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!”

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Posted by: Petaluma Area Pilots Association | October 10, 2017

PAPA Diner Wed Oct 11th

Come and escape the smoke and fires!

We have some interesting aviation history by Bob and Honey Justman flying to and from the northwest Hawaiian Islands while not getting to personal with birds and such.  Should be interesting.  And, as usual Uncle Don Smith and his trusty crew of “Kitchen Elves” will be prepping another of their great dinner meals:

MEETING 5:30

DINNER 6:30

$12.00 PER PERSON.

MENU

German potato salad

Bavarian Beef Sauerbraten

Sauerkraut

Carrots

Without a Doubt, The world’s Best

Red Cabbage dish

Apple Pie Alamode dessert

Posted by: Petaluma Area Pilots Association | October 5, 2017

PAPA MEETING AND DINNER OCTOBER 11

This just in from Tom McGaw:

This month’s issue finds some interesting aviation history and some practical tips for safe flying.  At this month’s meeting we will have a special treat.  A presentation by Bob and Honey Justman flying to and from the northwest Hawaiian Islands while not getting to personal with birds and such.  Should be interesting.  And, as usual Uncle Don Smith and his trusty crew of “Kitchen Elves” will be prepping another of their great dinner meals:

MEETING 5:30

DINNER 6:30

$12.00 PER PERSON.

MENU

German potato salad

Bavarian Beef Sauerbraten

Sauerkraut

Carrots

Without a Doubt, The world’s Best

Red Cabbage dish

Apple Pie Alamode dessert

So, we here are the POST look forward to seeing everyone at the meeting and now with the runway rehab project going on at Gnoss Field, we have quite a few temporary residents at O69, so if you meet up with one, bring ’em to the meeting.  Who knows, they may decide to stay!  And, as always……………….

Tail winds,

Tom McGaw

Posted by: Petaluma Area Pilots Association | September 29, 2017

Reminder-Fly out Sat

A reminder from Paul Spongberg:

Don’t forget Fly Out tomorrow (Sep 30) Fly out to Chester Lake Almanor o05

Late comers are welcome!  We will leave in the morning when Wx permits!

We will have transportation, and if you cannot get up there at 9:30, give a call when you arrive and we will send the Suburban out to pick up you or your group.
My cell number is 707-484-3757 and the number at the lake is 530-259-3075.
A good time was had by all last year…this year there is talk of a boat and swimming!
Posted by: Petaluma Area Pilots Association | September 26, 2017

Fly Out Reminder

To all PAPA members regarding this Saturday’s fly out to Lake Almanor, Rogers field, O05.

It looks like we should have nice weather around 70° for our fly out this Saturday to Lake Almanor, Rogers field, O05.
The party boat is in the water so we’ll go out for a a cruise and a swim for those inclined!
We will shoot for departing Petaluma at 8 a.m. to arrive at Rogers field around 9:30.  We will have transportation, and if you cannot get up there at 9:30, give a call when you arrive and we will send the Suburban out to pick up you or your group.
My cell number is 707-484-3757 and the number at the lake is 530-259-3075.
We will provide hamburgers, hot dogs Caesar salad and all the fixin’s.
If you would like, bring your favorite dish to share or a dessert or appetizer. We will have water so bring along anything else you would like to drink.
Please send me a quick email if you know you’re coming, and if you’re not sure, send me a “maybe” email just so we have plenty of food!
Looking forward to seeing you at the airport or lake,
Paul Spongberg
707-484-3757
Posted by: Petaluma Area Pilots Association | September 7, 2017

Fly-Out News

This just in from Paul Spongberg:

Please add Saturday September 30th to the activities calendar in the Post.

We will have our fly out to Lake Almanor, Rogers field, O05 for the 2nd annual BBQ at the lake
Thanks!!!
Posted by: Petaluma Area Pilots Association | September 4, 2017

Meeting and Dinner Sep. 13

Meeting 5:30  dinner served 6:30
Cost $10.00
Green 3 Bean Salad
Cats-Ear Pasta with Chicken Dressing (lots of chicken)
and Portobello Mushrooms
Carrots cooked in a Wine Sauce
Butter Milk  Desert Cookies

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