AOPA ASI Safety Seminar, this Tues., Mar. 14
Another great safety seminar is coming to Asheville! The AOPA Air Safety Institute is bringing their "Nontowered Case Studies - What Went Wrong?" seminar to the WNC Ag. Center in Fletcher this Tuesday, March 14, starting at 7:00 pm.
The seminar will shine a spotlight on real-life accidents in the nontowered environment and try to figure out what went wrong, and why. For more information and directions click the (here). We invite all our WNCPA members and friends to come out and participate in what is sure to be a very informative and worthwhile safety seminar.
For more information and directions, click (here). Hope to see you there!
Airport Manager Position Available at Transylvania Community Airport
The Transylvania Community Airport is seeking a full-time (5 days per week) airport manager. Must be a pilot. Weekend duties handled by the assistant manager. For details, please call Dave Parlier, Assist. Mgr., at 828-877-5801 or stop by the airport.
AVL ACT Tour, Sat. March 25
Our very new (but very familiar!) program chair, Cindy Carter has arranged for us to tour the Asheville Control Tower on Saturday, March 25, at 10:00 am. We will meet in the parking lot by the Lacy Griffin Building at 9:30 am and walk over to the tower. Please bring a government-issued photo ID (and no weapons!).
One more thing, participation counts for WINGS credit! Thanks Cindy!!
WNCPA Educational Foundation Announces 2017 Application Procedures
The WNCPA Educational Foundation has announced its 2017 grant application process. The Foundation is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt, charitable organization that provides educational grants to pilots in training. For more information about the Foundation, click (here). Application materials must be submitted by April 1, 2017. Click (here) to view the 2017 grant award application procedures.
Reminder, Membership Dues Are Now Due
Attention WNCPA members! If you've already paid your annual membership dues, thank you! If you haven't, then note that the deadline was January 17 and has already passed. But that's okay, we won't mention who you are if you pay up ASAP!
Don't be a deadbeat! Download the membership renewal form (here) and mail it to the WNCPA mailing address, attention, Dave Bolser.
Transylvania Community Airport Seeking Airport Manager
NEEDED: a full-time Manager at Transylvania Community Airport in Brevard. Weekends and other times needed covered by an Assistant Manager. Perfect for retiree. Must be a pilot. Call Dave Parlier, at 828-877-5801 to discuss duties or stop by airport.
WNCPA Board Welcomes New Directors
The WNCPA Board of Directors held its first meeting of 2017 this past Tuesday, Janauary 10 and welcomed four new directors. We are very pleased to have two longtime friends of the Association rejoin the Board, Cindy Carter and Elizabeth Henry. Cindy, also a beloved past-president, is taking on the role (again!) of Program Director and is well on the way to having a full year of exciting programs lined-up! And Elizabeth, has once again assumed the Treasurer's position and will be sure to keep us on sound financial footing! We are also very pleased to welcome two new faces to the Board, Bruce MacDonald and Jeff Moore. These two gentlemen may be new to the Board, but they are by no means new to the Association and Aviation! Welcome all and here's to a new year of good friends, great meetings, and safe flying!
Click (here) to meet our entire 2017 Board!
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