1. Visit the booth to meet fellow and future pilots, and get ALPA swag

Stop by the ALPA booth in the Education and Career Center at Aviation Gateway Park between 9am and 5pm daily. Pilots from ALPA carriers will be manning the booth with the goal of sharing their love of the profession with future pilots and aviation enthusiasts. You can also snag some ALPA gear.

  1. Be a part of the group photo

ALPA is taking a group photo with all our pilot representatives on Wednesday, July 26 at 1pm in Boeing Centennial Plaza. If you’re part of the pilot workforce represented by ALPA, we want you there. Uniforms encouraged.

  1. Engage at ALPA’s evening activities

ALPA is hosting nightly, themed activities Tuesday through Saturday – join the fun and meet fellow ALPA pilots! Aviation Works for You on Tuesday, July 25 is an industry collaboration and networking night. On Wednesday, College Night promotes the future of the piloting profession with a focus on current students. ALPA and APA host a Mixer on Thursday to help build relationships between the pilots and unions. Friday is a day for celebrating diversity in aviation with the event Women Fly. Finally, you’re invited to attend All ALPA on Saturday, an event honoring all current and retired members of ALPA.

Nightly activities are from 6-9pm at the ALPA tent in the Camp Scholler area. Friday’s event is at the Partner Resource Center Tent on the main grounds near Hangar 3.

  1. Bring someone interested in an aviation career

ALPA is sponsoring a forum for aspiring pilots to learn about the career. Invite your kid, nephew, neighbor or even your best friend’s daughter’s boyfriend’s sister to come learn about becoming a professional pilot! Check out either of these two EAA Forums to hear ALPA pilots speak about the current issues and future of the industry:

 

Airline Pilots: A Day in the Life

Monday, July 24, 2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

United F/O Mark Haley, ALPA Education Committee Chairman

 

Course to an Airline Pilot Career

Thursday, July 27, 2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

ExpressJet Capt. Paul Ryder, ALPA National Resource Coordinator

 

For more information and details about ALPA’s involvement at Oshkosh this year, check out http://www.alpa.org/oshkosh/.