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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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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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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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Flying The Puget Sound

Topic: Understanding The Area And Traffic To Improve Aviation Safety. On Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 10:00 Pacific Daylight Time Location: Port of Skagit Hearing Room 15400 Airport Drive, Burlington, WA 98233 Description: We will cover the Airspace around Puget Sound, … Continue reading

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Flight Training Scholarship Applications Now Open!

The AOPA Foundation and the You Can Fly High School Aviation Initiative are helping high school students and AOPA members, ages 15 and up, reach their aviation goals through the 2018 Flight Training Scholarship Program. To learn about all of … 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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