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September 2020

5-Day Colorado Trip

Wed Sep 30 - Sun Oct 4
$200

5-Day Colorado Trip Exploring the Great Basin and Continental Divide From the Bonneville Salt Flats to Leadville to the Grand Canyon and everything in between. This year FOG travels across the Great Basin of Nevada & Utah to the highest elevation airport of Leadville in the Colorado Rockies and then on to Monument Valley, the Grand Canyon and finishing at the lowest altitude airport of Furnace Creek, Death Valley. After this trip, you will be experienced in 95% of terrains…

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Transition to Low Wing

Wed Sep 30 @ 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.   Have you ever wondered what it’s like to fly in a low wing aircraft? For once you can see traffic and scenery clearly above you, maneuver easier, and have the pleasure of flying a unique aircraft.  Flying a low wing aircraft can seem out of the ordinary for some…

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October 2020

The Beale Crossing

Thu Oct 1 - Sat Oct 31

Beale Air Force Base has a permanent Temporary Flight Restriction or TFR over it.  We all know it and we all avoid that area. But did you know you can cross it?  This month's challenge is to research the TFR and then cross Beale airspace according to the rules of the TFR. Good luck.  It'll make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up and then brace for the rush of adrenaline that follows.

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GSR: Aircraft Engines and Systems

Sat Oct 3 @ 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. Are you a master of the systems in your aircraft?  Do you understand the fine differences between the ignition system vs. the electrical system? When was the last time you refreshed your knowledge of engine principles or the the induction system? If it has been a while or you just…

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Using Videos In Your Flight Training

Wed Oct 7 @ 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 fly an airplane is a complicated task. Each lesson is learning a new skill. Video recording your flight lessons can be very beneficial.  Not only can it show where you made mistakes and how you could fix, it can also be used when reviewing for…

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Bay Area Landmarks and Hotspots

Sat Oct 10 @ 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 SF Bay Area is filled with gorgeous mountains, ocean vistas, landmarks and more.  Navigating the Bay Area VFR can’t be done without knowledge of the relevant landmarks and hotspots.  As VFR Pilots it’s important that we recognize, understand, and use these noticeable areas to our advantage while navigating…

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WAAS or GPS Failures when Flying RNAV Approaches

Wed Oct 14 @ 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 Instrument approaches have evolved greatly over the years.  From the old VOR/DME approaches to ILS, and RNAV GPS approaches. With each new type of approach came more precision. GPS and WAAS-based instrument approaches have changed the way we fly. These approaches are very precise and have decreased our reliance on…

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Special Ops Meeting

Thu Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on July 23, 2020 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.  This month…

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Advice from the Other Side: An SFO Controller’s Guide to Class B Operations and VFR Transitions

Sat Oct 17 @ 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 in Class Bravo airspace can be intimidating.  Pilots are often unfamiliar with the workings of Class B air traffic controllers and the commercial operations that go on there. It can be overwhelming when tower controllers issue rapid-fire instructions. Luckily, it doesn’t have to be this way. Come spend an…

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What to Expect When Flying at Night

Wed Oct 21 @ 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.     On November 1st, Daylight Saving Time will be ending, and with it brings early nightfall.  For those of us who work a regular 9-5 schedule, early nightfall means an increase in night flying time. How current are your night skills? Maybe now is a good time to focus…

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Effective Use of the PAVE Checklist for Flight Planning and Checkrides

Sat Oct 24 @ 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 PAVE Checklist has long been promoted by the FAA as a primary tool for risk management during flight planning. But have you ever thought it could double as a guide to your (or your students’) checkride oral? San Carlos Flight Center invites ATP/CFI Daniel Stellini to discuss the effectiveness…

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How Can I Get the Most Out of My Engine? A Deep Study of Engine Performance.

