The California Pilots Association Annual Members Meeting will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 am on Saturday, October 22, 2016, within the FLYING Aviation Expo venue at the Palm Springs International Airport [PSP]. Join us in the Oasis Hangar for this important gathering of California's most involved all-volunteer general aviation advocacy organization.
CalPilots Members Save on Expo Admission!
In recognition of CalPilots' vital role, the Aviation Expo is offering our members a $10 discount off the 1-Day Expo admission on Saturday. When not attending the brief Annual Member’s Meeting, enjoy all the other sights and experiences of the Expo – more than 200 exhibits and aircraft on display. Increase your aviation knowledge at the educational seminars. Pre- and post-event activities are available for an additional fee.
This special pricing is just one of the benefits CalPilots membership offers. If you’re not a CalPilots member yet, there’s no better time to join than now! (Membership status will be verified at the Expo Entry Point.)
To receive the CalPilots Member’s Discount, Please use this CalPilots-Only Link:
Exercise your flying skills by arriving by air! PSP is easy to find and the host FBO, Signature Flight Services, is very welcoming! Enjoy the discounts on fuel and free transportation to and from the Aviation Expo venue. Let’s all show Palm Springs the economic benefits supporting General Aviation can bring to their city!
Written by Niki Cervantes Staff Writer - Santa Monica Lookout
- December 14, 2015
December 10, 2015 -- Aviators filed a class action lawsuit Monday against the City alleging that landing fees at Santa Monica Airport – which were doubled in 2013 – were illegally adopted by the City Council.
Written by Clark Mason -The Press Democrat
- December 07, 2015
December 5, 2015
The fate of the Cloverdale Airport is up in the air as city officials grapple with whether to grant a developer’s demand to close it in order to accommodate a proposed $200 million resort next door.
Closing an airfield involves a lengthy federal application process with an uncertain outcome, but developers of the 254-acre Alexander Valley Resort say they are willing to foot the bill, as well as pay for more than $7 million in improvements to repurpose the airport into a sports park.
Written by firstname.lastname@example.org
- December 06, 2015
The Federal Aviation Administration ruled Friday that Santa Monica Airport must stay open at least until 2023 — a decision that could frustrate the city's efforts to reduce flight operations and then shut down the historic facility in the near future.
Written by Paul Osterman - CalPIlots Director-at-Large
- November 19, 2015
"On the urging of 13 speakers, the Chico City Council unanimously rejected a proposal from Washington D.C.-based AvPORTS to manage the Chico Municipal Airport... despite a modified proposal for a smaller cost, shorter time span and less risk, which were among the objections cited when the Airport Commission recommended rejecting the proposal in October."
Marks Completion Of First Phase Of $10 Million ProjectClay Lacy Aviation has opened 2.5 acres of new ramp space at its Van Nuys Airport FBO providing additional space for arrivals and departures, accommodate overnight parking and reduce the frequency of aircraft towing.
Written by Laura Urseny, Chico Enterprise-Recor
- October 29, 2015
Chico >> After almost three hours of discussion, the Chico Airport Commission Tuesday night said it would not recommend the City Council agree to a long-term management proposal presented by consultant AvPORTS.
Commissioners said they had “concerns” with the proposal’s costs, as well as what the agreement would mean to the community in service and to the city in costs.
CalPilots Editor's Note - CalPilot's Paul Osterman states - "representatives of the CalPilots Chapter North Valley Aviation Association were one of many providing input to the commission".
The FAA is extending the public comment period for the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) of the Southern California Metroplex project by an additional 30 days. The comment period will now run until midnight on Oct. 8.The latest extension allows for a full 120 days of comment on the proposed project. The FAA previously extended the comment period by 60 days in July.