Airport Land Use Planning for Gnoss Field While Gnoss Field Airport is surrounded by wetlands with little development pressure, recent changes to the Housing Element brought new challenges. Increasing residential density around Gnoss Field will bring more neighbors closer to the airport than ever before. Unfortunately, the 32-year old Airport Land Use Plan of 1991Continue reading “Feb 11 Breakfast”
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Young Eagles looking for new date
Our EAA Young Eagles event for Saturday November 5 was canceled due to low clouds. EAA requires that flights be conducted in VFR (visual flight rules) conditions that involve clouds higher than 3,000 feet and visibility greater than 5 miles. Morning clouds were less than 2,000 feet and obscured several ridges along our planned routeContinue reading “Young Eagles looking for new date”
Marin 99s Girl Scouts Day at Gnoss Field, March 19, 2022
The Marin 99s hosted Girl Scouts for an aviation badge day at Gnoss Field. Barbara O’Grady and Susan Royce presented a ground school then took them to a hangar for a walk-around a real airplane. For a copy of the presentation slides, see this post.
Planes for Puppies
I learned to fly out of Gnoss Field airport, Novato, and have been involved in the local aviation community for over twenty-five years. In September 2020, I got an email from a volunteer with Guide Dogs for the Blind (GD) who knew about my aviation connections. The organization was looking for pilots to transport adult dogsContinue reading “Planes for Puppies”