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 a keg 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.
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: Yes “Sky Pilots” will have a jam session both Friday and Saturday night.