Author Archives: Colin Summers

About Colin Summers

I am an architect, programmer, private pilot, husband and father. A couple of those I am good at.

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 … Continue reading

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Lou Coleman Fund

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 … Continue reading

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SJI Pilots Flyout August 11 and 12

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Lopez Island Airport Day

Airport Day 2018 Flyer Oh! Look! It would be a short hop even if you had to pedal your aircraft into the sky. August 19, noon to 4pm.

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American Airlines Recruiting Pilots

American Airlines announced today a first-of-its-kind program designed to help future aviators receive the training, financing and mentoring opportunities they need to fly for the world’s largest airline.The American Airlines Cadet Academy will provide an opportunity for future pilots to … Continue reading

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Workers and Equipment at Roche Harbor

Dear Pilots,  Roche Harbor Airport is scheduled to have some workers on the runway and around the Airfield beginning Tuesday May 29th through Thursday the 31st. The turn-a-round pavement area at the West end is being enlarged & taxiway Bravo … Continue reading

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Roche Harbor Landing Fees

This seems pretty important, over on “Roche Harbor Airport News,” they announced a new landing fee structure. Second, in more down-to-earth news (via David King, Roche Harbor Neighborhood Association Treasurer and pilot) there’s a new Roche Harbor Airport landing fee … Continue reading

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Fantastic LSA for Sale

I’ve giving up my mid-life crises.  You can check out the ad in Barnstormers. Marc Islam

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Hangar Space Needed

She’s not very big, but my LSA has been hangared all her life and wouldn’t know how to fend for herself in the weather.  Do you have room in your hangar for a low-wing, lightweight LSA?  Give Marc a call … Continue reading

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The NBAA Charities Scholarship Program

The NBAA Charities scholarship program, generously supported by NBAA member donors, offers nearly $100,000 annually in cash awards as tuition reimbursement for enrolled students and nearly the same amount in monetary and training awards for working professionals in business aviation, … Continue reading

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