Monthly Newsletter

May 2022 Newsletter


The Professional Pilots Association’s next meeting will be Wednesday, May 4th, 2022  at the main Lane Aviation hangar in the middle of the John Glenn Columbus International Airport, Columbus, Ohio. Click here for a map


Kevin Korterud will speak about the history and purpose of the Commemorative Air Force and it’s mission to acquire, restore and preserve combat aircraft which were flown by all military services of the United States and selected aircraft of other nations for the education and enjoyment of present and future generations of Americans. Kevin represents the Ohio Wing of the CAF.


Restrictions for social distancing in our meeting area at Lane Aviation will permit only a maximum of 30 members to attend. Therefore, reservations will be accepted for the first 30 PPA members who register.

Upcoming speakers at PPA monthly meetings will be Ken Ramos AEP Drone Program Manager on September 7th, Richard Meikle Executive Vice President FlightSafety International, October 5th.

Request: Please contact me or any of the Trustees with suggested speakers and topics for future meetings.  You can call one of us or send a message: CLICK HERE


Each PPA member is encouraged to make reservations as early as practicable to help us obtain an accurate estimate of attendance. Please make your reservation not later than noon, Monday, May 2nd. This meeting is not sponsored. There will be a $20 registration fee collected at the door to cover the meal and PPA expenses.

Make your reservations in one of these two ways:
Click here to make your reservations
Send an email to:


6:00 p.m. Social
6:30 p.m. Dinner
7:00 p.m. Presentation

See you on May 4th, 2022.

Mike Ponzani

President, Professional Pilots Association
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