6 Membership Stats as of August 20, 2007 Current membership - 131 Current membership - 131 Expired members – 39 Expired members – 39 Never joined – 162 Never joined – 162 Total - 332 Total - 332
7 A few reminders Strangers on the airfield (offer assistance.) Strangers on the airfield (offer assistance.) Invited guests (make sure they know their way.) Invited guests (make sure they know their way.) Vehicle parking. Vehicle parking. Storing objects outside. Storing objects outside. Mowing season (BSA Troop 33 – Rex Niver.) Mowing season (BSA Troop 33 – Rex Niver.) General hangar maintenance/appearance. General hangar maintenance/appearance. Prompt membership renewal. Prompt membership renewal.
11 RVS Runway Incursion Plan Bringing you up to date. Bringing you up to date. –Overview of initial TAA plan (TAA drawing dated Jan 15, 2007) –Review presentation made to Commercial Operators at Monthly meeting (Aug 2, 2007) –Site visit with TAIT Trustee Dewey Bartlett (Aug 6, 2007) –TAIT board meeting (Aug 9, 2007) –Tulsa World article (Aug 11, 2007)
14 TAA Presentation Update on drainage project. Update on drainage project. Repair/resurface perimeter road. Repair/resurface perimeter road. Security. Security. Timeline on Incursion project. Timeline on Incursion project. Status on leasing policy draft. Status on leasing policy draft. Q & A Q & A
15 50 th Anniversary of RVS July 3, 2008 (Thursday) is the official date. July 3, 2008 (Thursday) is the official date. Looking for something special Looking for something special –Highlight RVS –Bring positive attention to Tulsa Planning meetings have already begun. Planning meetings have already begun. Presenting three short video clips…. Presenting three short video clips…. Red Bull Air Racing
16 50 th Anniversary of RVS Video Video –Introduction. –Race rules. –London, July 2007.
17 50 th Anniversary of RVS Red Bull Air Races Red Bull Air Races –Hosted over land or water. –2008 schedule is not published. San Diego – Sept 21 st & 22 nd. San Diego – Sept 21 st & 22 nd. –3 rd time to race in California –Expecting 70,000 spectators. –GA tickets start at $10. 2-day ticket is $30. –Corporate hospitality is available. –Races are broadcast on over 90 TV-stations and in more than 80 countries. –Broadcast on Fox Sports.
18 50 th Anniversary of RVS Partner with City of Tulsa Partner with City of Tulsa –Showcase Tulsa and the river. –Great River venue. –Timing with July 4 th weekend. –Potential for positive economic impact on Tulsa. –Highlight our rich aviation history. –5-State draw (deep in NASCAR territory.)
19 50 th Anniversary of RVS Request the Red Bull Air Races be considered and evaluated by both the TAA and the City of Tulsa.
20 Recurring Events 1 st Saturday of each month Ponca City Fly-In Breakfast Ponca City Fly-In Breakfast 2 nd Saturday of each month Ardmore Fly-in Breakfast Ardmore Fly-in Breakfast Bartlesville Fly-In Breakfast Bartlesville Fly-In Breakfast Poteau Fly-In Lunch Poteau Fly-In Lunch 3 rd Saturday of each month Alva Fly-In Breakfast Alva Fly-In Breakfast 4 th Saturday of each month Enid Woodring Fly-In Breakfast Enid Woodring Fly-In Breakfast Saturday following the 3 rd Monday Gundys Fly-In Breakfast Gundys Fly-In Breakfast
21 Q & A Thank you for your time and for supporting JRAA. B E S A F E