In today's issue:
  • Golf with Fun Prizes
  • U2 Bidding Closes at Midnight
  • ADIZ Seminar and Potomac TRACON Tour

With six days to go there is still time to register for the first GWBAA Golf outing!  With great giveaways and fun prizes for everyone who signs up, this event will be an excellent opportunity for you to network with your fellow business aviation professionals from the area while supporting GWBAA. You can download the golf registration form at: or simply open the attached file.

Sponsorships Update:
We are happy to announce more new sponsors just since last weeks posting; Zuckert, Scoutt & Rasenberger, LLP and Signature Flight Support have (just this morning!) each sponsored a hole and will be added to this list of our wonderful sponsors:
  • Gulfstream
  • Bombardier
  • Welsch Aviation
  • FlightWorks
  • Corporate Jet Sales
  • NBAA
  • ARINC 
  • Wiley Rein & Fielding LLP
  • Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLC
  • Phaneuf Associates Inc.
  • "Your Company Name Here"
Sponsorship opportunities are still available but are going fast!  If you are interested please call Kristen Rensch at 703-417-3543.

Since announcing the ability to donate to the Red Cross Katrina Relief Effort we have received monetary donations from Airborne Inc, First Flight Management of Elmira NY and Potomac Aviation of Burlington, VT. Thank you very much for the contributions!

The U2 concert ticket bidding ends tonight at midnight. This is your last big chance to bid for two tickets to this completely sold out concert on the 20th of October at the MCI Center!  Loudoun Aviation has generously donated two tickets in their Skybox suite.  The Tickets are being auctioned off to the highest bidder and bidding closes at midnight on October 3, 2005.  Proceeds will go to benefit the Aero Club Foundation of Washington, which sponsors educational initiatives for students seeking careers in aviation in the greater Washington, DC area.  Bidding is accomplished by sending an email to and must be made in $25. increments.  For more information on the concert, visit
During the FAA's "Operation Raincheck", scheduled for Saturday, October 15th, the business aviation community will have the opportunity to tour the Potomac Consolidated TRACON in Warrenton, Virginia.  An informational seminar about the Washington D.C. Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) also will be presented.  A Q&A session with management and controllers on any air traffic topics concludes the two-hour program.  Two identical sessions have been set up for 10 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 15.  Each attendee needs to provide his or her name, the names of any guests, each person's country of citizenship, and the session preference to FAA's Randy Horner at:  Supply separate e-mail addresses for guests if available.

I hope to see you all on Monday the 10th!
Call or write if you have any questions,
Bob Blouin
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