Fly the SF Bay Tour!
San Francisco Bay Tour Overview
The San Francisco Bay area tour is one of the most scenic routes to fly in
the world. In approximately an hour, you can fly next to or over landmarks
like the Golden Gate Bridge, Bay Bridge, Alcatraz, Treasure Island, downtown San
Francisco, SF International airport, several working lighthouses and
more. Best of all, it can be flown by the average pilot who has a
good knowledge or radio communications, airspace regulations, and the preferred
There is no one precise Bay Tour route, though there are preferred routes and
altitudes at which air traffic control generally expects you to fly. If
you want a different route or altitude, just request it, and they'll try to accommodate
you if possible.
San Francisco Bay Tour Map
Bay Tour Tour maps are currently in stock at:
- Livermore Airport--Ahart Aviation
- Napa Airport--The Prop Stops Here pilot store
- Reid-Hillview Airport--The Airport Shoppe
- Palo Alto Airport--Aviation Supplies
- San Carlos Airport--San Carlos Aviation Pilot Supplies
- Watsonsville Airport--Ocean Air Flight Service
- Buy over the phone at 408-923-2625
The front side of the Bay
Tour Map shows preferred routes, altitudes and more than a
dozen landmarks of interest. The reverse side gives detailed information
on arriving and departing from many Bay area airports. The map has been
reviewed by multiple FAA facilities to assure accuracy. If the store near
you doesn't carry the map, send an email to SJ Flight
San Francisco Bay Tour Seminar
This seminar, which is given periodically at Bay Area airports, is taught
by Max Trescott, Master CFI,
and gives details of the
procedures, routes, and altitudes for flying the Bay Tour. The seminar
will also show over 20 photos of landmarks and reporting points with suggested
radio communications to use at each of these points.
San Francisco Bay Tour Instruction
We can also provide Instructional Bay area tours for pilots and
student pilots, if you'd like an instructor to
fly with you and provide you with instruction on flying the Bay Tour.
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Flying the Bay Tour Maps now available!
Flying the Bay tour is one of the more enjoyable flights. It
takes only about an hour, but in that time you can see a dozen or more
sites of interest in the San Francisco Bay area.
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