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.
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 […]
VOLUNTEERS – GIVE THE GIFT OF TIME The mission of the volunteer services at the Hiller Aviation Museum is to foster knowledge about the history of aviation and the future of flight. Hiller Aviation Museum volunteers share the rich history of aviation through exhibits spanning the last century of flight and offering a window into […]
SCAPA is pleased to help publicize the following aviation-related event. Kala Artist Project Space presents: Lift, Weight, Thrust, Drag A photography exhibit by Mr. Alexis M. Esguerra Everyone is invited to a memorable opening Friday 30 November 2012 from 6-8pm, at 2990 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, California 94702. (510) 841-7000 Light refreshments will be served. […]
Aero Club Dinner Ron Blake @CalPilots asked SCAPA to pass the word about this event. The Aero Club of Northern California’s Crystal Eagle Awards dinner is taking place on Friday, November 9th at the Hiller Aviation Museum. This year they are honoring Captain Julie Clark, famed aerobatic performer and former airline captain. Sandra Clifford, and […]
San Carlos Airport has a multi-year waiting list for hangar rentals. For those folks waiting for hangars, there are several other airports in the Bay area that have space available. We provide the following information as a service to anyone waiting for a place to store their aircraft at San Carlos. If you have any […]
A great time was had by all who attended this year’s barbecue at the Hiller on Sun. Sept. 30, 2012. Nearly 100 meals were served. The food was fantastic and included ribeye steak, salmon, chicken, shrimp, baked beans, potato and green salads, cold drinks and dessert. If you couldn’t make it this time, plan on […]
Please enjoy the following photo of the Space Shuttle Endeavor as it flew over San Carlos Tower on Sept. 21, 2012 while on the way to its final resting place at the California Science Center in Los Angeles.