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December 2021

Prepping ForeFlight for a Long-XC Trip

December 18, 2021 @ 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   Long-cross country flights require a significant amount of planning prior to departure. In a digital age, pilots should learn to use tools like ForeFlight to enhance their overall flight planning process. Foreflight is a useful tool for many pilots as it provides a number of tools a pilot might…

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Advanced Private Pilot Jeopardy

December 22, 2021 @ 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   Missed out on the last private pilot jeopardy challenge? Or are you looking to test the depth of your aeronautical knowledge? The San Carlos Flight Center has just the answer for you! Calling all pilots to participate in an Advanced Private Pilot Jeopardy! Put yourself to the test against…

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NO SAFETY SEMINARS – December 25, 29 & January 1

December 25, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - January 1, 2022 @ 1:30 pm

In observance of the holiday season, San Carlos Flight Center is not holding safety seminars on Saturday, December 25th, Wednesday, December 29th, or Saturday, January 1st, 2022. Please stay tuned for an exciting list of future seminars coming in the new year. In the meantime, feel free to browse our online web archive available to web members with a growing library of over 400 safety seminars. We wish you a joyous holiday season and a happy new year! -SCFC Seminar…

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January 2022

Helicopters – What Are They and How Do They Work?

Wed Jan 5 @ 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   Most of us have seen helicopters flying in the sky, but how many of us know how they work? While airplanes and helicopters share the skies, rotary aircraft still remain something of a mystery to fixed-wing pilots. Without a deeper understanding, helicopters seem to defy many common characteristics known…

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Are Two Engines Better than One? A Pilot’s First 200 Hours of Multi-Engine Flight

Sat Jan 8 @ 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   There’s an old adage that says “If one engine is good, two engines are better.” There are many benefits to multi-engines including faster speed, safety through redundancy, and suitability for cross-country travel. This is a story of one pilot’s journey obtaining the airplane multi-engine rating and his goal of…

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Arcana from the AIM

Wed Jan 12 @ 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   Think you know the insides and outs of the FAR and the AIM?  Many pilots are familiar with the basic guidance provided in these sources, however there are many intricacies detailed in the seldom read pages of the AIM.  There are numerous procedures, and techniques covered within the depths…

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IFR and G1000

Sat Jan 15 @ 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   The G1000 offers a plethora of features that are used by both VFR and IFR pilots. All pilots should have a basic level of competence in operation of their G1000 equipped airplane, but it is even more relevant for IFR pilots because of the intricacies of the G1000 and…

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Flying in the Flight Levels – it’s Different Up Here

Wed Jan 19 @ 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   Most general aviation pilots rarely go above 18,000 feet MSL because of limitations in aircraft performance.  But as pilots gain hours and move up to faster and higher-performing aircraft, the flight levels beckon.  What happens up there in that magical Class Alpha world for fast planes and low pressure? …

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Special Ops Meeting

Thu Jan 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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…

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Radio Communication Basics

Sat Jan 22 @ 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   Flying through SF Bay Area airspace requires a high degree of situational awareness and sophisticated radio skills. And yet, radio communication is rarely taught as a specific subject during private pilot training. Usually, new pilots just absorb what they hear on the frequency around them, both good and bad.…

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