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Have you registered for the 2017 SCAA annual conference? Register TODAY!!

Posted by on Jan 3, 2017 in SCAA Annual Conference, Uncategorized |

Have you registered for the 2017 SCAA annual conference?  Register TODAY!!

Have you registered for the 2017 SCAA annual conference? Register TODAY!! Click here to register online for the 2017 SCAA Annual Conference Click here for the 2017 Annual Conference Attendees List (as of 1.03.17) The hotel room reservation deadline is by January 10th, 2017 for the Annual Conference so book your hotel room today! Book your Room at the Wild Dunes Charleston Island Resort today – click here Room Reservation Deadline is by January 10, 2017   Wild Dunes Resort Phone: (877) 624-3654 Group Name/Code: $142 plus tax Online Reservation Link: 2017 SC Aviation Booking Link Hotel Cancellation Policy: meeting attendee cancellations made less than 7 days prior to arrival will result in forfeiture of the deposit amount. Deposits for reservations cancelled more than 7 days before arrival will be refunded 100%. Have you registered for the 2017 SCAA Annual Conference yet?  You don’t want to miss this Annual Conference, please see the jam-packed agenda with great education offered below! You will also find an attendees list online that is updated every Friday.  More to come soon on different education sessions and speakers… Click here to register online for the 2017 SCAA Annual Conference...

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SCHAF Newsletter for January 2017-

Posted by on Jan 3, 2017 in Member Update |

SCHAF Newsletter for January 2017-

SCHAF Newsletter for January 2017- Reminder: The next SCHAF Open House will take place Saturday, January 14, 2017. 10am-1pm at Hangar Y-1 Hamilton/Owens Airport. Foundation Happenings-   A very successful open house on Saturday, December 10, 2016.  We were visited by some of the young people who took part in the Young Eagles program sponsored by EAA 242. We were also honored and privileged to be visited by members of the 360th Civil Affairs Unit of the U.S. Army Reserve.  They spent over an hour at Y-1 looking over GF-2 and speaking with SCHAF members and asking questions about the foundation.  A really great bunch of gentlemen.  They expressed a lot of interest in the foundation’s mission of educating people about South Carolina’s aviation heritage and the importance of teaching young people about the contributions and sacrifices of earlier generations.  Thanks to Col. Steve Durst and the troops of the 360th for coming by. Again, a great bunch of folks.   The board of directors of SCHAF did not meet in December.  The next board meeting will take place in January. Would like to mention that the foundation still has number of prints commemorating the Doolittle Raiders for sale.  There are three different prints.  If you would to purchase any of the prints or would like more information please contact Katherine Cuddy. Her e-mail is kcuddy@bellsouth.net .   I’ve made mention in the past couple of newsletters about a really great collection of airplanes donated to SCHAF by the family of Glenn Stackhouse, former professor at the University of South Carolina. Thought everyone would like to see some pictures of the entire collection.     Historical Notes- The world was saddened in December the news of John Glenn’s passing.  I can remember being in grade school and watching Glenn’s historic flight into space.  He was a true American hero who served his country in so many ways.  Here is a remembrance from The Columbus Dispatch. Also photos of his amazing life.  And do you know who his wingman was in the Korean War?  None other than Ted Williams: https://www.boston.com/sports/boston-red-sox/2016/12/08/ted-williams-john-glenn-photo . God speed John Glenn: http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/442900/godspeed-john-glenn . One of the great things about doing the SCHAF newsletter is the feedback from readers.  SCHAF member Franklin Hall sends this in about his first flight. At age five I resolved that when I grew up I would become a fighter pilot. My dad thought he would help me achieve my ambition and bought me a pedal plane for my birthday. Somebody told me that the best thing I could do until I was old enough to get a pilot’s license was to build model airplanes. Woolworths sold Comet model airplane kits for 10 cents, so I built model airplanes. I found that I could sometimes sell one of my completed models for 25 cents and put 15 cents profit into my piggy bank to pay for flying lessons someday.             June 1938 somebody told me how Jimmy Doolittle learned to fly. He would hang around the local airport, help pilots wash their planes, check the oil, add gas and oil, “Give ‘em a prop” to get the engine started, and anything he could find to help. Pilots would sometimes give him a free flying lesson in gratitude.             In those days many...

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2 days until early bird registration closes

Posted by on Dec 30, 2016 in Member Update, SCAA Annual Conference |

2 days until early bird registration closes

Have you registered for the 2017 SCAA Annual Conference yet? There is still two days left to receive the early bird registration.   Early Bird closes on January 1st! Register TODAY!! Click here to register online for the 2017 SCAA Annual Conference The hotel room reservation deadline is by January 10th, 2017 for the Annual Conference so book your hotel room today! Book your Room at the Wild Dunes Charleston Island Resort today – click here Room Reservation Deadline is by January 10, 2017   Wild Dunes Resort Phone: (877) 624-3654 Group Name/Code: $142 plus tax Online Reservation Link: 2017 SC Aviation Booking Link Hotel Cancellation Policy: meeting attendee cancellations made less than 7 days prior to arrival will result in forfeiture of the deposit amount. Deposits for reservations cancelled more than 7 days before arrival will be refunded 100%. Have you registered for the 2017 SCAA Annual Conference yet?  You don’t want to miss this Annual Conference, please see the jam-packed agenda with great education offered below! You will also find an attendees list online that is updated every Friday.  More to come soon on different education sessions and speakers… Click here to register online for the 2017 SCAA Annual Conference...

