1st Annual Summit - Aviation Archaeology Symposium - 2009
This summit was held at Moffet Field, CA. No photos available at this time.
2nd Annual Aviation Archaeology Summit - 2010
On April 17 and 18, 2010, a group of aviation archaeology professionals and wreckchasers, avocational and interested persons met at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport, "Jeffco", for a two-day summit meeting represented by Arizona, California, Canada, Colorado, Illinois, New Mexico, and Oklahoma. These dedicated persons represents the interests of wreck chasers, aircraft recovery teams, and avocational archaeologists. This North American Aviation Archaeology Summit sponsored by the North American Institute of Aviation Archaeology (NAIAA) and CAHS's "AvAr" Staff. The attendiees discussed all aspects of aviation archaeology, wreck chasing, recovery, modern archaeology techniques, ethics, education, training, hobby enthusiasts, and professional interests. The group held breakout sessions, with consensus and voting determined the Summit's outcome. The Summit created an organization initial respresenting the United States and Canada, now to be called: ''Aviation Archaeology and Heritage Association'' (AAHA) with 100% agreement to expand with all nations' interests in aviation archaeology and wreck chasing.
3rd Annual Summit for AAHA - 2011
On April 29 - May 1, NAIAA hosted this conference at Nellis AFB, Las Vegas, NV. This year Arizona, California, Colorado, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon and Washington was represented with 24 in attendance. AAHA will be a loosely organized until more particiipants are gained and have a stronger interest in forming an international association. Canada did not attend this year, as well as, the British Archeaological Council. A unamious agreement to hold the 4th Annual Summit, but no location was decided, at this this time. NAIAA and CAHS' AvAr Program will continue to assist AAHA in aviation archeology education and forums for all states with parallel interests. Album updated 5/4/2011.