Author Archives: Ted Gablin

Lake Arrowhead 4th of July Flyover and Fireworks Show Arrowhead Lake Association

The whole family will enjoy this annual tradition of a spectacular fireworks show over Lake Arrowhead. The Arrowhead Lake Association is presenting “Boats, Planes & Fireworks”.  The event includes a flyover of many aircraft, including those flown by a couple … Continue reading

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Redlands EAA Chapter 845 Meets Again!

Its’s been over a year since the pandemic put a halt to EAA 845 chapter meetings at Redlands Airport. On Saturday 5/15, the chapter met in the public lobby to discuss ways to kickstart future EAA activities at Redlands Airport. … Continue reading

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A Letter to Redlands City Council From Eric Paul

5-4-21 Good Evening Mayor and Members of the Council.  My name is Eric Paul I’m president of the Redlands Hangar Owners Association.  We built and own 37 hangars on airport land we lease from the City.  I’ve kept an airplane … Continue reading

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A Letter to Redlands City Council From Gil Brown, Coyote Aviation

I write this on March 29, “National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day.”  I find significant irony that the City of Redlands’ Instagram page is promoting that fact. Here’s why: Along with George and Eva Saliba, my wife Carol and … Continue reading

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Second Draw Paycheck Protection Program Loans for Small Businesses

We know of some REI tenants that took advantage of the Small Business Administrations Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans for their businesses. The PPP now allows certain eligible borrowers that previously received a PPP loan to apply for a Second … Continue reading

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AOPA 2021 Scholarship Program

Maybe you know someone that is passionate about learning to fly or who wants to earn an advanced rating? Please note the deadline to submit applications is 2-14-21    Growing the Pilot Population Through the AOPA Flight Training Scholarship Program … Continue reading

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Comment by 12-23-20 on Closure of Stovepipe Wells Airport

Dear Members and Friends of CalPilots We recently received notice from the Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF) that the National Park Service (NPS) is considering closing the Stovepipe Wells airport in the Death Valley National Park.  According to the RAF, if … Continue reading

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Norm Nissen, Owner of Norms Hangar Restaurant, has Passed

Some of you may have met Norm over the years at Brackett Field, KPOC. Many of us have enjoyed good times with friends at his restaurant. Please see the letter below shared by the Brackett Airman’s Association.

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2021 Reno Air Races are in Jeopardy – Donations Requested

Please take the time to read this. The Reno Air Races are in jeopardy. There are many at REI that have competed at Reno and many more that have enjoyed the races. Donations from fans and participants are requested to … Continue reading

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Fly-In Movie Night at Luxivair SBD – Saturday, October 17th

You’ve been to a drive-in movie, but have you been to a FLY-IN movie? Well, now’syour chance! Guests will get a fresh take on movie night on the ramp at Luxivair SBD on Saturday, October 17th. The event starts at … Continue reading

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