Author Archives: John

Dorchen’s Departure

We’re sad to report that beloved Santa Barbara aviator and friend Dorchen has passed. Here’s her obituary (click to enlarge). Fair winds, Dorchen.

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Please Sign up to Help KSBA ATC during Shutdown

Please Help KSBA ATC during Shutdown I am sure you know the air traffic controllers at SBA are not being paid. After discussing the situation with the tower I learned they are limited it what kind of things they can … Continue reading

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It’s BBQ TIME!

Thursday July 12th 6:00 pm Erwin’s house. BBQ tri-tip provided $5.00 per person Pot Luck BYOB Bring a friend. Please RSVP NOW!!!! 😊 Use the form below to reply or for more details. Carl L. Hopkins President and Young Eagle … Continue reading

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Young Eagle Pilot Appeal

Carl, SB Aero/Eaa 527 President wrote: Please let Lloyd and/or me know if you can make it. We need pilots and ground crew! There are usually a LOT of kids there so please volunteer if at all possible. Reply to … Continue reading

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Pine Mt Flyout & Ken’s talk

From Carl, SB Aero/EAA 527 President: I sent out a save the date message a month or so ago. Now is the time to sign up! As a reminder. Lynn and Ken Orloff host us at their place in Pint … Continue reading

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Wings N’ Wheels 11/3 Fly-in

Carl forwarded this info about the KMIT event in nearby Shafter: You don’t want to forget to circle Saturday November 3, 2018 on your calendar. Minter Field Air Museum and California Pinups & Patriots Inc. presents Wings and Wheels, 400 … Continue reading

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Pine Mtn. Flyout May 4-6

The annual Pine Mountain flyout will be May 4, 5, 6.  Ken will be giving one of his wonderful talks Saturday. More details later. For now… SAVE THE DATE!!!!!!!!!!!! Carl

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Mountain Flying Seminar

There is an FAA safety seminar on mountain flying at the SBA visitor center March 13. For Details: https://www.faasafety.gov/SPANS/event_details.aspx?eid=81237 Carl L. Hopkins President and Young Eagle Coordinator EAA Chapter 527

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Announcements

Young Eagles May 19th at Santa Ynez We will need pilots and ground crew. More info as we get closer. For now just please save the date. Carl L. Hopkins President and Young Eagle Coordinator EAA Chapter 527 Fly out … Continue reading

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Fire Info

I’d like to clarify about my brief announcement requesting photos or info any of you may have (or want) related to the fire. There’s a new community info website named SBitZ.NET that’s set up as a place for anyone with … Continue reading

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