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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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

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Renew your IA at the Airmen Headquarters!

Posted: 2/28/19

Alaska Airmen’s Association is one of the places to renew your IA this March!

Due to the lapse in government funding, the originally scheduled Inspector Authorization (IA) Renewal Seminar was cancelled. To assist individuals looking to renew their IA, the Airmen Association has partnered with the FAAST Team!

To renew your IA, bring your completed FAA Form 8610-1 and a Pilot Bill of Rights to the Alaska Airmen’s building. If you do not have these forms, we will have them available.

Renewal days each Wednesday in March 9am to 12 noon. 

FAA contacts:

Kyle Weinzirl 271-7019

Mike Yorke 271-5908

Elmendorf TFR - February 28th

Posted: 2/26/19

Preliminary VIP Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR)-Elmendorf is planned to be in effect 1145-1415 hrs (local) on Thursday, February 28, 2019.
The only exceptions are aircraft landing and taking off for emergencies, and medevacs. Restrictions apply for Touch & Go's, as well as pattern work flights.

See attachments for details.


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Alaska to Russia 2019 VFR Group Meeting

Posted: 2/22/19

Airmen members Dan Billman and Marshall Severson provided a group briefing on how to fly to Russia for the group flight tentatively scheduled to depart Nome on June 23 and return June 27.

If you are interested in taking part of this journey, you can contact Marshall Severson at: severso@cs.com

You may view the presentation slides below:

View the Presentation

FAA Makes Major Drone ID Marking Change

Posted: 2/13/19

The Federal Aviation Administration has a new rule requiring small drone owners to display the FAA-issued registration number on an outside surface of the aircraft.

The rule is effective on February 23. The markings must be in place for any flight after that date.

Click here to learn more

Anchorage Aviation Film Festival

Posted: 2/12/19

The Alaska Moving Image Preservation Association is hosting an Aviation Film Festival at the Bear Tooth Theatrepub on April 30th!

Tickets for the event will be available for purchase March 19th on the web below:


Visit the Bear Tooth Theatrepub Website

FAI Eastside Master Plan Update Open House No. 2

Posted: 2/8/19

In an effort to establish a shared vision for the Eastside of the Fairbanks I nternationa I Airport, the Fairbanks International Airport (FAI} is hosting the second public open house on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., with a presentation at 6 p.m., at the Fairbanks Pipeline Training Center, located at 3605 Cartwright Court.

Click here to read the Bulletin
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FAI FAA Safety Team Cancels Events

Posted: 1/16/19

Due to a lapse in Federal Government funding, the Fairbanks FAA Safety Team cancelled the following seminars and events:

  • Wednesday, January 23 – CFI Meeting; Fairbanks FSDO
  • Friday, January 25 – IA Seminar; UAF Wood Center and ALL broadcasted locations
  • Saturday, January 26 – Mini Expo; UAF Hangar
  • Saturday, March 2 – Super Cub Seminar; UAF Wood Center

As new event dates are established, they will be posted on www.faasafety.gov

Members: Read the Jan - Mar Transponder!

Posted: 1/16/19

The January - March 2019 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

Advocating For You!

Posted: 1/3/2018

The Airmen have been busy advocating on your behalf!

Access our latest advocacy report below and read about current hot issues; including FAA Order 8100.19, GPS Jamming, Anchorage/Fairbanks sectional errors, and many more.

Read the latest Advocacy Report

Earthquake Video

Posted: 12/4/18

One of the high definition Security Cameras installed at the Airmen Headquarters captured the moment Anchorage was struck by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake on Friday, November 30th.

Watch The Video

2019 Great Alaska Aviation Gathering

Posted: 11/25/18

Registration for the 2019 Great Alaska Aviation Gathering is open, and booths are going quick!

Visit our Great Alaska Aviation Gathering website below to learn more about our show and to register as an exhibitor.

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