Monthly Newsletter

December 2021 Newsletter


The Professional Pilots Association’s next meeting will be December 1st, 2021 at the main Lane Aviation hangar in the middle of the John Glenn Columbus International Airport, Columbus, Ohio. Click here for a map


D. Richard Meikle, Executive Vice President, Safety and Regulatory Compliance for FlightSafety International, will be speaking on FlightSafety’s move of their Corporate Headquarters from LaGuardia, New York to Columbus, Ohio. He’ll also present pertinent aviation safety topics.


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.

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, November 29th. 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 December 1, 2021!

Mike Ponzani

President, Professional Pilots Association
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Gone West.
PPA members who have recently passed. Don Peters (PPA# 261),  L.D. “Pete” Wilkins (PPA #032),  Robert T “Terry” Ault (PPA #482).