2019 Great Alaska Aviation Gathering

Exhibitor registration for the 2019 Great Alaska Aviation Gathering is NOW OPEN!

2019 Super Cub Raffle

Raffle tickets for the 2019 Alaska Airmen Super Cub ARE NOW AVAILABLE! Call us at 907-245-1251 to purchase your tickets, and follow us on Facebook and Instagram for the latest updates! 

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Join one of the largest and most rapidly growing General Aviation groups in America. Support our advocacy efforts and youth outreach programs, take advantage of our many member-only discounts, and receive The Transponder, Alaska's leading aviation publication.

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Welcome to the Alaska Airmen Association

Protecting, Preserving, and Promoting General Aviation since 1951.

A voice for you.

With more licensed pilots per capita than any state in the union, the Airmen includes over 2,000 members, one of the largest General Aviation communities in the country. Our mission is to promote aviation, enhance safety and support initiatives that benefit pilots and our growing aviation community. Whether you’re a veteran pilot or just discovered a passion for aviation, the Alaska Airmen Association is proud to welcome new members who share the wonders of flight in the Last Frontier!

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News & Updates

Bethel opens new Aircraft Mechanic Training Program

Posted: 11/5/18

BETHEL — Airplanes connect rural Alaska to the world, and all those planes need mechanics to maintain and fix them. The Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta has a severe shortage of aircraft mechanics, and it's expected that a shortage will soon be felt across the world's airline industry.

A new Bethel training program wants to fill the gap with local workers.

Read the full ADN Article

Alaska Aviation Gubernatorial Town Hall now LIVE on YouTube

Posted: 10/19/18

Join the Alaska Airmen Association and the NextGen Aviators Group as the three leading gubernatorial candidates share their respective vision and plan for Alaska, and most importantly how their plans address issues and policies affecting the aviation industry.

Candidates answer questions developed by hosting aviation organizations and audience members.

Whatch the full Town Hall on YouTube

Airframes Alaska aqquires Alaska Tent & Tarp

Posted: 10/19/18

"Airframes Alaska LLC proudly announces the acquisition of Alaska Tent and Tarp, Inc., creator of the famed Arctic Oven Tent and many other arctic-grade fabric products.

Airframes will maintain both a Fairbanks and Anchorage facility to manufacture the existing specialized textile product lines and plans to add more aviation and backcountry products."

Read the full Press Release

FAA relaunching ADS-B rebate

Posted: 10/15/18

The FAA today announced it is relaunching its $500 ADS-B rebate program effective immediately and through Oct. 11, 2019.

The Agency is making $4,900,000 available under the rebate program, which will fund 9,792 ADS-B Out installations.

Read the full Press Release

Advocating For You!

Posted: 10/9/18

The Airmen have been busy advocating on your behalf!

Access our latest advocacy report below and read about current hot issues, including Ballot Measure 1, FAA re-authorization, Anchorage Airspace Study, and many more.

Read the latest Advocacy Report

Members: Read the Oct - Dec Transponder!

Posted: 10/9/18

The October - December 2018 Transponder Issue has just been released! Members may access the latest issue by logging in below and accessing the resource center located on the left navigation bar.

Read the latest Transponder

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