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 | April 16, 2014

FAA Safety Team | Safer Skies Through Education

 The following seminar may be of interest to you:

Don’t forget to register; Seating is limited!

“Mountain Flying for Fun and Safety!”
Topic: Mountain Flying Techniques, Mountain Weather, and Planning.
On Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 6:30 PM
Papa Hangar
601 Skyranch Rd

Petaluma, CA 94954

Select Number:

Come spend an evening with an expert who will teach you

how to make mountain flying easier, safe and, fun.

You will learn why mountain flying is different, effects of

altitude on airplanes and pilots,

mountain weather and some great basic strategies

to avoid CFIT accidents.

To view further details and registration information

for this seminar, click here.

The sponsor for this seminar is: FAASTeam

The FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) is committed to

providing equal access to this meeting/event for all participants.

If you need alternative formats or services because of a disability,

please communicate your request as soon as possible

with the person in the ‘Contact Information’ area of the

meeting/event notice.

Note that two weeks is usually required to arrange services.

The following credit(s) are available for the WINGS/AMT Programs:

Basic Knowledge 3 – 1 Credit

Click here to view the WINGS help page

Posted by: Petaluma Area Pilots Association | April 10, 2014

April 19 Breakfast and Display Day

Please join, Uncle Don, Phil, D-Wayne, Dave, Janero, Bob and Gary for our first breakfast of the year. This is a great way to start off a Saturday morning (4-19-2014), an all most excellent breakfast with your friends, help “Little Joe” set up our first “Display Day” of the year, fly off to Sky Park for a burger, come back and help raise bail for our leader “Big John”!


Eggs cooked the way You like them
Corned beef hash
Real New Mexico Green Chile Stew
Corn Tortillas to go with the Chile
Chilled Mixed Fruit Bowl
Hot Cakes
Coffee (Regular AND Decaf)

Posted by: Petaluma Area Pilots Association | March 26, 2014

April 9, 2014 PAPA Dinner Meeting

DINNER SERVED 6;30 pm     Still Only $10.00
The nearly almost famous inter-island chef will be offering
for you dining extravaganza:
3 bean green salad
Chicken Jambalaya   (Has Chicken, Andouille sausage,
vegetables, brown rice)  Try it you will like it.
Garlic bread
(P.S. Andouille is a smoked sausage made using pork,
originating on the German Coast of Louisiana
by the German immigrants and Acadian exiles
that would merge to create much of Cajun culture,
but of course… you knew that already.)
Posted by: Petaluma Area Pilots Association | March 11, 2014

PAPA Dinner meeting

Tomorrow’s (Wed 12 March) dinner meeting will be
Corned Beef and Cabbage!
Come and experience this $20 feast for ONLY $12.00
Uncle Don said he will be ready to serve at 6:00PM
Pilots will be served at 1800hrs.
See you there!

Posted by: Petaluma Area Pilots Association | February 9, 2014

PAPA’s monthly Dinner Meeting will be this next Wednesday, February 12th.

Social time 5:30, dinner 6:30, and Phil’s menu includes:

  • Green Salad
  • An Polenta a’ la Roblar .
  • Phil’s own “Poss’em” Stew?
  • Misc. Stuff
  • Dessert T.B.D.
The price: Still just Ten (10) bucks per person–what a deal! Water and Soft drinks $1.00 and please remember to BYOB.
Be careful IF you park in the MUD!
We’ll see you there!
Posted by: Petaluma Area Pilots Association | January 15, 2014

KSTS Runway Project Update

LTA STS NO 13-01

For further information and updates please visit:

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