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by Julieann
Fri Apr 05, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: TFR's and NOTAMS
Topic: TFR Today - Friday, April 5, 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 59

TFR Today - Friday, April 5, 2019

There's a POTUS TFR today. Check before flying. It has already changed once this week. Check on the FAA site for the TFR.
by Julieann
Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Land Next to LZ is For Sale
Replies: 7
Views: 405

Land Next to LZ is For Sale

Not sure if anyone saw this or if there has been any discussion at the LZ.

Not sure if there would be any impact to SHGA?

https://www.realtor.com/realestateandho ... 48?view=qv
by Julieann
Sat May 05, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sylmar Fire Station 91 Open House Saturday May 12th
Replies: 0
Views: 570

Sylmar Fire Station 91 Open House Saturday May 12th

Saturday, May 12th is Fire Service Day, an annual day of recognition for those in the fire service. Sylmar's Fire Station 91 will be hosting an Open Firehouse event. Event time - 10:00 am to 3:00 pm There will be so many fun things for kids and the entire family! Lunch for event attendees (hot dogs,...
by Julieann
Fri Sep 22, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Whiteman Airport Open House Sept. 23 10a - 2p
Replies: 0
Views: 669

Whiteman Airport Open House Sept. 23 10a - 2p

This Saturday Sep 23rd is the Whiteman Open House from 10am-2pm. WHP is located at 12653 Osborne St, Pacoima, CA 90012. The display area is at Vista Aviation. There will be: Young Eagle Flights (for kids 8 - 17) Aircraft Displays Flight School Meet 'N' Great Aviation Vendors Food Trucks Classic Cars...
by Julieann
Mon May 15, 2017 10:34 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Eclipse in Oregon
Replies: 0
Views: 796

Eclipse in Oregon

Here's a great article about the expectation of private aircraft converging on the Bend and Madras area of Oregon for the eclipse. http://www.bendbulletin.com/localstate/5296366-151/central-oregon-airports-brace-for-eclipse-crowds Madras is making room for RV's and planes to camp out . $125 per nigh...
by Julieann
Thu Apr 27, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Solar Eclipse Totality or as OP would say, it�s science ~
Replies: 30
Views: 6430

Madras Airport in Oregon is opening up for airplane pilots to camp as well as RV's. Madras is located just north of Bend.

http://www.ktvz.com/news/madras-airport ... /465322244

$125 per night or $300 for the weekend.
by Julieann
Mon Jan 23, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Inside the mind of a pro hang glider pilot, with a falcon...
Replies: 0
Views: 853

Inside the mind of a pro hang glider pilot, with a falcon...

for a sidekick

I received this story from one of my aviation subscriptions:

http://www.grindtv.com/culture/inside-t ... 7H7YfP0.97
by Julieann
Mon Oct 17, 2016 11:30 am
Forum: TFR's and NOTAMS
Topic: TFR: Oct. 24th - 25th LA Area and 23rd - 24th San Diego Area
Replies: 0
Views: 1348

TFR: Oct. 24th - 25th LA Area and 23rd - 24th San Diego Area

Basically, they have issued two TFR's for LA: TFR 6/4909: From October 24, 2016 at 2000 UTC (October 24, 2016 at 1300 PDT) To October 24, 2016 at 2300 UTC (October 24, 2016 at 1600 PDT) AND TFR 6/4917 From October 24, 2016 at 2215 UTC (October 24, 2016 at 1515 PDT) To October 25, 2016 at 2030 UTC (O...
by Julieann
Wed Jul 13, 2016 8:39 am
Forum: TFR's and NOTAMS
Topic: TFR - Wednesday, July 13 - SHOULD NOT BE A PROBLEM
Replies: 0
Views: 909

TFR - Wednesday, July 13 - SHOULD NOT BE A PROBLEM

UPDATE - Since this is NOT the POTUS (President of the United States), this is a small TFR and not even close to Sylmar. However, check before you fly just in case the VP's plans have changed. Know before you go..... ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
by Julieann
Wed Jun 15, 2016 11:03 am
Forum: TFR's and NOTAMS
Topic: New / Separate TFR for YOSEMITE June 17 - June 19
Replies: 0
Views: 1008

New / Separate TFR for YOSEMITE June 17 - June 19

It appears that the FAA has issued another TFR and this one specific for Yosemite. This one will affect folks hang gliding in Yosemite the entire weekend. A NOTAM has been published (FDC 6/0584) that will affect flight in the area during President Obama's planned visit. 30 NM RADIUS TFR Location On ...
by Julieann
Tue Jun 14, 2016 1:33 pm
Forum: TFR's and NOTAMS
Topic: UPDATED TFR - YOSEMITE - June 17 & 19
Replies: 0
Views: 932

UPDATED TFR - YOSEMITE - June 17 & 19

The TFR has changed and is now only on Friday and Sunday at specific times. NOTAMs have been published (FDC 6/0580 and FDC 6/0586) that will affect flight in the area during President Obama's planned visit. 30 NM RADIUS TFR Location On the EL NIDO VOR/DME (HYP) 305 degree radial at 12.5 nautical mil...
by Julieann
Tue Apr 26, 2016 10:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My!
Replies: 2
Views: 1276

Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My!

