Posted by: Petaluma Area Pilots Association | January 1, 2009

Welcome to PAPA Online!

Welcome to the Petaluma Area Pilots Association‘s website. PAPA is a group of pilots and friends of the Petaluma Airport  [o69], in Petaluma, California. Formed in 1978, PAPA holds monthly meetings, sponsors monthly Display Days for antique and classic aircraft, hosts educational seminars, and provides aviation-related scholarships. It’s an active group of pilots that live, work and fly in the Petaluma area. Join us at one of our upcoming activities and see why this is such a great place to fly!

“One mile of highway takes you one mile.
One mile of runway takes you anywhere!”

Posted by: Petaluma Area Pilots Association | March 16, 2015

Brownsville fly-in Memorial Day weekend

Jerry Lawrence is again hosting a get together in Brownsville [2CL1 formerly F25] for locals as well as fly-ins on the
Memorial Day weekend, May 23,24,25, 2015. If you are want to overnight, call to make arrangements, he also could loan a boat and truck to go fishing . Campfire Sat & Sun
night, bring your best BS.
JERRY INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING:
The big feed is 1pm 5/24/2015. We will furnish BBQ Tri-tip, red potato salad and cold
water. We ask that guests bring something to share.

We divided this up by your last name:
If your last name starts with   A – H  … bring a desert
If your last name starts with   I – P  … bring a salad
If your last name starts with   Q – Y  … bring a side dish , beans, or bread.

If your last name starts with Z you have a free ride because you have been last all your life.

If you want something else to drink, you can go to the store here or bring it along…we will have a large ice bucket.

RSVP is not required but it would be nice if we knew just before you broke ground.

Jerry & Tricia Lawrence      jtlco.com   800-668-9657

Posted by: Petaluma Area Pilots Association | March 16, 2015

March 21 Breakfast and Spring Clean-Up

This is a reminder to come to the March 21 Breakfast! ( 0800 to 0930) Always a popular way way to start your day!

Don and Garry’s Breakfast is becoming known all over the Civilized Aviation world; don’t miss it!

After breakfast we need volunteers to help with Spring Clean-Up around the Club House.

People can bring stuff  AND we will make every effort to have what tools we may need. Thanks.

Direct any questions you may have to our VP, Paul Spongberg.

Posted by: Petaluma Area Pilots Association | March 8, 2015

PAPA Dinner March 11 2015

In Honor of that most Famous Irish Guy… St Paddy,

Our very own Intergalactic Chef, Don Smith will

Serve Dinner  at 6:00PM

Corned Beef and Cabbage

Still only $12

Bring a Friend (need not be Irish)

Served with Carrots in Wine Sauce

Rolls

Potaoes

Ice Cream

and BYOB

Posted by: Petaluma Area Pilots Association | February 23, 2015

Ditching!

Our “newish” PAPA member, Bob Justman, has a gripping story to tell!

Bob and his wife.

Hawaiian Airlines pilot Bob Justman poses with his wife and the plane that crashed into waters off Kauai .

See the link below:

http://www.vansairforce.net/articles/Ditching.htm

Posted by: Petaluma Area Pilots Association | February 2, 2015

PAPA DINNER FEBRUARY 11

 PAPA DINNER FEBRUARY 11 TO BE SERVED 6:30 0PM
Beef Bourguignon      (Some dishes are simply famous.
This version  adapted from Suzanne Rodriguez Hunter’s
Found Meals of the lost generation)
start to finish takes 5 to 6 hours.
Polenta
Green Salad
Cost still $10,00.      BYOB
NEXT MONTH  CORN BEEF AND CABAGE
Posted by: Petaluma Area Pilots Association | January 20, 2015

A Forward from Cliff

Hello,

My name is Cliff Cochran, former Airfield Operations Officer at Travis Air Force Base and currently a graduate student at Golden Gate University.  I visited PAPA in 2011, when I gave a presentation on Travis Airspace. I’m completing my master’s degree in public administration, and as part of my thesis, request members of the Petaluma Area Pilot’s Association participate in a brief survey to obtain their opinions on transponder use.

 

The survey will take less than five minutes to complete and is accessed with the following link: www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1966121/Aircraft-Transponder-Use. General demographic information is requested, but responses will be kept confidential and used solely for statistical analysis. Would you be so kind to forward this survey to your members? Thank you.

Sincerely,

Cliff

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