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2017 SCAA Annual Conference Attendees List

Posted by on Dec 30, 2016 in Member Update, SCAA Annual Conference |

2017 SCAA Annual Conference Attendees List

Are you curious to see who is attending the SCAA Annual Conference so far.  Click below to view the attendees list as of 12.30.16. Please check to see if your name and company are spelt correctly. If you do not see your name or you need to make changes please email Hannah Lorance at scaa@scaaonline.com Click here for the 2017 Annual Conference Attendees List (as of...

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3 days until early bird registration closes

Posted by on Dec 29, 2016 in Member Update, SCAA Annual Conference |

3 days until early bird registration closes

Have you registered for the 2017 SCAA annual conference? Early Bird registration closes Jan 1st! Register TODAY!! Click here to register online for the 2017 SCAA Annual Conference Click here for the 2017 Annual Conference Attendees List (as of 12.29.16) The hotel room reservation deadline is by January 10th, 2017 for the Annual Conference so book your hotel room today! Book your Room at the Wild Dunes Charleston Island Resort today – click here Room Reservation Deadline is by January 10, 2017   Wild Dunes Resort Phone: (877) 624-3654 Group Name/Code: $142 plus tax Online Reservation Link: 2017 SC Aviation Booking Link Hotel Cancellation Policy: meeting attendee cancellations made less than 7 days prior to arrival will result in forfeiture of the deposit amount. Deposits for reservations cancelled more than 7 days before arrival will be refunded 100%. Have you registered for the 2017 SCAA Annual Conference yet?  You don’t want to miss this Annual Conference, please see the jam-packed agenda with great education offered below! You will also find an attendees list online that is updated every Friday.  More to come soon on different education sessions and speakers… Click here to register online for the 2017 SCAA Annual Conference...

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Last day to vote for the 2017 SCAA Board of Directors Election

Posted by on Dec 29, 2016 in Member Update |

Vote for the 2017 Board of Directors. Today is the last day to vote. In helping with your selection process please view a brief biography below of each candidate.  There are 5 candidates below, with only 4 open board seats. You may only select 4 candidates.      Email Hannah Lorance at scaa@scaaonline.com with the following candidates you have selected. Please vote by December...

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4 days until early bird registration closes

Posted by on Dec 28, 2016 in Member Update, SCAA Annual Conference |

4 days until early bird registration closes

  Have you registered for the 2017 SCAA annual conference? Early Bird registration closes Jan 1st! Register TODAY!! Click here to register online for the 2017 SCAA Annual Conference Click here for the 2017 Annual Conference Attendees List (as of 12.28.16)...

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Schedule of Events for the SCAA 2017 Annual Conference

Posted by on Dec 28, 2016 in Member Update, SCAA Annual Conference |

Schedule of Events for the SCAA 2017 Annual Conference

Have you registered for the 2017 SCAA Annual Conference yet?  You don’t want to miss this Annual Conference, please see the jam-packed agenda with great education offered below! You will also find an attendees list online that is updated every Friday.  More to come soon on different education sessions and speakers… Click here to register online for the 2017 SCAA Annual...

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Hotel Room Reservation Deadline is by January 10, 2017 for the SCAA 2017 Annual Conference – BOOK TODAY!

Posted by on Dec 28, 2016 in Member Update, SCAA Annual Conference |

Hotel Room Reservation Deadline is by January 10, 2017 for the SCAA 2017 Annual Conference – BOOK TODAY!

The hotel room reservation deadline is by January 10th, 2017 for the Annual Conference so book your hotel room today! Book your Room at the Wild Dunes Charleston Island Resort today – click here Room Reservation Deadline is by January 10, 2017   Wild Dunes Resort Phone: (877) 624-3654 Group Name/Code: $142 plus tax Online Reservation Link: 2017 SC Aviation Booking Link Hotel Cancellation Policy: meeting attendee cancellations made less than 7 days prior to arrival will result in forfeiture of the deposit amount. Deposits for reservations cancelled more than 7 days before arrival will be refunded 100%....

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SCAA’s Annual Legislative Breakfast on January 11

Posted by on Dec 27, 2016 in Member Update |

SCAA’s Annual Legislative Breakfast on January 11

SAVE THE DATE!  After the Legislative Breakfast SCAA members will have an opportunity to walk over to the State House and be welcomed to the Senate and House. This is the first year that SCAA is doing this. We encourage SCAA to take part of this great opportunity. To register online click...

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