Events

1/26 NBAA Welcomes Dr. Susan Northrup as New FAA Federal Air Surgeon - HERE     1/22 FCC NUDGES LIGADO PLAN FORWARD - ROSENWORCEL NAMED ACTING FCC CHAIRWOMAN - HERE    1/20 New Piper Wing Spar AD Affects 5,400 Aircraft - HERE    1/19 Volocopter Moves To Enter U.S. eVTOL Air Taxi Market - HERE    1/15 TSA Seeks GA’s Assistance in Security Surrounding Inauguration     1/16 AVIATION GROUPS PRESS FOR THIRD EXTENSION OF PANDEMIC SFAR - HERE    1/9 Indonesian Jetliner Crashes Into the Sea After Takeoff, Carrying 62 - HERE    1/9 Chao resigns from Transportation Department, citing 'traumatic,' 'avoidable' Capitol riot    1/9 DEFENSE BILL HOOKS LIGADO FOR COSTS FROM GPS JAMMING - HERE    1/06 FAA Announces Final Rule to Facilitate the Reintroduction of Civil Supersonic Flight - HERE    1/04 Air Methods: 'No Surprises' Law Details Raise Concerns - HERE    12/28 Tribunal Rules Delta ‘Retaliated’ Against Pilot For Safety Report - AVweb - VIEW HERE     12/28 Oxford team directly converts CO2 to jet fuel using iron-based catalysts -READ HERE    12/25 Congress Passes “Aircraft Certification, Safety, and Accountability Act” - Read About It    12/27 Another Jet Pack Flyer spotted near Palos Verdes - See it Here    12/21 MUTANT VIRUS - Some Countries BAN UK FLIGHTS - Read It     12/21 Contentious Bill Contains FAA Reforms - READ IT HERE     12/20 NBAA - Disenfecting Aircraft Evolution - Read it HERE    12/20 Pilots and Air Traffic Controllers May Receive Moderna Vaccine, With Appropriate Precautions - MORE HERE    12/16 FCC disregards aviation groups' concerns - From AOPA - HERE    12/13 NASA Names Artemis Team - Learn About it Here     12/07 Chuck Yeager flies away at 97 - Read it Here    12/06 Scoop: Uber in talks to sell air taxi business to Joby - from NBAA - READ IT HERE    11/30 Canada Mandates 406 ELTs, Foreign Aircraft Need Beacon - More Here    11/23 Initial Drone Registrations About to Expire - Read More    11/22 Drone Crashes Into LAPD Copter: Operator Nabbed - READ IT HERE    11/15 AD TO MANDATE CESSNA TAIL CONE AND STABILIZER INSPECTIONS - AOPA - READ IT HERE    11/10 FAA in final stages of Boeing 737 MAX review; could approve as early as Nov. 18 - Read it Here    11/4 Whiteman Airport changing management - see So Cal Airports Page    11/5 FAA Wraps Up UAS Integration Pilot Program - Read it Here     11/2 GPS Users Ask Senate Committee To Block Cell Network -Read it Here    10/4 FAA Extends COVID-19-Driven SFAR 118 - From NBAA - Read it HERE    9/14 NBAA Urges FAA to Implement Standardized, Scalable Minimum Equipment List Processes - READ MORE     9/10 NBAA Supports FCC Recommendation of C-Band Frequency for Drones - READ MORE    9/6 Blocked ILS Signals Prompt Whistleblower Complaint - AVweb - READ MORE    8/10 Survey Says FAA Inspectors Feel Pressure To Accommodate Business - AVweb - Here     8/9 LA County Fire Dept. Adds Two Firehawk Helicopters - Read it Here    8/02 FAA Moves Toward Regulation, Deployment of Airport Counter-UAS Technology - Read it Here.    7/19 Rep. Rouda creates Coastal Orange County Aircraft Noise Mitigation Task Force - read here    7/18 NEC ACR Optimization Project Timeline Slips Due to Pandemic - read more    6/01 Coalition CONCERNED About Radio Altimeter Integrity Vs FCC - From AIN - Here    FAA STATEMENT UPDATE 737 MAX - READ ABOUT MOST RECENT DEVELOPMENTS HERE

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You may visit  FAASAFETY.GOV  for more info & to register for many of the following events that feature FAA WINGS credit.   Others listings have their information and contact data described.  This calendar will usually list a much larger panorama of aviation events than FAASAFETY.GOV allows for. You are invited to submit your event for publication within our Aviation Events Calendar to: scauwg@earthlink.net

