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  • February 25, 2023 8:00 AM | RG (Administrator)

    Washington Aviation Association presents the Northwest Aviation Conference & Trade Show at the Washington State Fair Events Center in Puyallup, Washington. 

    The event includes over 75 hours of safety seminars, plus numerous aviation displays and an annual attendance of over 10,000. This event is an opportunity to support the Northwest aviation industry, share ideas, learn new skills, be a safer pilot and create relationships with businesses, aircraft owners, and pilots.

    Exhibitor booths available (registration link here). Attendee admission $10/day.


  • January 26, 2023 7:00 AM | RG (Administrator)

    The Aviation Caucus meetings will be starting up January 26 with Representative Tom Dent. The meetings are available both in person and online from 7:00 - 8:00 a.m. every fourth Thursday of the month, starting on January 26 and running until April 25.  Mark your calendars. 

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  • December 29, 2022 12:01 AM | RG (Administrator)

    At 12:01 am on Thursday, December 29, 2022.the Southwest Washington Regional (KLS) Airport changes its UNICOM frequency to 122.725. Please forward the attached flyer to local pilots and any businesses this may impact.  We greatly appreciate your help in making this a smooth and safe transition.

  • December 02, 2022 12:00 PM | RG (Administrator)

    Join us at noon on Friday as Corey Harper of Veregy discusses the following:

    1) Inflation Reduction Act provides for a minimum of 30% and up 70% of the total project cost for Solar, Battery Storage, Microgrid, Geothermal systems

    2) Inflation Reduction Act is now available for Government subdivisions and not-for- profits, like municipalities and Airports

    3) Any state and/or utility incentive can be stacked with the IRA as long as it’s not a direct federal funding

    4) IRA can be utilized with Tax Exempt Financing

    5) Project procurement completed in a guaranteed savings program which includes ongoing O&M maintenance and M&V services

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  • October 19, 2022 8:00 AM | RG (Administrator)

    The Washington State Community Airports Association Conference will be held October 19-20 at the Enzian Inn in Leavenworth. Follow this link for more information about the conference and hotel:  https://www.centurywest.com/wscaa

  • October 07, 2022 12:00 PM | RG (Administrator)

    Warren Ferrell has been Seattle Airports District Office Manager since February 2021, where he oversees engineers, planners, and environmental protection specialists. Prior to that he worked with the FAA's financial programs, in charge of the Airport Improvement Program and the Passenger Facility Charge Program for the Northwest Mountain Region’s seven states. Join us to hear what Warren has to share from the FAA perspective.

    Questions?  Contact Charlie Riordan at criodan@aapilot.biz or (206) 551-1185.

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  • September 09, 2022 9:00 AM | RG (Administrator)

    This is no ordinary fly-in. Join us in Spokane, Washington, at Felts Field for a truly new way to experience the aviation life. There will be three STOL demonstrations, two water drops, two movie nights, two warbird flyovers, and one Big Band Dinner Dance. All this takes place Friday and Saturday September 9 and 10 and costs just $20. 

    This is an AOPA Fly-In; however, it is different than our previous fly-ins. The Hangout is a more casual event. Like the name states, we want you to fly in and hang out with us. Expect outdoor exhibits, a robust static display, educational seminars focusing on STOL and backcountry flying, predominantly led by the AOPA Air Safety Institute. We will have daily, high-energy STOL demos, as well as warbird flyovers and water drops—all the fun stuff. We encourage you to pitch a tent and camp in our large camping area, as well as visit our 39 Lounge, which is where the hanging out will take place. Grab a seat in the 39 Lounge for the STOL demos during the day and in the evenings for a drink and grab something from a local food truck, listen to live music by country music star Nick Hoffman, or visit our fly-in theater and catch a movie. Bring your family and make a weekend of this event.

    The Historic Flight Foundation museum on the field will be hosting a Big Band Dinner Dance on Friday night. Bob Hope impersonator William Johnson will present a tribute to the USO. On Saturday night there will be a camp party at fire pits on the field.

    More info: https://www.aopa.org/news-and-media/all-news/2022/september/pilot/events-hangout-spokane

  • September 02, 2022 12:00 PM | RG (Administrator)

    Please join Dev Sharma, Mike Francis, and Clint Hansen from Phillips 66 as they discuss their national plan for replacing Avgas.  

    Mike Francis is Director, Business Development within Phillips 66 Marketing.  In addition to Mike's responsibilities supporting Phillips 66 Retail Marketing JV growth, he is also the Phillips 66 Business Lead for the Development and Commercialization of an Unleaded Avgas fuel to replace the current 100LL utilized today. Mike is located in Houston and has over 20 years of experience in the Marketing, Commercial, Marine and Product Sales businesses.

    In addition to Mike, Clint Hansen, Aviation Sales Representative (P66), will join the call.

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  • August 23, 2022 12:00 PM | RG (Administrator)

    Find information on the Commercial Aviation Coordinating Commission, a group created by the Legislature to develop recommendations to meet Washington state critical aviation system capacity needs.

    The Commercial Aviation Coordinating Commission was created by the Legislature and tasked WSDOT Aviation to provide staff support for coordinating and administering the commission and technical assistance as requested by commission members.

    The CACC aims to recommend a single preferred location for a new commercial service airport by June 15, 2023. In addition to recommending a new primary commercial aviation facility, the commission will recommend additional ways to accommodate capacity needs at other facilities.

    We are responsible, according to the Legislature (PDF 76 KB), for the administration of the commission’s work while providing technical support to the commission members.

    Communication to the public and stakeholders will be crucial for CACC. The communication plan will provide the following:

    • A logical and factual framework for understanding the issues that must be addressed by the CACC and for understanding how the decisions will be made.
    • Meaningful ways for people who want to be included and involved in the deliberations of the CACC.
    • Assure that major stakeholders, such as local governments, the aviation industry, airports, and regional planning agencies have timely information to assure meaningful input
    TO JOIN THIS VIRTUAL PUBLIC MEETING, CLICK HERE: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89029684060?pwd=TDhGdmtsUEJWVDRMU3JRQ0RNYi9DQT09
  • August 10, 2022 10:00 AM | RG (Administrator)

    Save the date!  On behalf of the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport Board of Directors, please join us on August 10th at 10:00AM for the groundbreaking of the new PUW Airport Terminal.

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