2016 UFO Regional Meeting at AOPA

Oct 12, 2016 – Forty UFO members and guests gathered for a UFO Meeting hosted by AOPA at the Frederick, MD Airport on October 12th. This included 7 members who flew in. Members and guests came from 7 different states.

Mark Baker, AOPA President, addressed the gathering, answered questions and joined us for lunch. AOPA’s Gary Crump, who was instrumental in pushing the medical reform legislation, provided his insight on the medical reform and answered many member questions.

Also in attendance were UFO President Warren Wood, UFO VP Field Network Jim Cavender, UFO VP Membership John Sullivan, Northeast Regional Manager Bob Barker and UFO Board Member Wayne Peters. However, the star was UFO Member George Levis who started flying in 1928 and will be 107 in December.

Several members got to fly the full motion Redbird simulator under the supervision of Mike Woods, manager of AOPA’s National Aviation Community Center (NACC)