Airport

CalPilot’s Redland Chapter Fly In Supports Stovepipe Wells Airport

CalPilot’s Redland Chapter Fly In Supports Stovepipe Wells Airport There are two airports operated by the National Park service (NPS) within Death Valley National Park. These include Furnace Creek (L06) and Stovepipe Wells (L09). These provide great access to the park to the general aviation flying community. Death Valley National Park is a long way…

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Options to Reducing Lead Emissions from Piston Driven Aircraft

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CalPilot’s Brings Challenges and Issues to NorCal Tracon’s SFO Class B Airspace

December 9, 2020 Thann McLeod NorCal TraconSacramento, CA Dear Thann, Welcome back after you time away. I am writing you regarding several issues with the SFO Class B airspace. Before I begin, allow me to introduce myself. My name is Douglas Rice – I am a recently retired Captain with American Airlines and have been…

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Benefits to Creating a CalPilot’s Chapter

By Ted Gablin, President, Redlands Airport Association Chapter of the California Pilots Association We created our local airport advocacy group, the Redlands Airport Association in June of 2014. The original 24 charter members recognized our airport was under siege. At that time, we were dealing with a reservoir being constructed in a known wildlife corridor…

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CalPilot’s Challenges GA Landing Fees at Oakland Airport

October 25, 2020 58 Alpine Avenue Los Gatos, CA 95030 Mr. Bryant Francis C.M. Director of Aviation Port of Oakland 530 Water Street Jack London Square P.O. Box 2064 Oakland, CA 94604-2064 Dear Mr. Francis, At the request of several of our members, I am writing you regarding Port Ordinance 4430. We are concerned about…

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How will California’s Central Valley Airpots Change with UAM Flight Operations to the San Francisco or Los Angeles Area

Airports in the next few years? Gill Wright, VP Region 2 California Pilots Association September/October 2020 newsletter California’s aviation industry has always lead with innovations and creations of new flight technologies that changed the world in profound ways. In 1927 Ryan Air manufactured an experimental aircraft, N-X-211, for Charles Lindbergh to cross the Atlantic Ocean,…

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