Welcome to the East Central Ohio Pilots Association
The East Central Ohio Pilots Association is one of the most established pilot groups in the nation serving our regional aviation community. Organized in 1962, the purpose of the Association is to promote General Aviation and voice an opinion on Government Legislation, Rules and Regulations that affect General Aviation. An active history includes coordinating educational events, hosting social activities, civic involvement, and providing flight scholarship funding. The Organization also provides Social and Recreational Activities for Members and Friends. Membership is comprised of both active and retired, private and commercial pilots, and others involved in aviation.
Our associated entity, the ECOPA Education & Safety Foundation, is recognized as a 501 c3 not for profit corporation.
The ECOPA Education & Safety Foundation is dedicated to providing aspiring pilots with the opportunity to receive flight training scholarships to pursue their flying dreams! The foundation is funded through your generous donations. Thank you for your generousity!
NEWS & EVENTS
Make your reservations now for our Annual Awards Banquet on Friday, March 23, at Skyland Pines. Our speaker will be Jack Waters, retired naval aviator and now an experimental test pilot for the Boeing Company.
Whether you fly jumbo jets or gliders, and no matter if you are a pilot, passenger, or frequent flier, the nature of air travel is changing. In his presentation, “The New Edge of Aviation”, Jack Waters shares his insights, lessons learned, and real life anecdotes on the factors that are driving the future of aviation, reshaping our cockpits, and enhancing our flying experience.read more
Join us for an informative ADS-B seminar led by Brian Babik from Appareo. Learn more about ADS-B and understand what’s important when choosing the right ADS-B option to comply with the 2020 mandate. Brian will provide tips on how to get the most out of ADS-B information, important features to look for, and in/out solutions.read more
Thank you to Logan Sisca for an exciting presentation on “The Journey to Mars”! Everyone enjoyed the presentation and we are all looking forward to what is in store for the future!
Also thanks to Papa Bear’s Restaurant for accommodating us on such short notice!read more
PilotPerks Discount Program
Don’t forget to use your PilotPerks discount at local businesses to receive your discount! Show the participating business your ECOPA membership card to receive your discount! Click HERE for program details and participating businesses!
FSF First Sunday Flyouts
Fly out with us the first Sunday of every month! Each month we will choose a new, fun destination to fly out and have breakfast or lunch, play golf, go hiking or fishing, tour a museum, and much more! Join our Facebook group to get notified of the FSF destination and information!
SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS
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