Now also featured herein are EAA Webinars.  These live multimedia presentations are informative and interactive, allowing the presenter to use slides and audio, while audience members can ask questions and be polled for their opinion.  -  System Requirements for Attendees  -  You can easily attend a session from anywhere, anytime using a compatible computer or mobile device! To get the most out of GoToWebinar, you can download and install the full-feature desktop software on your Windows and Mac computer.  -  See Download GoToWebinar for your download options. You can also check your system's compatibility automatically.   Some EAA Webinars qualify for credit in the FAA's WINGS or AMT awards program. Visit www.faasafety.gov for details.  The Listings Here for EAA Webinars are dedicated to the memory of Tom Hastings, long time EAA member/builder, whose Cirrus VK-30 was featured in the movie 16R.  He was an ardent supporter of EAA Young Eagles.  A tragic flight accident claimed his life; as well as his daughter's, her husband and their child's.

Btw. Like Aerobatics?  For the IAC - International Aerobatic Club - 2020 Contest Schedule - Click HERE     Like the Blue Angels? For a show schedule Click HERE

 

Notices

Due to the health circumstances that currently exist, it might be a good idea to confirm that the events you have planned to attend are still ongoing.   Events scheduled for SoCal Pilots have been postponed, as has the entire schedule for the Camarillo 99's.  EBACE has been cancelled, and all NBAA event through July 1 have been cancelled.   Sun 'N Fun has been postponed and rescheduled for May 5-10.  BAA POC Pilot meeting scheduled for 4/02 has been cancelled.  At this time, the Mend Aviation seminars have been cancelled as well. 

3/18/20  Just announced: It has been recommended that no face-to-face FAASTeam event be held until further notice.  Webinars have been suggested.

-NEWS - SUN'N FUN  POSTPONED UNTIL  NEXT YEAR -      VIEW MESSAGE HERE

-NEWS -  AirVenture 2020 Cancelled - The 68th annual Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture Oshkosh fly-in has been cancelled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.   READ the STORY HERE
-NEWS - The Paris Air Show planned for June 2021 has been cancelled.
-NEWS - RENO AIR RACES HALFWAY TO GOAL - BOARD ‘SEES A PATH FORWARD’ TO 2021 EVENT - STORY HERE

 

Let's Begin:

 

January 2021

1  Happy New Year!!

18.   AIAA LA-LV Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King's Jr Day - The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Los Angeles-Las Vegas Section, will present, "A Day of Celebration in Honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.," online on Zoom.  -  This event celebrates Dr. King—the man, the minister, and the humanitarian. Come and join us to celebrate this auspicious day, and enjoy the discussion among African American and other minorities in aerospace / STEM fields, and possible some readings of Dr. King's words.  10 a.m.  More Info HERE

19.  AOPA Rusty Pilots - Webinar Edition - Tuesday, January 19th  - 12:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. EST - Instructed by AOPA Ambassador Jamie Beckett.  - Life may have gotten in the way, but the dream of flight can be yours again. Returning to the skies is not as difficult as most rusty pilots think. We’re inviting you back in the cockpit and will help you get there. We will help you understand what’s changed in aviation since you last took the controls and brush up on your aviation knowledge.  It is easier than most people think – no FAA check ride or test  - Might not even need a medical - Earn Wings credits for attending - Endorsement label for your logbook which shows you received 2 hours of ground training - This is a webinar and will be hosted online. To register for this event click here! - Free for AOPA MEMBERS - Fee for others

19.  "Aeronautical Decision Making" - FAA's Topic Of The Month - Aeronautical Decision Making - On Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 19:00 Pacific Standard Time (20:00 MST, 21:00 CST, 22:00 EST, 17:00 HST, 18:00 AKST, 20:00 Arizona, 03:00 GMT)
We'll open tonight's webinar with a presentation from the FAA's Topic Of The Month files, on Aeronautical Decision Making. Then, continue with a discussion of operating at a "Pilot Controlled" or Non-Tower airport, including - perhaps especially - in operations when a normally open tower facility closes. - To view further details and registration information for this webinar, click here.

20.  The National Association of Flight Instructors (NAF) announces its January 2021 MentorLIVE broadcast, Beyond the ACS: Tips for Better Instruction” presented by Catherine Cavagnaro, CFI-I, ATP, DPE, PhDBased on her career as an aerobatic flight instructor, FAA designated pilot examiner, monthly contributor for AOPA Pilot Magazine and mathematics professor, Catherine will offer advice for pilots and flight instructors who want to improve their skills and safety.  She produces her own videos that make aerodynamic principles clear and interesting.

