Apr 7, 2014 - If you are operating an aircraft with Maximum Gross Take-Off Weight of more than 12,500 lbs or is a turbojet-powered multiengine aircraft, you must comply with the provisions of 91.531 that requires a pilot designated as second in command unless you have an Exemption from the FAA. Thanks to our friends at EAA, an Exemption is easy to get.
Apr 2, 2014 - According to the folks at Naval Air Station-Kingsville, this past weekend's Wings Over South Texas Air Show set new attendance records for the show. Classic Jet Pilots Greg Colyer in "Ace Maker" and Randy Ball in the MiG-17 were two of the featured performers that thrilled the crowds at Kingsville.
Mar 31, 2013 - If you are flying your Classic Jet around some busy airports, you may be hearing some new phraseology from Air Traffic Control. Given the performance of many Classic Jets, ATC may elect to utilize these new procedures to simplify departure and arrival routing and communications.
Mar 29, 2014 - Last November, CJAA partnered with Warbird International to create one year of monthly CJAA "Jet Journal" sections in their magazine. Today we'd like your feedback regarding the format and content of the Jet Journal, any suggestions you might have, and how well this idea is working for you.
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Mar 28, 2014 - Over the past two months, CJAA representatives have been involved in the process of reviewing and commenting on the new draft of FAA Order 8130.2H in support of EAA's overall effort to protect Amateur Built, LSA and Other aircraft. Similar to many past efforts, CJAA representatives combed through the hundreds of new details involved in the draft FAA Order.
Mar 23, 2014 - Intending to take a checkride for a FAST formation card? Then completion of FAST Ground School is mandatory. The next class will be Apr 16 at 1900 PDT, hosted by Scott Glaser and conducted online via GoToMeeting. The class generally last 90-120 minutes. This will be a great work up for All Redstar XIII or CJAA’s Reno FAST Clinic.
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Mar 21, 2014 - Breitling, the Swiss watch manufacturing company, has announced that the Breitling Jet Team will be conducting its first-ever U.S. tour during the 2015 air show season. Although the seven-ship L-39 team has performed together for nearly a decade in 36 countries, this will be its first visit to North America.
Mar 10, 2014 - The latest edition of Warbirds International just arrived in my mailbox with the Classic Jet Journal inside. Great looking magazine and a beautiful photo of the RCAF CT-133 Goldenhawk on the cover. Articles this month cover Safety, the restoration of an Asian Dragonfly, flying the MiG-21 and the 2013 St. George Jet Blast. All the articles are good reading!
Mar 8, 2014 - The good news is that if you've renewed your 2014 CJAA Membership, this is the last public membership reminder you'll receive. The bad news is that if you haven't renewed, the two month grace period expired and you're now a former CJAA member.
This is an exciting time to be a CJAA member - A new management team led by President Mark Peterson is putting together new programs and benefits.