May 5th seminar sign-up / abstracts / bios

Register for Building / modifying / maintaining aircraft - Waypoint Aviation Hangar:


Register for the seminars at Airmen's Club/Lunken Terminal here:


Register for IFR/Intense Conferences here - Waypoint Conference Room:


Electronic Ignition Install

Details of the installation and required modification to the aircraft system using ElectroAir EIS series of electronic ignition systems.  System operation and engine improvements will be discussed.

Roscoe Rosche is an A&P holding an Inspection Authorization with over 27 years of aviation experience and over 6000 hours of logged time.  He holds a commercial, instrument and multi-engine ratings.  Roscoe has been actively involved with local, state and national positions in the EAA, OX5, CAP, Grumman Pilots Association (GPA), the largest international type club for all light Grumman aircraft. He holds Masters degrees in both Computer Science and Statistics and teaches as adjunct faculty at a local university.

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Asset Performance Management & Ownership

Michael Noyes, President of Enginuity Aerpspace.Enginuity Aerospace is a provider of fractional asset ownership and management. The firm offers a closed fleet of Cirrus SR22 and TBM850 aircraft to the general aviation community and an innovative "Prop Card" solution. Beyond general aviation, EA provides engineering services for the Aerospace, Maritime, Energy and Transportation sectors. Asset "Performance" Management (APM) from Enginuity Aerospace helps owners, operators and industrial organizations drive safer and more reliable operations while facilitating optimal performance at a lower sustainable cost by enabling intelligent asset strategies. A risk-based intelligent asset strategy balances performance and cost by considering design, operational procedures, and maintenance plans. APM provides processes for reliability engineering, maintenance analysis, and asset bench-marking, as well as the capabilities of equipment data capture, integration, and visualization, along with both predictive and diagnostic analytics.  Agenda to include: Company Overview Strategy and Solutions Our Customers Fractional Ownership Our Markets Digital Industrial. Sign up for Asset Performance Management & Ownership

Flying in the Bahamas! by Bob Cettel ---- & ---- Building my Van's RV-12, Kyle Lewis & Dave Gamble

Bob Cettel shares his photos, videos, and other experiences flying in the Bahamas. How to get started on fun trips like these, plus clearing Customs.

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Kyle Lewis and his father completed the construction of their own aircraft, an RV-12, which Lewis currently flys and maintains with his Light Sport Repairman Certificate. This presentation will go through the process of building an airplane.     Kyle Lewis is the manager of the AOPA Great Lakes Region. He graduated from Ohio University’s Russ College of Engineering with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation and currently serves on the Ohio University Department of Aviation Flight Training Alumni Board. Kyle is a longtime EAA and AOPA  member, and is a private pilot with instrument rating. Dave Gamble has been interested in aviation for as long as he can remember, and has wanted to build an airplane since he bought the Van’s promotional VHS tape just after the introduction of the RV-6. Having worked on the SR-71 Blackbird and the RF-4C tactical recon jet during his time on the US Air Force, he knew that the path to the cockpit of an RV-6 would be significantly shortened by just buying one already built. When the far simpler to build RV-12 came out, he finally got the chance to live the dream of building and flying a Van’s airplane.

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Waypoint Aviation

  • Eli's Barbecue
  • Textron Aviation/Cessna 206
  • Waypoint's Rental Aircraft
  • Fly-In Parking - contact ground 121.9

Signature Engines Tours Register here:

Plant Tour #1: 10:00 - 10:30 AM

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Plant Tour #2: 11:30 - 12:00 PM

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Eli's Barbecue

Pulled Turkey & Pulled Pork

Beans & Slaw

11:00 AM- 2:00 PM

Textron Aviation/Cessna

See the latest Cessna 206 & discuss with Cessna representaves.

