Welcome To Our World


The AYA welcomes you to its home on the web!
Thanks for stopping by!

Here you will learn about the organization, its mission, along with viewing some photos and videos of a few of the exciting events that have occurred. The AYA organizes events for its members, which are conveniently located in varying areas around the regions. These events include fly-in brunches, overnight flying destinations,or exciting cross country adventures.

The AYA exists to serve its members.

As an active world wide organization the American Yankee Association provides a unified avenue for those who own, operate, or just have an interest in the American Aviation, Grumman American, and Gulfstream Aerospace, AGAC and Tiger Aircraft. The AYA is open to everyone regardless of aircraft ownership or flying experience. The only criteria to join us is the desire to share the passion of flight.
Make sure and bookmark us, and visit often! Again, welcome and we look forward to hearing from you!

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The Benefits Of Membership

Besides the personally rewarding camaraderie with other members, AYA events, and a myriad of other benefits, inside the members only area of our website you will find:

< AYA Membership Directory
< Personal Membership File and Settings
< Current and Archived AYA Star Newsletters
< Scholarship Program
< Pilot Proficiency Program (PFP) information
< Member Discount Program
< Technical Library Access
< Company Store
< Annual Convention
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Ask The Experts
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Promotional Brochure

You can contact the AYA Secretary/Treasurer via phone: (530)676-4AYA, fax: (530) 676-3949, Email Stew, or mail: PO Box 1531, Cameron Park CA, 95682


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The American Yankee Association (AYA) is the official owners group for all models of American, Grumman, Gulfstream, and American General light aircraft. AYA was initially formed in June, 1976. The original concept focused on the model AA1 "American Yankee," with owners of subsequent two- and four-place models accepted as "associate members." This was changed almost immediately to include as full members all of the two-place owners, and, in 1978, the bylaws were amended to include all of the other models built by American Aviation, Grumman American, and Gulfstream Aerospace. In 1989, these aircraft were returned to production by the American General Aircraft Company (AGAC), and remained in production until 1994. Tiger Aircraft revived the line between 2001 and 2006. In honor of the original aircraft, the Yankee, designed by Jim Bede, the name of the organization has remained "American Yankee Association." The name has a long history that is well-known by numerous publications and organizations which have dealt with us over the years.

Membership is open to all owners, pilots, and enthusiasts of the entire aircraft product line, ranging from the AA1 through the GA7. All memberships include the spouse or significant other of the primary member. Our policy on partnership-owned airplanes is that all partners not of the same household should join as individual members.

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