Category Archives: News

Pics from the Fly-In

Photographer Chuck Simonds has some great Fly-In photos: 2014Fly-In

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Life Member June Stewart; Gone West

It is with a heavy heart that I’m notifying you that my Mother, June Stewart, passed away peacefully with no pain yesterday at Tampa General Hospital from complications of a brain injury she sustained when she fell two weeks ago. … Continue reading

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Going to extremes.

I took this photo yesterday, June 27th. Two brothers, Duane and Larry Jefts, in two CTLSs are flying from Tucson AZ to Barrow AK — the extreme northernmost point in the United States. Here you see them at Friday Harbor … Continue reading

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Fun Places to Fly

If you haven’t seen this website before, check it out. Lots of fun and features KFHR in a story in this edition. FunPlacesToFly.com Regards, Dave Ryan FHR Manager

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KFHR Pilot Welcome Center

Friday Harbor Airport is pleased to announce the opening of the new Pilot Welcome Center in the northeast corner of the airport next to the guest tie-down area. Like many small airports, Friday Harbor Airport lacked a facility to welcome … Continue reading

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2014 Members

Thanks to our 2014 Members. If you’ve paid and you’re not listed please contact the treasurer, Darryl Swenson. Hugh Allen Nancy Auth Chris Beauchamp Steve Billmeyer Bob Brunkow Christopher Burke Jim Cox Sam DeFillips Carlo Franciosi John Geyman Carl Gilmore … Continue reading

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It’s in flight right now!

Boeing Flight Test is putting some hours on a 747-800 over Eastern Washington, drawing a very Large 12 over the state of Washington! http://flightaware.com/live/flight/N770BA 73 de Bill KL7BB

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Still Having Phone Problems?

Century-link has restored phone service both on and off island. DSL Internet is at 50% of normal capacity. If you’re still having problems, here’s a link to report them. SanJuanFiberCut This is for Land Line Service ONLY! Please don’t report … Continue reading

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Transient GA Traffic Into Friday Harbor Highest Since 2008

According to airport manager, Dave Ryan, transient traffic is at a new record high, he reported to the commissioners at their October 9th meeting.    His status report along with graphs illustrating traffic flows and additional information on transients can … Continue reading

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Recreational Aviation Foundation

From Jerome Cain Hello San Juan Pilots. It is critical that the RAF receive as many votes as possible in order to win a $10,000 grant toward our mission to preserve, maintain, and create recreational and backcountry airstrip all across … Continue reading

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