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.
Last March, one of my fellow Rotarians, Jackie Bonner, reached out regarding the issue of low-flying airplanes over her home south of the airport. It was not only the close proximity of the airplanes, but the loud noise, some worse than others. After listening to her concerns, I asked her to start recording the timeContinue reading “Flying Friendly for our Neighbors”
The FAA division that handles amendments to instrument procedures has accepted a request to provide LP approach minimum criteria to the RNAV (GPS) RWY 13 approach to Gnoss Field. The expectation of this additional minimum will provide a lower ceiling decision height than the LNAV or Circling minima due to the greater accuracy of avionicsContinue reading “Update on LP Approach to Gnoss Field”