WAA Safety Day 2023

Join us Tuesday, June 13, 2023, for our annual Safety Day titled; Mind the Gap, Navigating a Changing Industry. 

Attendance will count towards your Certified Aviation Managers (CAM) and FAA WINGS!

This event is being held the day before the NBAA White Plains Regional Forum, at Whitby Castle, in Rye, New York, just minutes from HPN and downtown White Plains, 8:00am to 4:30pm.

Register Early, as space is limited at this event! 


Safety Day Program and Topics:
Bios and Photos Coming Soon!

The Aircraft of Tomorrow:  Safety Enhancements

Embraer, Dassault Falcon Jet, Honeywell


Carlos Burnside

Dassault Falcon Jet

Randy Corey

Dassault Falcon Jet

Ricardo De Paula Carvalhal

Director of Sales Engineering, Embraer

Jim Johnson

Senior Manager Flight Technical Services, Honeywell 

Carlos Burnside, Dassault Falcon Jet

Randy Corey, Dassault Falcon Jet

Movin’ On Up:  Developing Today’s Flight Crews

Tradewind, FSI, IBM, RedTail Academy, GAMA/Wheels Up


Eric Zipkin

CEO and Founder, Tradewind

Carlos Rodriguez

Executive Director, RedTail Academy

Richard Meikle

EVP Operations and Safety, FlightSafety

Todd Wesoloskie

Senior Manager Talent Acquisition, Wheels Up

Maintenance Challenges in The Real World


John Goglia, NTSB

The Hardest 200 Yards:  Ramp Risk Management

National Air Transportation Association Safety

Ready To Fly?  Wellness in Aviation

Presage Group


Piyush Gandhi, MBA, Captain 

Dr. Martin Smith, Hons B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Scholarship window is closed!

The Westchester Aviation Association has partnered with Tradewind Aviation and Academy of Aviation in awarding two aviation scholarships in the amount of $5,000 each.  These scholarships will be issued as credit to be used toward ground school and/or flight training at the Academy of Aviation located at the Westchester County Airport. The credit must be used within one year of receiving the awarded amount. Winners will be awarded at our 7th Annual Safety Day. 


Contact Jennifer Kempsey at ED@WestchesterAviation.org for more information!

Westchester Aviation Association is a non-profit organization.

P.O. Box 447  |  Purchase, NY 10577-0447

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