East Central Ohio Pilots Association

ECOPA annual awards

East Central Ohio Pilots Association (ECOPA) held its annual spring awards banquet in March at Skyland Pines. The speaker for the evening was Jack Waters, who was a naval aviator and is now an experimental test pilot for The Boeing Co. His topic was “The NEW Edge of Aviation.” He shared his insights, lessons learned and real-life anecdotes on the factors that are driving the future of aviation. The purpose of ECOPA is to promote general aviation through safety seminars and social events.

ECOPA annual banquet

East Central Ohio Pilots Association held its annual spring awards banquet at Skyland Pines. The speaker for the evening was Doreen Welsh, flight attendant on US Airways 1549 (the Miracle on the Hudson). She sat in the last seat in the aircraft, above the point of impact. She relayed her experience on that day and how her training came into play.