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2003 SSA Annual Convention Update

Update Dec. 31st Join us in Dayton, Ohio for the 2003 SSA Convention and Air Sports Expo from January 23-25,2003. On Wednesday, January 22nd the Soaring Safety Foundation will present their annual safety seminar. The convention is the highlight of the SSA calendar each year and the 2003 event promises to be especially interesting with a special private reception at the USAF Museum at Wright Patterson Air Force Base. More information about the convention can be found on the convention website at www.airsportsexpo.com or by clicking on "Air Sport Expo 2003" in the left-hand menu. Registration information is available on the next page. Click Here for On-line Convention registration or read on for additional information including downloadable registration forms. BULLETIN: The General Membership Meeting on Friday, January 24th will feature a presentation by the new Transportation Security Administration. TSA's participation in the convention is a great opportunity to learn more about the changes taking place in our aviation world.

UPDATE: Check the Convention Website for additional information on speakers and events at www.airsportsexpo.com


Click Here for On-line Convention registration

Click Here for Downloadable Registration Form

UPDATE: Hotel Information
Headquarter Hotel - Crowne Plaza Hotel, located across from the Convention Center. Telephone 937-224-0800 for reservations. Convention rate $99.

Marriott Hotel, located a five minute drive from the Convention Center. Free shuttles will be available to and from the hotel to the convention center. Telephone 937-223-1000 for reservations. Convention rate $73.

Join us in Dayton, Ohio for the 2003 SSA Convention and Air Sports Expo from January 23-25,2003.

Youúll have the opportunity to attend Soaring seminars presented by the best of the best, discover the latest in sailplanes and related products in the exhibit hall, and learn about related air sports such as ballooning.

Join us for a Private Reception at the U.S. Air Force Museum
Friday, Jan. 24 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Photo #9710 | AF MuseumThe United States Air Force Museum is the largest and oldest military aviation museum in the world. Located at Wright-Patterson AFB, this unique attraction tells the exciting story of aviation development from the days of the Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk to the present.

Visit the Early Years Gallery and learn how military flight began. The gallery offers one of the finest World War I aircraft collections in the world. The first round-the-world flight and early technological develop-ments bring you to the beginning of World War II.

A look at the Museum's Air Power Gallery will bring you into the heat of World War II, the jet age, Korea and Vietnam.

Move into the Space Gallery and see the forerunners of today's space suits, the evolutions of foods and items used by America's astronauts in space, a moon rock and more.

There is also the Presidential Air Force One Aircraft and Research and Development/Flight Test Hangars. The Museum's Research Division maintains historical information, technical manuals, personal papers and other USAF
related documents.

The evening will include food, entertainment and full access to all exhibits.
Free shuttle service will be provided from the convention hotels beginning at 5:45 p.m. on Friday evening.

Registration Information
An official website will be online shortly, however for now you can download a PDF file that contains pertinent info by clicking here.

Posted: 9/29/2002 By: General News

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