Classic Jet Aircraft Association

Preserving our Tactical Jet Heritage

Emergency Extraction Information

Oct 27, 2014 - Emergency Extraction Information for your aircraft can be the difference between life and death should you face an emergency landing. If you haven't prepared one, an Extraction Card should be on your To-Do list for this winter. If you plan on flying at Oshkosh or any air shows in 2015, you may find that an Extraction Card is required to participate. Even if you don't plan on flying at an air show in 2015, your local airport fire department will appreciate the information.

RCAF CF-104 Restoration Unveiled

Oct 21, 2014 - Another warbird story from north of the border. On Wednesday, the Air Force Museum of Alberta will unveil a pristinely restored CF-104 Starfighter. The Starfighter, generously donated by Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Ken Lett, will be part of the new Ken and Roma Lett Cold War Exhibit, and will join three other Cold War era fighter jets that served Canada during that period.

Canadian L-29/Strikemaster Demo Team

Oct 10, 2014 - Just north of the (US) border, former Canadian Air Force Captain and CJAA member Martin Mattes and partner Danny Richer fly a two-ship demo routine with an L-29 and a Strikemaster. The following video include training and actual footage from the 2014 Ontario South Coast Airshow. Both Martin and Danny hold low-altitude ACE cards

FAA Orders and Classic Jets

Oct 7, 2014 - Experimental Exhibition Jets are subject to the same regulations as a Type Certificated aircraft. In addition, EEJs are issued a set of Operating Limitations as part of the Airworthiness Certificate. These Operating Limitations are no different that the limitations published in the Flight Manual for the aircraft and must be followed to comply with FAA Regulations.

St George Deadline, Yolo Jet Blast

Oct 3, 2014 - It's October and CJAA still has two 2014 Jet Blasts remaining. The first, in St. George, UT, is scheduled for Oct 23-25. Event details and registration are here. St. George boasts jet-quality services, runway and airspace, and previous year St. George participants have always spoken highly of this Jet Blast.

Important: The La Quinta hotel rate and room block expires Oct 8, 2014. Make your room reservations before then.

Airshow Preparations

Oct 1, 2014 - If you take a Classic Jet Aircraft to an aviation event, there are a few things you should consider in preparation. The CJAA Folio is a great tool to organize all the information and documents that you will need to have available for the FAA, Airboss, Insurance, Airfield Managers and other people that you will need to meet with at the event. The CJAA Folios are available in the CJAA Website Store in the Membership Section.

2015 CJAA Convention Announcement

Sep 26, 2014 - New Orleans has been chosen as the site of CJAA's 2015 Annual Convention. The Convention will take place all day, Thursday, Feb 26, and as in previous years, precede the annual National Warbird Operator Conference (NWOC). Special hotel rates will be offered to conference attendees by the Hilton Riverside New Orleans.

Runway Overruns - New FAA Advisory Circular

Sep 24, 2014 - Runway overruns during the landing phase of flight account for approximately 10 incidents or accidents every year with varying degrees of severity, with many accidents resulting in fatalities. To address this issue, the FAA recently published Advisory Circular (AC) 91-79A to help pilots identify, understand, and mitigate many of the risks associated with runway overruns.

Forum Tip - Have posts emailed to you

Sep 19, 2014 - Here's a tip that makes following all the forum activity very easy. Rather than logging into the forum every couple of days, users can subscribe and have all posts emailed to them. Several of us are already taking advantage of this feature.

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CJAA Member Phil Fogg wins Reno Gold

Sep 15, 2014 - Shortly after announcing his retirement from air racing after the 2014 races, CJAA Member Phil Fogg proceeded to school the entire Jet Class, winning Sunday's gold heat by a full seven seconds over second place Rick Vandam.

Phil has raced his L-39 "Fast Company" since the Jet Class was established in 2001, always finishing high in the Jet Class Gold, but this was his first overall win. Phil's average speed was 495.244 MPH, fastest of all Reno winners, Unlimited Class included.

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