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Earlier today, Harrison Ford completed a perfectly executed forced landing. He chose the Penmar Golf ...
Earlier today, Harrison Ford completed a perfectly executed forced landing. He chose the Penmar Golf Course, an unpopulated area and no one on the ground was injured. This skillful landing can be attributed to his many years of pilot training at Santa Monica Airport. The airplane is registered to Harrison Ford and is a “Ryan […]
This video was made by local volunteers that support Santa Monica Airport Measure D. I’m a Santa Monica resident; have been for years. I have raised two kids here. Standing at Santa Monica Airport, this place has been here since 1919. The first transworld flight took place here. Amelia Earhart took off from Santa Monica […]
Santa Monica Airport ballot measure news is heating up. In an effort to bring you the latest information about the ballot measure and local issues, we have put together this blog post with much of the pressing Santa Monica Airport News we could find. We’ll try and keep updating it until the end of August. […]
Thank you to the 304+ families that visited the Santa Monica Airport on July 5th and 6th to put their kids in a real airplane. This on Saturday and Sunday we introduced 480+ kids to aviation! Download all of your family photos using these links: Google Plus Santa Monica Airport Photos (1,100 photos) Facebook Album […]
Here are 38 of the best Santa Monica Airport Tweets and Instagram posts in May and June 2014. Have some photos you want us to include? Tag @SantaMonicaAir on Instagram or Twitter. You can be my wingman any day. pic.twitter.com/cYrmKu1xFE — Santa Monica Airport (@SantaMonicaAir) June 11, 2014 Santa Monica Airport Pic: Look who's making […]
Santa Monica Airport news is a hot topic these days. In an effort to bring you the latest information about the ballot measure and local issues, we have put together this blog post with much of the most pressing Santa Monica Airport News we could find this month. If you think we have missed anything, […]
This video shows how 17 kids took flight with SMO Young Eagles. On Saturday, June 21st, 2014, Santa Monica Airport volunteer pilots took 17 kids and 2 parents on an introductory Young Eagles flight. They flew seven flights, some over downtown Los Angeles and others over the ocean and up the coast to Malibu. The […]
This is a video shot by RobWhollandCA that we thought was a great overview of a Santa Monica Airport family flight. The video starts off by watching planes land at the airport observation deck. You get to see several small planes takeoff and land. Then, you follow a father and his daughter + son as […]
With the popularity of electric cars, we are excited about the future of electric airplanes here at Santa Monica Airport. They will bring clean, quiet, renewable energy to our small airport and allow our community to connect with all that California has to offer. We found this great video on youtube and wanted to share […]
We have thousands of people visit the Santa Monica Airport each month to learn about aviation and to be inspired. We uploaded these Santa Monica Airport night flying videos and compiled them on this page so that Santa Monica Airport residents can know what it’s like to fly. Want to take a discovery flight over […]
Thank you to the hundreds of families that registered for our Santa Monica Airport Family Movie Night at Santa Monica Flyers. This event was attended by residents of Venice, Mar Vista, Westchester, Los Angeles, Irvine, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica and Pacific Palisades. Kids accompanied their parents and were able to take a photo with an […]
This Tuesday night is an important chance for you to attend a city council meeting and show your support for the Santa Monica Airport.