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Member Email List and Contact Info

Members:

 

Over the past couple months several of our members and other organizations have tried to get a complete copy of our members contact information. Their intent was not to benefit our membership through generous cash offerings but to exploit it for their own business interests.

 

The CJAA does not share our members e-mail contacts and or phone numbers! This is for obvious reasons. 

 

If anyone would desire to advertise their company to the membership feel free to contact Alex and place an add on our website or sponsor an event. 

 

If you would like to contact a member directly or simply need some help with an aircraft specific problem let the board know and we will point you to the right person.

 

I value each of our members personnel information and will not share that to any individual corporation or entity wishing to utilize it for their own personal gain.

 

Feel free to call me if you would like to discuss further.

 

CJAA President

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CJAA- Schuylkill County Airport PA - Jet Blast (KZER)

 

This event is being co-hosted  with Larry lunch Labriola

This will be a formation clinic and we also will have a cat1 aerobatic box.

 

Details are under events sections

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Oshkosh is Cancelled !!!!



AirVenture 2020 Update
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We Don’t Gamble, We Need A Sure Thing
AirVenture 2020 is officially canceled

My fellow EAA’rs. It is May here in Wisconsin, and unfortunately like many of you across the country, we are still under a stay at home order through May 26. Normally, this is the month when we start our preflight planning for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh. By this time, we should have begun ramping up our entire site in preparation for our July convention. Volunteers from across the country and world would have descended on Oshkosh. Together they would have formed work parties, our suppliers would begin start setting up tents and infrastructure. Our EAA staff would be printing wrist bands, campers guides, programs and an assortment of EAA collateral as full-on AirVenture execution begins.

But because of circumstances beyond our control, none of this can happen now. We cannot even get to the hangar so our preflight is left to watching the prog charts. While this certainly makes the ability to prepare for the event a scheduling problem, it does not preclude the bigger issue of predicting what will be the health guidelines in July. Right now, there are three phases that have been defined in Wisconsin as the recommended procedures. As I write this, we are not in Phase 1 yet. Phase 2 restricts gatherings to 50 people. Phase 3 allows for mass gathering with restrictions.

Our convention attracts EAA members not only from the U.S. but around the world. Today we cannot predict when we will be at a point that our event meets the all clear Phase 3 milestone for mass gathering with restrictions. As your leader, I see no clear path to meet our own requirements to insure the health and safety expectations our organization demands for our employees, members, volunteers, exhibitors and attendees. That includes sanitization, separation and personal protection requirements.

My conclusion is, like in any good flight planning, don’t take the risk. Therefore, I have no choice but to cancel AirVenture 2020. Together, we can come back stronger, safer and ready for AirVenture 2021 and create a memorable world class aviation event. Because of our dedicated and enthusiastic EAA members, our Association is strong. We know that at some point this storm will pass. And over the next 12 months we will continue to support all of you as we again, together, grow EAA in the Spirit of Aviation.

Respectfully,

Jack J. Pelton
Experimental Aircraft Association
CEO and Chairman of the Board

 

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Formation Clinics and Jet Blast

If your interested in hosting a Formation clinic or Jet Blast at your airport, please reach to Alex Brancaccio at [email protected]

We are looking to hopefully finish out the year Starting July 2020 with as many events we can have.

We all been sitting to long and all want to get back  up there flying these amazing Jets we own.

 

CJAA

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PRS Reno is Re-Scheduled date TBD

CRITICAL INFORMATION

 

PRS is officially postponed until September. By request by CEO Fred Telling, RARA wants control of the release of this information. RARA does not want this information posted on any social media or people outside of the classes until they make the official announcement . Please respect their request so as not to jeopardize your racing at Reno. RARAs reasons are mainly due to sponsorship agreements and they need to be in control of the information.

I appreciate your cooperation and know you will keep quiet for now. Thanks!

 

I’ll keep this short and sweet....no short jokes....

 

PRS will be in September .. dates will be announced soon.

PRS application deadline will be changed. No official word but looks to be at the end of June. I will confirm it when the date becomes official.

 

There are issues to having PRS so close to NCAR. In the past, PRS was just prior to NCAR and it worked well. With the addition of a formation clinic for those who desire to participate and rookies, it is a long event. That is the discussion we are currently having with RARA and in the Jet Class. We can go thru the pros and cons but they are individual as we all can see good and bad with the change.

 

Please let the class officials deal with the details but do not hesitate to contact Rick or myself with concerns and issues you might have as we might be able to help you sort out.

 

RARA has a preliminary plan to have PRS 9-12 Sept with 13-20 for a standard NCAR week. We are pushing for a day shorter NCAR week and are working with RARA. The issue at hand is coordinating formation clinics prior to PRS which is were the long event gets longer. The issue is being discussed and we will have an answer in a few days.

 

More information will be relayed as soon as we get it.

 

Stay healthy my friends...

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Ejection Seats Article

Hello fellow CJAA’ers;

 

I came upon an article this morning and it gave me a good chuckle. Aside from all the French military jokes that come to mind the truth is that there are lessons here for us as well. We love to give others the flying  opportunities that we hold dear. It’s easy to get in a hurry and not brief the passenger on the little things that can make the difference in a great flight or a real mess.  As you will read here even professional fighter pilots can make mistakes.

 

 

 

 

Check out this site https://aviationweek.com/defense-space/aircraft-propulsion/rafale-ride-leads-inadvertent-ejection-overstressed-passenger

 

 

Bill “Popeye” Culberson

Board of Directors; CJAA

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Fairhope 2020 Video Links

Here are some links from Greg " Sticks" Banner from Fairhope 2020

 

https://youtu.be/JO4q2ANfE3U

 

https://youtu.be/R1IYFA9AWx8       JetLine

 

https://youtu.be/cacqOoMT_xc        Jetline#2

 

https://youtu.be/pCo6nu6c_y8         P-51

 

https://youtu.be/yU59KDgOiDY        Mig17 Drone

 

https://youtu.be/WqU1TAN2BE0 - Russell Armstrong

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Hotel Cancellation Convention

Please don't forget to cancel your hotel reservations since the convention has been postponed. 

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Fairhope 2020 Jet Blast Book

Below is a link you can use to order an 11x14 photobook directly from Shutterfly. I have attached a photo of what the checkout should look like. I have upgraded the book pages to layflat pages which eliminates the crease in the middle if the book. Currently based on their 50% off offer and using the PROMO code "SHIP30" for free shipping they come out to $86.08 per book. Make sure to enter the promo code when checking out https://link.shutterfly.com/e/6G1E3NzM44

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Convention Update

All Member,

We understand your concern and uncertainly you may be experiencing surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) and are committed to being responsive to the Federal Government’s health and safety guideline.

In response to the declaration of the national emergency status, both CJAA Annual Convention and Sun and Fun will both be postponed.

We are working on new schedules on the new date for our Annual Convention and all upcoming events in response to the latest COVID-19 circumstance.

Please stay tuned for the latest schedule and itineraries.

Thank you for your support and patience as always. Stay healthy and see you all soon.

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