Brittney Miculka
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association 


Wednesday, Oct. 9 from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (registration will open at 12:30 p.m.)

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DRAFT Agenda

Ft. Worth Convention Center - 121 A & B 

 12:30 – 1:00: Registration

 1:00-2:30: Welcome

Updates on CAPCom’s one year progress

Reveal of Lapsed Pilot Research

2:30 – 2:45: BREAK

2:45 – 3:40: Guided Group Discussion

“Pilot Onboarding” – What do you do currently? What could you do?

3:40 – 5:05: Innovators Speed Dating

10 minute opening; 9 minutes each

  1. Open Airplane
  2. Social Flight
  3. Sportys
  4. Redbird
  5. Tecnam
  6. Pilot Edge
  7. Cloud Ahoy
  8. Aviation Access Project

5:05 – 5:20: BREAK

5:20 – 6:15: Flight Training Excellence Awards

  • Best Flight Instructor
  • Best Flight School
  • Outstanding Flight Schools
  • Outstanding Flight Instructors
  • President’s Choice
  • Student’s Choice

6:15 – 6:30: Wrap Up; feedback survey

6:30 – 7:30: Networking and Celebration Reception



Ft. Worth Convention Center (Room 121A&B)




AOPA Flight Training & Pilot Community Summit 

Join us the day before AOPA Aviation Summit and attend the Flight Training & Pilot Community Summit.

Hear the latest from the Center to Advance the Pilot Community, be the first to see the results from our most recent study on lapsed pilots, and learn from innovators inside and outside the aviation industry. The Summit will begin at 1:00 p.m. and conclude at 7:00 p.m. with a networking reception.The winners of the 2013 Flight Training Excellence Awards will be announced and recognized during the FTPC Summit. 

As a thank-you for your participation, participants will be provided a complimentary three-day AOPA Aviation Summit pass that includes access to the exhibit hall and seminars.

We look forward to seeing you in Ft. Worth! For more information about Summit, including hotel information, visit