SC Aerospace Industry Conference and Expo Registration Open

This year’s South Carolina Aerospace Industry Conference and Expo will be bigger and better than last year! Now spanning two days on August 26-27, and including exhibit space for 100 companies, the conference and expo is quickly becoming a must-attend event for the region’s aerospace industry leaders. Agenda topics include both industry and research, such as: Workforce Development, K-12 Education Initiatives, Technologies on the Horizon, Big Data in Aerospace, Supplier Management, Technical Papers and Presentations in Future Fiber Composites, Automation and Simulation A Competitive Look at Aerospace in the Southeast. The Fourth Annual South Carolina Aerospace Dinner will be held from 6:30pm – 8:30pm on August 26 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Table sponsorships are available for $750 and includes: logo placement on table, six complimentary dinner invitations and VIP guest seating. An individual dinner ticket is available for $75 or $65 with conference...
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SCAA’s Largest Conference

SCAA is getting ready to kick off its Annual Conference at the Wild Dunes Resort beginning Wednesday, February 11-13.  SCAA is excited about the great educational opportunities, including the Advanced and Fundamental Airport Management Course sponsored by the SC Aeronautics Commission. Make sure your name is on the below conference attendee list. See you there. SCAA Conf...
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SCAA Uses App for Onsite Conference Details

Download SCAA’s app for all the SCAA Annual Conference onsite information.  Instead of a printed conference program all information will be posted on the app or accessible on the SCAA website.  Search for SCAA in your app store (it is about the fifth SCAA down). Thank  you to Pace Pavement for sponsoring the conference app.  
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SCAA Annual Conference Activities

Click on the below link for an overview of the activities that will take place during the SCAA Annual Conference. The Conference will kick off with its Annual Golf Tournament, welcome reception and hangar party on the USS Yorktown.  This will be SCAA’s largest conference. Click here to see an overview of...
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Wild Dunes Resort Gate Pass

If you are driving to the Wild Dunes for the SCAA Annual Conference, you may print the attached gate pass and put in your car window for a quick entry into the resort. Guest Pass with Map
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Get In The Game

The Aerospace Industry in South Carolina continues to grow…make sure you are in the game.  Do you want to have an aerospace company locate on your airport.  Come find out how to position your airport to attract new industry. SCAA’s Friday, February 13 General Session will begin with the review of the South Carolina Aerospace Economic Impact Study. The review will help paint the landscape of how aerospace is growing in South Carolina.  A panel discussion will follow on what airports need to do to be considered for an aerospace company to locate on their airport. AeroImpact Fact...
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Conference Schedule

Take time to review the February 11-13 Conference Schedule and decide which sessions you plan to attend. Also, download SCAA’s app to have all the details at your fingertips. Schedule at a glance
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Ask your insurance broker for a quote from Global Aerospace

SCAA encourages its airport members to ask their insurance broker to obtain a quote from Global Aerospace for its property and casualty insurance. Global Aerospace created this program for partnership with associations and SCAA was the first association to offer the program to qualified members. Benefits of this program include a guaranteed premium for two years (if no losses over $5,000), free access to safety webinar training, and if you choose, you can continue to use your current broker. As part of the insurance program, exclusive to airport government members, Global Aerospace will pay your $250 Government Membership the first year, ensuring all airports have access to the program. This program is also available for Part-139 airports. For more information please download the flyer below.  Thank you again for your support. For more information, click on the below flyer. Global...
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CCAA Now Manages Mt Pleasant Airport

Mount Pleasant Airport (LRO) will now be managed by the Charleston County Aviation Authority. The new management team is planning for a small maintenance shop, and a substantial effort has been made to build fuel sales by reducing fuel to $4.99…out the door. Bruce Landsburg, formerly with AOPA as President of the Air Safety Foundation, has moved to Mt. Pleasant and keeps his new to him Bonanza on the Airport. He is often found in the pilot lounge....
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Aviation Management Consulting Group To Speak

Aviation Management Consulting Group will provide a three hour fundamentals and a four hour advanced airport management course at the SCAA Annual Conference on Thursday February 12. AMCG provides aviation management consulting services to airports, aviation businesses, and others and the firm specializes in the general aviation segment of the industry. AMCG is a dynamic consulting firm consisting of a team of highly qualified, experienced, knowledgeable, and results-oriented professionals who work in concert to maintain a company culture focused on meeting the needs of the client. AMCG is intimately familiar with the key federal and state laws and regulatory measures pertaining to the planning, development, operation, management, and funding of airports and aviation businesses. Additionally, AMCG will customize the fundamentals course for new airport personnel and commissioners, and will customize the advanced course for those who want to go beyond the fundamentals and take a deeper dive into more advanced topics. Topics covered will be the same for both groups, and will include: public leadership, public policy, administration, and relations,  aviation industry, airport organization,  airport planning, airport development, airport management,  airport operations, airport marketing and airport...
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New T-Hangars Available at 6JO

Lexington County Airport at Pelion (6JO) has new t-hangars available for general aviation aircraft owners.  These newly constructed insulated t-hangars are 1050 sq ft. Hangar leases are 1 year terms at a rate of $225.00 a month, plus $8.50 utility fee. Contact Jessica Hendrix at 803-785-8100 or Michael Spires at 803-600-9242 for more information....
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Jan. 14 Legislative Breakfast Talking Points

SCAA will support an effort to have the South Carolina Sales and Use Tax Act amended to exempt taxes associated with maintenance of all aircraft. Come join SCAA at its Legislative Breakfast on Wednesday, January 14 and help support our efforts.  SC Legislators will join us for a biscuit breakfast from 8-10 am in Room 112 of the Blatt Building. Click here to see the talking points for the event. Members attend at no cost. Register Today!  ...
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Renew Your SCAA Dues Online

Thank you for your support of the South Carolina Aviation Association.  We look forward to continuing to serve you in 2015. If you have not already, click here and renew your membership!  
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Early Bird Conference Rate Ends January 1

Make sure you register for the SCAA Annual Conference before January 1 and receive the early bird rate.  Full registration will increase to $315 after January 1. Click here to access the page with the conference schedule and links to online registration. Also, make sure you make your room reservation at the Wild Dunes Resort before January 1.  Call 843-886-6000 and ask for SCAA’s room rate of...
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Check out SCAA’s Palmetto Aviation

  SCAA recently published its newest edition of Palmetto Aviation.  Take a look at this electronic copy and be on the look out for your copy to arrive n the mail.
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