A non-profit association governed by the Act of 1 July 1901 and the Decree of 16 August 1901 is hereby established between the members of the present statute, under the name:
PILOT TRAINING HELPING HAND
Hereinafter referred to as "The Association"
The purpose of the association is:
- Helping young students, who are undergoing training to become a professional pilot of an airplane or helicopter, who are in financial difficulty to undertake, advance or complete their studies with certified schools.After a case-by-case examination, intervene with occasional contributions to purchase teaching materials, help for travel, housing and other needs to cope with everyday life at the training site.
- Administer and continuously update a highly specialized, free, independent and freely accessible online search engine to help aspiring students in their choice of training for their future professional pilot career.
The head office is located in France, Herault district.
It may be transferred by simple decision of the board of directors.
The duration of the association is unlimited.
The association is open to all, without condition or distinction, but the board of directors of the association is free to choose its members.
The association consists of the following categories of members, physical persons and legal persons represented by an officer or a designated employee:
A) Founding members and honorary members
D) Voluntary Members
Honorary members are those who have rendered services reported to the association; they are exempt from membership fees and their membership is without time limits.
Benefactors are persons who make a donation in an amount free but sufficiently high to enable the association to more easily achieve the objectives set out in Article 2.
Members are those who have made a commitment to pay an annual membership fee. The Board of Directors, at the ordinary general meeting, determines the amount of the contribution.
Volunteer members are all people who donate occasionally, regardless of the amount.
The resources of the association include:
1) Donations and membership fees
2) All resources authorized by the laws and regulations in force, including certain private or public, national and / or international subsidies.
The ordinary general assembly includes the founding members and the honorary members of the association. Given the internationality of the Association, it is impossible to decide on the presence of all other members (benefactors, members and volunteers) at the ordinary general meeting.
It meets every year in December.
At least fifteen days before the appointed date, the founding members and honorary members of the Association shall be convened by the Secretary. The agenda appears on the convening notices.
The president chairs the assembly and outlines the activities of the association.
The treasurer reports on his management and submits the annual accounts (balance sheet, income statement and appendix) to the approval of the meeting.
Only items on the agenda can be considered.
Decisions shall be taken by a majority vote of the members present or represented.
After the agenda has been exhausted, the election and renewal of the outgoing and / or resigning members of the board of directors is carried out.
If need be, or at the request of half plus one of the founding members and honorary members, the chairman may convene an extraordinary general meeting in accordance with the present articles and only for the amendment of the articles or the dissolution of the Association.
The terms of the meeting are the same as for the ordinary general meeting.
The deliberations shall be taken by a majority of the members present.
The Association is governed by a
1) A Chairperson
2) A secretary
3) A treasurer
The members of the Bureau are elected and their mandate renewed or not by the majority of the founding members and the honorary members gathered in ordinary assembly. The functions of President and Treasurer can not be cumulated.
The board of directors is composed of the 3 members of the board + 2 honorary members elected at the ordinary general meeting.
The report and the annual accounts are sent to the Prefect of the department each year.
The association undertakes to present its registers and accounting documents on any requisition from the administrative authorities.
All office functions are free and voluntary. Only expenses incurred in fulfilling their mandate are reimbursed based on receipts. The financial report presented to the ordinary general meeting presents, per beneficiary, reimbursements for mission, travel or representation expenses.
The totality of the Association's activities, the details of its resources, the management costs and the nature of the assistance and measures provided for in Article 2 of the present statute shall always be published and publicly accessible on the association website. The general and accounting relations resulting from the Annual General Meetings will be transmitted by e-mail to all registered members of the Association.
Given the international nature of the object of the association, all the documents necessary for its activities will always be written in French and in English.
In the event of a dissolution as provided for in Article 8, one or more liquidators are appointed and the net assets, if any, are vested in a non-profit organization (or an association with similar purposes) in accordance with the decisions of the extraordinary general meeting which decided on the dissolution. The net assets can not be devolved to a member of the association, even partially, unless resumption of a contribution.
Not to prohibit the allocation of net assets to a member could compromise the criterion of disinterested management, taxation declension of the article 1 of law of 1901, and therefore the qualification of general interest.