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70th Anniversary of Supersonic Flight #70SSF

70th Anniversary of Supersonic Flight #70SSF

Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird, it’s a plane …
Actually it’s four planes.
Sometime between 12pm and 1pm Friday, southern Californians may want to step outside and turn their eyes skyward to see a U.S. Air Force flight formation streaking low across the sky. It’s all part of the double 70th anniversary celebration happening at Edwards Air Force Base

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A SmokeEagles family gathering

A SmokeEagles family gathering

This last Sunday, October 8, members and family of the SmokeEagles gathered at Ray Stratton's house for some casual chit-chat, non-hangar flying (so that the spouses would stay) and some great food. A good time was had by all! Thanks Ray!

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Wrong Surface Landing Incidents

Wrong Surface Landing Incidents

Recently, the FAA Air Traffic Organization (ATO) has advised of an increase in, “Wrong Surface Landing Incidents” in the National Airspace System (NAS). This Notice/FAASTBLAST is to alert pilots to hazards associated with landing at the wrong airport or on the wrong surface at the destination.

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New Smoke Eagles Website

New Smoke Eagles Website

After a long hiatus the Smoke Eagles website has been updated! Come check out our flying club, share some stories, and ogle our beautiful aircraft! Highlights include Calendar of events All of the information about Smoke Eagles you care to know Links to useful,...

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AFI Landing Contest 2014

Video of the FUL landing contest is in the link below. I saw N7425G in two scenes. (I was not flying it at these times.) Closest to the line won, sorted by license type (student, private, etc.) Landing before the line was OK too, hence the minus scores. SE made a good...

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Alone at Lone Pine (O26)

The flight was to Lone Pine (O26) for Angel Flight. We (Dan and I) were returning a child with a life threatening condition home from a week’s summer camp in the Santa Monica Mountains for kids with similar conditions. Weather was CAVU all day everywhere. The pick-up...

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Arrivals at SAN

Great video of the arrivals to SAN, Lindbergh Field. Look for the SEL Cessnas. Years ago I did some consulting in downtown San Diego and flew into SAN at least monthly. Cheaper to pay the $20 ramp fee than the taxi ride from/to Montgomery. Long term SE members will...

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Upcoming Events

Nov
21
Tue
2017
18:00 Fullerton Airport Pilot’s Associ... @ Aviation Facilities, Inc (AFI)
Fullerton Airport Pilot’s Associ... @ Aviation Facilities, Inc (AFI)
Nov 21 @ 18:00 – 21:00
Fullerton Airport Pilot's Association (FAPA) Meeting/Seminar @ Aviation Facilities, Inc (AFI) | Fullerton | California | United States
Hot dog dinner served starting at 6PM. Meeting starts at 7PM. A wide range of speakers on a huge variety of topics sure to entertain, amuse, and educate.
Dec
5
Tue
2017
18:00 Smoke Eagles 2017 Holiday Dinner... @ La Mirada Holiday Inn Conference Center
Smoke Eagles 2017 Holiday Dinner... @ La Mirada Holiday Inn Conference Center
Dec 5 @ 18:00 – 21:15
Smoke Eagles 2017 Holiday Dinner Meeting @ La Mirada Holiday Inn Conference Center | La Mirada | California | United States
Smoke Eagles Holiday Dinner Meeting Tuesday, December 5th Presenting Thomas Morgenfeld, Capt. (USN Ret.) Test Pilot Instructor at the National Test Pilot School Chief Test Pilot on the Joint Strike Fighter X-35 Program La Mirada[...]
Dec
10
Sun
2017
09:00 KFUL – Antique Aircraft Display ... @ Fullerton Airport
KFUL – Antique Aircraft Display ... @ Fullerton Airport
Dec 10 @ 09:00 – 14:00
KFUL - Antique Aircraft Display Days @ Fullerton Airport
On the second Sunday of every month owners of classic aircraft are invited to display their aircraft at the Fullerton Airport, and all visitors are invited to view the displays. Antique Aircraft Display Days
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