Harmon Pritchard, a long-time executive at the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, died Monday, Oct. 14, at his retirement home in Winchester, Virginia. He was 84.
When he retired in 2002 he was senior vice president of marketing. He was responsible for developing many of the marketing programs available to AOPA members. Among his many duties was planning and overseeing the annual meetings of AOPA members. These annual sessions were first known as “Plantation Parties” and later by various other names.
An avid pilot, Pritchard earned his license on Christmas Day, 1965. He held single, multi-engine and instrument ratings. Over his many years of flying he owned several different aircraft.
Pritchard is survived by this wife Barbara and three sons.