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    San Carlos Airport Association
    P.O. Box 1183
    San Carlos, CA 94070

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 […]

Posted by Administrator3 Feb 18, 2014  11:02 PM

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 […]

Posted by Administrator3 Feb 10, 2014  08:02 PM

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 […]

Posted by Administrator3 Feb 09, 2014  06:02 PM

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 […]

Posted by Administrator3 Dec 07, 2013  03:12 PM

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 […]

Posted by Administrator3 Sep 20, 2013  07:09 PM

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 […]

Posted by Administrator3 Sep 12, 2013  07:09 PM

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.

Posted by Administrator3 Sep 02, 2013  09:09 PM

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 […]

Posted by Administrator3 May 24, 2013  07:05 PM

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 […]

Posted by Administrator3 May 05, 2013  09:05 PM

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 […]

Posted by Administrator3 Apr 23, 2013  10:04 PM
Posted by Administrator3 Apr 14, 2013  09:04 PM

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 […]

Posted by Administrator3 Feb 10, 2013  09:02 PM

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 […]

Posted by Administrator3 Jan 28, 2013  11:01 PM

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.

Posted by Administrator3 Dec 07, 2012  09:12 AM

Dr. Mike Paull, former SCAPA President, is the author of Flight of Betrayal, a mystery novel about a pilot from San Carlos who crashes in Baja. Please note that even though this is a fictional story, it is set in San Carlos and the airport and Sky Kitchen are referred to quite a bit. Flight […]

Posted by Administrator3 Nov 11, 2012  07:11 PM