Upcoming Dinner Program
Nov2016November’s program is a double feature. First we will announce the winner of the Mystery Fly-in. Followed by a presentation on the next revolution in aircraft propulsion: electric powered airplanes. Starting with electric-powered two-seat training aircraft, this presentation will give you an overview of the state of technology, manufacturers, possible applications and developments in the market. Electric-powered aircraft hold the possibility to dramatically lower acquisition and operating costs, eliminating operating emissions and dramatically lowering noise. We will draw some comparisons with the current and future crop of all-electric powered automobiles currently travelling our roadways. Your questions and comments will be welcomed on this subject.

Our presenter, Dave Hopkins, is CEO of Air Transport Business Development, Inc. an airline contracting and consulting company based in Santa Monica. Dave is an active ATP-rated, 4,000+ hour CFII teaching primary, instrument, multi-engine and tailwheel students in his spare time. Dave is also VP of the Santa Monica Airport Association. Dave holds an Education undergraduate degree from Sussex University, UK and a MSc. in Air Transport Management from Cranfield Institute of Technology, UK. Dave and his wife Tina are Del Amo Flyers members.