What We Do

Mission

– Our major emphasis is to support Army Aviation through educational, technical, and scientific activities to advance the theory and practices of Vertical Take Off and Landing (VTOL) aircraft and attendant subsystems.  The focus of the chapter is to advance these concepts in primary, secondary, and college educational institutions thru Grants and Scholarships.

Scholarships

– Last year the local chapter awarded $10,000 to 5 college students through a rigorous merit-based selection process.  We focused on those students who were majoring in math, science, and engineering disciplines.  This year, we will continue our Scholarship Program which will start with an announcement on our web site and through letters to Universities in our Chapter area.  The Scholarship Program will culminate with an awards luncheon in the July time frame.  We encourage those of you with College students majoring in math, science and engineering disciplines to apply.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">

Leonardo DaVinci Award

– The Redstone Chapter solicits your recommendation for the DaVinci Award to recognize those individuals who contribute to our mission and the goals of our Chapter.  The Medallion signifies the individual reflects the highest ideals, goals, and achievements of vertical flight.  Please visit our website for the process to nominate a deserving professional from the Military, Government, Industry and Academia. More information on the DaVinci Award can be found here.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Barry Baskett Memorial Golf Tournament

– Each year, in September, the Chapter sponsors the Barry Baskett golf tournament.  The tournament recognizes the many contributions that Barry made to Army Aviation throughout his distinguished career.  The proceeds from the tournament go into the Scholarship fund.  Please plan to participate this year in the 7th Annual golf tournament. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Programs

– We strive to feature leaders in the advancement of Army Aviation at our Monthly events to discuss exciting programs which are making a major impact on the future of Army Aviation.  We actively solicit recommendations for Guest Speakers.  Please call/email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.(256.270.1657) with your recommendation.

AHS Specialist Meeting

In February of every year, the Redstone Chapter sponsors a 2-3 day symposium, full of guest speakers, and exhibits. Announcements about the symposium can be found on our website and AHS Int'l website (vtol.org). This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Membership

– The Redstone Chapter is 285 strong.  This year, we expect to grow by at least 10%.  We actively and aggressively pursue new members and welcome members to our monthly Chapter Board meetings.  If you know someone that is interested in becoming a member, please direct them to the VTOL.org website. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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