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Richard Pearl is a flight instructor in gliders, with fixed wing experience. He will will talking about his near-fatal motor glider accident, what he learned from the experience, and thoughts for all pilots, especially for those who fly in or near the mountains. Pearl is a local pilot with 1,500 hours in gliders and 850 in engine-driven aircraft - primarily in own touring motor glider but also in C-172’s. He based the motor glider here at Auburn Airport for many years. He has over 1,200 hours instructing in gliders, is an executive with the commercial glider port at Truckee, and has participated in many seminars and camps about mountain flying and also about what power pilots need to know when their engine quits and they become immediately glider pilots. Richard is also the executive director of the international Touring Motor Glider Association. He and wife Penny are both retired and now live in Sun City Lincoln Hills.
Come visit us on the first Wednesday of every month for an interesting speaker, meeting fellow aviation enthusiasts, and a potluck dinner.
Mach 5 Aviation is offering a FREE, family-friendly Movie event featuring the Pixar movie, Planes!
Friends and family, bring your lawn chairs and blankets for a charming, picnic-style movie viewing held in our Mach 5 Aviation hangar located on Rickenbacker Way!
FREE!! **Deaf Friendly Event- subtitles will be provided as well as an ASL interpreter**
Snowie King Shaved Ice Truck
Outlaw Cuisine Food Truck - Burgers & Fries
Drinks from Moonraker Brewing for the adults!
Static Display Aircraft!
Do you have a Boy Scout or Girl Scout? Earn your aviation merritt badge with our Pre-movie edutainment featuring Flight Apprentice! They will give brief aviation related training so the kids can learn and earn their badges!
Participating establishments will be donating a portion of their proceeds to the Auburn Aviation Association’s scholarship fund, promoting aviation to the next generation!
Join the general membership at the Auburn Aviation Association annual BBQ.
Our monthly meeting happens on the first Wednesday of each month. Come to hear an aviation-related speaker, meet other aviation enthusiasts, and enjoy our potluck dinner.
Auburn Aviation Association PO Box 6454 Auburn, California 95604
Technical Support: Call Chris Haven at 530-401-6082