Author Archives: Phil Anady

Ontario: KONT

Ontario International Airport is a large airport primarily used by commercial operators and air taxis. The airport is located within Class C Airspace and operates two parallel runways. 26R/8L is 12,198ft and 26L/8R is 10,200ft long. For this flight, I … Continue reading

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YOUNG EAGLES FLIGHT – 04.15.17 & 05.13.17

On Saturday April 15th and May 13th, students from SJVA’s Aviation club took flight as part of the EAA Young Eagles Program.

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Calexico: KCXL

Calexico airport is about 122 miles east of San Diego and 62 miles west of Yuma, Arizona. This airport is unique in that it parallels within yards of the United States / Mexico border thus the portmanteau name Calexico. Calexico … Continue reading

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John Wayne-Orange County: KSNA

John Wayne – Orange County airport is located in the heart of Orange County California. The airport is an international airport with air carrier operations from airlines such as Southwest, American, United, Alaska, and Delta. With a heavy flow of … Continue reading

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Long Beach – Daugherty Field: KLGB

Long Beach has three active runways. Two parallel runways 7L/25R at 6,191ft long and 7R/25L at 5,421ft long and a long intersecting runway oriented 12/30 at 10,003ft long. Like many airports in Southern California it had major military use starting in 1928 … Continue reading

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Torrance – Zamperini Field: KTOA

Zamperini Field, like many of the other Southern California airports, was built and used by the United States Army Airforce during World War Two. It was completed on March 31st, 1943 and was formally known as Lomita Flight Strip until … Continue reading

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Lone Pine: O26

Lone Pine airport is located in the Owens Valley on the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Like many airports, Lone Pine was used as a contract flying school by the United States Air Force to train pilots … Continue reading

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SJVA Aviation Institute – Summer 2015

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EAA Young Eagles Flight

On Saturday May 2nd, I took six students from my Aviation club at the school I work at on a flight as part of the EAA Young Eagles Program.

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Independance: 2O7

For this flight, I rented a 180hp Cessna 172 from Black Mountain Air Service and departed from Bishop (KBIH) to Independence (2O7). Independence airport is located in the Owens Valley boarder by the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the west and … Continue reading

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