Upcoming events

    • August 24, 2019
    • 10:00 - 12:00

    This is a Wings seminar on SIDS-STARS-and IFR departures. 

    If you fly in park at the GA ramp in front of the terminal building landing fees are waived. 

    To register following the below link to register for the event. 

    Location of Seminar:

    Burke Lake Front Airport
    1501 N Marginal Rd Cleveland, OH 44114
    Terminal Building Main Aera
    Cleveland, OH 44114

    Directions to Venue:

    Terminal main area by the International Women's Air & Space Museum. Car parking is free out front. Landing fees being waived for this event, tell the tower on landing you are there for the Wings Safety seminar and park in the GA parking area in front of the terminal building. 

    Click here to register online 

    • August 30, 2019
    • 09:00

    Check out the Portage County Runway Fest! Looks to be a good time. 


    • August 31, 2019
    • September 02, 2019

    It is Cleveland airshow weekend.  

    Cleveland National Airshow

    • September 21, 2019
    • 09:00 - 12:00
    • Maps Air Museum

    Main topic for the seminar is Spatial Disorientation. A Barany chair will be present for limited demonstrations. PALS pilots will be on hand to give an overview of their organization and how they aid our communities through piloting.

    This is a great opportunity to get hands on experience in a Barany chair to understand spatial disorientation, don't miss this event. 

    Click here to register

    • September 24, 2019
    • 06:00 - 20:00
    • New Era Restaurant 10 Massillon Road Akron, Ohio 44312

    Hold the date more information to follow. Dinner and drinks will be available on your own. 

    • October 03, 2019
    • 19:00 - 20:30
    • Wayne County Airport

    Peaks to Pavements Applying Lessons from the Backcountry

    Flying in the backcountry is an exciting and rewarding challenge with little room for error. It's an exacting environment that demands sound decision making, stellar stick and rudder skills, a thorough understanding of the weather, and an intimate knowledge of the airplane.

    Whether you're a seasoned backcountry flyer or flat-lander, you'll enjoy this new seminar, which delves into conditions, challenges, and accidents unique to backcountry flying. Together with your seminar leader you'll examine lessons learned to fly safely in any operating environment.

    Click here to register

    Christine Mortine

    In addition to a career in classical music spanning over twenty-five years, Christine Mortine turned from conducting and playing instruments to flying them. She is an active flight instructor, having obtaining her CFI, CFII, MEI, Cirrus Training Center Instructor, as well as SIC in the Citation 500. 

    Christine is a FAA appointed Designated Pilot Examiner (DPE) and has joined the AOPA Air Safety Institute as an Instructor for the Flight Instructor Refresher Course (FIRC).

    She serves on the boards of Scioto Valley Ninety-Nines, Professional Pilots Association, Columbus Symphony Orchestra and WOSU Public Media TV/Radio, and has volunteered with EAA, Young Eagles, Angel Flights and Hospice.  She is a member of the Society of Aviation and Flight Instructors (SAFE), National/International Association of Flight instructors (NAFI), Ohio Aviation Association (OAA) and Women in Aviation International (WIA).

    Christine has spent her life backpacking, hiking and kayaking.  She was born in Minnesota, spent summers camping in Colorado and lived in Alaska for seven years.  She and her family take “adventure” holidays, much to the astonishment of her children.  (Now adults doing adventurous things) 

    Combining her love of the outdoors with general aviation, Christine covets flying her Cessna 185 “Songbird”, preferably towards the mountains.  She is an advocate for the Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF) as an Ohio State Liaison and serving on their Safety & Education Committee.

    • October 23, 2019
    • 06:00 - 20:00
    • New Era Restaurant 10 Massillon Road Akron, Ohio 44312

    Hold the date more information to follow. Dinner and drinks will be available on your own. 

    • October 26, 2019
    • 14:00
    • Cleveland Center 326 East Lorain St. Oberlin, Ohio 44074

    Attend this exclusive event and get a rare and behind the scenes look of an Air Traffic facility! Attendees will be furnished with a more complete understanding of the FAA's Air Traffic Control (ATC) system at Cleveland Center in Oberlin, Ohio

    we are restricted to 30 people ONLY for this event. We must have the full list of attendees 3 weeks prior to the event. 

    This is a federal building so you will need to bring a photo ID and be a US Citizen to attend. No cameras or cell phone allowed in the building. 

    The tour will start promptly at 2:00 PM and last approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes. 

    If you want to fly to Lorain KLP we can coordinate with some who will drive to pick you up. 


The East Central Ohio Pilots Association

P.O. Box 3130 Alliance, OH  44601

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