SDCC Flight Team - "The Moment We Are All Waiting For... The Envelope Please..."
 
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The Moment We Are All Waiting For... The Envelope Please...

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The Sunday evening Awards Banquet was held at the Salinas Sports Complex. By now the judges have painstakingly gone over all the results and created an awards list. The Chief Judge Jared Testa was the best. San Jose State’s Robert Boykin was amazing. The entire competition went off without a hitch and we are so appreciative of the tremendous effort put on by SJSU to host the PCIFA regionals.

One of the highlights of the awards is the guest speaker. Some of the best have been Rod Machado (SDCC 2009), Steve Hinton (Mt SAC 2010) and this year we were treated to a most excellent and inspiring keynote speaker, Sean D. Tucker (World Famous Aerobatic Pilot). Sean D. Tucker performs for us each year at the Miramar Blue Angels Show and is home-based at the Salinas Airport. His videos of loops, spins, lomcevaks, and especially the one of an emergency landing he made after his propeller came off during an inverted spin let all our pilots understand the meaning of grace under pressure…

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