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Veterans Day Weekend

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.

Abby Rezac Solo

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.

Color Guard Sept 2018

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.


Rocket day at Red Wing

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.

River City Days

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.


Red Wing has an ELT Find and observed Plane Crash

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.