Classic Jet Aircraft Association

Preserving our Tactical Jet Heritage

Pre-Oshkosh Air Clinic Dance Party

Jun 21, 2015 - Join CJAA, T-28 and other aviation enthusiasts at the 2016 Air Clinic Dance Party at the Aviation Heritage Center of Wisconsin. Celebrate with the pilots of very rare U.S. and foreign military aircraft from the WWII, Korea and Vietnam eras.

2016 Sheboygan Jet Blast - Registration Open

June 20, 2016 - Come join us for the next CJAA Regional Jet Blast in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. This Jet Blast will be special due to the outstanding hospitality of the Aviation Heritage Center of Wisconsin (http://www.ahcw.org). Each day will feature special events and meals to go along with a great venue for jet warbird flights and training.

Reno Clinic Recap

Jun 16, 2016 - Once again, the joint effort of CJAA and RJI put together a very successful clinic at Reno Stead airport on June 11 - 14. Seven pilots plus six instructors combined for 28 total sorties. Saturday through Monday’s 18 sorties were focused on FAST training and procedures while Tuesday’s 10 sorties were based entirely on RJI racing procedures and maneuvers.

2016 Oshkosh NOTAM

Jun 1, 2016 - The free 32-page booklet is an absolute must if you're flying an aircraft to Oshkosh. It outlines all arrival/departure procedures, radio frequencies, Wittman Regional Airport details, and much more.

Click here to view the NOTAM.

CJAA elects 2016-17 Board Officers

May 20, 2016 - At the most recent board meeting, CJAA directors voted for 2016-17 term president, vice-president, secretary and treasurer. The officers include:

  • President - Mark Peterson
  • Vice-President - Nathan Jones
  • Secretary - Tom Proctor
  • Treasurer - Bob Arnold

2016 Red Star Photos Posted

May 18, 2016 - Last weekend a total of seven jet aircraft (L29, L39, Alpha and S.211) descended upon Porterville, CA to participate in the joint CJAA/RPA Red Star Jet Blast. Porterville is in southern California, far enough from busy airspace and perfect for three days of training and flights.The event included plenty of formation flying and training, and maybe just a little fun.

If you missed it, photos of the 2016 event are published, and if you live on the West Coast, please plan to join us next year in Porterville,

2016 Reno Formation Clinic - Registration Open

May 16, 2016 - To accommodate both FAST and PRS applicants, the Reno Formation Clinic will focus on FAST formation training and PRS-specific formation training during each day. Whether your objective is a FAST authorization or renewal, or PRS training, or both there will be plenty of learning opportunities.

SIAI-Marchetti S.211 Aircraft Report

May 4, 2016 - One of the newer jet warbirds to grace American skies is the SIAI-Marchetti S.211. Conceived as a jet trainer, it first flew in April of 1981. Initially introduced to the Singapore Air Force (32 aircraft), Philippine Air Force (25 aircraft) and a handful of smaller orders, the aircraft wasn't well known here until an Australian broker purchased the Singapore and Philippine aircraft and started selling them in the US. To date, twelve of the aircraft have been imported - All are flying, or about to fly, today.

FAA's list of 1,075 N-registered Classic Jets

May 2, 2016 - Surprisingly, the number of Jet Warbirds tracked by the FAA has remained constant at 1,075 for over six months. That's not to say there haven't been changes - There are more aircraft in Draken's and Flight Research's fleet - But the good news is the Jet Warbird count is fairly steady.

2016 All Red Star Registration Open

Apr 23, 2016 - This is the premier West Coast event for Eastern Block Aircraft and other interested Jet Warbirds regardless of where your plane was made. The Red Jet Blast is designed for pilots and focuses on formation training, camaraderie, and other fun flying events, as well as non-flying evening activities. The event welcomes all warbird and formation friendly aircraft to participate in the event.

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