The Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) has published the final agenda for its upcoming Pilot Training Reform Symposium. Keynote speakers include Mel Cintron, FAA General Aviation and Commercial Division Manager; Jack Pelton, Cessna’s President; and FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt.
Additionally, King Schools Co-Owner Martha King will lead an Industry Leadership Panel consisting of GAMA President Pete Bunce, AOPA Director of Public Relations Jennifer Storm, Cessna Chairman Jack Pelton, Sporty’s Founder Hal Shevers, Cirrus CEO Brent Wouters, Diamond Aircraft Director of Fleet Sales David Moser, and Flight Standards Deputy Director John McGraw. Nearly 30 other prominent industry leaders will participate on panels ranging from doctrine, standards, and curricula reform, to safety challenges and growing general aviation, to aviation and flight educators.
The Pilot Training Reform Symposium will convene at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Atlanta on May 4-5. Many of the industry’s top aviation professionals have registered for the event and are expected to work collaboratively during the symposium and beyond to secure a healthy future for general aviation, SAFE officials said.