing plane safely

September 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY Maj. Rodney “Buck” DeWeese, of the South Dakota Civil Air Patrol, was recently presented with the Air Line Pilots Association’s International Superior Airmanship Award for his handling of a serious incident after takeoff in Hawaii.
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Jamestown man wins airplane in raffle

August 18, 2012 in The Jamestown Sun

Little did Jamestown resident Jason Hill realize that a trip to the Fargo Air Museum last winter would eventually lead to winning his own airplane. Continue Reading

Jamestown man wins airplane in raffle

August 18, 2012 in The Jamestown Sun

Little did Jamestown resident Jason Hill realize that a trip to the Fargo Air Museum last winter would eventually lead to winning his own airplane. Continue Reading

Air race planes on display today

July 21, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The world’s largest cross-country air race is coming today and Sunday to Mitchell. Continue Reading