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16/02/2017: 2017 Annual General Meeting on the 8th April 2017, Shire Hotel, Kettering.
PLEASE NOTE: Bookings for the Kettering AGM & Reunion need to be made through Isle of Wight Tours http://www.iowtours.com NOT the hotel. The Phone No is 01983 405116 and ask for "Reunions".
Brian Bingham - Reunion Organiser
Just a reminder to those who are attending the AGM at Kettering.
There will be an afternoon 'session' where Commodore Jock Alexander from Navy Wings will be giving a presentation.
Also present at this meeting will be representatives of the Kettering Sea Cadets.
Hope to see you at the AGM
Margaret (FAAA Editor)
26/01/2017: National Committee Meeting 21st January 2017 - (Minutes of the Meeting)
First Sea Lord's Message
25th of November 2016
Royal Navy Galaxy
Posted 7th of December 2016
HON. VICE PRESIDENT:
Rear Admiral Keith E Blount OBE
Current Rear Admiral Fleet Air Arm
Fleet Air Arm Association - Officers, Committee and Ex Officio Members
PATRON: Vice Admiral Sir Adrian Johns KCB. CBE. ADC.
PRESIDENT: Rear Admiral Tom Cunningham CBE.
VICE PRESIDENTS: R.Golightly F. Wadley
HON. VICE PRESIDENT Rear Admiral Russ Harding OBE ACNS(A&C) and RAFAA
CHAIRMAN: Mike Foote
TREASURER: Michael (Ben) Worship
SECRETARY: Peter Murray
COMMITTEE MEMBERS: Terry Lowden - Bob Ridout - Dave Fairley - Gordon Pinkney - Alan Key
WEBMASTER: Ray “Happy” Day
To assist members in matters relating to welfare. To maintain a close relationship with the Service and to inform the general public of the past traditions and present function of the Fleet Air Arm.
In 1985 three branches, Birmingham, Hanworth and Gosport, met and agreed to form a National Fleet Air Arm Association. The Association now has eighteen branches and a membership of just under a thousand. Branches cover an area from Yorkshire (Leeds) in the North to the Solent (Lee on Solent) in the South, from Great Yarmouth in the East to Bristol and District in the West.
Today, branches support the Fleet Air Arm Memorial Church, the Fleet Air Arm Museum, the Fly Navy Heritage Trust and the Royal Navy Historic Flight at RNAS Yeovilton. The Association was actively involved with raising funds for a Fleet Air Arm Memorials, sited on the Embankment in London, and the National Arboretum, Staffordshire.
Membership is open to all serving and ex-serving ranks who served without dishonour in a recognised Fleet Air Arm Trade for a minimum of six months.
Subscriptions: - The current fees for the Daedalus Branch are:-
UK Applicants: - £20.00 (£12.00 subs + £3.25 joining fee and £4.25 Lapel Badge); after September £14.00 (£6.00 subs + 3.25 joining fee and £4.75 lapel Badge).
Overseas Applicants: - £35.00 (£16.00 subs + £4.00 joining fee + £10.25 Association Tie and £4.75 Lapel Badge); after September £27.00 (8.00 subs + £4.00 joining fee + £10.25 Association Tie and £4.75 Lapel Badge).
Benefits of joining the Fleet Air Arm Association
The Membership Subscription covers:
1. One Year’s Association Membership.
2. Lapel Badge.
3. Airey Fairey Magazine.
Includes postage and package.
Further items can be purchased.
A full list will be forwarded with your initial membership pack.
Future developments include a Membership Booklet giving service details and service history.
Full and Associate Membership is available from Any of the FAAA Branches
22/03/2016 “Revised Association Constitution”
The FAAA's Official Members Facebook Group
FAAA Members ONLY!