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Carver's Cut Fall Flapjack Fly In, California

October 7, 2017. Carver's Cut Airstrip. California.

The founders of the Carver’s Cut airstrip and the CA RAF Liaisons are having a Fall Flapjack Fly-In at our brand new private airstrip in the southern High Sierras on Saturday, Oct 7th - Sunday, Oct 8th. The strip is on a private ranch holding completely surrounded by National Forest, gorgeous granite peaks, a stream with natural rock water slides and swimming, fishing, and hiking. If you would like to join us, you can stay for the day or stay for the weekend and enjoy a hearty Sierra Nevada flapjacks breakfast, good company, and beautiful mountain scenery.  ALL ATTENDEES MUST COMPLETE THE "PERMISSION TO LAND REQUEST FORM" (click here).

THE AIRSTRIP: Located 10 minutes north of Kern Valley Airport (L05), the 4500’ MSL dirt airstrip is 1400' x 50' with an approx. 4% downhill sloped takeoff towards the south. There is a windsock at the south end of the airstrip.

  • FREQ: 122.8 
  • LAT/LONG: 36.006/-118.490
  • The airstrip is too new to be seen on Google Maps, sorry :/
  • If you need to land at Kern Valley Airport (L05) and get shuttled up, please call ahead of time to make arrangements with our Kernville Uber/Lyft driver Jim Warner 760-223-3635.  The price is usually about $35/car ride.

THE AMMENITIES AND ACCOMODATIONS: Carver’s Cut airstrip has a cabin, toilet, shower, kitchen, BBQ, covered kitchen and eating patio, tent platforms and plenty of open space to camp. There's a shooting range area near the cabin, a swimming hole, the famous Tea Cups Waterfalls, hiking, fishing in the creek, and natural rock waterslides.

THE PLAN: We'll be hanging out and cooking a hearty flapjack breakfast and sides breakfast on Saturday, Oct 7th from 8:30am-10:30am.
We will camp out Saturday night and into Sunday but some might even camp out Friday night (Oct6) as well.  Feel free to do the same.


  • Clothing/gear: tie-down straps and stakes, swim trunks, sunscreen, hiking shoes, etc
  • If you plan to come in and camp either the day before or day after, bring a tent, sleeping pads and bags, pillows, extra water, food, etc

THE COST: Free, but donations are kindly accepted to go towards paying for the food  and grounds/equipment upkeep. 

Carver's Cut is a private airstrip for use by permission and accompaniment of the founding pilots only. YOU MUST RSVP, READ, AND SUBMIT CONSENT TO COME TO THE AIRSTRIP/EVENT.  RSVP here: http://www.kernvalleyairport.com/carvers-cut.html

Watch video before flying in: https://youtu.be/jQOaFEK_0DE

October 7th, 2017 8:30 AM   through   October 8th, 2017 10:30 AM

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