The January MentorLIVE will broadcast on Wednesday, January 20th at 8:00 PM Eastern. To register, visit www.mentorlive.site/program/40.html. All MentorLIVE broadcasts are WINGS approved and available in the faasafety.gov archive immediately following the broadcast.

23.  e-Town Hall Meeting with Dr. Swati Saxena and Mr. Stephen Thomas - Addressing the Challenges of the Design of Hypersonic Vehicles with Simulation with Dr. Swati Saxena, Technical and Projuect Manager, ANSYS Inc.  More Info HERE.

27.  AOPA Rusty Pilots - Webinar Edition - Wednesday, January 27th  - 7:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m. EST   - Instructed by AOPA Ambassador Kay Sundaram.  - Life may have gotten in the way, but the dream of flight can be yours again. Returning to the skies is not as difficult as most rusty pilots think. We’re inviting you back in the cockpit and will help you get there. We will help you understand what’s changed in aviation since you last took the controls and brush up on your aviation knowledge.  - It is easier than most people think – no FAA check ride or test  - Might not even need a medical - Earn Wings credits for attending - Endorsement label for your logbook which shows you received 2 hours of ground training - This is a webinar and will be hosted online. To register for this event click here! - Free for AOPA MEMBERS - Fee for others

30.   Space Settlement: an Easier Way by Al Globus, Contract software engineer, NASA Ames Research Center - Retired, AIAA Space Colonization Technical Committee, NSS Board of Directors - Tentative Agenda: (Pacific Standard Time (PST), US/Canada) - 10:05 am: Dr. Chandrashekhar Sonwane (Welcome) 10:10 am: Mr. Al Globus 11:40 am: (TBD) 01:10 pm: Adjourn  More Info HERE

30.  AOPA Rusty Pilots - Webinar Edition - Saturday, January 30th  - 6:00 p.m. - 8:15 p.m. EST  - Instructed by AOPA Ambassador Pat Brown.  - Life may have gotten in the way, but the dream of flight can be yours again. Returning to the skies is not as difficult as most rusty pilots think. We’re inviting you back in the cockpit and will help you get there. We will help you understand what’s changed in aviation since you last took the controls and brush up on your aviation knowledge.  - It is easier than most people think – no FAA check ride or test  - Might not even need a medical - Earn Wings credits for attending - Endorsement label for your logbook which shows you received 2 hours of ground training - This is a webinar and will be hosted online. To register for this event click here! - Free for AOPA MEMBERS - Fee for others

 

February 2021

3.  HOOVER AWARDS CEREMONY TO HONOR LEGENDS - "AOPA will honor pioneers in aviation and aviation safety during a the virtual, fifth annual AOPA R. A. “Bob” Hoover Trophy Award presentation on February 3." "Famed aerodynamicist Burt Rutan, who designed Voyager, the first aircraft to make a nonstop, non-refueled circumnavigation in 1986, and SpaceShipOne, which made three successful suborbital spaceflights in 2004, will be honored with the prestigious R. A. “Bob” Hoover Trophy Award. Rutan has designed 49 manned aircraft, 25 of which the public can view in museums worldwide; 17 are still flying." More Info Here - Livestream Here

4.  AOPA Rusty Pilots - Webinar Edition -Thursday, February 4th  12:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. EST   - Instructed by AOPA Ambassador Kay Sundaram.  - Life may have gotten in the way, but the dream of flight can be yours again. Returning to the skies is not as difficult as most rusty pilots think. We’re inviting you back in the cockpit and will help you get there. We will help you understand what’s changed in aviation since you last took the controls and brush up on your aviation knowledge.  - It is easier than most people think – no FAA check ride or test  - Might not even need a medical - Earn Wings credits for attending - Endorsement label for your logbook which shows you received 2 hours of ground training - This is a webinar and will be hosted online. To register for this event click here! - - Free for AOPA MEMBERS - Fee for others

6.  AIAA LA-LV e-Town Hall Meeting - ZOOM 10 a.m. PT WEBINAR - Beyond the Black Box: The Forensics of Airplane Crashes by Prof. George Bibel - "George Bibel is the author of Beyond the Black Box: The Forensics of Airplane Crashes. The book discussed unusual and interesting airplane accidents. The book, featured in the RAF News, was favorably reviewed by New Scientist, the New York Times, and Discovery Magazine. Beyond the Black Box was also expanded into a training seminar presented at Boeing. Bibel, a professor of mechanical engineering at the University of North Dakota, has just completed a second book on aviation accidents with an airline pilot co-author."  Details HERE.