OK - well maybe just bears......be careful walking up to launch or in the wash. Last night, we had a 125 pound bear come all the way down to Mission College. Then, the bear continued on to Hubbard Elementary. The bear was tranquilized and finally fell asleep in the 13000 block of Fenton Avenue. Depa...
by Julieann
Mon Apr 04, 2016 10:39 am
Forum: TFR's and NOTAMS
Topic: TFR - Thurs. April 7 1900 PDT - Fri. April 8, 1300 PDT
Replies: 0
Views: 1013

TFR - Thurs. April 7 1900 PDT - Fri. April 8, 1300 PDT

VIP NOTICE - Los Angeles, CA. Notice Number: NOTC6468 Notice: Expect VIP movement April 7-8, 2016 in the vicinity of Los Angeles, CA. Pilots can expect airspace restrictions in conjunction with this VIP movement. The FAA recommends that all aircraft operators check NOTAMs OFTEN for mandatory airspac...
by Julieann
Mon Feb 08, 2016 12:43 pm
Forum: TFR's and NOTAMS
Topic: TFR - 3PM PT Thurs. Feb. 11 - 11:30 AM PT Fri. Feb. 12
Replies: 0
Views: 1328

TFR - 3PM PT Thurs. Feb. 11 - 11:30 AM PT Fri. Feb. 12

31 NM RADIUS TFR (This includes Sylmar and it looks like it includes the mountains by Avenue S) Location: On the SANTA MONICA VOR/DME (SMO) 041 degree radial at 8.3 nautical miles. From the surface up to but not including 18,000 feet MSL. Times: 3:00 local PM Thursday, February 11, 2016 until 11:30 ...
by Julieann
Fri Oct 16, 2015 1:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chris Smith R.I.P.
Replies: 4
Views: 3116

I hardly knew Chris but he made a lasting impression. It was the day of my hang gliding solo. The day was quite crazy. My instructor, Andy Beem, had returned from an unexpected trip to Ojai to make sure his land/property were safe from the impeding fires in the area. It was also the day of the Dahls...
by Julieann
Wed Oct 07, 2015 11:17 am
Forum: TFR's and NOTAMS
Topic: TFR - Saturday, Oct 10, 2015 at 1230 PDT - Oct 10, 2015 1945
Replies: 0
Views: 1761

TFR - Saturday, Oct 10, 2015 at 1230 PDT - Oct 10, 2015 1945

On the SANTA MONICA VOR/DME (SMO) 028 degree radial at 1.7 nautical miles. (Latitude: 34º01'52"N, Longitude: 118º26'00"W) Radius: 30 nautical miles Altitude: From the surface up to and including 17999 feet MSL http://tfr.faa.gov/save_pages/detail_5_2747.html graphic: http://tfr.faa.gov/save_pages/...
by Julieann
Fri Jun 12, 2015 11:07 am
Forum: TFR's and NOTAMS
Topic: TFR - June 18 - 19
Replies: 0
Views: 1819

TFR - June 18 - 19

Expect VIP movement June 18-19, 2015 in the vicinity of Los Angeles, CA. Specific instructions and restrictions are available at http://tfr.faa.gov once the NOTAM has been issued. 30 NM RADIUS TFR Location On the SANTA MONICA VOR/DME (SMO) 356 degree radial at 4 nautical miles. From the surface up t...
by Julieann
Tue Mar 10, 2015 1:37 pm
Forum: TFR's and NOTAMS
Topic: TFR - March 12 - 13 UPDATED AGAIN
Replies: 1
Views: 1751

TFR - March 12 - 13 UPDATED AGAIN

The TFR has been updated again. Basically, here's the short version: 32 NM RADIUS TFR Location On the SANTA MONICA VOR/DME (SMO) 100 degree radial at 3.2 nautical miles. From the surface up to but not including 18,000 feet MSL. Radius is 32 nm. Times 3:30 PM local until 4:45 PM local Thursday, March...
by Julieann
Mon Jan 26, 2015 12:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hang Gliding makes WSJ online
Replies: 2
Views: 1131

Hang Gliding makes WSJ online

Here's a video I found on MSN:
Man Crashes Hang Glider Into Cabin
http://live.wsj.com/video/man-crashes-h ... 63AE2.html
by Julieann
Fri Nov 21, 2014 11:28 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Used Kenmore 24" Laundry Center W/Gas Dryer (Non He)
Replies: 0
Views: 1487

Used Kenmore 24" Laundry Center W/Gas Dryer (Non He)

This 24" unit is great for small areas, especially in condominiums. It is in working condition. Paid about $1300 brand new. This is the smaller laundry center so it is more expensive than the 27" laundry center. This is a stacked laundry center - top loading washer on bottom with front loading gas d...