Nall Report released

“AOPA Air Safety Institute (ASI) released the latest edition of the Joseph T. Nall Report, which provides the most comprehensive analysis of general aviation safety available. The latest edition includes data through 2013, the most recent year for which NTSB probable cause findings, aviation activity surveys, and other relevant data sets are available in final form. For […]

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99’s Scholarship awards for 2016-2017

Aloha! Below please find the announcement of the Aloha Chapter 2016-17 Scholarships Awards. Please read the first two pages for a full explanation of the history of the Marguerite Gambo Wood awards as well as a description of the procedures for application. Page 3 is the application form. If you are currently finishing training supported […]

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Summer 2016 GACH News

Aloha Fellow Pilots and Aviation Supporters, Your GACH Board of Directors has been very busy since our last newsletter.  GACH has significantly increased our exposure within the Airports Division (DOTA) and Hawaii Legislature. Our first big effort in April was to have our first-ever Hawaii Aviation Days down at the State Capitol in sponsorship with […]

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SAFETY – AN ATTITUDE

by Bruce Mayes The old adage, “Safety is an attitude” is more than a cliché.  Throughout the aviation industry everyone from every walk of life is trying hard to make the movement of people and goods by air as safe as humanly possible.  However, not everyone has an attitude which fosters safety, others beat the […]

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2016 GACH Membership renewals

Aloha Members! It’s time once again for us to ask you to support GACH by renewing your membership. This process is easier than ever using our new website “store”; all you need to do is click on the membership item you wish to order on the right side of this page (e.g. the Individual Membership […]

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Trade Wind Inversions

In the Winter 2014 newsletter, I talked about trade winds and briefly touched on trade wind inversions.  Inversions have a big impact on the weather we see in Hawaii, and knowing more about them may be of interest to pilots. What Is An Inversion? Temperature normally decreases with height in the atmosphere.  (The higher you […]

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