8.-10.  2021 NBAA Leadership Conference - Palm Springs, CA  Expand your leadership skills at the 2021 Leadership Conference, held Feb. 8-10 in Palm Springs, CA. Offering two days of captivating sessions and numerous networking opportunities, you are sure to be inspired and ready to succeed. More Info Here

11.  Don't Get Rusty Series : Ace Your Next Checkflight - Dial in for some great tips on passing your checkrides, flight reviews, stage checks, and checkouts like a pro. We'll cover how to be better prepared and perform during your next flight evaluation. - Thursday February 11th, 2021 (12pm - 1pm ET) - Hosted by Chris Moser and Pablo Maurelia - With special guest Pat Brown. - Register Here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/987071577509721104- Free for AOPA MEMBERS - Fee for others

13.  AIAA Los Angeles-Las Vegas Section - e-Town Hall Meeting - Saturday, February 13th, 2021 (online on Zoom) 10am (PST) - (Part I) Future Propulsion: Nuclear fission, fusion, and beyond by Jim Cavera by Jim Cavera, Senior Engineer, Blue Origin - (Part II) Mars 2020: Perseverance and the Search for Life on Mars by Michael Staab (The Mars 2020 Guy/Guru) - Fault Management and Autonomous Systems Principal Engineer, Northrop Grumman Corporation (Former JPL Mars 2020 Engineer) - Register Now!

20.  e-Town Hall Meeting: Raspberry Pi and Arduino demoAIAA Los Angeles-Las Vegas Section -  Saturday, February 20, 2021, (online on Zoom) - 10am (PST) - (Part I) Raspberry Pi and Arduino demo by Dr. Kenneth Lui, Ken's Consulting (Part II) Raspberry Pi demo by Mr. Irvin Huang Chair of the IEEE Orange County Section (Part III) ISS-Above, a Raspberry Pi gizmo that presents a rich set of live information about the ISS including live video views of the earth - Mr. Liam Kennedy, Inventor of the ISS-Above, Former President, Orange County AstronomersFormer Griffith Observatory Planetarium LecturerFormer NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador - More Info HERE.

23.-26.  2021 NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference - Ft. Worth, TX - Whether you plan to stay up-to-date on the latest operational information critical to your job function or discover a new vendor or supplier in the growing exhibit hall, you’ll want to make plans to attend.  More Info Here.

 

March 2021

11.  Don't Get Rusty Series : Now We're Playing with Gas - Practical conversations about Fuel Systems - We often think of fuel as simply turn it on! But knowing more about the fuel system as you fly further and faster can make sure you keep the gas flowing. Join us with special guest Jamie Beckett to delve into practical tips about fuel systems. - Thursday March 11th, 2021 - Hosted by Pablo Maurelia and Chris Moser - With Special Guest Jaime Beckett - Register Here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/987071577509721104- Free for AOPA MEMBERS - Fee for others

22.-25.   *CANCELLED*  HAI Commits To Heli-Expo 2021 Show in New Orleans -  an IN-PERSON EVENT is Planned.  You can read the details HERE.

22.-25.   2021 NBAA International Operators Conference - Austin, TX - From regional reviews to customs updates, the 2021 International Operators Conference is the best opportunity to stay up to date on the critical information you need to do your job as safely and securely as possible. More Info Here.

 

April 2021

13.-15.   2021 NBAA Asian Business Aviation Conference - Shanghai, China - ABACE is an excellent venue for investors considering aviation as a business opportunity, companies thinking of using an aircraft for business, and flight departments who have long used aircraft as a business tool. More Info Here.

13.-18.   Sun N Fun, Lakeland, Florida - Get the Info HERE.

 

May 2021

4.-6.   2021 NBAA Maintenance Conference - Portland, OR - The 2021 Maintenance Conference will provide vital education and networking opportunities for anyone involved in business aircraft maintenance – from technicians to directors of maintenance. Stay up-to-date on the latest operational information critical to your job function and connect with over 900 fellow peers. More Info Here.

