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PBS America Outdoors - Featuring Lori MacNichol - July 5, 2022
PBS channel - July 05, 2022

Idaho's wilderness - so vast and remote that back-country flying is the best way to travel and appreciate nature!

Mountain and Canyon Flying Workshop - Apr 25, 2017
Redtail Aviation Pilot Briefing Center, Moab, UT - April 25, 2017

"Slow Flight, Abort Point & Density Altitude"

Preparing the aircraft for slow flight, Density Altitude Practical Application, Defining Abort Point Aviation

FAA FAASTeam Seminar (Advanced WINGS)

AOPA Fly In, April 28-29, 2017
Camarillo, CA KCMA - April 28, 2017

Friday: WORKSHOP 9AM-4PM: "Flying The Mountain Extremes"

Saturday: Free Seminar 12PM: “Mountain/Canyon Flying Easy as 1,2,3!"

Pre-Register to receive a FREE Interactive Workbook that will go along with workshop and a FREE Mountain/Canyon Flying Tee Shirt!

Idaho Aviation Expo - May 18-21, 2017
Idaho Falls, ID KIDA - May 18, 2017

Mountain Canyon Flying Presentations:

Friday, May 19 4:00PM - 5:00PM

Saturday, May 20 2:00PM - 3:00PM

Aviation Safety Stand-Down
Boise, Idaho at The Riverside Hotel - October 29, 2016

Fundamentals of Aircraft Control & Focus of Skills by Lori MacNichol-Gregory

Understanding your aircraft in "Slow Flight" is critical to Aircraft Control. This multimedia presentation will focus on the special skills needed to operate in the Backcountry which will focus on “Low Altitudes Maneuvering in Confined Areas” understanding skill sets, with a special section on “Conventional Gear Ground Control”. 

Mountain Canyon Flying: Easy as 1-2-3
McCall, Idaho - August 12, 2016

Lori's seminar for the McCall Airport Fly-in

Northwest Aviation Conference - 2-day Mountain/Canyon Flying Workshop
Puyallup, WA - February 20, 2016

Feb 20-21, 2016: McCall Mountain Canyon Flying Seminars will be conducting a 2-day Mountain/Canyon Flying Workshop at the 32nd Annual NorthWest Aviation Conference and Trade Show. Lori MacNichol-Gregory presented this comprehensive workshop Saturday, February 20 and Sunday, February 21, 2015 at Washington State Fairgrounds, Puyallup, WA.

Oshkosh Airventure
Oshkosh - July 22, 2015

This year, Lori MacNichol spoke at the annual Oshkosh fly-in.

Northwest Aviation Conference & Trade Show
Western Washington Fairgrounds - February 22, 2015

February 21-22, 2015 Northwest Aviation Conference & Trade Show at the Western Washington Fairgrounds BOOTH # 614

“Safety Stand-Down Event”
MacDill AFB, FL - December 02, 2014

December 2, 2014: McCall Mountain Canyon Flying Seminars spoke at the NOAA Aircraft Operations Center for their “Safety Stand-Down Event” at the MacDill AFB, Florida. Lori MacNichol-Gregory gave a presentation titled “Flying the Idaho/Utah Backcountry, Easy as 123!"

Idaho Aviation Expo
Idaho Falls, ID - May 16, 2014

May 16-17, 2014: Idaho Aviation Expo in Idaho Falls.

Super Cub Fly In
Johnson Creek - June 21, 2014

June 21, 2014: Super Cub Fly In at Johnson Creek: Lori will be a speaker.

Northwest Aviation Conference
Puyallup, WA - February 23, 2013

February 23-24, 2013: Northwest Aviation Conference, Puyallup, WA: Lori held a 2-day Mountain and Canyon Flying workshop. We were at booth #118.

Lori's appearance on D4K
on Idaho Public television - December 13, 2011

December 13, 2011: Lori was invited back to appear on D4K, a show on Idaho Public Television.

Wine tasting event and backcountry speech at the Eberle Winery.
Paso Robles, CA - November 17, 2011

November 17th, 2011 : Paso Robles, CA - The ACC of Southern California hosted a wine tasting and dinner at the Eberle Winery. Lori gave a 20 minute aviation safety presentation about Flying in the Mountains and Canyons of Idaho. This was a members only exclusive event. Contact our office with questions

Idaho Aviation Tradeshow @ the Aero Mark Hangar
Idaho Falls, ID-airport - May 20, 2011

May 20-21, 2011 - Idaho Aviation Tradeshow @ the Aero Mark Hangar in Idaho Falls Airport (KIDA) - Lori presented a 2 part workshop about Mountain and Canyon Flying May 21st from 9AM-11AM and 2PM-4PM, and we had a booth! Be sure to Register on the FAAST Website:

Part 1: Preparing the Pilot, Density Altitude: Select # NM1137937 and Part 2: Flying the Approach-Confined Areas: NM1137958

Mountain and Canyon Flying, 5 course workshop for the Ventura County Ninety-Nines
Camarillo, CA - March 12, 2011

March 12, 2011 - Camarillo, CA - Lori conducted a Mountain and Canyon Flying 5 course workshop for the Ventura County Ninety-Nines. The location was at the Dept of Airports Building Meeting room on the field at KCMA. Her workshop was titled "The Ins and Outs of Mountain/ Canyon Flying" 99's website for more information.

