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Preview of the World's Largest Airshow - AAC Webinar Ep 06

Join us on the sixth episode of Atlanta Aero Club's webinar with Jack Pelton. He is the CEO of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) whose mission is to inspire people to fly, build, and engage in flight.


During Jack Pelton's webinar presentation for the Atlanta Aero Club, he provides his personal insights for:

  • EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021 – The World’s Largest Air Show

  • Career Highlights and Changes in the Industry

  • The Future of Flight – Post COVID





Pelton’s experience includes past board chairman of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association and serving on the boards of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, the National Business Aviation Association, and the Corporate Angel Network. He has also served as volunteer chairman of EAA’s Gathering of Eagles, the annual fundraiser held during AirVenture Oshkosh that has raised millions of dollars to inspire youth in pursuit of aviation dreams. Pelton has received numerous awards through his career including:

  • Lindbergh Award

  • FAA’s Friend of Safety Award

  • Kansas Aviation Hall of Fame

  • EAA Freedom of Flight Award

  • National Aeronautic Association’s Distinguished Statesman of Aviation Award

Pelton is a lifelong aviation enthusiast, following in the footsteps of his parents, both of whom were pilots. He built his first airplane with his father in the 1970s and is devoted to restoring and flying vintage aircraft. He currently holds airline transport and commercial pilot certificates, and has earned instrument, multi-engine, and seaplane ratings, plus type ratings for the Cessna Citation and Cessna Mustang jets. View more episodes of the Atlanta Aero Club Webinar here: - Episode 01: The state of the aerospace industry - Episode 02: Navigating the aerospace industry - Episode 03: How the Aviation Industry is Adapting to Market Changes - Episode 04: Straight Talk About Aviation Safety - Episode 05: U.S. Professional Pilot Job Market for 2021 and Beyond - AAC Webinar Ep 05