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Boeing Exec to Speak at Aerospace Industry Dinner

Posted by on Aug 13, 2014 in News Feed |

Boeing Exec to Speak at Aerospace Industry Dinner

Boeing executive Dan Mooney will provide the keynote for the Aerospace Industry Dinner on Tuesday, August 19 from 7 pm – 9 pm.  The dinner will follow the Inaugural SC Aerospace Conference and Expo. Dan Mooney is currently the vice president of engineering for the Boeing South Carolina Engineering Design Center, after his appointment in June 2013. Mooney is responsible for guiding the growth and the capability of the newly established design center, as well as overseeing all matters pertaining to staffing, people development, functional excellence, and management of the engineering statement of work for BSC. He reports to Mike Delaney, and is a member of the South Carolina Site Leadership Team. Prior to coming to South Carolina, Mooney served as the vice president of Aviation Safety and Engineering Function since February 2012, where he was responsible for engineering functional organizations and design centers, product safety activities for all commercial airplanes, as well as the continuous improvement and utilization of the technical workforce and for supply chain management for technical services. Prior to this position, he was vice president of 787-8 Development, where he led the technical team developing the first member of the all-new 787 Dreamliner family. He had held this position since April 2009. Previously, Mooney served as vice president of Regulatory Affairs for Commercial Airplanes, with responsibility for key activities associated with government oversight and regulation of Boeing airplanes. Mooney has served in several positions throughout his career at Boeing, including vice president of the 747/747-8 program, vice president of product development and chief project engineer for the 767 and 757-300 programs. He also served as the Commercial Airplanes technical representative in Washington D.C. As the director of aviation affairs, he was the technical liaison to U.S. government agencies such as NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration as well as to aviation trade associations and professional societies. Before that, Mooney was involved with the design and analysis of advanced composite structures. He worked on a number of advanced composite development projects, including the 777 empennage and the V-22 tiltrotor aircraft wing. Mooney joined the company in 1980 as a stress analyst and spent his first year with the company at the Boeing Helicopters division in Philadelphia. Mooney has a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from Pennsylvania State University. He is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and an Associate Fellow of the AIAA. The SC Aerospace Conference and Expo is organized by USC’s McNair Center, New Carolina, South Carolina’s Council on Competitiveness, SC Aeronautics Commission and SC Aviation...

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Aerospace Industry Conference and Expo on Tues. Aug 19

Posted by on Aug 13, 2014 in News Feed |

Aerospace Industry Conference and Expo on Tues. Aug 19

Come learn how Aerospace is growing in South Carolina on Tuesday, August 19 at the SC Aerospace Conference and Expo at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. To view a schedule of events, click here.

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SCAA Summer Issue of Palmetto Aviation

Posted by on Aug 12, 2014 in News Feed |

SCAA Summer Issue of Palmetto Aviation

Click here to view SCAA’s latest issue of Palmetto...

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Fly In to SCTAC on Saturday, August 23

Posted by on Aug 12, 2014 in News Feed |

Fly In to SCTAC on Saturday, August 23

Celebrate Aviation Week with SCTAC Fly-in and have lunch Donaldson Field at Donaldson Jet Center August 23, 2014 11 am – 2 pm Hamburgers and hotdogs will be served. Questions? Call Zack Flathmann...

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Fun Flying – RAF 2014 River Run to the Atlantic

Posted by on Aug 12, 2014 in News Feed |

Join fellow pilots for a weekend of fun as we fly from the Great Smoky Mountains to the Georgia Coast visiting five fantastic airstrips. We’ll kick off the adventure with an overnight camp in the North Carolina Mountains at Tusquittee Landing. The following morning the group will head southeast on a 317 NM adventure, following the rivers and lakes that make up the Georgia and South Carolina border, all the way to the Atlantic. We’ll make several airstrip stops along the route and end the day on the Georgia coast at Berg Park Aerodrome where everyone is encouraged to camp overnight. Saturday evening dinner will be provided by RAF volunteers for $10/plate. If you plan to dine with us, registration is required so that we’ll be able to plan accordingly. The proposed route can be viewed here: http://bit.ly/2014RAFRRA. The required airstrip owner liability release waivers will be emailed to registrants. Questions? Contact Eric Davis edavis@theraf.org or 404-423-3842 Click here for more...

