On Friday Nov 9 the Red Wing Squadron participated in presenting the colors at the High Veterans Day Celebration.
Also on the Nov 9-11,
Red Wing Squadron Fund Raising Veterans Day Fund Raising went well in November, we bagged groceries at Family Fare for tips, this has been a tradition to bag groceries during veteran’s day weekend, with Econo Foods West gone we had to try a new location, this turned out to be better than previous years, so look for us again in the future.
While during flight instruction Cadet Rezac and Major Carlstrom discovers house fire.
Oct 31, 2018
The Red Wing Squadron is proud to announce that Abby Rezac soloed at the Red Wing Airport Oct 31, she is from the Stanton Squadron, Stanton does not have a CAP Flight Instructor, so David Carlstrom provided the instruction.
Sept. 20, 2019
The Red Wing Van was at the Stanton Airport when a tornado did damage to the airport. A tree was dropped on the van, the back window was broken, the seats had to be removed to dry, and glass cleaned up, rest of the van had minor scratches.
Sept 27 and 28
The Color Guard presented the colors at the Red Wing High School Football Game Sept 2
Also the Color Guard lead the dignitaries parade to the Sheldon Auditorium Reopening dedication Sept 28.
Red Wing Squadron now is a feeder to FlightAware, with the new ADS-B antenna that we installed on the hanger.
The Red Wing CAP hanger did not have any damage from the high storm Aug 27, but other hangers did not survive.
On Aug 18 Capt Knox came to Red Wing to help launch the rockets the cadets had been building. Capt Knox explain what it was like to launch Minute Man Rocket during his military career. His knowledge of rockets was very useful, even the observers commented that they did not know why rockets weather-vaned into the wind.
Red Wing Composite Squadron participated at River City Days, we had a booth at Levee Park Saturday and Sunday. Also on Sunday we helped out at the Red Wing Airport, this year we open the hanger and let kids see what we had to offer, the airplane was the most popular. Cadet Waldvogel manned the flight simulators, and Capt Grave monitored the airplane. Some of the CAP members got a ride in a Vietnam Era Huey over Red Wing, view of three River Boats at Red Wing was spectacular.
July 2, 2018
While a cadet was taking flying lessons, the instructor and cadet heard a ELT signal, they reported it and latter in the day Red Wing Squadron was requested to find it.
While the ground team was on the taxiway at Red Wing Airport, they witness an airplane in distress, and crash. The team provided assistance to the pilot, medical rescue, and law enforcement. They resumed the search for the ELT, upon discovery it was determined that the ELT had be going off for 3 days.
The crew return to the crash site and after the NTSB released the plane crash, they helped move the plane parts to a hanger for safe keeping.