November 26, 2009

Aviation Clubs

  • Aero Club of B.C. 
  • Aero Club of New England  America's oldest aeronautical club is dedicated to the celebration of aviation.  It promotes aviation education in schools, provides a scholarship program keeps abreast of aviation-related legislation, and holds meetings with addresses by leaders in aviation.
  • Aero Club of Southern California  Dedicated to the advancement of aviation and aerospace and to honor their outstanding contributors.  Membership in ACSC is open to everyone who has an interest in aviation and space: history, air and space technology, new developments, education, research, manufacturing, military flying, general aviation, commercial air transport and every other aspect of flight.
  • Aero Club of Southern Tasmania  Host of the World Powered Parachute Championship each year in Greenville, Illinois, USA.
  • The Aviation Club of the UK  Founded with the express aim of providing a forum for discussions on, and to promote the interests of, all aspects of civil aviation.  Membership of the Club is on an individual basis only, and is open to those having a professional interest in the advancement and development of the civil aviation industry.
  • Aviation Society of Antwerp  A Belgian organisation for aviation enthousiasts.  Anyone who is interested in aviation in general and the Belgian aviation scene in particular is welcomed as a member.
  • The New York Pilots Group  This social group for all metro New York area pilots meets for fly-ins, safety seminars, lunches, and more.  No membership fees.
  • Oxfordshire Aviation Group  Regular monthly meetings in Didcot, Oxfordshire,UK, often with a guest speaker, always with a warm welcome to like-minded individuals.
  • Scottish Aero Club 
  • Silver Wings Fraternity  You are invited to join this social, non-profit, and non-political organization if you logged a solo flight in a powered aircraft at least 25 years ago.  There are a number of local chapters around the U.S.  Silver Wings Over Washington is the official weblog of the Washington, DC Chapter.
  • The Wings Club  A mid-Manhattan club for aerospace and aviation professionals.
  • Aeroclub Webring  List of aeroclubs in the world, detailed by country and by activity.
  •  This club support site for provides an index of nonprofit flying clubs with web sites.
  • Cebu Sport Parachute Club, Inc.  The personal website of a skydiving enthusiast from the Philippines who understands design.
  • The Classic Jet Aircraft Association The members of the CJAA own, fly, and restore classic jets, and furthers classic jet operations by providing member meetings, swaying government legislation, providing voluntary guidelines, and assisting jet owners.
  • Duke of Brabant Air Force Homepage The DBAF operates warbirds from Eindhoven, NL.  Flagship is a B25 Mitchell.  Dedicated to purchase, maintenance, management, financing and operation of aircraft of historical value.
  • Exeter Airport X-Air Society  An Exeter International Airport enthusiasts club with monthly meetings and magazine, slide and photo shows, links to other airport enthusiast sites.
  • High Peak Model Aero Club Club for anyone interested in flying model planes or helicopters, especially in the Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Cheshire Areas of the UK.
  • Lake Ozark Radio Control Society Remote controlled flying, pictures, comments, and related tips.  Located in Eldon Missouri.
  • Lancashire Aero Club - Barton Aerodrome  The Lancashire Aero Club is the oldest established flying school in the U.K.
  • Mid Island Pilots Club  Founded in 1996 to provide a venue for pilots in the central Long Island area to meet and organize events and programs related to general aviation.  Monthly meetings and programs, regular trips all over the Northeast, visits to local air traffic control facilities, a monthly newsletter, safety programs and social activities.
  • Ohio Valley Aviation Club In Henderson, KY.
  • Phillip Island Aeroclub Australian club with online newsletter, discussion forum, for sale, membership form.
  • Red River Valley Fighter Pilots Association Association of aerial combat veterans who avow patriotism and the defense of the U.S. Constitution.
  • Ulster Aviation Society Homepage Homepage of the Ulster Aviation Society, a group of enthusiasts in Northern Ireland almost 500 strong.  Activities, events, links.
  • U.S. Association of Flying Clubs  Formed to strengthen the community of pilots flying in organized clubs throughout North America.

November 10, 2009

November 2009 - Meeting Announcement

Ocotober 2009 - Meeting News

Lt. Col. Todd Lovell with Sam Lazerov. Todd, now Avionics Department Manager for Raytheon Avionics served 21 years on active duty in the U. S. Air Force. His last assignment was commander of the first Osprey squadron. His presentation was rather informal, very informative and very interesting. The questions and answers would have gone on all night if our leader had not put an end to it. A great meeting, Todd! Thank you so much.

Dick Egan (on the left) put together the slate of officers and board members for the next couple of years. You will see a lot of Doug Wagner (on the right) because he will be our president beginning the first of the year. Doug is an experienced meeting manager, having been associated with the Scientech Club for many years.

Roger Bishop (on the left) will be our new Vice President. Roger is with Channel 13 and is the General Manager of the Indianapolis Air Show. He has a wealth of
new and great ideas to help re-invigorate the Indianapolis Aero Club. On Roger’s left is Mike Souders and his wife Debbie. Mike is working with Sam Lazerov developing meeting plans. We are hearing rumors about a full year meeting calendar.

New member, Don Alsop came with Bill King. Don was an Aero Club
member in the past and attended when he was not in China or Canada or Oklahoma or some other exotic destination. It will be good to have him back.