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December 2017 Update

By December 24, 2017January 19th, 2024General News

To: RJI Members
Date: December 19, 2017
From: Jeff Turney
Re: December 2017 Update

Happy Holidays Jet Racers….

Just before you settle in for the Holidays with Family and Friends, a quick update for the upcoming 2018 Racing Season:

– Annual RARA Class President’s Meeting:  Scheduled for February 22-23, during which a workshop will be conducted in conjunction with FAA, RARA, and Class Technical Representatives to help develop a more “standardized” technical inspection program. Steve Picatti and Minh Venator will be representing the Jet Class.

– Pylon Racing Seminar (PRS): An “abbreviated” PRS will take place on June 7-10 due to construction on runway 8/26 which will be closed for the session. Arrivals and registration are slated for the 7th.  The Mass in-brief and class academics will be held on the 8th with flying periods for all classes on the 9th and 10th only, no PRS flying is scheduled for the 8th…more information will follow as it becomes available.

– Pre PRS Formation Training (FAST): RJI will conduct its annual Formation Training Clinic in conjunction with CJAA on June 4th-6th. Participants should plan to in place on the 3rd and flying will commence on the 4th…Open to all and a great opportunity to brush up on formation proficiency. Stay tuned to the website for updates and information…

– RJI “Goals” for the 2018 Race Season:

  • 21 Fielded and Qualified Jet Race Aircraft
  • $125K Purse funded by RJI Sponsors we are working to bring aboard
  • Expanded Jet Pit with additional space for sponsor exhibits
  • Seek relief from the current “Replacement Engine Restriction”
  • Assist RARA in developing a smoother “Registration Process” for both PRS and Race Week

Finally, from all of us at Racing Jets, Inc., Happy Holidays to all of you…see you at the races!

Jeff Turney
Racing Jets, Inc.

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