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Wayne County NC Seeks Airport Director

Posted by on Jul 8, 2014 in News Feed |

Wayne County NC Seeks Airport Director

Wayne County NC is seeking an airport director.  Posting date for the job was June 30 and the closing date for applications is July 30.  Applications must be submitted to the Human Resources Department by fax, at 919-731-1628 or electronically to Kim.wells@waynegov.com. Application forms are available in the Human Resources Department and online at www.waynegov.com. Applicants may submit a resume; however, resumes are not accepted in lieu of a completed employment application. Click below for more information. Wayne County Airport...

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Governor Nikki Haley Proclaims Aviation Week

Posted by on Jun 26, 2014 in News Feed |

Governor Nikki Haley Proclaims Aviation Week

Governor Nikki Haley has proclaimed August 17-23 SC Aviation Week. South Carolina will celebrate National Aviation Week August 17-23. The SC Aviation Association and the SC Aeronautics Commission are asking for your help in promoting the week in your community. To begin the celebration Governor Nikki Haley has proclaimed August 17-23 South Carolina Aviation Week. Click here to view the Governor’s proclamation. This year the association will coordinate a video that will showcase how aviation affects the general public by featuring stories from the public who have been positively impacted by aviation and aerospace in South Carolina.  We plan to promote this video to the public through YouTube, but we would like to ask you to promote the video through your website, your facebook page and any other ways that you can share the video. We will also share the video with media outlets around the state. During Aviation Week please post what you are doing to promote the week on SCAA’s Facebook page so we can celebrate with you. Throughout the week the association will hold events to promote the week, but the key to the week’s success is your participation. A resource packet has been mailed to all airports in the state with information that can be used to promote aviation during the week.  Contents in the resource packet are also available online by clicking here.  ...

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Aerospace Industry Conference and Expo

Posted by on Jun 24, 2014 in News Feed |

Aerospace Industry Conference and Expo

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center– Meet leading aerospace executives and top researchers at the first ever South Carolina Aerospace Industry Day Conference and Expo! The event is a great opportunity to learn from insiders why the Palmetto State is quickly becoming the preferred destination for the aerospace industry. Conference topics include: Results of the new S.C. aerospace economic impact study S.C.’s strategy for long-term industry growth Groundbreaking aerospace research Preparing our aerospace workforce Reshoring manufacturing and engineering How to raise capital for new ventures That evening, don’t miss the third annual Aerospace dinner sponsored by the S.C. Aviation Association and the South Carolina Aeronautics Commission. Limited booths for exhibitors and table sponsorships for the dinner are still available. Visit the conference site today to register and learn more. http://us8.campaign-archive2.com/?u=26aadd38d8968a5853c092fec&id=397f2cf807&e=d679d1e5f8 The event is being organized the USC McNAir Center, New Carolina, South Carolina Aeronautics Commission and South Carolina Aviation...

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July 1, 2014 deadline for scholarship applications

Posted by on Jun 24, 2014 in News Feed |

July 1, 2014 deadline for scholarship applications

Do you know anyone pursuing a career in aviation?  Pass on the SCAA Scholarship application to them.  The association provides financial support for students. Click here to access the scholarship application and criteria. The association raised $3785 during its Annual Conference to go towards the Aviation Scholarship fund.

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Aviation Fuel Trucks For Sale

Posted by on Jun 20, 2014 in Uncategorized |

Aviation Fuel Trucks For Sale

Sumter County has two fuel trucks for sale on govdeals.com If you are interested you can click on the below link for more information. 1970 FORD ‘350’ AVIATION FUEL TRUCK 1984 FORD ‘700’ AVIATION JET FUEL TRUCK...

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