Civil Air Patrol

Aerospace Education

NEW MEXICO WING GLIDER ACADEMY  7 JULY – 12 JULY  Student cost:$900
click on link for Application information , email Lt. Col. Dewing:  (rodewing@q.com) that you wish to attend and you will be put on list in order received .  Glider Academy link

 

Mini Aerospace Extravaganza
Speakers, rockets and airplanes  TBA

Aerospace Officer seminar/webX
TBA

 

AEO’s and AEM’s  select your STEM Kit.  CAP STEM Kit – Disabled STEM Kit Applications from 1 June to 31 July

Astronomy, Flight Simulator, Robotics, Rocketry, Model and Remote Controled Aircraft,  Weather Station, Quadcopter, Hydraulic Engineeing, Raspberry PI, Ready-to-Fly-Quadcopter. many more to come.

AEO’s AEROSPACE EDUCATION Plan of Action and Activity  done in e-services
REPORTS due Oct. 15
 

NOMINATED AWARDS Due Oct 15 through e-services ,

  Anyone member  (Cadet or Senior) can summit a nomination. Please take the time to nominate cadets and seniors for the award they deserve! We use the wing conference awards for our nominations to Region. (Click on award to be directed to National AE about award)

Frank G. Brewer – Civil Air Patrol Memorial Aerospace Awards 
(Wing AE Cadet of the year) is Category I – Civil Air Patrol Cadet Member
(Wing AE Senior of the year) is Category II – Civil Air Patrol Senior Member
Category III – Individual or Organization outside of Civil Air Patrol
Category IV – Lifetime Achievement

Wing Aerospace Education Officer of the Year
Wing Aerospace Education Teacher of the Year

EARNED AWARDS 

Squadron Aerospace Education Excellence Award  every squadron should be working on getting the excellence award. Complete six aerospace activities and one two-hour or longer field experience (space day, trip to the airport or museum, etc.) between Oct 31- Sept,to earn a beautiful wooden instructor plaque plus color certificates for your students.


Indivadual  
Yeager Award Every senior should work to get the Yeager Award, the on line test for “Aerospace the Journey of Flight” the book can be downloaded from eservices, AE downloads and resources.

 Mary Fiek 1924-2016  ( Cadet Achievement 3)
Attended several New Mexico Wing conferences and our Aerospace Extravaganza.

 

19 year old Mary Fiek inspecting her design of a Captivair for a WWII P-51

New Mexico Wing Aerospace Education Staff:
Director of Aerospace Education: Ltc. Roland Dewing        rodewing@q.com
Internal Aerospace Education: Cpt. Rene Larricq    rene-larricq@leavitt.com
External Aerospace Education: Ltc.Ted Spitzmiller  thspitzmiller@msn.com
Assistant: Maj. Bob Will   moaaawd1#hotmail.com

New Mexico Aerospace Education advisors:
CAP Maj. . John English (Space Science)
(Data engineer on Mariner mission to Mars)
CAP Capt. Ken Johnston (Apollo Specialist)
(Trained Apollo Astronauts to fly lunar module,)
AEM Jerald Cross (Model Rocket Specialist)

Southwest Region AE Chief of Staff: Lt. Col. Levent Vural CAP
Lt. Col. Levent is a Aerospace Engineer by profession

 New Mexico AEO’s  (update comming)

Alamogordo Composite Squadron 073                       
Albuquerque Heights Composite Sq. 083      Cpt. Rene Larricq                     
Albuquerque Senior Squadron II  030      
Clovis Composite Squadron 060
Eagle Squadron  012                                 1st Lt. James McKelvey
Farmington Composite Squadron  068                   
Las Cruces Composite Sq.  024                
Los Alamos Composite Sq. 016                
Rio Rancho Falcon Composite Sq.  077    
Roswell Composite Sq.  082
Route 66 Composite Squadron  085           

Santa Fe Composite Sq.  018                    
Socorro Composite Sq. 084                      
Taos Senior Sq. 006                                 
Thunderbird Composite Sq. 033                
West Mesa Composite Sq. 055                    

Group 800   Cadet Squadrons          
Albuquerque
Tony Hillerman Middle School 818                              

LBJ Middle School                    811
Belin Middle School                  819
Espanola Carlos F Vigil Middle School    820               Cpt.   Jason Clark *
Socorro High School                 822                              

National Headquarters Aerospace Resources:

AEO Schools, reports Awards for senior, cadets and Teachers, AEX Awards Program,
AFA Grants, Teacher TOP, Model Rocketry Program, Publications

Links to other Aerospace Related Web Sites:

NMSpaceHistory
SpaceBucketList
Air Force Association AFA
Air&Space Smithsonian
We Choose the Moon
Utube videos  Col. Joseph Kittinger Felix Baumgartner
Hubble
Starship Schemtics
Free Flightsimulators  Article on X-Plane, FlightGear and Orbiter – view information, screenshots and download directly from the article.

Aerospace Company Web Sites:

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