ECOPA Summer Party!

ECOPA Summer Party!

It’s time for the annual ECOPA Summer Party with live music by Ken Dravis!  Join us at Akron Fulton Airport (AKR) Saturday, 7/14. ECOPA will be providing the entree and have the margarita machine going (BYOB), and we would love it if you brought a side dish to share!

We’ll be entertained by Ken Dravis (aka the “singing pilot”). He worked for John Denver, who influenced him to become a pilot and to pursue his musical career. He’ll sing his flying songs as well as some John Denver favorites!

We will kick things off at 4:00 and serve dinner at 5:00, with entertainment to follow. Cost is $10.

Drive in, fly in, bring the family! Cost is $10pp. You can pay at the door, but please RSVP to ecopa.rsvp@gmail.com by July 10 so we can get a head count. See you there!

 

About Ken Dravis:

Ken Dravis “The Singing Pilot.” Ken has performed for audiences all across the country in a variety of settings. His songs are original and his insight of aviation is unique. With three aviation albums to his credit, (12 in all) Ken is the only professional entertainer/songwriter/

professional  pilot in the world!

Ken’s love of aviation is obvious. As for his musical talents, you’ll agree that he’s a natural. Some favorite songs are “Don’t Take Chances With Your Life”, “Go Around” (With nearly 2,000,000 Facebook views). These are the songs you’ll find yourself singing after listening to them!

Ken plays guitar and has back up music and harmony on high-tech equipment. This gives him the flexibility to change the line-up of songs and take requests. He is a charismatic with the audience and folks enjoy his music immensely.

Ken’s music & aviation mentor was John Denver. Denver encouraged Ken to continue his music and through John, Ken decided to learn how to fly.

Until this year when he retired (approaching 20,000 hours), Ken was a training captain with NetJets for 18 years & is type-rated in Cessna 500 series aircraft & the Citation X. Ken is a CFI, CFII, MEI, ATP, AGI flying for Continental Express, he flew as a corporate pilot in Vermont and was an instructor with FlightSafety international in Wichita.