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Rockwell Collins Operators Conference, Teterboro, NJ

You're invited to the Rockwell Collins Business Aviation Operators Conference on April 5, 2017 at the Hilton Hasbrouck Heights.

Wednesday April 5, 2017

8:15 AM to 2:00 PM EDT


Hilton Hasbrouck Heights
650 Terrace Avenue
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604

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FAA Safety Team | Safer Skies Through Education

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"Effectivily Using ADS-B Additional Seats Added"
Topic: ADS-B Basics, the Garmin 430 WX and traffic, FIS-B, and XM Weather.
On Saturday April 1, 2017 at 10:00 Eastern Daylight Time

Reliant Air Service Inc.
1 Wibling Road
Danbury, CT 06810


Additional Seats Added for this FAASTeam Seminar !

This presentation will cover the basics of the ADS-B system and how weather and traffic are presented on the Garmin 430W. The presentation will also show some of the differences between FIS-B and XM weather data, concluding with a few examples of how to utilize the resources in real-world scenarios. Please bring your questions to this exciting presentation. Refreshments provided by Reliant Air Services, Inc.

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NBAA Maintenance Conference

Calling All Maintenance Professionals!

We are excited to announce that after years of building this successful event, we have officially expanded the 2017 NBAA Maintenance Conference to include not only maintenance managers, but ALL maintenance personnel - including dedicated content for maintenance technicians, flight technicians and aspiring managers. This premier business aircraft maintenance event promises to be the best yet with high-quality education sessions, a growing exhibit floor, and attendees from all over the U.S. and beyond - making it the ideal venue to expand your network and grow professionally.

Dinner Meeting

April Dinner Meeting

WAMA/PAMA Joint Dinner Meeting

Thursday April 13th 2017

Graycliff Restaurant

122 Moonachie Ave,

Moonachie, NJ 07074

Sponsored By:

Details Below


2017 Dinner Meetings

January 12th- LoPresti Aviation

February 16th- L-3 Aviation Products

March 9th- Honeywell

April 13th- Gulfstream -Joint WAMA/PAMA

May 11th-Flying Colours Corp.

June- BBQ

July 17th - 57th Annual Golf Outing

Aug 10th-  Satcom Direct

Sept 14th- CAMP Systems

Oct 12th-  Rockwell Collins

Nov 9th-Textron

Dec 14th-Dassault Falcon Jet

Happy Spring!


From our PAMA Bretheren

Dear PAMA Member,

t is with sadness I report the sudden passing of ARMANDO LEIGHTON, Jr. on MARCH 22, 2017.

Armando Leighton. Jr. passed away suddenly on March 22, 2017. He was 58 years old. Armando is survived by
his wife, Diane Leighton, his two children, Alyssa and Aram Leighton; his mother, Mirta Chang, and his siblings
Neysa Fulton, Damaris Leal, Marisa Kubinski and Andrew Leighton. Armando attended Miami Lakes High
School and Miami College and started his own business at 23 with just $2000 in savings. He built CRS Jet Spares into a
$27 million a year company that employs 62 people in five U.S. cities and England.
Armando was the recipient of the 2008 winner of the Sun Sentinel Excalibur Award/Small Business Leader, Broward County,
and was also a vital contributor to our community, having served on the boards of the Community
Foundation of Broward
as the Arts Committee Chair; WPBT Channel 2, Broward Workshop and Pine Crest School. He was also the past Chair of
Jack & Jill Children's Center and Gilda's Club South Florida.
Armando was a devoted husband, father, son and brother. His unwavering love and admiration for his wife, Diane, and his
guiding love and support of his children, Alyssa and Aram, was what truly defined Armando as an extraordinary man.
Armando leaves a gaping hole in the lives of those who knew him with his passing.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests you send donations in Armando's name to Gilda's Club of South Florida or Jack and Jill
Children's Center.

Published in Sun-Sentinel from Mar. 25 to Mar. 26, 2017


Wayfarer Ketch Flight Dept.

"How do you say Goodbye"

A poignant look back...

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Links to farewell celebration Pictures:

Picture Album 1

Picture Album 2


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Joint WAMA/PAMA April Dinner Meeting

Thursday April 13th 2017

Sponsored by:


When:  Thursday April 13th 2017

Where:  Graycliff Restaurant

122 Moonachie Ave, Moonachie, NJ 07074


Happy Hour 5:30-6:30

Dinner and Presentations 6:30-8:30


Speaker and Topics:

Phil Restivo

Regional Director, Customer Support

 with Special Guest,
Eric Holmberg, Experimental Test Pilot with a presentation on Innovations and Technology



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Please forward to your friends and colleagues.

We thank you for attending and supporting WAMA!

See old friends, make new ones!

Cocktail Hour, Dinner, Presentation, Door Prizes, 50/50 Raffle

A 35th Anniversary celebration for a very special organization....

Corporate Angel Network, based at Westchester County Airport, arranges free transportation for cancer patients to specialized treatment by coordinating the use of empty seats on corporate jets by matching the flight itineraries with the patient destination requests.

Since its first flight in 1981, CAN, a 501(c)(3) organization with Public Charity status, has provided near
ly 50,000 flights to adults and children whose best treatment options are often thousands of miles from home.  Volunteers and a small staff coordinate the medical travel needs of patients with the scheduled flight activity of more than 500 participating corporations (including half those listed in the Fortune 100), and arrange approximately 225 patient flights each month.

                 2016 NBAA soiree raises $450,000 for CAN        

CAN's 35th Anniversary of it's Inaugural Flight


Who Are We?

The Westchester Aircraft Maintenance Association, also known as WAMA, is a professional association that advances the arts and sciences of aircraft maintenance, management, and ground support.

Founded in 1960 and based at Westchester County Airport, WAMA membership provides opportunities for ongoing learning and professional networking. The organization promotes the public welfare by educating members and industry about issues concerning aircraft maintenance and management operations.

Our mission is to promote increased safety, efficiency and economy in aircraft maintenance work, and to encourage the exchange of information and provide member education through monthly meetings with planned programs.

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Discounted Exhibit Pricing Available Until Feb. 17

The 2017 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), business aviation’s premier industry event, will take place in Las Vegas, NV from Oct. 10 to 12. We invite you to take advantage of exhibitor pricing discounts and the priority lottery, which are only available for a few more days.....(READ MORE)


NBAA Committed to Working with New Administration, Members of Congress

Following last week’s elections, NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen reaffirmed the association’s commitment to working with the newly elected president and Congress on behalf of the business aviation industry. "NBAA has always worked with elected officials in both political parties to advance policies that foster the growth of business aviation in the United States,” he said. “In that spirit, we look forward to working with President-elect Trump, as well as those in his administration, and congressional representatives from both parties, to promote proposals that recognize the industry's value and protect its interests."  (Read More)

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2017 WAMA events

Thu, April 13, 2017 5:30 PM • Graycliff Restaurant, 122 Moonachie Ave, Moonachie, NJ 07074

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