Northwest Aviation Conference-2011
Puyallup, WA - February 26, 2011

February 26-27, 2011 - Puyallup, WA - Northwest Aviation Conference. Lori presented a 5 part mini seminar. We were at booth #606.

AOPA Summit 2010
Long Beach, CA - November 11, 2010

November 11-13, 2010 - AOPA Summit 2010 - Lori gave a presentation Friday and we were exhibitors as well at Booth #105

Texas Husky Fly In-2010
Cedar Mills Marina, TX - October 09, 2009

October 9th, 2010 - Texas Husky Fly In - Lori gave a presentation Saturday night about "Flying the Idaho/Utah Backcountry ~ “Aim point-Airspeed” ~ Pavement, Devils, & Dirt"

McCall On The Fly
McCall, ID - August 14, 2010

August 14, 2010 - McCall On The Fly - Lori spoke about "Flying the Idaho/Utah Backcountry... Aim point-Airspeed... Pavement, Devils, & Dirt" at 9:00AM MDT in the McCall Air Hangar. Visit their link for more information: McCall On The Fly

Caldwell Air Show
Caldwell, ID - June 05, 2010

June 5th, 2010 - Caldwell Air Show - We had a booth and Lori spoke on June 5th. Register for WINGS credit using Select #NM1132707

Wallowa County Pilots Association
Wallowa County - May 21, 2010

May 21st, 2010 - Wallowa County Pilots Association - Lori presented "Flying the Backcountry Safely. Easy as 1, 2, 3" Select #: NM1132111

Presentation at the Northwest Aviation Conference
Puyallup, WA - February 20, 2010

February 20-21, 2010 - Puyallup, WA - We presented and exhibited at the Northwest Aviation Conference. Booth #623

Lori's speech at the FIRC
Sand Point, ID - October 16, 2009

October 16-17, 2009 - Sand Point, ID - Lori spoke at the FIRC about Low Altitude Maneuvering.

Aviation Country Club of California visit
Santa Ynez, CA - October 25, 2009

October 25-27, 2009 - Santa Ynez, CA - Lori visited the Alisal/ ACC (Aviation Country Club of California)

Silver Mountain Resort speech, "Flying The Idaho Backcountry... Easy as 1,2,3"
Silver Mountain Resort in Kellogg, ID - August 29, 2009

August 29, 2009 - Lori was the featured speaker at the Fly In '09 at the Silver Mountain Resort in Kellogg, ID. Presenting "Flying The Idaho Backcountry... Easy as 1,2,3" Registration for WINGS credit with Select #NM1126588. For more information, visit their website.

Intro to Mountain flying course, COPA Convention
Calgary, Canada - July 17, 2009

July 17-19, 2009 - Calgary, Canada - Lori gave an Introduction to Mountain Flying course at the COPA Convention Friday afternoon and Saturday morning. View the article here.

Speech at the CT Fly In
McCall, ID - June 09, 2009

July 9, 2009 - McCall, ID - Lori spoke for the CT Fly In at the Hunt Lodge Meeting Room .

Johnson Creek Supercub Fly In
Johnson Creek - June 19, 2009

June 19-21, 2009 - Lori spoke at the Johnson Creek Supercub Fly In.

Rocky Mountain West Aviation Expo
EXPO IDAHO - May 30, 2009

May 30-31, 2009 - We exhibited at the Rocky Mountain West Aviation Expo (Booth #201). Also, Lori presented "Mountain/Canyon Flying ~ Aim Point Airspeed!" on Saturday, May 30th at 1:00pm Expo Idaho, Room #2. Registration for WINGS credit was with Select #NM1125383.

Speech at Taylor Craft Meeting
Nampa, ID - April 23, 2009

April 23, 2009 - Lori presented "Flying Idaho's Backcountry" at the Taylor Craft Meeting at the EAA/CAP facility in Nampa. Registration for WINGS credit was with Select Number: NM1125027

Mountain Flying and Density Altitude speech
Nampa, ID - April 24, 2009

April 24, 2009 - FIRC in Nampa @ the Sleep Inn- Lori will be presenting Mountain Flying and Density Altitude.

2008 AOPA Expo
San Jose, CA - November 06, 2008

November 6-8, 2008 - Once again, Lori was a speaker and we exhibited at the 2008 AOPA Expo in San Jose, CA.

