Q:Does the $30 registration fee include dinner? A: YES and there will be complimentary Beer!
Q:What is the $30 for? A: Community center, Event tent rental, USHPA insurance, State Park permit, dinner, pilot gifts and awards.
Q:Can we fly Friday? A: Of course, but that is not part of our organized event. Our event starts 9 am Saturday.
Q:Do I need a day use permit to pick up pilots at Cape Lookout if I don’t leave the car? A: Yes
Q:Will there be booze at the dinner? A: Yes there will be beer and we are not allowed to sell it, so it is free (however donations will be appreciated). PS. You must be 21! You are welcome to BYOB.
Q: Will there be a raffle again? A: Of course. Proceeds support our club as well as donations to local causes such as: Friends of Netarts Bay, Netarts-Oceanside Volunteer Fire Dept., Oceanside Community Center.
Q:Will there be tandem pilots available? A: We hope so. Some have given up doing tandems due to the new USHPA fees and requirements. Tandem pilots must be USHPA licensed for this event.
Q:Will the weather be good for flying? A: Of Course! Expect the normal showers with nice flights in between.
Q: Why do I have to be a USHPA member to fly? A. Our event requires a state park permit which requires insurance ($2M liability). The USHPA insurance requires all pilots to be members. Temporary 30 day memberships will be available for $5. We will be checking at launch this year.
Q: I am a foreign pilot and could not register since I do not have a USHPA number? A: You will need to register on site and purchase a 30 day USHPA membership. ($5)
Q: Where are we flying? A: Ocesanside if winds are SSW to W, Cape Lookout if winds are NNW to W.
Q: Can I fly at the other local sites? A: Yes of course, but they are not part of this event.
Q: Is there entertainment? A: TBD