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The Finer Points of Flying
20 years refining the art of instruction.
The Finer Points provides expert flight instruction and produces aviation podcasts, weekly curated emails, and adventure training trips.
Finer Points Adventure Trips
San Juan Islands
August 11, 12, 13
This trip has you camping on the shores of the San Juan islands, learning survival skills, navigating island geography, and flying across international borders.
Learn emergency water landing survival and safety skills, border crossing procedures, explore the beautiful islands in the Pacific Northwest.
Steve Thorne of Flight Chops in a Cub Crafters plane
Steveo1kinevo as a guest speaker!
This trip will have you camping on the shores of the San Juan islands, learning survival skills, navigating island geography, and flying across international borders.
Learn emergency life raft deployment and other safety skills, border crossing procedures, explore the beautiful islands in the Pacific Northwest.
1000 meet at Galvin Flying Services, KBFI Boeing Field, to brief the 1 hour flight out to the islands.
1100 - 1230 Touring the islands by air arriving at Orcas Island
1230 Lunch / Base camp set up
1330 Ground lectures:
Cold water immersion survival
Winslow Life raft deployment
PLBs, and Search and Rescue
International procedures and border crossings
1700 - 1900 Island Hopping / Tailwheel ride in the Cub Crafters plane
1900 Appetizers/Drinks/Dinner - Featuring fresh Buck Bay oysters on the half shell
0800 Preflight Briefing
0900 Wheels up for Canada / Glacier Tour
0900 - 1600 Touring the glaciers north of Vancouver / Olympic Peninsula
Wrap up, Certificate
0800 Tear down camp and pack up
0830 Preflight Briefing
0900 Wheels up for Renton Field
1000 Seaplane lecture / lessons - Seaplane Scenics
1200 Depart for Boeing Field
1300 Trip completion at Galvin Flying Services, KBFI Boeing Field
Islands - The Finer Points Adventure Flying Trips - Sierra Nevada Mountains, San Juan Islands, Canyons of the Southwest