CAMBODIAN FLYING CLUB
Aeroclub du Cambodge
Articles of Association: Constitution and Bylaws
Section 1: The
name of this association is “Cambodian Flying Club” or CFC.
The club will also be known as “Aeroclub du Cambodge” or
“_________________________(in Khmer)”. (pending translation).
Section 2: The
headquarters of this club will be at ___________________________. (coming in due
Section 3: The emblem or logo of this club is as shown above. (coming soon).
Purpose and Objectives
Section 1: The objectives of the CFC are:
A. To form a non-political, private flying association that will provide members with a venue for discussion and sharing information about aviation related issues and to provide members with advice, assistance and information concerning general aviation and their personal flying.
B. To promote, preserve and represent the interests of General Aviation in Cambodia (General aviation is defined by the ICAO as all civil aviation operations other than scheduled air services and nonscheduled air transport operations for remuneration or hire.)
C. To promote the economy, safety, and use of general aviation aircraft for personal transportation for both business and non-business purposes, including recreation.
D. To work with the national authorities to assist with the development of enlightened regulations, procedures, systems and facilities in the best interests of General aviation and the country of Cambodia.
E. To promote tourism and to generate positive public relations that will elevate the international status of Cambodia through flying and aviation related activities and events.
Section 1: Any
individual who has an interest in aviation can be accepted as a member of the
Cambodian flying club. Members
must remain in good standing with international and local laws and national
authorities, remain free from drug or alcohol abuse, be without a current
criminal record and in good mental health.
Section 2: Membership
will be granted by the current Board of Directors and will be either as a
Regular Member, Honorary Member or Patron.
Membership can be revoked by a decision of the Board of Directors based
on section 1 above, or on other documented reasonable cause for dismissal.
Section 3: Regular
Membership will be for all members who pay the yearly membership fee as set by
the Board of Directors. Regular
members are entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting and are entitled to use CFC
facilities as available.
Section 4: Honorary
Membership will be granted gratis to certain VIP individuals who will also have
rights as Regular Members.
Section 5: The CFC patron is a member as extended by invitation of the Board and will hold a position of honorary representative of the CFC. The Patron will have no voting rights.
Officers and Board of Directors
Section 1: The Officers will be CFC members in good standing and will be voted into office at the Annual General Meeting. CFC Officers will consist of:
Section 2: The Board of Directors will consist of the Club officers and is responsible for administration of the CFC and the facilitation of the CFC activities and responsibilities. The Board will meet at least quarterly.
Section 1: General
Meeting - The General Meeting will be held once a year to elect the CFC Officers
and to conduct other business as required.
Quorum at a General Meeting will be not less than ¼ of the Regular
Members. General Meeting
resolutions need a simple majority to pass.
Section 2: Board
Meetings - Board Meetings will be held at least bi-annually and more frequently
as needed. Board Meetings
will be called by the CFC President and Administered by the CFC Secretary. Quorum for the Board is 4/5 Board Members.
Board Resolutions are passed by a simple majority vote.
Section 3: Member Meetings - Member Meetings can be called as needed by any member of the Board of Directors. Member meetings are informal meetings that can be used for any purpose, including official discussions or simple social gatherings. Items or resolutions proposed during member meetings will be brought to the next scheduled Board Meeting for discussion.
Section 1: The
income of the CFC will consist of yearly membership fees, donations, and
sponsorships as available.
Section 2: The
budget of the CFC will be drawn up by the Treasurer and approved by the Board.
Any expenditure outside of the budget must be approved by the CFC
President prior to remittance.
Section 3: The Treasurer will control all funds and will keep proper accounting records including a quarterly finance statement to be presented to the Board.
Section 1: These
bylaws may be altered by a majority vote at a duly called meeting of the
members, provided that the Board of Directors shall have notified the membership
at least 10 days in advance.