Serving the aviation community in Santa Cruz County
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Founded in 1987, the Watsonville Pilot’s Association (WPA) serves to protect and promote general aviation at the Watsonville Airport (KWVI) and across Santa Cruz County. We achieve this by:

  • Representing the Watsonville aviation community with a unified voice

  • Protecting the airport land and surrounding safety zones

  • Hosting training and seminars promoting pilot safety and proficiency

  • Fostering positive relationships within the Watsonville community

  • Educating on the utility and positive impact aviation has on the city

  • Organizing community and social events

  • Sharing the magic of flight with the greater community!

  • California Capital Airshow
    California Capital Airshow
    Sep 24, 7:00 AM – Sep 26, 6:00 AM
    Mather Airport, 10425 Norden Ave, Mather, CA 95655, USA
    Established in 2004, the California Capital Airshow 501(c)3 plans and operates the exciting, family-friendly annual event designed to honor the Sacramento region’s rich aviation heritage and veterans while using the power and magic of flight to inspire young people.
  • Ken Brock Freedom Fly-in
    Ken Brock Freedom Fly-in
    Sep 24, 7:00 AM – Sep 26, 12:00 AM
    El Mirage Dry Lake, 20471 Mountain View Rd, Adelanto, CA 92301, USA
    The Ken Brock Freedom Fly-In is held each year, at the end of September, at El Mirage Dry lake, El Mirage, CA. Chapter One has been working to make this one of the best Rotorcraft Events on the West Coast for over 50 years.
  • California International Airshow
    California International Airshow
    Oct 30, 7:00 AM – Oct 31, 6:00 PM
    Salinas Municipal Airport, 30 Mortensen Ave, Salinas, CA 93905, USA
    Get advance tickets now to the 40th Anniversary of the California International Airshow, at Salinas Airport on Oct 30-31, 2021 featuring the United States Air Force Thunderbirds. The California International Airshow has been showcasing aviation in our community since 1981.





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Watsonville, CA 95076