Mountain Passes, Unimproved Fields, Survival Training, Expert Lectures ....
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SOME CLIPS FROM LAST YEAR ...
SIGNUPS OPEN FOR 2014 -- JUNE 13, 14 AND 15
San Carlos, Califrornia
11:00 Meet at San Carlos Flight Center to brief the 2 hour flight to the Lake Tahoe area. 13:00 Touring the lake, Desolation Wilderness area, Squaw Valley and landing KTRK 14:00 Set up camp. Lunch. 15:00 Lectures: -High Density Altitude Operations -High Altitude Physiology -Flying Mountain Passes 18:30 Dinner. 19:00 Evening pattern work at KTRK. 20:30 Wheels down for the night.
06:30 Breakfast. 07:30 Preflight Briefing. 0800 Wheels up for a monting of mountain passes. To include: -Carson pass -Ebbets pass -Sonora pass -Buckeye pass -Tioga pass 12:00 Lunch at KBIH. 13:00 Touch and goes at Mono Lake and then a scenic flight over Yosemite enroute to Alpine Co. 15:00 Landing at Alpine Co. for lectures on: -ELTs, PLBs and other tracking devices -Post crash survival -Harvesting the airplane -Whats important in a survival kit 17:00 ... back across the lake to KTRK. 18:30 Dinner 19:00 Evening guest lecture from a local glider pilot on mountain meteorology.
San Carlos, California
07:30 Breakfast 08:30 Preflight briefing 09:30 Wheels up for a morning of unique mountain strips. To include landing at Sierraville and the grass strip at Columbia. 11:30 Lunch at Columbia 13:00 Depart for KSQL 14:00 Arrive at San Carlos Flight Center 14:30 Issue completion certificates
Jason Miller CFII
Chief Flight Instructor
Jason Miller, host of The Finer Points - Aviation Podcast, has distributed more than 2 million flight training tips to pilots all over the world. He brings thousands of hours of experience and a clear and concise style to his teaching. He has led flying trips through the mountains of Colorado, California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Idaho, Oregon, Montana and Washington.
Howard Donner CFI
Dr. Howard Donner has been leading expeditions for over 30 years. He has been featured in two successful NOVA documentaries, spent 3 climbing seasons as a rescue doctor for the National Park Service and he has worked on numerous medical projects in the Himalayas. He is also a flight instructor based in Truckee California.
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