ALBERT WHITTED AIRPORT-ST. PETERSBURG, FL

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ALBERT WHITTED AIRPORT-ST. PETERSBURG, FL

Post by skipperdan » Mon Mar 30, 2009 12:17 am

I persuaded Jimmy to upload this fantastic graphics package onto the Surclaro website. Jimmy and I worked for about 11 months on this project. He did an excellent job of detailing each and every building based upon the Digital Photos and videos that I sent to him. Jimmy even drove out of his way from his fishing trip at Ft Lauderday to the St. Petersburg area to meet me at the airport to confirm the final details.

You must downlod this scenery and see for yourself.

KSPG_AW.ZIP

NOTE: Because we are currently hosting the St. Petersburg Grand Prix Race (April 3, 4, 5), our airport does not look like this. Our runway 7/25 is used as the straight away and there are hundred of trucks and tents all over the airport. I have volunteered to sell refreshments during the main race on Sunday to support the Albert Whitted Airport Preservation Society.
Check out the following link to see a map of the race course.

http://www.gpstpete.com/uploads/fanguide_3-23_2009.pdf
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...Emergency Services Training Officer
...Instructor at the Florida Wing Conference 2012.
...Mission Observer (front right seat)
...Air Operations Branch Director
...Flew several times in a Cessna 182 with G1000 (maintaining the MFD).
...Attended two day class conducted by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center
...Completed training for Flight Line Marshall, Flight Release Officer, and Mission Radio Operator.

You should visit your local Civil Air Patrol Squadron and complete an application for membership.
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Please watch this video that my son made of a Discovery Flight from Albert Whitted Airport (my home base). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EMUg1jiCss
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Please check out scenery that I helped develop for Albert Whitted Airport http://www.surclaro.com/download.php?query=KSPG&op=search&cid=
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Check out this article in Air and Space Magazine concerning Albert Whitted Airport:
http://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/The-Airport-That-Wouldnt-Die.html

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Post by gbesoain » Fri Apr 03, 2009 5:45 pm

Thanks Dan and Jimmy. I'm glad to have this outstanding scenery hosted here...

to download it please visit this link:
http://www.surclaro.com/download.php?op ... spg_aw.zip

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Post by skipperdan » Tue Apr 07, 2009 11:12 pm

I hope that you'all enjoyed watching the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on Sunday. Runway 7/25 was used for the main straight-away and a large part of our airport was occupied with Racetrack equipment. They promised to give us back runway 7/25 by Thursday morning. The rest of the cleanup effort will probably take several weeks.

The attached picture indicates an aproximate route ( in red) of the Grand Prix and shows where the Albert Whitted Airport Preservation Society was selling beverages.

It is always a big thrill to host the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg every year. 8) 8)
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CAPTAIN--CIVIL AIR PATROL
...Emergency Services Training Officer
...Instructor at the Florida Wing Conference 2012.
...Mission Observer (front right seat)
...Air Operations Branch Director
...Flew several times in a Cessna 182 with G1000 (maintaining the MFD).
...Attended two day class conducted by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center
...Completed training for Flight Line Marshall, Flight Release Officer, and Mission Radio Operator.

You should visit your local Civil Air Patrol Squadron and complete an application for membership.
.
Please watch this video that my son made of a Discovery Flight from Albert Whitted Airport (my home base). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EMUg1jiCss
.
Please check out scenery that I helped develop for Albert Whitted Airport http://www.surclaro.com/download.php?query=KSPG&op=search&cid=
.
Check out this article in Air and Space Magazine concerning Albert Whitted Airport:
http://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/The-Airport-That-Wouldnt-Die.html

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ALBERT WHITTED AIRPORT

Post by skipperdan » Sat Jun 27, 2009 7:00 am

I am very pleased to announce that Albert Whitted Airport has been chosen as the AIRPORT OF THE YEAR for the state of Florida.
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I AM NOT A PILOT. I JUST LOVE AVIATION.

CAPTAIN--CIVIL AIR PATROL
...Emergency Services Training Officer
...Instructor at the Florida Wing Conference 2012.
...Mission Observer (front right seat)
...Air Operations Branch Director
...Flew several times in a Cessna 182 with G1000 (maintaining the MFD).
...Attended two day class conducted by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center
...Completed training for Flight Line Marshall, Flight Release Officer, and Mission Radio Operator.

You should visit your local Civil Air Patrol Squadron and complete an application for membership.
.
Please watch this video that my son made of a Discovery Flight from Albert Whitted Airport (my home base). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EMUg1jiCss
.
Please check out scenery that I helped develop for Albert Whitted Airport http://www.surclaro.com/download.php?query=KSPG&op=search&cid=
.
Check out this article in Air and Space Magazine concerning Albert Whitted Airport:
http://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/The-Airport-That-Wouldnt-Die.html

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congrats...

Post by groundsquirrel » Sun Jun 28, 2009 12:36 am

Congratulations Dan and gang. Around here KHRT (Hurlburt Field) made Air Force base of the year.
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Post by rd » Sun Jun 28, 2009 5:30 am

That is cool news there Skip.

And I have the scenery, and I DO enjoy it. Awesome job.

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