WAITB Upcoming Events
WAI Tampa Bay Chapter May Event
United States Coast Guard, Clearwater Hangar Facility Tour
Saturday, May 13, 2023
USCG Air Station Clearwater
15100 Rescue Way
Clearwater, FL 33762
RSVP Deadline is May 7!
Security procedures in place require specific information from guests.
RSVP for more information.
"Once you enter the gate (through security), park in front of the building with a flag pole. There is only one building with a flag pole once you get through security."
The security information you provided will have been provided to the guard at the security station.
We are the largest and busiest Air Station in the Coast Guard. In addition to the local area, our Area of Operations includes the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean basin, and the Bahamas. We constantly maintain deployed H-60s for Operations Bahamas, Turks and Caicos (OPBAT), a joint DEA, Coast Guard, Bahamian Turks and Caicos anti-drug and migrant smuggling operation in the Bahamas. We also have C-130s deployed in support of Joint Interagency Task Force (JIATF) operations in the Caribbean. This is done while simultaneously maintaining a constant Bravo Zero Search and Rescue response at home in Florida.
RSVP Deadline is May 7.
Drone Effects with TBAA
Saturday, May 27, 2023
9:00am - 12:00noon
Tampa Executive Airport
6530 Tampa Executive Airport Road
Along with Tampa Bay Aviation Association we will be introduced to drones with Melissa Matisko of Drone Effects!
We will be doing TRUST, The Recreational UAS Safety Test which takes about 45-60 minutes to get everyone certified. Followed by a drone demo where everyone will have the opportunity to fly.