Thanks to all who responded to our call for support and attended the Board of Supervisors meeting this past Tuesday March 8, 2016 on the topic of noise generated by Surf Air flights approaching San Carlos Airport. Many supporters of the Airport spoke, including members of SCAPA, BASCA (Business Association of San Carlos Airport), and […]
The photos shown below were originally taken by Stephen Bell in April 1966 when he was a flight instructor at San Carlos. Steve was kind enough to send along high resolution scans of these incredible images that show the area around San Carlos Airport. Take a close look. You can see Cooley Field, an airstrip […]
San Mateo County Airports will be restriping the runway Half Moon Bay Airport. The contractor has agreed to perform the work during the following dates and times. During the below dates and times, the runway will be closed to all aircraft operations. Half Moon Bay Airport runway closure – Wednesday & Thursday – March 23rd […]
The California State Aviation Day event at the capitol in Sacramento is quickly approaching. Last year several members commented on our ePilot story that you would like to have known about Aviation Day ahead of time. We heard you. This year California State Aviation Day is being held on April 20 from 11:00am to 2:00pm […]
Please note the following message from the Manager of Operations Subject: parking lot construction paving project SQL Beginning Thursday 02-18-2016 at 0730am, parking lots Alpha, Tango and Mike (shown in the attached image) will be under construction and closed through Thursday the 25th of this month for paving. Vehicle gate access and pedestrian gate access […]
KSQL tenants and businesses are invited to the Airport’s Appreciation Event on Fri. Dec. 11, 2015 from 4pm to 7pm in the San Carlos Airport Mary Griffin Ramseur Terminal Building.
Please join SCAPA in welcoming Marty Wray as the Airport’s new Manager of Operations. He worked here previously in 2010-2011 and returns with a great deal of experience in construction management, airfield management, airfield maintenance, and airport event management. Please stop by the Airport office and introduce yourself to Marty when you have a chance.
California Pilots Association Presents A Capital Idea! Gathering California’s General Aviation Community for a day of Education and Entertainment Plus, exhibits, presentations, and FAA Safety Team “Wings” Seminar! Sat. Oct. 24, 2015 KSAC Executive Jet Center 10AM to 4PM registration ($10) can be done in advance at www.calpilots.org
Volunteers Needed for 4th Annual Aero Design Challenge Sat. Oct. 24, 2015 at Hiller Museum Work with middle school students to design, prototype, test and pitch a propeller design. Expertise in aerodynamics is not required; just an enthusiasm for aviation, science, and engineering. Two-and-a-half hours of your time on Oct. 24, 2015 can inspire a […]
A great time was had by all who attended this year’s barbecue at the Hiller on Sun. Oct. 18, 2015. Nearly 80 meals were served. The food was fantastic and included steak, salmon, chicken, shrimp, baked beans, potato and green salads, cold drinks and dessert. If you couldn’t make it this time, plan on attending […]
from our friends at Lake Tahoe Airport: Effective October 15, 2015 the CTAF for TVL will change to 122.7 Please post and pass this along. Sherry Miller, Airport Director Lake Tahoe Airport City of South Tahoe
Volunteers Needed Palo Alto Airport Day Sun. Sept. 27, 2015 10AM to 4PM SCAPA members have an opportunity to volunteer at Palo Alto’s Airport Day Sun. Sept. 27, 2015 from 10 am to 4pm. http://www.paloaltoairport.aero/airport-day.html They especially need help with traffic control and the crowd line. Call 650.329.2687 if you can help at all. Thanks, […]
We are very happy to report that SCAPA member Pat Groves will receive the FAA Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award on Sept. 30, 2015. The FAA Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award recognizes pilots who have maintained safe flight operations for 50 or more years. To date there are fewer than 3,300 pilots who have ever […]
Salinas Air Show Sat. 9/26 to Sun. 9/27/2015, including F22, CF18, T33, B25, P51, C5M, and much much more: http://salinasairshow.com
The SCAPA Board of Directors is organizing our next barbecue on Sun. Oct. 18th, 2015 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 Oct. 17th […]