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Visita in aeroporto

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altIeri, 16 dicembre 2014, sono venuti In visita all'aeroporto i ragazzi della quinta elementare D della scuola Marconi di Collegno.

Dopo alcune spiegazioni in aula ed una corroborante colazione offerta dall'Aero Club, i giovani hanno visitato la sede dell'elisoccorso 118 e toccato con mano i nostri alianti.

 

Paolo Monzeglio

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On Wednesday, November 5, 2014, at the age of 65, our Club Member and Director
PAOLO MONZEGLIO
died.

He was a Director of the Aero Club for 10 years, first as the Gliding seciality representative and then as head of airport security.

He was a glider and powered flight pilot as of 1985.

He will be sadly missed by all for his sunny and joyful disposition.

   

Introductory flights

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The Aero Club Torino proposes INTRODUCTORY FLIGHTS to promote educational activities, in accordance with the recent promulgations by ENAC.

The flights will be conducted by instructors using PA 28-160 WARRIOR (4 place) aircraft, at the base price of € 39 per person, and on Tecnam P 2002 JF (2 place) aircraft.

It will be possible to agree personalized itineraries with the secretariat.

   

SAPR (drones) School

altThe Aero Club Torino has been certified by ENAC (ref. 3873) for the organization of theoretical courses for the professional qualification of specialization in the piloting of SAPR (unmanned aircraft systems), in accordance with the recent ENAC dispositions.

The courses will be held over two weekends (2 Saturdays and 2 Sundays beginning from January 2015 with the following curriculum:

  • 33 hours of classroom lessons covering the following subjects: air law, flight rules, airspace, VFR communications, meteorology, SAPR knowledge, general knowledge concerning the mechanics of flight and main systems of the aircraft, operating procedures for SAPR.
  • 3 hours of examination with multiple choice questionaires.

Interested parties should contact the secretariat (011-7790916) for details.

   

118 Night Service

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As of Thursday, November 20, 2014, the 118 helicopter rescue service was extended to cover night operations.

In line with the convention stipulated with the Regione Piemonte, the Aero Club Torino provides the service of fire coverage during the nocturnal hours up until 4:00 am.

The costs of compliance with the night service (telecameras, automatic alert service, automation of access, etc.) as well as service personnel are for the present being borne by the Aero Club while waiting for a better definition of economic aspects.

   

Approval of the 2015 budget

altTheAnnual General Meeting of Members held on November 19, 2014 unanimously approved the budget for the year 2015.

The budget forecasts an income of 1.123 000 Euro and outgoings of 1.099 000 Euro, with a contingency reserve of 24 000 Euro.

Membership fees and those of essential services remain unchanged.

The President, Angelo Moriondo, summed up the social activity of 2014 and presented the initiatives already undertaken and those of forthcoming implementation.

   

Visits to the airport

 

altOn Thursday 16th of October, the children of the fourth grade Section B of the Aurora School of Turin came to visit us.

The aspiring pilots were given an idea of our activities, taken to see the SAR helicopter site afollowed by a close look at our gliders, before ending the morning with a picnic lunch at the gliding section.

   

Renewal of the agreement with the Turin Polytechnic

On Thursday, September 4, 2014 we renewed our five-year agreement with the Turin Polytechnic regarding our mutual cooperation in aviation industry research activities in the broadest sense (e.g. airport systems, flight operations, flight testing, flight simulation , experimentation and tuition regarding Remotely Piloted Air Vehicles (RPAV), control systems and computers and other related applications and research in innovative and unconventional contexts).

Read more: Renewal of the agreement with the Turin Polytechnic

   

20th September 2014 - In flight for a smile

 

altOn Saturday, September 20, 2014, the Turin Aero Club organized their 5th annual event aimed at offering the pleasure of flight to the patients of the Regina Margherita Children's Hospital inTurin.

Instrumental in the success of the event was the collaboration of the Regina Margherita Hospital's three non-profit organizations: Foundation for Rare Childhood Diseases (FMRI), Regina Margherita Foundation (FORM) and the Italian Parents Union (UGI), with the support of the authorities of the Cities of Turin and Collegno and the following sponsors:

Read more: 20th September 2014 - In flight for a smile

   

Raid 2014 in Sicily (Magna Grecia)

 

altThis year, for a variety of reasons, mainly work and unavoidable other commitments, only 9 aircraft and 21 people (compared to the 15 aircraft and 38 people originally forecast) participated in the raid between the 5th and the 9th of July 2014 which had eastern Sicily as its goal.

The participants were rewarded by four days of excellent weather, and all crews completed the flights without any difficulties.

Read more: Raid 2014 in Sicily (Magna Grecia)

   

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