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September 2021

Special Ops Meeting

Thu Sep 16 @ 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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Jeppesen vs. FAA Charts

Sat Sep 18 @ 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   IFR pilots must have a thorough understanding of the charts they use. Pilots who have been flying IFR for years may be familiar with Jeppesen IFR Charts. Instrument students and newer IFR pilots may be more familiar with Aeronav published by the FAA. Both of these providers of charts…

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Electricity for Pilots

Wed Sep 22 @ 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   As pilots, we study electrical systems in depth during primary flight training and each time we transition into flying a new aircraft. How much of that do you remember? Would you know what to do in the event of an unusual situation, malfunction or failure? Do you know the…

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September SCFC Barbecue

Sat Sep 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Come enjoy the sunshine on our ramp area with some great food on Saturday, September 25, from 12 PM – 2 PM. Bring your family and friends, as we'll feature plenty of distanced outdoor seating for your party. Grab a burger and a hot dog, get a toolbox tour and a look under the cowling from our maintenance team, and cool down with some refreshing drinks before or after your flight. Have fun with activities for both kids and adults…

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Ground School Refresher: Weather Services

Wed Sep 29 @ 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   Pilots live or die by the weather we fly in. We fly in a fish tank of air. Understanding whether that air is going to be like the calm, crystal blue waters of the lagoons of Cook’s island or turbulent like an impending Tsunami is part of being a…

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October 2021

Palo Alto Airport Operations

Sat Oct 2 @ 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   Palo Alto Airport is the busiest GA airport in the Bay Area, with hundreds of operations a day. With ongoing construction, new taxiways, complicated airspace, operating at Palo Alto brings a unique set of challenges. To help pilots navigate these challenges, San Carlos Flight Center has invited Brian Fisher,…

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Cross Country Alternate Flight Planning

Wed Oct 6 @ 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   Learning how to accurately plan a cross-country flight is a fundamental skill pilots must acquire, but sometimes everything does not go as planned. By evaluating different routes, weather patterns, and aircraft capabilities we can choose the optimal way to get to our destination. However, it is equally important for…

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Weather Factors for a Go/No Go Decision

Sat Oct 9 @ 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   Knowledge of the weather is an important part of staying safe while flying, and is a critical part of preparing for each flight. Pilots evaluate the data available for the mission and make an educated “go” or “no go” decision. On long cross-country flights, the decision is made anew,…

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Pilot Report: What I Saw Flying into Oshkosh

Wed Oct 13 @ 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   Each year, EAA holds the world's most renowned airshow in Oshkosh. This event boasts thousands of unique aircraft, presenters, and new learning experiences. Ambitious pilots may consider flying themselves to the show. If it’s your first time, you may wonder what it takes to create a flight plan across…

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Insight into the A&P Certificate

Sat Oct 16 @ 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   Pilots know first hand how much hard work it takes to earn a pilot certificate.  What many don’t know is that the standards for certification of aviation mechanics is just as high or higher. The process of obtaining an Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic certificate encompasses a thorough curriculum requiring…

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