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Specialty GA License Plates

The Washington State Aviation License Plate, sponsored by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Aviation Division, is a collaborative effort by several aviation organizations represented by the Washington State Aviation Alliance. The goal of this specialty plate is to … Continue reading

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What a great day!

Submitted by Mike Taylor: What a great day! The temperature is getting warmer, the days are longer, the song birds are singing ….and nesting!! Just a reminder  to add a couple of extra minutes to your preflight this time of … Continue reading

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San Juan Eagles Need More Pilots

The number of active flyers in the Eagles group is declining. Please help them out and join this volunteer group that fly’s cancer patients to the mainland for treatment. The more volunteers flying, the easier is the work load for … Continue reading

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Just had a really good avionics trouble shooting and repair experience with Cannon Avionics in Arlington. Shop owner is Jim Peak. George Mulligan

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Port Townsend AWOS

Mark Islam found this on the NW Flying Forum: They’ve been fumbling around for quite a while installing an AWOS-3 at Jefferson County, but finally got her up & running today. It will be in “test” mode for a while, … Continue reading

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Your New Plane is Ready …

From Dennis Willows: AeroMobil Flying Car

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Big Canadian Airliners Over The San Juan Islands

Flying over the pristine San Juan Islands reveals one of the most beautiful and serene expanses a pilot could ever wish for. A weekend pilot might be lulled into forgetting there’s a hotbed of heavy duty commercial aviation swarming overhead. … Continue reading

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Happy New Year to all my fellow pilots in the San Juans

Your membership in the SJPA expired December 31 and it is time to renew.    Simply go to Join/Renew and then push “Donate”, use pay pal or your credit card and you are done. You can also pay using snail-mail, … Continue reading

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Just in Case …

You’re planning a trip up North. Thanks to Ed Kelm for Sharing:

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The World’s Most Famous Photo; EarthRise 1969

Every now and then I need a good reminder of one of the greatest things humans have ever done, and this is a good one: the awe only grows greater as I grow older … Alan Anders, son of Bill Anders

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