South Carolina's Aviation CommunityAviation Week
South Carolina Aviation Week is an annual event held in conjunction with Orville Wright’s birthday on August 19, 1871. The week-long celebration promotes aviation through events that highlight airports’ educational and economic impacts throughout the state. Governor Henry McMaster proclaimed August 18 – 24, 2019, South Carolina Aviation Week.
Resources For Your Airport
Celebrate Aviation Week!
Airports planning an Aviation Week event can access resources to simplify the planning process, from the brainstorming stage through agenda planning and media relations.
South Carolina Aviation Week
August 15 – 22, 2020
In August 2019, SCAA joined forces with South Carolina Aeronautics Commission to celebrate the economic and educational impacts the aviation industry makes throughout the state. Each year the association looks to grow the reach of aviation week. While the next South Carolina Aviation Week will occur August 15 – 22, 2020, many airports are already plannig their next event. Please review the 2019 Resources and contact us with your event details. There is no better time to highlight the positive impact you have on local economic growth, commerce and youth outreach than during South Carolina Aviation Week.
Download Governor Henry McMaster’s 2019 South Carolina Aviation Week proclamation.
Congressman Joe Wilson (second from right) attended the Aiken Airport Showcase during the 2018 South Carolina Aviation Week.
Airport Maintenance Technician of The Year
SCAA and the Aeronautics Commission recognize the hard work that AMT’s put into keeping our skies safe. As a part of Aviation Week, Avionics Technician Ryan Turiak of Aircraft Maintenance Services, Inc. was named the 2019 Aviation Maintenance Technician of The Year on Aug. 19. Ryan was surprised with his award during Aviation Week, will be honored at the SCAA Annual Conference in February and will be celebrated again at AMT Day on May 24, 2020.