FAQ’s

Q:Does the $20 registration fee include dinner?  A: No, dinner is donation based this year and will be held at the community center.  No driving to Tillamook!  

Q:What is the $20 for?  A: Community center and event tent rental, USHPA insurance, State Park permit, pilot gifts and awards.

Q:Can we fly Friday?  A: Of course, but that is not part of our organized event.  Our event starts 9 am Saturday.

Q:Do I need a day use permit to pick up pilots at Cape Lookout if I don’t leave the car? A:  Yes

Q:Will there be booze at the dinner? A: Ninkasi has donated two kegs and we are not allowed to sell it so it is free (however dinner donations will be appreciated).  PS. You must be 21!   You are welcome to BYOB.

Q:Will there be tandem pilots available?  A: We hope so.  some have given up doing tandems due to the new USHPA fees and requirements.  Tandem pilots must be USHPA licensed for this event. 

Q:Will the weather be good for flying?  A: Of Course!  Expect the normal showers with nice flights inbetween.  

Q: Why do I have to be a USHPA member to fly?  A. Our event requires a state park permit which requires insurance ($2M liability).  The USHPA insurance requires all pilots to be members.  Temporary 30 day memberships will be available for $5.