18.-20.  2021 NBAA European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2021) - Geneva, Switzerland - Business leaders, government officials, manufacturers, flight department personnel and others involved in every aspect of business aviation will meet to conduct business and make buying decisions at EBACE2021. More Info Here.

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June 2021

4.-6.   FlightSimExpo 2021 to be held in San Diego - EXPO - "FlightSimExpo 2021 will take place June 4-6, 2021, at the Town and Country Resort in San Diego. - The expo will feature product announcements, how-to seminars, educational discussions, and a large exhibit hall to try out the latest in simulation software and hardware, according to organizers. - And, for the first time, the event will also feature an online component that will include exclusive access seminars and a virtual exhibit hall."  Interested?  More Info & Registration Here.

9.   2021 NBAA White Plains Regional Forum - White Plains, N.Y. - NBAA's 2021 White Plains Regional Forum will bring current and prospective business aircraft owners, operators, manufacturers, customers and other industry personnel together for a one-day event.  More Info Here.

 

July 2021

8.-10.  Aero event in South Africa will take place at Wonderboom Airport in Pretoria.

14.-24   Aero Friedrichshafen - More Info HERE.

26- Aug. 1.  EAA AIRVENTURE -  Tickets on sale NOW. - For more INFO, Tap or Click HERE.

 

September 2021

 

October 2021

1.- 3. The Great Pacific Airshow - "We are thrilled to announce that The Great Pacific Airshow is set to return next fall, October 1-3, 2021! - Although our full Airshow talent lineup won't be announced for a few more months, we're happy to confirm that the U.S. Navy Blue Angels will be joining us next year in their brand new aircraft (F/A 18 Super Hornet), along with the Canadian Forces Snowbirds, U.S. Army Golden Knights, U.S. Marine Corps V-22 Osprey Demo Team, and U.S. Air Force ACC F-35 Demo Team. - Thank you to each and every one of you for your support of this amazing event, and we can't wait to see you in 2021! - Follow us on Facebook or Instagram to stay up-to-date on Airshow information.  -  More Info Here.

10.-11.  2021 NBAA Tax. Regulatory & Risk Management Conference - Las Vegas, NV - The 2021 Tax, Regulatory & Risk Management Conference is the premier conference for attorneys, CPAs, financial advisors, CFOs and flight operations professionals looking for tax planning strategies from industry leaders. Learn More Here.

12.-14.   2021 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) - Las Vegas, NV - Ranked as one of the largest trade shows in the United States, the 2021 NBAA-BACE will bring together over 23,000 current and prospective aircraft owners, manufacturers and customers into one place where they’ll get critical work accomplished, be inspired during engaging keynote sessions and advance their careers through dozens of education sessions. Learn More Here.

 

January 2022

18.-21.  2022 NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference - San Diego, CA - If you're interested in elevating your career to the next level, look no further than SDC2022. You'll learn current best practices and trends from industry experts and fellow attendees through top-level education sessions and critical peer-to-peer networking to help you work smarter, not harder in the year ahead. Learn More Here.

 

May 2022

3.-5.   2022 NBAA Attendants/Flight Technicians Conference - San Antonio, TX - The NBAA Flight Attendants/Flight Technicians Conference brings together business aviation cabin crew members for three days of interactive learning and numerous opportunities to connect with industry professionals. From education sessions to networking opportunities like the evening off-site reception, this event will provide you with intimate moments to connect with your fellow peers. Learn More Here.

3.-5.   2022 NBAA Maintenance Conference - San Antonio, TX - The NBAA Maintenance Conference provides vital education and networking opportunities for anyone involved in business aircraft maintenance – from technicians to directors of maintenance. Stay up-to-date on the latest operational information critical to your job function and connect with over 900 fellow peers. Learn More Here.

 

July 2022

25.-31  EAA AIRVENTURE - For More Information - Here

 

January 2023

24.-27.  2023 NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference - Nashville, TN - Whether you plan to stay up-to-date on the latest operational information critical to your job function or discover a new vendor or supplier in the growing exhibit hall, you’ll want to make plans to attend,  Learn More Here.

 

July 2023

24-30   EAA AIRVENTURE - For More Information - Here

 

March 2025

11.-14.  2025 NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference - Portland, Oregon -  If you're interested in elevating your career to the next level, look no further than SDC2025. You'll learn current best practices and trends from industry experts and fellow attendees through top-level education sessions and critical peer-to-peer networking to help you work smarter, not harder in the year ahead.  Learn More Here.