Too often these last few years I’ve attended funerals of friends Gone West. Many times I wish I had taken the time to visit them. Enough said. What I’m asking is that you attend the Birthday Party of JIM RICKLEFS who turns 100 years young on Sunday March 9th. You old timers will remember that [...]
Mark Feldman, who’s now the owner of Napa Valley Biplane Company, sent us the following photos from his time at San Carlos Airport in 1966. Thanks to Chris St. Peter for getting us together. Hello Chris, In the mid sixties I learned to fly at San Carlos Airport. My first instructor was Bob Lane, and [...]
Please join us at the next SCAPA General Membership Meeting on Thurs. March 27, 2014 at 7:00 PM at the Hiller Museum. We are very pleased to announce that Col. Dean Winslow, M.D., will give a presentation on “To Bagram Airfield and Baghdad and back again.” In this talk he will review the history of [...]
Word just reached us that long time SCAPA member Allan Fink passed away on May 27, 2013. We’d like to express our condolences to his family and wish them all the best. His daughter writes “Please give our appreciation to your airport firemen and traffic controllers for their many years of taking care of my [...]
HALF MOON BAY PILOTS ASSOCIATION AND EAA CHAPTER 639 ARE HOSTING THEIR ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY. ALL SCAPA MEMBERS AND THEIR GUESTS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND. We will have food and drink. All you need to bring is your good holiday cheer. The location is Eddie Andreini’s Hangar, Wed. Dec. 11 at 6:00pm. Eddie’s hangar is [...]
When: Saturday, Sept. 21st 1:00 PM. Where: San Carlos Airport Terminal Lobby Hello all, This is about San Mateo County Sheriff Air Squadron member Debbie LaMere who will receive a “quilt of valor” this Saturday (tomorrow) at the San Carlos Airport in the lobby at 1300 hrs. As you may know, Debbie has been a [...]
The SCAPA Board of Directors is organizing our next barbecue on Sun. Sept. 29th, 2013 from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM. Be sure to save the date. Like all our activities, we depend on volunteers to make them happen. We need people to help with the following: – food preparation on Sat. evening Sept. 28th [...]
The California Pilots Association will be holding its annual meeting in beautiful San Luis Obispo on October 18-19, 2013. BBQs, a Friday evening dance, and great speakers are just some of the activities. The keynote speaker will be famed aviation educator and humorist Rod Machado. Click here for all of the details and to register.
The San Carlos Airport Day is only a month away. The event is supported by San Carlos County Airport leadership. The details: When: Saturday, June 22nd 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Where: The center of the open house will be in the transient parking area adjacent to the terminal building. Why: The goal of the [...]
Annual General Membership Meeting Wed. May 15, 2013 at 7:00 PM at Hiller Museum Please join us at the next SCAPA General Membership Meeting on Wed. May 15, 2013 at 7:00 PM at the Hiller Museum. We are very pleased to announce that Marilyn Dash, Owner and Racer for Ruby Red Racing will be our [...]
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NATIONAL OCEAN SERVICE Office of National Marine Sanctuaries 1305 East-West Highway Silver Spring, Maryland 20910 April 22, 2013 Dear Aviation Community Member, When Gulf of the Farallones and Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuaries were designated (1981 and 1992, respectively), a federal regulation by the National [...]
The following article was featured in the Nov. 2012 edition of the Cessna Pilots Association (CPA) Magazine. Several members of SCAPA are also members of CPA and highly recommend others consider joining. They’re a fabulous organization with a fantastic set of online forums that are useful to Cessna pilots and other folks interested in general [...]
We are happy to pass on the news that Ms. Gretchen Kelly has been appointed Airports Manager for San Mateo County. Gretchen recently rejoined the staff of San Carlos Airport after service in the San Francisco office of the FAA. On behalf of all our members, I would like extend our congratulations and best wishes [...]
Printed copies of the KSQL IFR Departure Guidance document are now available in the Airport office. San Carlos Airport RUNWAY 30 VFR-to-IFR DEPARTURE GUIDANCE Click here for 8.5×11 format. Click here for 5.5×7.5 Jepp format.