Annual Holiday Party and Meeting To Be Held on December 3 at Dulles Jet Center
The GWBAA holiday party (and annual meeting) will be held on Tuesday, December 3 from 5:30-7:30pm at Dulles Jet Center (23800 Wind Sock Drive). Please plan to join us in nibbling on some hors d’oeuvres and washing them down with a glass of holiday cheer. Please remember to RSVP to email@example.com or (703) 417-3540.
The event would not be complete without our annual door prizes. GWBAA has a few things in our “GWBAA Closet” but if you or your company want to provide a door prize, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Current prizes include a Hawker 900XP model; a golf putter set; and a framed Charles Tack original aviation interpretation.
GWBAA Holds Ninth GWBAA Golf Tournament
On September 18, GWBAA hosted its ninth annual golf tournament at the 1757 Golf Club. The event benefited the Aero Club of Washington Foundation's educational programs; at the end of the event, Paige Kroner and Harry Houckes presented a check for $1500 to Bob Blouin. GWBAA thanks its many sponsors (please see the tournament page for more details) and looks forward to seeing everyone next year.
Safety Standdown Held on May 16
Many thanks to all who attended and supported the standdown - copies of the presentations made at the event are available on this site's standdown page.
GWBAA's 7th annual safety standdown was held on May 16, 2013 at the NTSB Training Center in Ashburn, Virginia.
The keynote speaker was Robert Sumwalt, a Member and former Vice Chair of the NTSB. He previously managed Scania Corporation’s Part 91 flight department and was a pilot for Piedmont and US Airways.
Other panels and speakers included:
- What Every Operator Needs to Know When Considering Supplemental/Charter Lift
- Is It time to Tune Up Your Emergency Response Plan?
- Top 5 GA Security Issues Facing Operators Today
- Equip For The Future: What Flight Department Managers Need to Know
- Breakout sessions, including CPR and AED certification (courtesy of Medaire), and a viewing of the TWA 800 reconstruction