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FOR AVIATION WEATHER
On Saturday June 4, mother nature was nice and gave us a beautiful day.
Thousands attend the Skyhaven Wings and Wheels event to benefit Gerry Food
Pantry. Click on the video below to see some of the activities.
On Old Orchard Beach? 11-13-17:
On October 1st, 2017 (last October), there was a fly-in at Old Orchard
beach. The whole event is said to be organized by a 15 year old student.
By the looks of the poster, they are planning on doing it again in 2018.
"Thousands of people lined Old Orchard Beach on Sunday afternoon to watch
15 small planes descend from the sky and land on the sand, much like aviator
Charles Lindbergh did 90 years ago. After taking off from Biddeford Municipal
Airport a few miles to the west, the parade of planes circled to the east
and then came in from the north to land on the beach under cloudless skies.
Organizers estimated that between 5,700 and 6,300 people attended, standing
20 feet deep along 3,500 feet of barrier fencing set up to keep them off
the landing strip."
Here for the article by pressherald.com.
225 MEETING Tuesday, December 12, 2017 12-11-17:
A few words from your next President: Hey
everybody, First off thank you for electing me to club
president. Also, a big thanks you to John
for all he has done to bring the club this far and for staying on to further
help guide us into the future. The December EAA meeting is at the Skyhaven
FBO pilotís lounge. Meet and greet around 6:30 with meeting to follow at
Pegasus at Pease Air National Guard 12-06-17: Although
the delivery of the KC-46A
tankers has been delayed, recent publications are now talking about
potential delivery dates. The
Air National Guard is also working on some delays on two hangars that
are being worked on to service the KC's. Senator
Hassen was briefed in October "on the latest developments with the
KC-46 air refueling tanker, including a progress update on facilities preparation,
and toured the base. Pease Air National Guard Base is home to the 157th
Air Refueling Wing of the New Hampshire Air National Guard and will become
home to the U.S. Air Force's next generation refueling tanker, the KC-46."
I have to say, when I press the transmit button on the mic to call Portsmouth
tower, I'm still tempted to say Pease tower.
YORK, NY ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2017 11-30-17:
FEE'S at Airports in New England 11-30-17:
In an email letter to its renters, Southern
Maine Aviation chief instructor warns pilots to beware of unexpected
landing and handling fees. Apparently, one of their Skyhawks landed at
an airport in Massachusetts and they received a landing fee bill for $130.
He said the airplane landed and took off five minutes later. AOPA
has been reporting about FBO's gouging pilots with unreasonable landing
fees and ramp fees. It sounds like the infamous $100 hamburger may end
up costing around $500 to $700. If you want to be a frugal pilot, you could
take the Skyhaven Flying Club's
Skyhawk (at $95/hr) to Sanford
Airport's Cockpit Cafe for total cost of plane and food for around
FRIDAY Deals on Skyhawk's 11-23-17:
Looking for a deal on a brand new Skyhawk? According to aviation publications,
Cessna is holding the line for a new Skyhawk at a little over $300,000.
Sales are flat and access for the general masses remains limited to the
fleet of pre-1990 planes, but that's becoming limited as well. Southern
Maine Aviation no longer has their 172m and the light sport is gone also.
So, how many Skyhawks did Cessna sell last year? According to GAMA, the
answer is 100. Just for the record, car sales in the U.S. for 2016 was
FAA Aeronautical Chart User's Guide 11-17-17:
AOPA reports in a recent news email that the FAA is updating the charts.
They now have a what's new title. That makes sense. One recent change that's
being advertised is the red TFR circle around Disneyland. AOPA
called the new blue circle "thin blue circles depicting permanent temporary
flight restrictions (TFR)." The
FAA website legend calls them, "Permanent Continuous Flight Restriction