NAHSAC
National Association of High School
Aviation Clubs

 

 

 

Meeting Resources

 

The content of your meetings (both classroom and fieldtrip) are critical to the success of your club.  The content you select should be informative, interesting, exciting and on-topic for the meeting.


There is a treasure trove of content available to you for your use at club meetings.  You can link to the resources that are available in this section of the NAHSAC Website, you can link to the resources that are available in the AVIATION CAREERS and AVIATION EDUCATION sections of the NAHSAC Website, you can do Google! searches, you can ask your club’s teacher/sponsor for assistance and you can check with your school’s learning-resources center and counselors to find content for your meetings.  We’re sure you will come up with other ways to secure content for your meetings.  When you do, let us know!

 

MEETING CONTENT—try these sources for meeting content:

Center For Airmanship Excellence Archives
FAA Production Studios
FAA TV
You Tube (use topic for key words)
HowStuffWorksVideos
Cirrus Aircraft
Sporty’s Videos

Let us know if you found the content you wanted through the above links.
Also, tell us about other links you found useful.

 

 

SPEAKERS—you will find that there are a lot of aviation experts that will be happy to speak at your club meetings.  One good way to find speakers is to network through your club’s members and their extended networks.  More than likely, there are several personal flyers and a few professional aviators in those networks;  and it should be easy to find people in those networks that work in the aviation industry.  You can call local flight schools and other aviation facilities in your area and request a speaker for your meeting.  You can also use the following leads:

 

FAA Facilities:  Google “FAA facilities in ________” (your city).  You will find links to the FAA facilities in your area (control towers, traffic-control centers, etc.).  Follow the links to the “contact” for the facility you want to secure a speaker from.  Call the facility and tell them your high-school aviation club would like to have someone from the facility speak at one of your club meetings.

Flight Schools:  Google “flight schools in ________” (your city).  You will find links to the flight schools in your area.  Follow the links to the “contact” for the flight school you want to secure a speaker from.  Call the flight school and tell them your high-school aviation club would like to have someone from the flight school speak at one of your club meetings.

Flying Clubs:  Google “flying clubs in ________” (your city).  You will find links to the flying clubs in your area.  Follow the links to the “contact” for the flying club you want to secure a speaker from.  Call the flying club and tell them your high-school aviation club would like to have someone from the flying club speak at one of your club meetings.

Aircraft Maintenance:  Google “aircraft maintenance in________” (your city).  You will find links to the aircraft maintainers in your area.  Follow the links to the “contact” for the company you want to visit.  Call the company and tell them your high-school aviation club would like to have someone from the company speak at one of your club meetings.

Airlines:  Google “airlines in ________” (your city).  You will find links to the airlines based in, or flying into, your area.  Follow the links to the “contact” for the airline you want to secure a speaker from.  Call the airline and tell them your high-school aviation club would like to have someone from the airline speak at one of your club meetings.

Aircraft Manufacturers:  Google “aircraft manufacturers and suppliers in________” (your city).  You will find links to the aircraft manufacturers and suppliers in your area.  Follow the links to the “contact” for the aircraft manufacturer or supplier you want to secure a speaker from.  Call the company and tell them your high-school aviation club would like to have someone from the company speak at one of your club meetings.

Military:  Google “military recruiters in________” (your city).  You will find links to all of the military recruiters in your area.  Follow the links to the “contact” for the military recruiters you want to talk to about securing a speaker.  Call the recruiters and tell them your high-school aviation club would like to have someone from the military speak at one of your club meetings.

Let us know if you were able to secure speakers through the above leads.
Also, tell us about other leads you found useful.

 

 

AVIATION FACILITIES:

FAA Facilities:  Google “FAA facilities in ________” (your city).  You will find links to the FAA facilities in your area (control towers, traffic-control centers, etc.).  Follow the links to the “contact” for the facility you want to visit.  Call the facility and tell them your high-school aviation club would like to tour their facility.

Flight Schools:  Google “flight schools in ________” (your city).  You will find links to the flight schools in your area.  Follow the links to the “contact” for the flight school you want to visit.  Call the school and tell them your high-school aviation club would like to tour their facility.

Flying Clubs:  Google “flying clubs in ________” (your city).  You will find links to the flying clubs in your area.  Follow the links to the “contact” for the flying club you want to visit.  Call the flying club and tell them your high-school aviation club would like to tour their club’s facility.

Aircraft Maintenance:  Google “aircraft maintenance in________” (your city).  You will find links to the aircraft maintainers in your area.  Follow the links to the “contact” for the company you want to visit.  Call the company and tell them your high-school aviation club would like to tour their facility.

Airlines:  Google “airlines in ________” (your city).  You will find links to the airlines based in, or flying into, your area.  Follow the links to the “contact” for the airline you want to visit.  Call the airline and tell them your high-school aviation club would like to tour their facility.

Aircraft Manufacturers:  Google “aircraft manufacturers and suppliers in________” (your city).  You will find links to the aircraft manufacturers and suppliers in your area.  Follow the links to the “contact” for the company you want to visit.  Call the company and tell them your high-school aviation club would like to tour their facility.

Military:  Google “military recruiters in________” (your city).  You will find links to all of the military recruiters in your area.  Follow the links to the “contact” for the military recruiters you want to talk to about visiting local military-aviation facilities in your area.  Call the military recruiters and tell them your high-school aviation club would like to tour a military-aviation facility.

Let us know if you were able to arrange tours through the above leads.
Also, tell us about other leads you found useful.