February 2019 News

Thursday, February 28, 2019 12:00 PM | Anonymous

February 2019 News

Portland Area BizAv Social

Tuesday, March 12th  4:30 - 6:30 pm


The first opportunity for the PNBAA community to engage this year will be in Hillsboro! We are overdue to introduce more Oregonians in business aviation to PNBAA. A relaxed social engagement feels like a great way to do it. Please encourage your peers to join us for a late afternoon beverage and light hors d'oeuvres.

Online registration is FREE, but requested within the next couple of days to support the logistic needs.

Please also take a moment to thank these loyal sponsors who made this event possible:  

Aircare International CenterPoint Aviation Law Collins Aerospace
Dassault Falcon Jet Gulfstream Aerospace Hillsboro Aviation
HUB International Nike Textron Aviation

Portland Area BizAv Social Link

Save the Dates

Tuesday, May 21st:  Maintainers Lunch Program in Seattle

Wednesday, June 12th:  Flight Attendants - Schedulers & Dispatchers Joint Meeting in TBA

Business aviation professionals, pencil in these dates to attend the respective educational and professional development programs. Additional details with sponsorship opportunities will be shared in the March newsletter and the event web pages.

Remembering Peter Anderson

On January 27th, the Pacific Northwest lost a true aviation legend. Peter G. Anderson, the nephew of Jim Galvin passed away. He is survived by his wife Sarah, two children and grandchildren. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 2nd 4:00 pm at The Museum of Flight to honor his legacy.

Peter was an inspiration to many in the aviation industry, following the footsteps of his uncle who started Galvin Flying in 1930. He was extremely active supporting the Seattle general aviation community with his involvement at The Museum of Flight, Raisbeck Aviation High School and PNBAA in its founding years. Peter’s vision continues at Galvin Flight Training, where the passion of aviation flows into future aviators each day. Peter will be missed by many within PNBAA and has left a profound impact on those that knew him well.  

Your Annual PNBAA Membership Makes a Financial Difference

This not-for-profit truly benefits from the impact of your annual membership dues. Annual membership dues account for ~$14,000 of the 2019 annual operating budget. Curious how your $50 or $200 make an impact?

You help fund:

  • Three free programs where all business aviation professionals are welcome: Portland Area BizAv Social, Friends & Family Barbecue, Annual Member Meeting & Holiday Party.
  • An aviation-focused philanthropy program that will will provide: three member grants, a Civil Air Patrol cadets camp scholarship, a Red-Tailed Hawks Flying Club program grant for underserved-youth and a Raisbeck Aviation High School graduate scholarship.
  • The organization's functional needs from insurance to website services to professional services.

Thank you for making an impact when you renew your annual membership! Please invest a minute this week to log-on to your profile and double check it is ready to renew again.

Introducing Business Aviation at the Northwest Aviation Career Forum

In February NBAA and PNBAA collaborated to attend the Northwest Aviation Career Forum in Puyallup. This day long program was presented in conjunction with the annual general aviation conference. Our diverse representatives presented a panel discussion introducing business aviation to students and transitioning adults predominantly pursing pilot careers.

Thank you NBAA's Kristi Ivey and Brian Koester for leading this initiative with the support of PNBAA members: Justin Brown, Ernesta Corcoran, Scott Jefvert, Brian Miller and Brett Palmiero.

Engage this Community on Facebook

PNBAA is experimenting with the content and your engagement on our private Facebook group. This group doubled in 2018! We encourage members to post any content relevant to business aviation in the Pacific Northwest.

Website:  pnbaa.org    

Mail:  P.O. Box 81022 Seattle, Washington 98108

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