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Fall - 2012

Inside this issue:

  • Compass Points: San Diego County Airports are Economic Engines
  • Jacumba Airport... Soaring to New Heights
  • McClellan-Palomar Airport offers Tours of the Field
  • Ramona Airport Open House 2012
  • Borrego Valley Akrofest 2012
  • Wings Over Gillespie 2012
  • Borrego Days Desert Festival
  • All For a Good Cause


April 2012 - Spring

Inside this issue:

  • Compass Points: Safety First
  • New stairs complete - Palomar
  • Anza-Borrego State Park Ranger  works with local kids – Borrego Valley
  • Grossmont Union High School Visit – Gillespie Field
  • Collings Foundation visits County Airports – Gillespie, Palomar and Ramona
  • In Memoriam
  • Meetings, Community Events & Historical Displays


December 2011 - Winter

Inside this issue:

  • Happy Holidays from County of San Diego Airports
  • Toys for Tots Fly-In & BBQ at RNM is next weekend!
  • Compass Points
  • Ramona Cross Country Team Tours Airport
  • Borrego Young Eagles a Grand Event
  • Day Trippin' at Agua Caliente
  • County Airports Hosts Crouse Hinds Lighting Classes
  • Feasibility Study at McClellan-Palomar Airport
  • ECEDC Bus Tour Spotlights Gillespie Field
  • Sundowner Event Attracts a Crowd
  • Thank You, Farewell, and Happy Trails to PN Editor
  • Meetings, Community Events & Historical Displays


October 2011 - Fall

Inside this issue:

  • Airports as Economic Engines
  • Green Maintenance
  • Get Ready for the Rain!
  • Non-Movement Areas
  • RNWY Markings Prevent Incursions


June 2011 - Summer

Inside this issue:

  • Airports Food Special: Fly the Hungry Skies!
  • Borrego Springs: What’s Out Here, Anyway?
  • "Wings of Freedom" Visits Ramona Airport
  • Photo Gallery: 
    • Wings Over Gillespie
    • Fallbrook Open House
  • Homeland Security Working for County Airports


April 2011 - Spring

Inside this issue:

  • 'Not New, Improved' Gillespie Café
  • SR 52 - Better Accessibility to Gillespie
  • Assaggio's - Get It Before It's Too Hot...
  • Palomar Runway Earns PublicCEO Award
  • Happy Trails to 34-Year GFDC Veteran

February 2011 - Winter

Inside this issue:

  • TSA Security Equipment - Same Security, Less Hassle
  • Future of the Former Cajon Speedway
  • Fallbrook Airpark Open House 2011
  • RASP Summary of Findings - County Airports
  • Awe-Inspiring Moments in General Aviation: Bob Gannon


December 2010 - Winter

Inside this issue:

  • Look out for Santa Claus!
  • Miramar College's Aviation Program
  • Gliders at Jacumba Airport
  • What's the Deal with Storm Water?
  • Toys for Tots


October 2010 - Autumn

Inside this issue:

  • Safety is Everyone's Responsibility
  • Air Service Development - Utilizing "the Airport Next Door"
  • Gillespie Goes Green
  • Marketing and Business Planning - The Benefits of 'CLD'
  • Agua Caliente Airport - Diamond in the Rough


August 2010 - Summer

Inside this issue:

  • Plane News Goes Online
  • Ramona Open House
  • Magellan Project Complete at Palomar Airport
  • WebTrack Up & Running for Palomar
  • Wings Over Gillespie


Summer 2009 - featuring Gillespie Field

Inside this issue:

  • From Military Parachutes to Private Aircraft
  • History Alive at Gillespie Field
  • Arc's Groundskeeping with a Smile
  • Friday 'Fish Fry' at the Gillespie Field Cafe
  • Get to Know County Airports: Gillespie Field Management


Winter 2008 - featuring McClellan-Palomar Airport

Inside this issue:

  • New Year, New Terminal
  • Airport Advisory Committees
  • Past & Present of McClellan-Palomar Airport
  • The Landings at Carlsbad - Bringing the Cost Even Closer
  • Get to Know County Airports: The Palomar Team


Fall 2008 - featuring Ramona Airport

Inside this issue:

  • Rural Jewel: Ramona Airport
  • CalFire: Fighting Fire at 200 MPH & 200 ft
  • Wildfire Safety Tips
  • Water Bombers to Help Keep SD Fires Under Control
  • Get to Know County Airports: Real Property


Summer 2008 - featuring Borrego Airport

Inside this issue:

  • What County Airports Is All About...
  • Borrego Valley Airport: Give it a fly!
  • Gillespie New Gateway to San Diego
  • B-17 Creates New Friends & Bridges Generations
  • Get to Know County Airports: The Maintenance Crew 

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