The California Energy Commission staff will conduct a workshop (6/30/10 1:15 PM) for the proposed Mariposa Energy Project (MEP) to discuss the clarification of the applicant’s data responses, work towards resolving outstanding issues and discuss project scheduling. All interested agencies and members of the public are invited to participate.

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The American Air Campers Association is the result of a life-long dream of forming an organization dedicated exclusively to pilots and families with a passion for flying and camping.

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A quick update on AB 48, The California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009.

In an email, Kyle Precourt, (Field Representative Office of Assemblymen Martin Garrick) has said that he is currently working with Assemblyman Garrick’s Legislative Director, Joe Patterson, and other legislative offices in Sacramento to obtain relief for flight schools.

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RHV Airport Day 2010

When: June 26th  -Time: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm – Please join us for a day of fun, food and airplanes.

Schedule of Events:

  • The Pancake breakfast runs from 8:00 to 10:00.
  • Hotdog’s and hamburgers for lunch will be available from 11:00 to 1:30.
  • Model airplane air show from noon until 12:45.
  • We’ll have local talent performing on stage, free EAA airplane rides for children aged 8 to 17. Demo rides will be provided for adults for a fee by RHV flight operators.
  • EAA Chapter 62 will be there to build wing ribs with the kids
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Greetings, Fellow “BPPE-agitators!”
Here’s a message to let you know that I’ve established the “California Aviation Instruction Providers” Forum hosted by “flightfix.com”. This forum is intended to serve as a common point of communication and will allow you to post whatever messages you receive from various sources so that others can read them and become informed. I’ve started uploading some of the documents (AB48, BPPE proposed regs, etc) but there is a lot to do. Feel free to add to the collection!

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Please enjoy the sample below of the DVD that is available by donation to the Friends of Oceano Airport. The full length DVD is over 40 minutes long and includes live footage, photos and music from the beginning of the fight to save our airport, until Celebration Day on May 8th.

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The threat to the future of seaplanes on Lake Tahoe is not fully gone yet. The TRPA Board meeting on June 23 will be the determining vote on the issue. Following that vote, assuming we prevail, we will, through the SPA Water Flying Directory, publicize the existing limitations as they apply to all boats (no wake zones, no more than 5 mph in Emerald Bay, no power boats in marked swimming zones) and encouraged continued best practices for both noise and invasive species threats to Lake Tahoe.

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