Feb 11 Breakfast

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”

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”

Flying Friendly for our Neighbors

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”

Update on LP Approach to Gnoss Field

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”