Monthly Newsletter

October 2022 Newsletter


The Professional Pilots Association’s next meeting will be Wednesday, October 5th, 2022  at the main Lane Aviation hangar in the middle of the John Glenn Columbus International Airport, Columbus, Ohio. Click here for a map


Richard Meikle Executive Vice President of FlightSafety International, will speak about “Drift to Failure ”.


Upcoming speakers at PPA monthly meetings will be Ken Ramos AEP Drone Program Manager on November 2nd.

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

The Ohio Air & Space Hall of Fame and Learning Center received a City of Columbus grant of $275,000 for renovation of the original Port Columbus terminal and tower.


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, October 3rd. 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 October 5th, 2022.

Mike Ponzani

President, Professional Pilots Association
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