Supercub Fly-In
Johnson Creek - June 20, 2008

June 20-22, 2008 - Lori spoke on Saturday at the Supercub Fly-In.

Sand Point, ID - May 16, 2008

May 16th, 2008 - Sandpoint, ID "Flying the Idaho Backcountry, You Found it... Now What?!" Presentation by Lori MacNichol. This is a SPANS Event which qualifies as a WINGS - Pilot Proficiency Program. Registration was using Select # NM1318169. Contact Information: Chris Popov 208-264-8001. Sponsored by the Northwest Mountain FAASTeam. Click here for more information.

Alaska Airmen's Show
Alaska Airmen's Show - May 03, 2008

May 3rd, 2008 - Lori was a speaker at the Alaska Airmen's Show . This event ran the whole weekend of May 3rd & 4th. The Alaskan Airman show has sold itself since 1998, attracting pilots and safety enthusiasts from a far. Lori joined other guest speakers such as Phil Boyer, the president of AOPA and Bobby Sturgell, the FAA Administrator.

Lori spoke at the Columbia Aviation Association
Aurora, OR - April 17, 2008

April 17th, 2008 - Lori was a speaker for the CAA - Columbia Aviation Association. This was a SPANS Event, which qualified as a WINGS - Pilot Proficiency Program.

CFI Refresher Course
Nampa, ID - April 19, 2008

April 19th, 2008 - Lori spoke at the CFI Refresher Course in Nampa, ID which was presented by Frank Lester of the Idaho Division of Aeronautics.

Aviation Safety Presentation to the LightHawk group
Costa Rica - December 08, 2007

December 8, 2007: Lori traveled to Costa Rica to give an Aviation Safety Presentation to the LightHawk group. LightHawk's mission has been to address a broad range of issues, strengthening their partners’ efforts by offering the aerial perspective on the issues they consider critical and enabling them to gather data and documentation for their campaigns. They have been providers to their partner organizations, the media, decision-makers, community members and researchers since 1979, making them the largest and oldest volunteer-based environmental aviation organization in North America. They have completed thousands of flight missions involving more than 700 flights each year for hundreds of partners throughout ten countries in North and Central America.

Root Ranch Fly-In
Root Ranch - August 18, 2007

Aug 18-19, 2007: Root Ranch Fly-In – Lori gave an aviation safety presentation.

North Idaho Seminar-2007
Sandpoint, ID - May 16, 2007

May 16, 2007: North Idaho Seminar: Lori’s presentation introduced her experience and safely knowledge of the Idaho and Utah backcountry through a multimedia power point presentation.

Northwest Aviation Conference-2007
Western Washington Fairgrounds - February 23, 2007

Feb 23-25, 2007: Northwest Aviation Conference:
Each year over 12,000 aviation enthusiasts gather at this conference in Western Washington to see what is new in the aviation industry. Lori spoke of her knowledge and experience of backcountry flying in Utah and Idaho. She also appeared in an article in the Washington Aviation Association “In Course” magazine. This article included a short biography of Lori’s flying experience and a description by John Kounis of his flight with Lori. Lori MacNichol spoke about "Mountain Flying Proficiency and Safety" on Saturday, Feb. 24th. We were proud to be on the program COVER! Take a look!

Idaho Aviation Festival-2006
Boise, ID - March 10, 2006

Mar 10-11, 2006: Idaho Aviation Festival:
This seminar focused on the finer points of drainage navigation, airspeed control, and airstrip observation that will make specialized approaches and departures delightful possibilities with comfortable outcomes. Lori spoke of the next level of the Idaho and Utah backcountry through a multimedia power point presentation that was instructional in nature which included digital video of the backcountry.

Northwest Aviation Conference: 2005
Puyallup, WA - February 26, 2005

Feb 26-27, 2005: Northwest Aviation Conference:
The Northwest Aviation Conference is the best attended Aviation Safety Seminar on the west cost. This conference drew over 15,000 attendees. In addition to the seminars, an aviation trade show featured 150 exhibitors. Lori presented an overview of her McCall Mountain/Canyon Flying Seminars providing an educational introduction to the special type of airmanship skills and knowledge needed to operate safely in the unique environment of the mountain and canyons of the Idaho Backcountry.

Idaho State Festival: 2005
Boise, ID - March 10, 2005

Mar 10-12, 2005: Idaho State Festival:
This festival included educational seminars, training, hands-on activities for children, involvement from the general public, keynote speakers and more. This event attracted aviation enthusiasts from across the country.-

Aviation Safety Presentation- Skagit Regional Airport
Skagit Regional Airport - April 23, 2005

April 23, 2005: Skagit Regional Airport: Lori gave an Aviation Safety Presentation

July 5, 2022 - PBS America Outdoors - Featuring Lori MacNichol
PBS channel - July 05, 2022

Idaho's wilderness - so vast and remote that back-country flying is the best way to travel and appreciate nature from above.