Sponsored By: North American Trainer Association & USSIC
EAA Vice President of Advocacy & Safety
Sean will cover ATC privatization, potential rulemaking affecting Experimental aircraft (including exhibition), fuels, and operating limitations FAA policy.
Dr. Susan Northrup, MD, MPH
Regional Flight Surgeon, FAA
An NWOC favorite, Susan will give attendees an overview of aero medical issues, focusing on keeping/maintaining FAA Medical certificates.
Technical Editor, AOPA Pilot magazine
Mike is a professional aviation journalist who has been covering ADS-B technology for almost 20 years. He will talk about the FAA’s approaching mandate for ADS-B Out—which will be required for flights after January 1, 2020, in airspace where a transponder is required today—and things to consider if you need to equip your warbird.
Captain Robert “Hoot” Gibson
USN Retired, Fighter Pilot, Test Pilot, and Navy Astronaut
Gibson accomplished all this before joining Southwest Airlines as a Pilot in 1996. He flew 5 missions aboard the Space Shuttles CHALLENGER, COLUMBIA, ATLANTIS & ENDEAVOUR, once as Co-Pilot and 4 times as the Mission Commander. He was awarded numerous decorations including the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Legion of Merit, the Air Medal, and the Vietnam Service Medal. He was inducted into the Astronaut Hall of Fame in 2003, the Long Island Air and Space Hall of Fame in 2011, the Spacecamp Hall of Fame in 2012, and was enshrined in the National Aviation Hall of Fame in 2013.
LHFE -Living History Flight Experience
BT - Bomber Transport
President, Aero-Media Group
Flying Air to Air photo missions can be very rewarding but also dangerous and even expensive. Scott Slocum, one of the worlds premier warbird air to air photographers, will be discussing tips on how to get better photos while doing it safer and with greater predictability.
President and CEO of Stallion 51 Initial and Recurrent Training in high performance warbird aircraft is essential to insure that the pilot is up to responding quickly and effectively to all situations that might occur while operating their aircraft. “When confronted with a crisis, you will not rise to the occasion; you will descend to the level of your training”.
President, Air Safety Investigators, LLC
Another regular NWOC speaker, John will talk about Risk Perception and how that relates to flying safety.
Noted military aviation curator at FHCAM, historian and author
Graff has over 21 years’ experience working in aviation museums, creating exhibits, conducting historical research, and educating visitors. He is the Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum's Military Aviation Curator. In the past, he has worked at The Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington, and collaborated with many other museums. Graff is the author of ten books on various aviation and military history subjects. He has written for Air & Space Smithsonian, Air Classics, Aloft Magazine, and Warbirds International.
Rep. Graves will speak on the latest developments out of Washington DC.
U.S. Specialty Insurance Company will give a presentation on the latest developments in the industry with a focus on claims and recurrent training. This will be followed by a Q&A panel with representatives from the underwriting company and insurance agencies.
FAA Regulatory Compliance
This session will review what an airman who is facing an FAR violation investigation should expect, and actions to undertake in response to the investigation. It will outline the FAA enforcement process, the airman’s rights and obligations, as well as strategies to mitigate potential certificate action or civil penalties. Further, participants will receive an update on the Pilot’s Bill of Rights legislation.
Colonel Joe McPhail, USMC/Ret, WWII fighter pilot, flew with VMF-323 "Death Rattlers' and VMF - 214 "Blacksheep" Squadron will share a few of his exploits with us before dinner. Speaker: Dave Teeters
BreakfastHotel Restaurant Opens at 6:30am06:30 - 08:30
Opening Remarks08:30 - 08:45
Sean ElliottEAA Vice President of Advocacy & Safety08:45 - 09:30
Dr. Susan Northrup, MD, MPHRegional Flight Surgeon, FAA09:30 - 10:30
Coffee Break10:30 - 11:00
Mike CollinsTechnical Editor, AOPA Pilot magazine11:00 - 11:45
LunchSpeaker: Hoot Gibson11:45 - 13:30
Breakout Sessions13:30 - 17:00
BreakfastHotel Restaurant Opens at 6:30am07:00 - 08:30
Welcome & Schedule Notes08:30 - 08:45
Scott SlocumPresident, Aero-Media Group08:45 - 09:30
Lee LauderbackPresident and CEO of Stallion 5109:30 - 10:30
Coffee Break10:30 - 11:00
John LohmarPresident, Air Safety Investigators, LLC11:00 - 11:45
LunchSpeaker: Cory Graff11:45 - 13:30
Congressman Sam GravesCongressman Sam Graves13:30 - 14:00
Warbird Insurance – A Recap on the Past Year and What’s To ComeWarbird Insurance – A Recap on the Past Year and What’s To Come14:00 - 14:30
Jack HarringtonDon’t Go To Pilot Jail – FAA Enforcement14:30 - 15:30
Evening Remarks15:30 - 15:45
Board Busses for Ellington Field16:00 - 16:30
Tour LSFM - Lone Star Flight Museum16:30 - 17:30
Cocktails/Dinner- Texas Flying Legends MuseumTexas Flying Legends Museum18:00 - 20:00
Buses Back to Hotel20:00 - 20:30