July 30, 2009
By Alton K. Marsh
An analysis of Cessna’s second quarter report was released by Textron July 31. You’ll find the main information on pages 23 to 27 of the 10-K report.
How bad is it? That’s what everyone wants to know about the economy. AOPA Pilot Senior Editor Al Marsh sat down with Cessna CEO Jack Pelton on the day the second quarter report was released and discovered things could be looking up...next year.
AOPA Pilot Senior Editor Alton Marsh has been a pilot since 1970 and has an airline transport pilot certificate and instrument and multiengine flight instructor certificates, aerobatic training, and a commercial seaplane certificate.
As the cold weather chills AOPA’s Headquarters in Frederick, many of us are inside generating new resources for flying clubs.
In my house, every Friday night is “Movie Night.” While the movies are rarely educational (I don’t think I learned anything from the Lego Movie), we look forward to the weekly opportunity to spend time together. Why not use the same concept for your Flying Club (with the addition of education, of course)?
AOPA Flying Club Manager Kelby Ferwerda posted the following on the AOPA Flying Club Facebook Page: “Recently I’ve talked with quite a few Flying Clubs about maintaining social activity through the cold winter months. Some clubs host Holliday Parties, others have Potluck Movie Nights. What does your club do to keep members involved during the chilly months?”
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