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Archive for March, 2013

Month Archive: March, 2013

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New Rental Discounts for Santa Cruz Flying Club Members!

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Santa Cruz Flying Club is excited to announce that we are now able to offer rental discounts at several Watsonville based flight schools!

If you rent aircraft from any of these great companies we are now able to offer you a $5/hour rebate on your aircraft rental! Limit: two hours a month.

You now have approximately 16 aircraft available to you at a discounted rates:

  • Many Cessna options: a 182, several 172’s, a 150 and 152
  • Tecnam P2006T Twin
  • Tecnam P92 Eaglet Light Sport Aircraft
  • Diamond DA40 XL
  • Mooney MSE
  • Archer III
  • R22 and R44 Helicopters

How does it work?

  1. Click to Join the Santa Cruz Flying Club
  2. Go fly any of the aircraft from the companies listed above
  3. Snap a picture or scan your rental invoice and email it to

As long as your flight occured while you were an active member and your email includes a legible invoice, your name and the email address associated with your membership payments, the Santa Cruz Flying Club will issue you a partial rebate of your membership dues of $5/hour for up to two hours of rental per month.

This offer begins on March 8, 2013 and may be a limited time offer so take advantage of it while you can!

Flight Training Questions & Answers: Getting Started!

Friday, March 8th, 2013

This month’s gathering is Monday, March 11th at 6:30 p.m. at the Props Restaurant and Lounge at the Watsonville Airport. The general topic will be questions and answers for those thinking about getting started with flying lessons, and for those who are coming back to flying after some time away.

If you’re not able to make it to this gathering but have questions about flight training, go ahead and email them to and we’d be glad to get answers to you or assist you in getting the information you need!

Watsonville Airport: Second Saturday Event

Friday, March 8th, 2013

On the second Saturday of each month the Watsonville Airport will be sponsoring the following activities to encourage flying and share our passion for general aviation from 8 a.m.–4 p.m.:

  • Historical Aircraft Display
  • Fuel Sale: The airport will substantially lower self service fuel prices onAvGas and Jet “A” and there is no limit on amount of fuel purchased from 8 am–4 pm. (No other discounts apply)
  • Props Restaurant Special Offers: In support of Second Saturday, Props Restaurant and Lounge will offer a  “Second Saturday Special”.  Details will be available on the Props’ website and Props’ Facebook page.

Additional information can be found on the Watsonville Municipal Airport website.

Santa Cruz Flying Club, 170 Aviation Way, Watsonville, CA 95076 · Phone: 831-722-4580 · Email SCFC