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SJPA HOLIDAY DINNER

Discover Friday Harbor’s early aviation history! Click Here to Pay for your Dinner Join your fellow San Juan pilots, aviation enthusiasts and families at the annual San Juan Pilots Assn. Christmas Banquet.  This year, the event will take place on … Continue reading

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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: … Continue reading

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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 … 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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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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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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January Potluck A Big Success

Our January SJPA potluck was a big success. Ronnie Metcalfe and Chris Chouinard gave a terriffic talk and slide show about their back-country flying and camping trips to Alaska and Idaho. The narrative was as interesting for the pilots amongst … Continue reading

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Holiday Dinner A Big Success

You can tell by the smiles here that all seventy of us enjoyed a terrific Saturday evening at the annual SJPA Holiday Dinner at the San Juan Island Yacht Club in Friday Harbor. Our featured speaker, Jim Crossley, is shown … Continue reading

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Back Home in Friday Harbor!

Southern Utah in October is the best! The grueling part is getting back and forth. I arrived back in FHR yesterday afternoon after an arduous two-day flight from Page AZ (KPGA). Dodging gusty winds and clouds through mountainous terrain gets pretty strenuous. … Continue reading

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Aerials From a Flight Around Lake Powell

We’re still flying around Southern Utah. These are aerial photos of a flight around Lake Powell. Next I am tying down the airplane at the Page Arizona Airport and Carol and I are going to get in our rent-a-car for … Continue reading

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