Approximately 200 nm
northwest from San Jose is Shelter Cove, located along California's "lost
coast." This remote area has a campground and bread and breakfasts located
next to the runway.
Fun Places to Fly
Just getting up and flying in the air is fun.
But, it's even more fun to fly somewhere where you can have fun with family and
friends. Here are a few of my favorite destinations.
Columbia - Annual Father's Day Fly-in; campground; historic park
Half Moon Bay - Ocean views;
walk to restaurants
Harris Ranch - Steak lovers take note
Oceano - Walk to the beach; campground, motels
Shelter Cove -
Beautiful coast; B&B and campground
South Lake Tahoe - Ski Heavenly!
Only 5 minutes away by taxi.
Fly-in Aviation Museums
Museum - Atwater, CA
Hiller Museum - San Carlos, CA
Pacific Coast Air Museum - Santa
Palm Springs Air Museum - Palm Springs, CA
Planes of Fame Museum - Chino, CA
Western Museum of Flight - Hawthorne, CA
Here are two groups that I'm active in that always need pilots
Los Medicos Voladores - Flying Doctors
trips to Mexico
Angel Flight - Medical patient
transport around the West
Directories of Place to Go
Hamburger - Pilot's guide to fly-in restaurants, resorts, golf
Air Affair - Destinations, fuel guide
Pilot Getaways Magazine - Quarterly
magazine, by subscription
WhereToFly.com Directory - Pilot reports of fun places to visit.
Some common questions are what's required to get a
pilots license, what will it cost to learn to fly,
how do I find an instructor, and are small
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Flying the Bay tour is one of the more enjoyable flights. It
takes only about an hour, but in that time you can see dozen or more
sites of interest in the San Francisco Bay area. Learn more about flying the S.F Bay