Main stage guest speakers
Jeff Skiles, First Officer, US Airways Flight; 1549, Vice President of Communities and Member Programs EAA
Presenting: “Miracle on the Hudson”
Friday, January 10, 3:30 p.m. and Saturday, January 11, 2 p.m.
Roswell Flight Test Crew, “Techinstein” Brian Zvaigzne, “Lucidity” Patrick Sherman
Presenting: “Hobbyists to the rescue!”
Friday, January 10, 12:30 p.m. and Saturday, January 11, noon
Dennis Lord, AMA member and vice president of EAA Membership Chapter 96, with Jeff Skiles
Presenting: “How AMA clubs and EAA chapters can work together”
Friday, January 10, 1:30 p.m. and Saturday, January 11, 1 p.m.
Albion H. Bowers, Associate Director for Research for NASA Dryden Flight Research Center
Presenting: “On the minimum induced drag of wings: Why birds don’t have vertical tails”
Friday, January 10, 2:30 p.m. and Saturday, January 11, 4 p.m.
Michael Toscano, president and CEO of AUVSI
Presenting: “The state of the industry”
Saturday, January 11, 3:15 p.m.
AMA Expo is sponsored in part by Go Professional Custom Xtreme Cases, Aerial Media Pros, International Radio Controlled Helicopter Association (IRCHA), Castle Creations, Southwest Aerovista Hobbies, AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems, Estes Rockets, Gorilla Glue, US Scale Masters, Nationwide Insurance, and others.
A complete schedule of events, ticket information, and more can be found at http://www.amaexpo.com.
More than 5,000 people are expected to attend the annual AMA EXPO. Information and directions to the Ontario Convention Center can be found at http://www.ontariocc.org.
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