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Trinity County
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GA Serves America Scott Valley Pilots Association


The Trinity County Pilots Association is a non-profit organization of diverse individuals and businesses dedicated to growth and preservation of general aviation in Trinity County.

Annual Meeting Minutes, 9-1-13

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Trinity Center 2014 Camping

Trinity Lake KOA is providing transportation to/from the Trinity Center Airport this 2013 season. See the Trinity Center Airport page for more info. And of course, you are welcome to camp under your wing at the airport.

TCPA Board Announces 2012 Scholarship

TCPA has awarded a $1,500 scholarship to Francisco Ramos, a 2012 Weaverville High School graduate. Francisco plans to attend San Diego State and study aeronautics.

Trinity Center AWOS-3 Commissioned

The Trinity Center AWOS-3 is up and running. You'll find it on 134.30. You can reach it by landline at 530-266-3220.

If you get your weather briefings online, you can get the AWOS on ADDS by requesting the METAR for "KO86". Don't forget the "K" since "O86" doesn't work.

Newsletter

2012 and 2013 newsletters posted:
See our newsletter page.

Weaverville AWOS Commissioned!

The Weaverville Airport AWOS-3 has been commissioned. In flight or on the ground, you can receive the AWOS on VHF frequency 120.85. Also, you can check the weather before departure by calling the AWOS on its landline at 530-623-3810.

If you get your weather briefings online, you can get the AWOS on ADDS by requesting the METAR for "KO54". Don't forget the "K" since "O54" doesn't work.

Challenge Yourself in 2014

Make a commitment this summer to become a safer pilo. The AOPA Air Safety Foundation is challenging pilots to complete at least one of the foundation’s online courses each month in the new year. Courses can help you increase your knowledge of a wide variety of topics, including aerodynamics, radio communication, runway safety, and more.

Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan

Development of Trinity County's first ALUCP is completed. You can get local airport maps and the final plan on the ALUCP website, www.trinityalucp.com

Airport Work Update (2014 plans are not yet available)

  • Weaverville - no planned work
  • Hayfork - no planned work
  • Ruth - no planned work
  • Hyampom - no planned work
  • Trinity Center - Crack seal is planned

Why Airports are Important
Airports are not just for large metropolitan areas. Small rural airports are a vital part of a smaller community's infrastructure ... Continue...

California has lost 25 airports since 1990, including Shannon in Trinity County. More...

General Aviation: An Economic Impact Survey Link to...


How Airports are Funded
Just like the national highway system, much of America’s air transportation infrastructure is paid for with a simple tax on all aviation fuels.

State and Federal agencies tax this fuel to provide the funds needed. People who fly on commercial planes pay the fuel tax as part of their ticket price or fuel purchase. More...

 

 


Aviation NewsFull index

All county airport ALP, except Hyampom, are being updated. An ALP is not required for Hyampom.


Flight Safety and Education

Current TFRs
NOTAM database

How violating a TFR can affect your flying privilege. More...

Free online seminars to help you qualify for WINGS More...

Online TFR maps and NOTAMs FAA (up-to-the minute)...
or AOPA...


Airport Management More...

FAR Part 77
Airport Funding


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