Wed Oct 28 @ 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.   Finding an altitude for best engine performance can be tiresome and time consuming if you don’t know how to get the most out of your engine. Each manufacturer provides performance numbers and guidelines on how to operate their engines. The terms “Economy Cruise” or “Best Power”  are often used…

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Flying the Bay Tour

Sat Oct 31 @ 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 in the San Francisco Bay area is spectacular, a real privilege for local pilots. The Pacific Ocean, a dramatic coastline, beautiful hills, and many famous landmarks. As pilots, we are afforded a rare bird's eye view that we long to share with our friends and family. So what exactly…

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November 2020

The San Andreas Fault

Sun Nov 1 - Mon Nov 30

The San Andreas Fault roughly extends 750 SM from SE California near Arizona to NW California at the Pacific Coast.  It forms the tectonic boundary between the Pacific Plate and the North American Plate.  The slip rate along the fault ranges from 20 to 35 mm (0.79 to 1.38 in)/yr. The fault is capable of making earthquakes as big as an 8.3. For full details see Wikipedia's  The San Andreas Fault. How much of the fault can you fly?  Some, most or all. During the…

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Special Ops Meeting

Thu Nov 19 @ 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 indefinitely

One event on July 23, 2020 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.  This month…

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December 2020

The Sacramento Trilogy

Tue Dec 1 - Mon Dec 14

Anytime during the first 2 weeks of December fly to Sacramento California and land at all 3 towered airports in one day.  Sacramento International (KSMF), Sacramento Executive (KSAC) and Sacramento Mather (KMHR).  Submit a 1 sentence description of your flight to flyoutgroup@gmail.com so we can all compare all of our experiences.  Don't forget to beware of valley fog.

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Special Ops Meeting

Thu Dec 17 @ 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 indefinitely

One event on July 23, 2020 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.  This month…

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January 2021

IFR Pilots Assemble

January 1, 2021 - January 31, 2021

IFR Pilots assemble!  Your mission anytime this month is to fly down to southern california and complete at least ONE Tower Enroute Control (TEC) Route of your choice.  Take a screenshot of the FlightAware tracking and send it to flyoutgroup@gmail.com  Let's see how many TEC routes we can do as a group.

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Special Ops Meeting

January 21, 2021 @ 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 and awesome.  This month…

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February 2021

Special Ops Meeting

February 18, 2021 @ 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 indefinitely

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.  This month…

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March 2021

Special Ops Meeting

March 18, 2021 @ 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 indefinitely

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.  This month…

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April 2021

Special Ops Meeting

April 15, 2021 @ 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 indefinitely

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.  This month…

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May 2021

Special Ops Meeting

May 20, 2021 @ 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 indefinitely

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.  This month…

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June 2021

Special Ops Meeting

June 17, 2021 @ 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 indefinitely

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.  This month…

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July 2021

Special Ops Meeting

July 15, 2021 @ 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 indefinitely

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.  This month…

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August 2021

Special Ops Meeting

August 19, 2021 @ 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 indefinitely

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.  This month…

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September 2021

Special Ops Meeting

September 16, 2021 @ 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 indefinitely

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.  This month…

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October 2021

Special Ops Meeting

October 21, 2021 @ 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 indefinitely

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.  This month…

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November 2021

Special Ops Meeting

November 18, 2021 @ 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 indefinitely

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.  This month…

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December 2021

Special Ops Meeting

December 16, 2021 @ 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 indefinitely

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.  This month…

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January 2022

Special Ops Meeting

January 20, 2022 @ 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 indefinitely

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.  This month…

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February 2022

Special Ops Meeting

February 17, 2022 @ 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 indefinitely

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.  This month…

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March 2022

Special Ops Meeting

March 17, 2022 @ 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 indefinitely

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.  This month…

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April 2022

Special Ops Meeting

April 21, 2022 @ 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 indefinitely

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.  This month…

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May 2022

Special Ops Meeting

May 19, 2022 @ 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 indefinitely

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.  This month…

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June 2022

Special Ops Meeting

June 16, 2022 @ 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 indefinitely

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.  This month…

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July 2022

Special Ops Meeting

July 21, 2022 @ 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 indefinitely

One event on July 23, 2020 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.  This month…

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August 2022

Special Ops Meeting

August 18, 2022 @ 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 indefinitely

One event on July 23, 2020 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.  This month…

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September 2022

Special Ops Meeting

September 15, 2022 @ 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 indefinitely

One event on July 23, 2020 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.  This month…

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