Article by Don Thomson with photos by Karl Johanson and Don Thomson. Final approach to the Diamond Point Airport in Sequim, Washington is somewhat akin to flying over a Claude Monet landscape painting. The airport is nestled on a bluff, 263’ above the Strait of San Juan de Fuca. It is surrounded by trees and […]
The 2015 West Coast Swift Fly-in at Westover/Amador County Airport (KJAQ) will be 25-27 September (early-bird arrivals 24 Sep). For more information please EMAIL Dave Richards at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Don Thomson’s report on the 2014 West Coast Swift Fly-in at the Westover-Amador County Airport (KJAQ) – with photos!
29th Swift Fly-In Update No. 1 It is only 16 days until we will see a bunch of Swifts landing at Westover Field. There are always some that arrive before the first day, Friday. This has always been a tradition that I personally would like to see continue. Teresa’s Place is still in operation […]
The 29th Annual West Coast National Swift Fly-in is scheduled for Sept. 19 – 21 at Westover airport in Jackson, CA. In 1985, I had the pleasure to organize the first West Coast National Swift Fly-in with the help of 2 great friends: Bill Weaver and Dennis Arbeau. Amador County (Sutter Creek and Jackson) were […]
Shuttle hours for Westover: Friday 9:00AM to 10:00PM Saturday 9:00AM to 7:00PM Sunday 8:00AM to Noon
WESTOVER 2013 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS THURSDAY SEPT 19TH EARLY BIRD ARRIVAL DINNER-VENUE OPTIONS TO BE ARRANGED (Recent years have had great attendance) FRIDAY SEPT 20TH SWIFT STORE & REGISTRATION OPEN 10:00AM TO 3:00 PM FORMATION SCHOOL- 9:00 AM Hospitality room Lunch on field- 12:00 NOON EVENING ACTIVITIES IN HANGAR ON FIELD: BEST COWBOY/COWGIRL OUTFIT COMPETITION […]
This year’s theme is Cowboys and Cowgirls. Get your outfits together and put this event on your calendars. Be sure your left elbow is in good shape for the Wine Tasting Tours Amador Best Western Inn, 209-223-0211, is the hotel of choice again this year–they do an outstanding job each year in providing the […]
This year’s event is hosted by John and Susie Johnson. Contact Penny Hansen, email@example.com for lodging. This is a great fly-in that every Swifter should make it to at least once.