October 2010

Airport Support

Santa Barbara County Foster Care Kids Fly at Santa Ynez Airport

santa_ynez_young_eaglesLocal children take flight

Best friends Ciana Elizalde and Tania Chavez, who had never been on an airplane before, shivered with excitement Saturday morning as they waited for their turn to sail over the Santa Ynez Valley.

The 12-year-old Lompoc residents were among about 60 children in Santa Barbara County foster care who got the chance to fly at the Santa Ynez Airport on Saturday, Oct. 23. The event was put on jointly by the American Charities Foundation and the Experimental Aircraft Association Young Eagles, a program that gives youth the chance to ride in an airplane.

Airport Support

Santa Barbara County Foster Care Kids Fly at Santa Ynez Airport

santa_ynez_young_eaglesLocal children take flight

Best friends Ciana Elizalde and Tania Chavez, who had never been on an airplane before, shivered with excitement Saturday morning as they waited for their turn to sail over the Santa Ynez Valley.

The 12-year-old Lompoc residents were among about 60 children in Santa Barbara County foster care who got the chance to fly at the Santa Ynez Airport on Saturday, Oct. 23. The event was put on jointly by the American Charities Foundation and the Experimental Aircraft Association Young Eagles, a program that gives youth the chance to ride in an airplane.

California Airports

Big Wave Wellness Center Development Incompatible

Half Moon Bay, CA. – Residential development near [Half Moon Bay] airport an ‘unnecessary risk’

A proposed residential development that would place dwelling units within a short distance of aircraft movements in Half Moon Bay, Calif., remains “a prime example of non-compatible land use adjacent to an airport,” AOPA said in comments to local planning authorities Oct. 26.

California Airports

Big Wave Wellness Center Development Incompatible

Half Moon Bay, CA. – Residential development near [Half Moon Bay] airport an ‘unnecessary risk’

A proposed residential development that would place dwelling units within a short distance of aircraft movements in Half Moon Bay, Calif., remains “a prime example of non-compatible land use adjacent to an airport,” AOPA said in comments to local planning authorities Oct. 26.