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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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B-36 Engineer’s Station

If you haven't seen some of these panoramic photos from inside classic aircraft, these are spectacular! The instrument scan on this B-36 must have taken 30...

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Flying around DC in 1967

Submitted by John Burke 1967-05-03 Cessna N2220G 182 230 LGB/NEEDLES/WINSLOW/ALBUQUERQUE /DALHART/GAGE/KANSAS CITY/ CHICAGO(HOWELL) /CLEVELAND /SCHENECTADY /BEDFORD MS(HANSCOM) /WESTCHESTER CO /WASHINGTON VA(BAILEY’S CROSSROADS, VA) We were over Baltimore Friendship...

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Is that an IFR Clearance or the Intro to War and Peace?

For you who enjoy reading of flying adventures…. Work had taken me to Scottsdale AZ (SDL). On Sunday I flew there expecting to work through Wednesday, and return Thursday AM. But work was done by 2 PM Tuesday so why not go home? (I get paid by the hour so I just lost...

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Miracle on the Hudson Jeppsen Chart

US Airways Flight 1549, three minutes after takeoff on January 15, 2009, struck a flock of Canada geese and consequently lost all engine power, forcing them to ditch. Jeppsen recreated the Miracle on the Hudson flight in handy Jepp-chart format.

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Upcoming Events

Sep
5
Tue
2017
07:00 Monthly Smoke Eagles Meeting @ AFI Flight Training Center
Monthly Smoke Eagles Meeting @ AFI Flight Training Center
Sep 5 @ 07:00 – 08:00
Monthly Smoke Eagles Meeting @ AFI Flight Training Center
Come join us for our monthly meeting. We meet in AFI’s classroom at KFUL. Pizza social to follow.
Sep
10
Sun
2017
09:00 KFUL – Antique Aircraft Display ... @ Fullerton Airport
KFUL – Antique Aircraft Display ... @ Fullerton Airport
Sep 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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