The Paine Flyer

A Newsletter of the Paine Field WPA Chapter

The Paine Flyer - April 2019

Commercial Service at Paine Field

Just in case any of you missed it, commercial air service has begun at Paine Field.  We took our Bonanza out during the good weather we had recently and I did not notice the increase in jet traffic.  With only 48 operations per day added to the 600+ that we typically see on a busy... Read More

Looking after our Paine Field Gate Access Responsibilities

I had a troubling experience with a fellow pilot and Paine Field tenant recently.  I had just entered gate S9 (next to the fire department) and was waiting for the gate to close behind me.  Another Paine Field tenant pulled up to the gate and flashed his gate card before the gate even started to... Read More

General Membership Meeting – April 2019

John Sessions of Historic Flight Foundation will be joining us for our April 2019 General Membership Meeting. He’ll be reviewing (more…)

VMC/IMC Forums for 2019

Our WPA Paine Chapter and Simulation Flight are continuing to sponsor and hold monthly safety and education forum’s on both IFR and VFR subjects. These forums are at no cost to pilots and most forums qualify for FAA Wings credits. Bob Collins, owner, is a Paine Chapter member. These are not a dull lectures. (more…)

Save the Date – Cessnas2Oshkosh 2019

The Pacific Northwest Cessnas2Oshkosh Formation Mass Arrival Training Clinic will be held SAT 1 JUN in Olympia, WA.  (more…)

Paine Field Aviation Day 2019

After careful deliberations, the sponsors of Paine Field Aviation Days have decided to take a break from the event for 2019. (more…)

March 2nd Fly-Out

Weekly Saturday Fly-Out This Week’s Destination:AJ Eisenberg Airport – KOKH Lunch Pick:Penn Cove Musselfest Want to Join us Next Time? (more…)

March 16th Fly-Out

Weekly Saturday Fly-Out This Week’s Destination:Mears Field Airport – 3W5 Lunch Pick:5 B’s Bakery Want to Join us Next Time? (more…)

March 30th Fly-Out

Weekly Saturday Fly-Out This Week’s Destination:Skagit Regional Airport – KBVSFriday Harbor Airport – KFHR Lunch Pick:Flyers Restaurant & BrewHouse Want to Join us Next Time? (more…)

Fly to Normady – Join the Mission

On May 11, HFF’s C-47B (DC-3) will begin an historic mission to Normandy. The domestic portion will include two stops en route to Oxford, Connecticut where HFF’s beautiful example will join 19 other C-47s for training, trip planning and an air show on the Hudson River including a formation flight around the Statue of Liberty.... Read More

B-25 Ground School

Join our excellent flight instructors for a day-long ground school exploring the history, systems, performance, and emergency procedures for the type made immortal in the Doolittle Raid, the North American B-25 Mitchell. Participate in a pre-flight inspection of HFF’s N88972, “Grumpy.” This course is open to pilots and non-pilots. (more…)