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The Aero Club at the Music Festival

altThe Aero Club Torino participated in the Music Festival which took place between the 12th to 15th June 2015 in Piazza Palazzo di Città (in front of the Turin Municipal building), to promote PPLA, GPL, and drone theoretical courses plus our introductory flights.

We thank those members who worked hard to ensure the success of the event.

 

Presentation of the Aero Club to the Avogadro Institute

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As part of the plan concerning communication and training, the Aero Club has entered into an agreement with the Avodagro institute aimed at augmenting awareness of our airport and disseminating knowledge of the history of aviation in Turin to the young.

Under this agreement, on Thursday, June 4, 2015, our structure and its possibility for flight.was presented to some of the 4th year pupils.

The agreement, sponsored by Prof. Gianluigi Salassa, will see the distribution of our information, via the Avogadro Institute, to the 1,703 students currently enrolled therein.

   

Juventus centre-forward Alvaro Morata scores a goal in I-GILI

altOn Wednesday, May 28, the London-based crew of "We Are Social" shot an Adidas publicity video involving the Juventus striker Alvaro Morata at our airport.

You never know - this advertising spot might even stimulate a new passion in the Juventus champion.

   

International Book Fair

altOnce again, the Aero Club Torino participated in the International Book Fair to promote the PPL (A), GPL and Drone Theory courses, along with the sale of introductory flights and books on aviation themes. Our stand, number T45, was located in Pavilion 3, in front of the RAI stand, close to that of the Armed Forces.

Sara and Loredana were delighted to welcome all Club Members who visited us.

   

Approval of the 2014 Budget and Election of a New Director

altThe Annual General Meeting of the Aero Club Torino took place on April 29 and unanimously approved the financial statement for the year ending December 31, 2014, which concluded with an after-tax operating surplus of €13,268.99.

An election was also held to replace the late lamented Paul Monzeglio, prematurely laid to rest last autumn.

The outcome of the voting was as follows:

Maurizio Fiorilli - 20 votes
Dario Deledda - 19 votes
Alfonso Carbon - 5 votes

Congratulations and best wishes from the Club Members and the other members of the Board to Maurizio Fiorilli, our newly-elected Director.

   

Introductory Flight for a Young Family

altSaturday, May 2 we had the pleasure of taking to the skies with a young family including a baby of 17 months, Matthew. The flight took place thanks to the sponsorship of Federalberghi and our offer to bring the aeronautical world closer to those who still do not know about us.

Prior to takeoff, our Instructor, Diego Menardi, the pilot, explained the flight in detail to Paolo, the father, successively commented enthusiastically by all three guests.

   

Another of our young students goes solo.

altOn Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 17 years old Damian Pope made his first takeoff as solo pilot in our Tecnam P2002 JF aircraft "I-ACTO" following authorisation by his instructor, Riccardo Di Bari.

   

Diploma "Paul Tissandier" awarded to the President of the Aero Club Torino.

altIn conjunction with the annual general meeting of the Aero Club of Italy held last Saturday, the FAI proceeded with the awards of "PAUL Tissandier" honourary diplomas for merit in the context of air sports management.

This year, diplomas were awarded to Giovanni Malago, the President of CONI, to Air Force General Pasquale Preziosa, to Angelo Moriondo, the President of the Aero Club Torino and to Eng. Enea Guccini, a former ENAC director.

Pictured: The President of CONI Giovanni Malagò presents the "Paul Tissandier" diploma to Angelo Moriondo, President of the Aero Club Torino.

   

Turin commemorates Carlo Montù

altOn Wednesday, April 15, Councillor Stephen Gallo, representing the City Mayor, Piero Fassino, inaugurated the garden between Via De Canal and Via San Remo (District 10, Mirafiori north) which was named in memory of Carlo Montù, founder (in 1908) and first President (until 1926) of the Aero Club Torino and President of CONI (and in that capacity creator in 1920 of the Italian national team for athletes), the Italian Football Federation, the Italian Fencing Federation and the Italian Rowing Federation.

   

Giancarlo Grinza does it again, winning the 43rd "City of Turin" Trophy

altA beautiful Sunday evening with prizes and drinks in an atmosphere of friendship and general merriment saw the conclusion of the 43rd City of Torino Trophy, begun over the Easter weekend and continued through the following weekend.

Read more: Giancarlo Grinza does it again, winning the 43rd "City of Turin" Trophy

   

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