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Troopers release more details on Thanksgiving Day plane crash a Thanksgiving Day plane wreck on the West Side of cook Inlet. Brad Adams, 55, of Soldotna was piloting a PA-18 Super Cub owned by Nikiski-based Alaska West Air when the plane crashed on Kustatan Beach Thursday before noon, according to...
Refuge Notebook: Herding geese - with airplanes?

...well positioned for herding.Once a flock is chosen, the crew is transported in five floatplanes (two Cessna 206s, Super Cub, Top Cub, and Cessna 185) to the designated trapping spot. The 11 of us create a V-shaped trap with mist nets...
Air fair ready for takeoff

...participated in the poker run since 2008. She said she looks forward to flying into Soldotna for breakfast in her PA-18 Super Cub and catching up with friends she hasn't seen since the last air fair."I have met some great friends in Soldotna and...
Refuge Notebook: Counting moose with drones? Maybe sooner than you think

Imagine you are at the controls of a Piper Super Cub flying at tree-top level 150 feet above the ground...number of calves. Now imagine that instead of piloting a Super Cub you are sitting in your office peering at a computer monitor...
Search called off for missing Palmer pilot

...airport between 8 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. preparing his Super Cub for the flight to Palmer, generally a 90-minute trip...140867 at the Matanuska Valley Federal Credit Union.The Super Cub is colored green, white and red. - Staff report
Two injured in plane crash

...given permission for his medical records to be released. Swanson River Road is near the Sterling Elementary School. The Super Cub crashed on private property near an airstrip after it hit a tree, and Nelson said the crash toppled a lot of trees...
Refuge notebook: New refuge biologist-pilot embraces challenges the float and flew it from Galena to a duck banding camp near Huslia. After banding a couple hundred ducks I used a Super Cub at the banding lake to fly a swan survey. I then traded the Cub for the Bushhawk and picked up the two biologists I dropped...
Kenai teen ascends to new heights

...with planes formed at 5 when he flew in his Uncle's Super Cub from Lake Hood in Anchorage to a family cabin at Kelly...from them," he said. Other than his uncle who owns the Super Cub, none of Agosti's family members fly planes. He takes...
Former guide fights on against state

...I wasn't being treated fairly," Haeg said during an interview at his home. Alaska State Troopers seized his Piper Super Cub plane outfitted for his game-hunting business early in the investigation. But the Federal Aviation Administration refused...
Medicine on the fly

...shepherd watchdogs,? he said. Overloaded, Stenga said Isaak ran out of fuel just south of the Kenai River and set the Super Cub down on Cook Inlet in shallow water, hopped out in his hip boots and was pushing it along with the tide until a passing motorist...


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