Business Aviation Safety Forum
Stryker’s Aviation Department would like to announce that it is sponsoring a Business Aviation Safety Forum for any interested Michigan business aviation operators. Featured speakers include Dr. Greg Pinnell from Michigan-based aviation medical support provider – AirDocs, upset prevention and recovery training provider – APS, and leading human factors / threat and error management subject matter experts – Convergent Performance. The Forum is to be held on July 24th, 2015 from 10:00 – 3:30 at Stryker Corporation’s Romence Road facility at 1901 Romence Road Parkway in Portage, MI. Formal invitations with RSVP to follow soon. For more information, please email Dennis Sweet at
2015 WMBAA AVIATION SCHOLARSHIP
The West Michigan Business Aviation Association (WMBAA) was formed in 1980 to promote business aviation, safety in aircraft operations and to provide current information in our ever evolving industry. WMBAA member companies and departments combine resources to host numerous fund raising events throughout the year. Through these events, we strive to provide scholarship opportunities to aid in the development and training of future aviation professionals involved with corporate and general aviation within the West Michigan area. The WMBAA scholarship program distributes a Co-Pilot Initial Jet Training Course and two cash awards, with a combined value of approximately $20,000 each year. The Donald Reininger Memorial Scholarship Award presents a minimum of two $3,000 cash awards and caters to flight science, aviation management and maintenance students. Whereas, the Co-Pilot Initial Jet Training Course applies to current flight students, with a senior status, or recent graduates that are currently employed within an aviation field and have achieved a Commercial Multi-Engine rating.
The training award has been generously donated by one of the industry’s best training facilities, FlightSafety International. The cash awards are donated by sponsors, WMBAA Members and participants in the annual WMBAA Golf Outing.
West Michigan Business Aviation Association
Attn: Ken Maciejweski
5997 16th Avenue
Hudsonville, MI 49426
Application packages must be postmarked by April 10th, 2015 to be accepted.
Selected applicants will be interviewed by WMBAA board members in Grand Rapids, MI on April 24, 2015. Tours of the Steelcase and Amway hangar along with lunch will be provided during the interview process.
2014 scholarship recipients will be notified soon after completion of the interviews. Recipients will present a photo and short biography to be included on the WMBAA website and Golf Outing brochures. Scholarships will be presented at dinner during the annual WMBAA Golf Outing on Friday, June 5, 2015 at the Thornapple Pointe Golf Course 4747 Champions Circle SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512. While attending the golf outing scholarship recipients will network with over 85 leading aviation companies and 152 top executives.
On behalf of the WMBAA board and members, we look forward to reviewing your application.
Welcome to the 2015 WMBAA Scholarship Golf Outing.
This years golf outing will be held on Friday June 5, 2015. Please use the link below for a printable schedule of events.
Please use the form below to register. Once you have completed the form press the submit button once, after doing so you will be directed to the page where you may complete your registration using a credit card. If you choose not to pay by credit card please remit a check to the WMBAA P.O. Box. Your registration will be complete once payment is received.
Due to the limited positions available, registering for the event does not guarantee participation. If the maximum number has been met your name will be placed on the stand by list in the order received. If you are unable to participate due to the outing being full you will be notified and your money will be fully refunded.
Sponsorship opportunities are still available, please contact myself at the address below for information.
Below is the link to the sponsorship form, please deactivate any pop up blockers before submitting the form or the paypal site for completing the transaction will be blocked.
Below is the form for individual registration only