Two CAP Pilots, 2nd Lt. Thor Bardon and 1st Lt. Kyle Clement, were flying a sortie and they heard an Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) going off as they were returning to the Sioux Falls Airport.
South Dakota Wing is mourning Capt. Neil Schmid, who died in Arizona December 19.
Thirteen South Dakota Wing pilots participated in a mountain flying clinic on October 9. The event, held virtually, was instructed by two CAP members from Utah Wing.
KELOLAND Living's Ashley Thompson and Brittany Kaye took flight in a CAP Cessna 182 with Lt. Col. Justin Johnson on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. KELO Television, a CBS network affiliate, has four transmitters across South Dakota and covers most of the population of the state.
Lincoln County Composite Squadron was honored to have two awesome speakers at the squadron’s Aerospace Education meeting Tuesday, September 14, 2021. CAP members Lt. Col. Duncan Keirnes and Senior Member Tom Rysavy shared their knowledge on the A7 Corsair jet, formerly flown by the South Dakota Air National Guard.
Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Captain Brandon West, of Tea, has surpassed 1,000 hours as a pilot, earning CAP’s “Senior Pilot” aeronautical rating. West learned to fly as a “cadet” in CAP’s youth program in 2013.