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October 2021

Airport of the Month: Catalina

Fri Oct 1 - Sun Oct 31

This month's airport is a famous one - Catalina (AVX)! Situated offshore of Los Angeles, this airport is known for its unique, carrier-style approach, and remoteness. You can access it by flying to the Long Beach area (Long Beach and Torrance airports are good options) to get fuel, and then make the hop over the channel to the island. The airport does not have fuel, so please plan accordingly. Upon landing, take in the beauty of this natural place. You’re…

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Ground School Week 2 Signup

Tue Oct 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Register for Week 1 In-Person Ground School Class. Please note, you must be registered for the course and have paid the course fee to be eligible to attend the class.

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Full Moon Flyers: Hollister

Wed Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fall is here, and with the cooler temperatures comes earlier nightfall. Need to practice night flying, or just want to gain more experience at night? Come join us for dinner at Seabrisas Eatery in Hollister (CVH) on October 20th at 7 PM. On the way down, soak in the gorgeous sunset over the coastal mountains before descending into Hollister Airport. Make sure to remain clear of the San Jose final approach course, and consider talking to NorCal Approach to have…

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What’s Happening at San Carlos Airport

Wed Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, this seminar will only be available for online viewing. IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE WILL NOT BE PERMITTED.** Click here to learn more about online viewing   Keeping an airport strong takes a lot of hard work. The airplane owners and pilots of San Carlos Airport are fortunate to have a great team from San Mateo County maintaining and protecting the airport. Issues are addressed instantly, from runway surface issues to refurbishing the hangars, and limiting…

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Special Ops Meeting

Thu Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 16, 2021

One event on June 24, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 22, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Here at San Carlos Flight Center we believe our community helps us stand out as such an amazing and successful flight center, and we couldn’t be happier!  Our motto is safety, community, and adventure, the main building blocks that we grow with constantly. In order to provide all the great events, seminars, and groups we have here, we have asked our members to volunteer and lend us a hand where and when they can, which has made each event memorable and awesome.  We’re…

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FOG Shelter Cove Getaway

Sat Oct 23

Perhaps the most remote and hidden airport in California, Shelter Cove (0Q5) is a small outcropping with cliffs on one side of the town, and the Pacific Ocean on the other three sides. Located many miles off a major highway and far from any urban center, Shelter Cove offers peace, relaxation, and serenity for those who travel here. What would be a five-hour drive can be accomplished with an easy flight from the Bay Area. Follow the coastline after overflying…

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Foreflight vs FltPln Go

Sat Oct 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, this seminar will only be available for online viewing. IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE WILL NOT BE PERMITTED.** Click here to learn more about online viewing   Almost every pilot has heard of ForeFlight, but did you know that there is a similar app that's free to use on the App Store? Garmin's FltPln Go offers many similar features as ForeFlight, yet doesn't cost money or require a paid subscription. So, which app is best? What…

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Destination San Diego

Wed Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, this seminar will only be available for online viewing. IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE WILL NOT BE PERMITTED.** Click here to learn more about online viewing   San Diego is a classic Californian destination that boasts pristine beaches, attractions, and beautiful weather. With gorgeous surroundings it's easy for a pilot to get distracted and not consider the complex airspace and local aeronautical challenges. San Carlos Flight Center invites Instrument Rated Pilot Brandan Dadoun to discuss what…

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IFR Operations in the Bay Area

Sat Oct 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, this seminar will only be available for online viewing. IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE WILL NOT BE PERMITTED.** Click here to learn more about online viewing   Have you ever wondered why sometimes your practice instrument approaches work well with NorCal and other times it seems like you are just not in rhythm with the controller? Or why the controller may tell you a practice approach is not available? Ever hear the controller ask you about…

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November 2021

Ground School Week 4 Signup

Tue Nov 2 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Week 3 in-person class sign up.

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