NOTICE OF MEETING
OKLAHOMA AERONAUTICS COMMISSION MEETING
Due to a scheduling conflict and the lack of availability of the ODOT commission meeting room, the November 10 Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission meeting has been moved to Friday, October 28, 2016 at 10:00 am.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2016, AT 10 AM
OKLAHOMA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
FIRST FLOOR COMMISSION ROOM
200 NE 21ST STREET
OKLAHOMA CITY OK
PROPOSED 2017 MEETING DATES
Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission (3 O.S. § 84)
Agency Code 060 (IA) www.aeronautics.ok.gov
110 N Robinson, Suite 200, Oklahoma City 73102 405/604–6900, fax 405/604–6919
History and Function The commission was created in 1963 by the Oklahoma Legislature to advance, foster, and assist in the development of aeronautics in Oklahoma, including current and future aircraft, and to encourage the establishment and maintenance of public airports. This includes the preservation and improvement of the state’s 110 public airports, which make up the state airport system. The Commission fosters the growth of the aerospace industry, a top employer in Oklahoma, providing approximately 120,000 direct and indirect jobs, and ensures that the needs of business and communities in the State are met by the State's airports.
Mission To promote aviation, which includes ensuring that the needs of commerce and communities across Oklahoma are met by the state's 110 public airports that comprise the state’s air transportation system, and ensuring the viability of the state's aerospace industry.
About the Commission Comprised of seven members, each appointed by the Governor, serve six-year terms, five members are appointed from among Oklahoma's five congressional districts with the remaining two appointed at-large. The Commission is responsible for appointing the State Director of Aeronautics to serve at its pleasure. The current Director is Victor Bird, having served in that position since December 2002.
Center for Aerospace and Defense Supplier Quality (CADSQ) (3 O.S. § 85.3)
Sat Oct 1, 2016, Ponca City Fly-In Breakfast
7-10am; Ponca City, OK; Ponca City Airport (KPNC)
Questions? Call Don Nuzum: 580-767-0470 or email: email@example.com
Sat Oct 1st, 2016, 10th Annual Max Westheimer Airport Aviation Festival & Fly-In
9am to 1pm; Norman, OK; OU Westheimer Airport (KOUN)
The University of Oklahoma’s Westheimer Airport will host its 10th Aviation Festival on Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 9:00AM to 1:00PM. Parking and admission to the event are free. In addition to varies aircraft and response vehicles on static display, there is a kid’s area highlighting S.T.E.M. Activities. Additional details will be posted on our FaceBook event (https://www.facebook.com/events/1570392923283675/) or our website at http://www.ou.edu/airport.html. This year is also the 75th Anniversary of flight training at Max Westheimer.
Sat Oct 1, 2016, Pauls Valley Hamburger Lunch Fly-In
Noon; Pauls Valley, OK; Pauls Valley Municipal Airport (KPVJ)
Oklahoma Antique Airplane Association
Questions? Call: 405-238-4035 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sat Oct 1, 2016, Hinton Open House & Fly-In
Hinton, OK; Hinton Municipal Airport (2O8) AirNav.com
Young Eagle flights beginning at 9:30am.
The City of Hinton will offer free lunches.
Questions? Call Harry Weatherford: 405-745-2855 or email: Harryweatherfordcfii@gmail.com
Thu Oct 6, 2016, OPA Dinner Meeting
Social 6:30pm; Dinner 7:00pm;
Sat Oct 8, 2016, Ardmore Pancake Breakfast Fly-In
Coffee at 7am; Breakfast: 8-10am; Ardmore, OK; Ardmore Municipal Airport (KADM)
Questions? Email Bill Holbrook: email@example.com
Sat Oct 15, 2016, Alva, OK Breakfast Fly-In
7:30-9:30am; Alva, OK; Alva Regional Airport (KAVK)
Questions? Email Paul Kinzie: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sun-Thu Oct 16-20, 2016, Region VI National Collegiate Flight Association at OUN
Norman, OK; OU Westheimer Airport (KOUN) AirNav.com
8 Universities (approx. 120 collegiate pilots) from Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska will participate.
Mon Oct 17, 2016, OPA FlyAway Committee Meeting
6:30pm; Location: Johnnie's Grill; 6629 NW Expressway
OPEN TO ALL OPA MEMBERS
Thu Oct 20, 2016, OPA Board Meeting
6:30pm; Location: Page Building on Wiley Post Airport
OPEN TO ALL OPA MEMBERS
Sat Oct 22, 2016, Enid Breakfast Fly-In
8-10am; Enid OK; Woodring Reginal Airport (KWDG);
Fly-In Breakfast; $7 per plate
Questions? Call: 580-234-5476 or email: email@example.com