JANUARY 2022

Tuesday, 11th, 7:00 PM
RIPA's Monthly Dinner Meeting will be canceled

The RIPA Board of Directors out of an abundance of caution will not host the January meeting. We anticipate resuming the monthly meetings in February.




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november 2021

Tuesday, 9th, 7 to 9 PM
RIPA's Monthly Dinner Meeting will be held at Chelo's Hometown Bar and Grille located at 2225 Post Road, Warwick, RI 

Cocktails at 6:00 — Dinner at 7 PM — Meeting at 8:00

Dinner: Dinner is a buffet menu of selections of entrees with coffee and desserts. Dinner is $25 per person / $30 for non-members., RSVP Required!
Contact James Burns by email: captnburns@aol.com by November 5th to join us.
Feel free to join us at 7:30 PM if you wish to only attend the meeting.

MEETING : The President will address the 2022 Board of Directors election proceedings. The following leadership positions and duties are subject to change.   

President : presides at the Association meetings and over the executive board, is responsible for the administration of affairs and signs paperwork on behalf of the organization. UP FOR ELECTION

Vice President : assists the President with duties and performs the duties of the President when the individual is not able or the position becomes vacant between elections. UP FOR ELECTION

Event Chair : takes leadership for the Association event planning process  
                     UP FOR ELECTION

Treasurer : manages the finances of  the organization. OCCUPIED

Webmaster : maintains the Association website. UP FOR ELECTION

Membership Chair : responsible for identification and selection of new Association members. OCCUPIED

Communications Chair : publishes a newsletter for aviation monthly meetings and other activities/notices. UP FOR ELECTION

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We have lots of things going on, and as a courtesy we list other aviation-related events here as well as our own! If you sign up for our Face Book Group, you can also receive notification of “spur of the moment” activities! For more information about any of these events, email us. Be sure to come back often to check this page for updates and for information about new events being added all the time.



RIPA's Monthly Dinner Meeting will be held at
various restaurants in Rhode Island

Complete dinner is $30 per person /
$35 per person for non-members

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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HAPPY NEW YEAR

 

 

 

 

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october 2021

Tuesday, 12th, 7 to 9 PM
RIPA's Monthly Dinner Meeting will be held at Chelo's Hometown Bar and Grille located at 2225 Post Road, Warwick, RI 

Cocktails at 6:00 — Dinner at 7 PM 
 
Dinner: Salad will be available. The entrees include buffet style chicken parmesan, shrimp scampi over linguini and steak tips. Dessert and coffee will be available. The dinner cost is $25.00 per person and $45.00 per couple for RIPA members and $30.00 per person for non-RIPA members. 

Speakers: We are featuring the Providence, Rhode Island Air Traffic Controllers who direct aircraft on the ground and through controlled airspace and may provide advisory services to aircraft in non-controlled airspace.        

RSVP: Bill Arsenault at 401-965-2026 or email: bpmvy@comcast.net by the Friday before the meeting.
Feel free to join us at 7:30 PM if you wish to only attend the meeting.


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September 2021

Tuesday, 14th, 7 to 9 PM
RIPA's Monthly Dinner Meeting will be held at Elizabeth’s Portofino Tuscan Grille located at 897 Post Road in Warwick, Rhode Island

Cocktails at 6:30 — Dinner at 7 PM 
 
Dinner: Family style appetizers including RI style calamari and stuffed mushrooms will be available. The server will take your menu choice of baked scrod; chicken or veal marsala; fettuccine alfredo; or veal, chicken or eggplant parmigiano. The dinner cost is $25.00 per person and $45.00 per couple for RIPA members and $30.00 per person for non-RIPA members. 

Speaker: Don Goyette is the former owner of Fitchburg-Colonial Aviation in Massachusetts. He has taught at East Coast Aero Tech in Bedford, Massachusetts. The individual is the owner of Aircraft Cylinder Repair in Whitinsville, Massachusetts.        

Contact: Bill Arsenault at 401-965-2026 or email: bpmvy@comcast.net by the Sunday before the meeting.
Feel free to join us at 7:30 PM if you wish to only attend the meeting.

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Saturday, 18th
Poker Run sponsored by the New England Section of Ninety-Nines
www.FlyingPokerRun.org
VFR only - Go/No Go call after 7am 9/18 (978) 223-8497



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february 2022

Tuesday, 8th, 6:30 to 8:30 PM
RIPA's Monthly Dinner Meeting will be held at Chelo's Hometown Bar and Grille located at 2225 Post Road, Warwick, RI 

Cocktails at 6:00 — Dinner at 6:30 PM — Meeting at 7:00 PM
 
Dinner: Buffet menu of selections of entrees with coffee and dessert. Dinner is $30 per person / $35 for non-members., RSVP Required!
Contact Bill Weedon by email: vipirate66@gmail.com by February 1st to join us.
Feel free to join us at 7:00 PM if you wish to only attend the meeting.

Speaker: Dennis Greco, Senior Vice President, Chief Operations Officer of Rhode Island Airport Corporation. Subject matter will include things like, long range planning for GA airports including hangar development and shovel-ready projects and more.



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december 2021

Tuesday, 14th, 6 to 9 PM
EVENT : Rhode Island Pilots’ Association (RIPA) 2021 December holiday gala

DATE/TIME : December 14 th / 6:00 p.m. cocktails, 6:30 p.m. dinner and 7:30 p.m. meeting       

LOCATION : Chelo’s Hometown Bar and Grille at 2225 Post Road in Warwick, RI

DINNER : $25 for RIPA members and $30 for nonmembers served buffet-style

MEETING : Please join the RIPA Board of Directors in welcoming the RIPA Vice President Jim Burns who will present on topics related to the aviation industry. Jim is a former airline corporate pilot and Federal Aviation Administration Designated Pilot Examiner. He is a current Certified Flight Instructor who has logged over 23,000 aircraft flying hours.

The RIPA Board of Directors is delighted to announce that Santa Claus will be joining us at the Gala. There will be an optional gift swap. You may bring a gift valued at 10 dollars to swap.

PLEASE CONTACT THE RIPA PRESIDENT BILL ARSENAULT
at bpmvy@comcast.net IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND
THE DINNER AND/OR MEETING
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