Best In The West Jet Rally is a non-compete event,
this is an open, fun-fly event with very few restrictions.
Best In The West is an AMA Sanctioned event.
All Registered Pilots must have a valid AMA Card,
FAA registration number and must be a CURRENT Turbine Waiver holder.
WELCOME TO THE 29TH ANNUAL BEST IN THE WEST JET RALLY 2018!
ONE OF THE LARGEST JET SHOWS IN THE WORLD!
BUTTONWILLOW ELK-HILLS AIRPORT, BUTTONWILLOW, CA
AT THE WILLOW!
6-Flight Lines, Food On Site, Spectator Seating, Camping on Site, 3,260 X 50 Foot Paved Runway, No obstructions no Restrictions, 1200 foot ceiling, RV Parking on Site (No Hook-Ups), On Site Thursday Night Taco Night, On Site Friday Night Pilots Dinner, On Site Banquet Dinner and Auction With 36 Spectacular Awards Including The "Prestigious" Colonel Robert E. Thacker Award. All in our huge 40 X 80 Enclosed Tent on site.
Best In The West Jet Rally is a non-compete event, this is an open, fun-fly event with very few restrictions.
Best In The West is an AMA Sanctioned Event. All Registered Pilots must have a Valid AMA Card and must be a CURRENT Turbine Waiver holder.
If you plan on operating a Turbine-Powered Model, you must show proof that you possess a Current AMA Turbine Waiver. If you plan on only flying Electric or gas ducted fans, you must only be AMA Current. Please have this information ready before you register, or at the Registration Table.
All Pilots who wish to participate in the event, and do not hold a AMA Turbine Waiver, you
have to register as a Pilot. However, all Non-Waiver Pilots, must fly on the buddy box system. If you would like to have a Turbine Waiver Pilot and CD sign you off, this may be done from Tuesday through Thursday by 6:00 PM. Please have all AMA papers with you. Please contact Joe for waiver time.
Make-A-Wish Foundation 2018 Letter
Hi Joe –
Thanks again for reaching out to us regarding your Best in the West Jet Rally event 2018 coming up in a few weeks. We are very honored that you have continued to choose Make-A-Wish as your event’s beneficiary. The funds your event generates go directly toward granting life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses, and our Greater Los Angeles chapter is so grateful for your support!
Later this week I will mail you some flyers and Make-A-Wish materials to set up at your registration table at the event. Please let me know when you receive it!
When it comes time for the donation, you can send the proceeds to the address below. Checks can be made out to “Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles.”
Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles
Attn: Marc Sawyer
11390 W. Olympic Blvd., Ste. 300
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Thanks again Joe – we’re looking forward to hearing how the event goes this year!
Development Director, Corporate & Special Events
Make-A-Wish® Greater Los Angeles
11390 W. Olympic Boulevard, Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90064