Virtual Membership Meeting via ZOOM

2021 January AI Virtual Membership Meeting via Zoom

Use this form to register for the January Legislative Luncheon and AI Virtual Membership Meeting via Zoom.
  • Friday, January 29th
    Virtual Via Zoom
    Cost: Free
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AI Virtual Membership Meeting via Zoom

January 29, 2021

9:00 – 9:05 am            Welcome

AI President Susan Zellers will welcome participants and give an overview of the program.

9:05 – 9:25 am            Aerostat/Broadband deployment

Pat Corey, VP of engagement, Wabash Heartland Innovation Network, will discuss their plans to fly an aerostat at 1,500 – 2,000 feet near Reynolds, IN that will be used to deploy broadband to the unserved area.

9:30 – 9:45 am            Aviation builds for students

Angie Verissimo, VP, Aviation USA Aero, will discuss their plans for to reach students in 7-12th grade by using Aerospace/Aviation with items like Airplane builds, Drone ED, Balloon and CubeSat Launches, Engineering skills, and various soft skills.

9:50 – 10:20 am          UPS utilizing Gary Airport

Dan Vicari, Gary/Chicago Airport, will discuss the UPS Next Day operations that began in November, 2020 at Gary.

10:25 – 10:35 am          TSA Personnel Updates

Charles Ochoa, Transportation Security Inspector, TSA, will introduce Lauren Connors and Rick Miller who have recently started as aviation mode inspectors.

10:40 – 10:55 am        Legislative Update

Bob Duncan, AI Legislative chairman, will give an update on the status of the Indiana General Assembly as well as legislation that AI is tracking this session.

11:00 am                     AI Membership/Board Meeting


2020 Virtual Annual Conference

As we adjust to the changing times from COVID, Aviation Indiana (AI) is also making changes to accommodate the impact on our members.  Instead of a multi-day annual conference, the 2020 Annual Conference will be virtual on October 14 and 15, 2020.  The conference will be from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm each day.  As you can imagine, we are on Plan C and the details are changing quickly on us.

AI 2020 Virtual Annual Conference Agenda

Fly-in at Terre Haute Regional Airport

While not an air show, a fly-in is slated for Terre Haute Regional Airport at the end of July.

The CAF Air Power History Tour, sponsored by Hoosier Aviation, is planned for July 22-26. The event will bring in five World War II-era aircraft, ranging from B-29 and B-24 bombers to P-51, PT-13 and T-6 Texan aircraft.

For more information please click the link below: