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SCAA Helps Host Aviation Exploring Post Open House

15 Oct 2014 11:38 AM | Debi Carpenter (Administrator)

CARLSBAD, CA (Oct. 15, 2014) – Southern California Aviation Association continues to advance business aviation in Southern California. And the dynamic group is bringing the region’s young people along for the journey.

As part of its ongoing mission to mentor, educate and encourage young people to get involved in business aviation, SCAA is teaming with Premier Jet to host a new Aviation Exploring Post Open House on Tuesday, October 21. The event kicks off at 7 p.m. and will be held at Premier Jet’s facilities at McClellan Palomar Airport in beautiful Carlsbad, CA.

The event will offer an exclusive opportunity for young people to learn about and become involved in Aviation Exploring. Aviation Exploring is a unique and invaluable hands-on program that helps pave the way for young men and women ages 14 to 20 to launch careers in the exciting aviation industry.

“We are extremely excited about this event,” said SCAA President Craig Foster. “It represents an opportunity to introduce young people to experienced, passionate veterans in the Southern California aviation industry. Not only are we helping expose a whole new crop of area youth to the industry we all love and work in, but we’re helping pave the way for the next generation of workers, leaders and innovators. It’s a big deal, and we’re proud to be a big part of it.”

At this exclusive event, young attendees will have the opportunity to network with pilots, flight instructors, air traffic controllers, flight attendants, aircraft mechanics and more. It will also serve as an entryway to additional Aviation Exploring events and functions for interested participants.

Aviation Exploring regularly presents its young participants and members with an opportunity to participate in aviation activities like flying lessons, flight scenarios and tours of airports and other aviation facilities. Skills and practices taught at Aviation Exploring events include aerodynamics, aircraft systems, aircraft manufacturing, ground handling operations, leadership methods and more.

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About Southern California Aviation Association (SCAA)

Established in 2006 and headquartered in Carlsbad, CA, Southern California Aviation Association (SCAA) focuses on safety, mentoring, career development and networking in the aviation industry. The stated mission of SCAA is to advance and promote aviation-related business throughout Southern California; to be proactive in addressing concerns impacting the region’s airports, including safety and operations; and to promote education on the importance of business aviation to Southern California communities, companies and the general public. SCAA membership is comprised of corporate, service sector and non-profit entities, as well as individuals with a strictly aviation focus. As part of its mission to promote and grow the aviation industry, SCAA also awards multiple scholarships and awards each year. You can learn more online at www.socalaviation.org.  

About Premier Jet

Also headquartered in Carlsbad, Premier Jet is a comprehensive and power-packed aviation and flight-support company that continues to innovate and excel in the industry. Premier Jet offers flight support services, concierge services, hangar and office leases, charter services and more from its state-of-the art facilities, located onsite at McClellan-Palomar Airport. You can learn more online at www.premierjet.com.

For more information about SCAA, contact Debi Carpenter at debic@socalaviation.org or 760.390.7386. www.socalaviation.org.  



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