Alaska Airmen Association’s Super Cub PA18 at the Anchorage Airport.
There is a new general aviation exhibit at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (TSAIA)! The Alaska Airmen have partnered with Alaska State DOT&PF and TSAIA to help educate our community on the importance of general aviation in Alaska. The exhibit features the Alaska Airmen 2015 Raffle Super Cub! Tickets are on sale now! $50 each or five (5) for $225.00. 7500 tickets will be sold. For information on how to purchase your tickets email email@example.com or call the Airmen at 907-245-1251 or 1-800-464-7030.
SouthEast Alaska Aviation Association meeting November 1st, 6pm at the Brewery, Sitka. Light agenda . . . . . fly safe and verify your emergency safety great includes cold weather supplies. Don’t forget to check the batteries in your flashlights also. You may need a flashlight at the end of your flight for tie down. Visit www.seakaa.org for information on the SouthEast Aviation Association or email firstname.lastname@example.org
“CFI Open Forum – Pilots and Mechanics” Topic: Angle of Attack installation and operation. Conducting Instrument Proficiency Check. Alaskan Bushwheel presentation. On Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 19:00 Location: Peninsula Aero Technology, Inc., 135 Granite Point Ct. – Kenai, Kenai, AK 99611 Select Number: AL0058114 Description: Dean Eichholz will give a short presentation and discuss the Instrument Proficiency Check – Learn methods to prepare for one. Steve Williams from ACME CUB will discuss the installation, set up, and operation of an Angle of Attack system that he installed on his own Cub. Steve will be ready to answer any questions you may have. Heather Leggett of Alaskan Bushwheel (located at the Birchwood Airport) and one other Bushwheel employee, will give a presentation on how their tires are manufactured, and short and long term care of your Bushwheel tires. A cross section of a tire will be available to demonstrate how they are constructed. To view further details and registration information for this seminar, click here. The sponsor for this seminar is: FAASTeam The FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) is committed to providing equal access to this meeting/event for all participants. If you need alternative formats or services because of a disability, please communicate your request as soon as possible with the person in the ‘Contact Information’ area of the meeting/event notice. Note that two weeks is usually required to arrange services. The following credit(s) are available for the WINGS/AMT Programs: Basic Knowledge 3 – 1 Credit AMT: 1.00
Alaska Air Carriers Association (AACA) Aviation Safety & ALASKAN AVIATION LEGENDS BANQUET, Friday, November 7, 2014, 5:00pm, Marriott Hotel, Anchorage, 820 W 7th Ave Tickets are $125 per person or $1200 per table for 10. Honorees include Walt Audi, Lavelle and Dick Betz, Bill Diehl, Garland Dobson, Joyce Galleher, Dr. Royce Morgan, Paul Shanahan, Ron Sheardown,
Warren Thompson, Merrill Wien, K. Gene Zerkel, and Albert Ball, Sr. For more information visit, alaskaaircarriers.org. For reservations call 907 277-0071.
NOVEMBER 10TH – 14TH
ALASKA AIRMEN MEMBERSHIP PHONATHON . . . . . Alaska Airmen Board members and volunteers will be contacting non-renewed members between 4 and 8pm, November 10th – 14th. If you are non-renewed, you will receive and email the 1st of November notifying you that your membership is expired or is expiring. Thank you to all members that have taken the time to renew this past year. Your membership is supporting one of the most aggressive efforts in Alaska to keep flying in Alaska safe and fun. If you would like to volunteer, please contact the office at 245-1251.
Alaska Chapter Ninety Nines has a fun speaker set up for their November meeting and you are invited! Stall/Spin, Unusual Attitudes and Upset recoveries. “How to avoid the Unexpected, Undetected and Uncorrected” presented by Ron Preston of the Elmendorf Aero Club. The meeting place is in the Wings of Freedom Hangar (old Hangar.Net) building off of Reeve Circle and 5th Ave. , the date of the meeting is Wed. Nov. 12 6:00pm. For more information contact Erika Bennett at ebpilotmail.com.
The Fairbanks General Aviation Association will be holding its next meeting at 7 PM Thursday, November 13 at the Alpine Lodge. All pilots and aviation related folks are welcome. For more information contact email@example.com.
Winter Is Coming! Join the Alaskan Aviation Safety Foundation on Saturday, November 15th at the Assembly Chambers in the Loussac Library for an Annual Fall Safety Seminar. In preparation for winter weather and night flying, we will be featuring Dr. Bill Rhodes and Professor Dale Wilson, experts in preventing inadvertent flight from visual flight rules into instrument meteorological conditions (VFR into IMC). In addition to learning some tips that might help keep them out of trouble, attendees can look forward to simulator scenarios, door prizes, and good company. Registration starts at 8:00 am, the program will be held from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm. Lunch will be available. All pilots, co-pilots and other interested aviation-minded people are welcome, there is no cost to attend. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (907) 243-7237 with any questions.
Alaska Aviation Museum Monthly Lecture Series / Airline Evolution Small Bush Carriers to Int’l Carriers, Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, 4721 Aircraft Dr, Anchorage, AK 99502, United States. Sponsored by Anchorage Centennial Celebration. Free to the general public. For more information contact the museum at 248-5325 or visit www.alaskaairmuseum.org. Future lectures and dates . . . . Dec 15 Clothing–Fur lined flight suits to Beyond Bunny Boots, Jan 19 Women in Aviation–99’s, Feb 16 Archive Movies (Valentine’s Date night), March 16 Iditarod, April 20 Military WWII to JBER, and May 18 Legends in the Air.
ALASKA AIRMEN’S ASSOCIATION GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING AND PRE-HOLIDAY PARTY! Friday, November 21st, 6-9pm, Executive Hangars, 980 Merrill Field Dr Anchorage, AK 99501, #1, Merrill Field. (Located south of Northern Lights Avionics) Join the Alaska Airmen’s Association Board, Officers and staff for a full report on our mission, vision and goals for this year. Learn what programs and issue your Association is focusing on. Bring your questions,
concerns and a good appetite. Food, Live Music by NO WAKE, Door Prizes and Hangar Flying are part of this evening’s agenda. Please contact Greg at the Airmen’s office for more details.
Rob Stapleton can be reached at: www.alaskafoto.com