Holiday Party a Fun Success

Hello San Juan Pilots

We were so happy to welcome everyone that made it to the Holiday Dinner Party, and were able to learn many of the nuances about FHR and the Franklin family’s contribution to our vibrant aviation community.  It’s unfortunate if you didn’t make it, as it was a fun time and many people gathered together to share their stories and latest happenings.  It seems everyone had a great experience and we are already looking toward next year’s event to prepare another great evening and show for 2020.

We’ll try to put some pictures from the event up on the site soon.  The Steve Franklin presentation was recorded and we will try to post that as well and/or make it available on YouTube.

There will be no scheduled End Of Month Luncheon due to the Dinner Party.   But we still recommend heading off to the SJ Brewery around 11:30 on the last Thursday, 12/26 if you have an inkling to perhaps bump into some fellow pilots, or are still on island and have some free time .  We hope all of you have a great Christmas and Holiday Season, enjoy your times together and we’ll see you again in 2020. Happy Flying!

Chris Blaine, SJPA President, planeblaine@gmailcom
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Box Hangar For Rent

Large box hangar at FHR in the north “L” building for rent.  Approximately 41′ wide door by 33′ deep with electric bi-fold door.  No structures are built inside the hangar so the entire interior area is usable.  Community bathroom access included.  Brand new LED lighting.  Looking for month-to-month rental, but will discuss other options.  Please contact me at Ayers.Travis@gmail.com if you are interested.

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Flying into Canada? Worry less about the ADS-B

Apparently Canada has decided they need to postpone their deadline for ADS-B compliance. Since quite a few of our members enjoy flying north of the border, they may wish to read the following article:

https://www.avweb.com/aviation-news/canada-delays-ads-b-mandate/

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C182P Partnership Available

1976 Cessna 182P 1/3 Partnership available

$25,000

Aircraft Specifications:

Cessna Skylane 182P–Tail number:  N8485M–Serial Number: 18264623

Year built:  1976–Currently Hangared:  Friday Harbor, WA (hangared since 1976)

Current Annual – complete maintenance records–Engine replacement fund in place

New Avionics installed 2017: ICOM VHF radio, Garmin 345 Audio panel, 

Stratus ESG ADS-B Transponder with iPad adapter

Ownership:

Aircraft is registered to Friday Harbor Wings, LLC.  New individuals or business entities must become members of the LLC. The LLC Operating Agreement contains the bylaws and rules governing the LLC and usage of the aircraft.  Copies of the operating agreement will be made available upon request.  

Partners:  

Dave Pass – (360) 298-0453

Craig Melvin – (360) 370-5617

Bob Tripp (selling shares) – (360) 317-1771

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Drone Alert

Think one of those little plastic “drones” can’t do much damage to the airplane you fly?  Think again!  Watch the short video of an experiment conducted using a small commonly available UAV and the wing of a typical General Aviation aircraft.
Be careful out there!

 

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Ultralight Pilots in the San Juans?

A question from one of our members:

I recently bought an ultralight powered parachute. Do any members know of other ultralight owners or pilots in the San Juan Islands?

Thanks.

Tom White

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Loss of Control – May the Force(s) be With You

Exploring our prime task. Managing the forces of flight to maintain control of the aircraft.

On Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 19:00 Eastern Daylight Time (16:00 PDT, 17:00 MDT, 18:00 CDT, 13:00 HST, 15:00 AKDT, 16:00 Arizona, 23:00 GMT)

Select Number: EA6585556

Description:

By virtue, the title of this webinar wishes one good luck, or success.  As PIC, your prime task is to manage the forces of flight to maintain control of the aircraft.  As so many have failed to do so, we now use an acronym (yes, another one!) to describe Loss of Control as an accident causal factor.  LOC is the number one cause of fatal GA accidents, claiming 450 lives every year.  LOC doesn’t discriminate!  It can happen to pilots at all experience levels and in any phase of flight.  Join us to learn some excellent techniques to keep your forces “in the green!”

To view further details and registration information for this webinar, click here.

The sponsor for this seminar is: FAASTeam

The following credit(s) are available for the WINGS/AMT Programs:

Basic Knowledge 2 – 1 Credit
Basic Knowledge 3 – 1 Credit

Click here to view the WINGS help page

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For Sale: 1976 Cessna 172M

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1976 172M CESSNA SKYHAWK 1

  • 3150TT-SINCE NEW-110 SMOH 0-320-D2J/ LYCOMING UPGRADE 160HP
  • FRESH ANNUAL-JULY 2018
  • EXCELLENT CONDITION – FULL LEATHER INTERIOR – CUSTOM PAINT
  • 4 PLACE INTERCOM – KLX 135GPS/COMM
  • GARMIN 796 GPS
  • KT76A TRANSPONDER – ADF/HOBBS/EGT/ELT RL200
  • VOR/LOC GLIDESCOPE/VOR/LOC INDICATOR 
  • ALL LOGS – NO DAMAGE HISTORY – ALWAYS HANGARED
  • CUSTOM CANVAS COVER FOR TRAVEL AND FULL SUN SHIELDS

$79,500

HANGAR ALSO FOR SALE: FRIDAY HARBOR

CONTACT LANNY CARVER: 360-472-0922

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Classified: Minivan Available

It’s a done deal. We bought a new minivan today, will be transferring the current van here on the island to BLI to become the new airport car, so the ’89 van at BLI is now surplus. We’ve been affectionately calling the ’89 Ol’ Blue, but maybe it should be called Ol’ Paint. Whatever, if you can help find it a new home, that would be great. Again, I will fly interested parties over to BLI for a look-see, or to help move it to some other airport.

Thanks!

Ed & Clare Kelm

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Lou Coleman Fund

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Last week, our islands’ aviation family suffered a heartbreaking loss. SJPA Treasurer David King and Vice President Lou Coleman were aboard David’s Mooney when it suffered a fatal accident at Lopez Island Airport (for yet to be determined reasons).

We are all shocked and saddened by this news. They were our friends and colleagues and our prayers are with their families at this time. A fund has been established to assist the Coleman family.

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Please click here to contribute to the Go Fund Me campaign.

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