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”
Join us Saturday, October 8 at 9:00 a.m. in the Scanlon Aviation hangar for our October GFCA breakfast-we’re back to our regular airport breakfast of eggs, pancakes, sausages, fresh fruit, coffee cake, coffee, and orange juice, prepared by our dedicated volunteer chefs! This month our guest speaker will be Kempton Izuno, a long time soaringContinue reading “Breakfast Meeting October 8”
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.
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”