Officials at the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) say a federal lawsuit filed Oct. 31 by the City of Santa Monica against the FAA lacks “any merit in law.” In its lawsuit, the Santa Monica City Council asks the court to give the city clear title to the site of the Santa Monica Municipal…

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OAKLAND, Calif. — The Oakland Aviation Museum’s popular Flashlight Night returns for the Halloween Night Flashlight tour Oct. 31. Visitors are invited to bring their flashlights and come out for an evening of fun and exploration of the darkened museum. Flashlights also are available for sale at the gift shop for $3. Hear stories of…

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Attached to the main administration building at the Santa Monica Airport in Southern California is an observation deck. It’s a wide concrete structure with a curved metal railing that allows excellent views of the area, reaching from the Hollywood sign in the northeast all the way around to the Pacific Ocean on the southwest. A…

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SMO1The job of an Airport Commission is supposed to be the promotion and protection of their airport. Unless, as in the case of the Santa Monica Airport Commission, the commission is stacked by the city with non-aviation experience anti-airport types whose real mission is to close the airport.

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In light of the recent tragedy at KSMO, AOPA is conducting a Safety Seminar at the Double Tree Hotel on 4th St. in Santa Monica on Thursday 7:00PM October 24th. It is urgent that we attend this event with every possible pilot/enthusiast we can. They have planned for 250 attendees and we cannot let them…

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The main hangar space at San Luis Jet Center in San Luis Obispo, Calif., was packed last weekend. A good 300 aviation enthusiasts came from far and wide to rub shoulders, commiserate, learn, be motivated, and be inspired to be more effective advocates for general aviation. They came to have a good time, too. And…

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moffett hangar one constructionMOUNTAIN VIEW — The federal government is in the final stages of collecting proposals for a restoration of the iconic Hangar One at Moffett Federal Airfield and new development on a portion of the aviation facility, a project that’s likely to become a new landmark in the region.

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FLIGHT ADVISORY GPS Interference Testing NSAWC 13 – 07 October 22-23, 2013 Fallon, NV. Upload more information at: https://www.faasafety.gov/files/notices/2013/Oct/NSAWC_13-07_GPS_Flight_Advisory.pdf

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FAA Safety Team | Safer Skies Through Education

You have asked us to notify you when a seminar is scheduled that meets your criteria. The following seminar may be of interest to you:
“Strategic Methods of Thinking”
Topic: Defensive Flying with Rod Machado
On Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 1:45 PM
Location:
San Luis Jet Center
945 Airport Drive

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Select Number:
WP1552042

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CALLING ALL PILOTS, AIRCRAFT OWNERS, AVIATION GROUPS, FLIGHT INSTRUCTORS, PILOTS, PILOTS, PILOTS!!! If you can join us and strut your stuff, display ANY kind of aircraft to about 10,000 young people + family, let me know and we’ll hold a prime display space on the ramp for you!

The 5th annual ‘Take Flight for Kids’ is returning to San Jose’s Reid Hillview for the 5th straight year on Saturday October 19, 2013, 9am-5pm. The RHVAA Reid Hillview Aiport Association is simultaneously hosting their annual Reid Hillview Airport Day at RHV the same time.

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