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Minnesota 99s Host 'Pinch Hitter' Flyer Course

Event Provides Safety Background For Companions - By Tim Hennagir

The Minnesota Chapter of the 99s Organization for Women Pilots hosted a "Pinch Hitter" Companion Flyer Course at the Anoka County-Blaine Airport on Feb. 19. Written by CFII Cheryl Ann Daml, the course was geared toward single-engine, piston airplanes with an electrical system and steam gauges rather than technologically advanced aircraft. VFR conditions were addressed during the half-day session. More than 30 people attended the course, which ran from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. with breaks every 45 to 60 minutes. EAA Chapter 237 provided meeting space for the event. Aviation topics included airplane fli...


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