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Rusty Pilots hosted by Cascade Aviation

On Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 13:00 Pacific Daylight Time Location: Cascade Aviation / Skagit Regional Airport 15426 Airport Drive Burlington, WA 98233 Select Number: EA2778652 Description: Once a pilot, always a pilot…But, if you’re feeling a little rusty… Advertisements

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Airline Flying in China

Please join us Thursday as we resume our End-of-Month brown bag lunch meetings and programs of interest… On this Thursday, 28 September, we will gather at the Mullis Street Fire Station meeting room.  Bring your favorite brown bag lunch and … Continue reading

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Community Aviation Day at Skagit Regional Airport – Saturday September 16th 2017 – Free Admission

Explore the world of aviation with activities for the whole family: ★ Flying and static aircraft displays from Heritage Flight Museum, Corporate Air Center, our Skagit pilot community and others from around the Northwest ★ Sign-ups for Young Eagle Flights … Continue reading

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New Airspace Restrictions?

I regularly get email announcements from the FAA. This one caught my eye. Over the last few years, we have been compelled to check for TFRs before flying. “Soon” we will be compelled to check for TRAs — Temporary Restricted … Continue reading

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Come to the Annual SJPA BBQ – Saturday, July 29th, 11 AM to 2 PM.

This Saturday 29 July, bring your friends to KFHR in the hangar due west of the fuel pumps for our annual SJPA BBQ. Drop by 11 am until 2 pm. If you have an interesting plane to display, bring it too! Cost is … Continue reading

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Flight Instructors Needed!

Summer has arrived, and one’s thoughts turn to…..Flying!  It seems that there are quite a few new, potential pilots about and Westwind Aviation has been getting a number of inquiries from people interested in learning to fly.  If you are a … Continue reading

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Call to Action

Every few years over the last decade or so, administrations from both parties have periodically called for the privatization of Air Traffic Control.  “Assurances” are usually given that this will only affect large, heavy aircraft and that small GA airplanes … Continue reading

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SJPA Friday Brown-Bag Lunch, June 30th, 12:00 Noon, Mullis St. Fire Station, Friday Harbor

And now for something completely different! Our SJPA end of the month lunch in June provided a fascinating program. We heard a fascinating talk from Captain Crystal Stout an accomplished balloon pilot is based in Sequim WA.   Captain-Crystal’s BioFrom … Continue reading

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at FHR — June 1st.

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at the Friday Harbor Airport Terminal on June 1st at 2:30pm for a new US Customs service that will have an agent located at the terminal at certain time periods to make your clearing from … Continue reading

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SJPA Potluck & Annual Meeting — June 8th @ 6:00 PM @ the San Juan Fire Department, Mullis Street, Friday Harbor.

At our annual Potluck dinner and annual membership dinner, June 8th, Friday Harbor’s own Dan Schwartz, flight instructor at Westwind Aviation, gave a talk titled, “Loss of STS-51-L, Space Shuttle Challenger: The Undersea Search for the Cause of a National Tragedy.” … Continue reading

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