Lunken Terminal

  • VFR/Fun Flying Seminars
  • Aircraft: Classic / Club/ Owner-for-sale 
  • Sky Galley
  • Museum
  • Pilot Depot
  • Fly-In Parking - contact ground, 121.9


We are in need of a volunteer shuttle service. Please contact us at

Providing shuttles between Lunken Terminal Building & Waypoint Aviation.

The shuttle drivers are donating their time, so please tip them well. (if we have a shuttle)

Seminar Abstracts & bios


A comprehensive overview of all facets of renovating an airplane. We will examine the economics, logistics and rewards of making a pre-owned airplane what you want it to be.  

  • Why renovate 
  • Economics
  • Picking the right airplane  
  • Developing a good renovation plan
  • Selecting the right shop  

Dennis Wolter has been involved in aviation most of his life. As an Industrial Design student at the University of Cincinnati in the late sixties, he began to seriously study the idea of interior improvements to general aviation aircraft. Dennis founded Air Mod in 1973, a company that has become known throughout the country as a premier renovation facility, offering the highest level of quality workmanship, expertise and design innovation highlights.


Weather for Dummies

"Uneven heating of the earth” – what does it all mean? As the weather and climate change, it is a great time to focus on how it affects our flying.  To that end, Radek is presenting "Weather for Dummies". Radek breaks down complex concepts in simple terms you can understand without a degree in meteorology. What you will learn you will be able to apply for practical purposes in your aviation activities.

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Radek Wyrzykowski

Born in Poland in 1960, Radek Wyrzykowski came to the US as a political refugee. Radek obtained his Professional Pilot degree from Mohawk Valley, under the SUNY Albany program and has more than 6000 hours dual given. He was the Chief Flight Instructor for Horizon Aviation, Inc., from 2007 to 2009, the Chief Flight Instructor for Northampton Aeronautics from 2005 to 2007. He was a correspondent and contributor to a Polish general aviation magazine PILOT Club where he published many of his articles. He is a Certified Flight Instructor Instrument and Multi-Engine Instructor, he is the founder of IMC Club International and served as a President of that organization. He serves now as a Manager of Flight Proficiency at the Experimental Aircraft Association.

Airspace for Dummies -- & -- EAA/IMC Special Meeting, Radek Wyrzykowski

“Shaded blue or magenta line on the sectional” – what does it all mean? Could not knowing cost us our pilot certificate? Do I need to wait for controller’s permission to change my frequency after departing from a towered airport? Airspace does not have to be complicated. To that end, Radek is presenting "Airspace for Dummies." He breaks down complex aviation airspace designs in simple terms you can understand without being an expert in FAA regulations. What you will learn you will be able to apply for practical purposes in your aviation activities.

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EAA/IMC Club, through the EAA's global Chapter structure, provides organized "hangar flying" focused on building instrument flying knowledge and skills.  The program's network promotes a safety culture through continued education and believes that we develop safety and proficiency through education and real-life experience. Monthly meetings offer an opportunity to share in-flight experiences and valuable safety tips. Through the FAA Safety Program, aviation professionals provide informative WINGS presentations.  You do not have to be an instrument-rated pilot to attend.  Membership in theEAA/IMC Club is encouraged but not required to participate in this meeting.

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1) IFR Decision Making - Chasing Choices -- & -- Accident Case Study – Non-towered Airports

1) IFR Decision Making - Chasing Choices: Processing information and making clear decisions while flying in IMC can be challenging.  In this seminar we'll analyze accident scenarios where stress and confusion in IMC can lead to task saturation, problematic choices, and suboptimal decisions.

2) Accident Case Study – Non-towered Airports: AOPA Safety Intitute’s new seminar turns a spotlight on real-life accidents in the non-towered environment. Together with ASI’s expert presenters, seminar attendees will play the role of accident investigator – starting at the crash scene and working backwards through physical evidence, eyewitness testimony, and other leads to figure out what went wrong, and why.

Andy Miller, AOPA Ambassador

Andy is a nationally recognized aviation educator; a lead representative in the FAA Safety Program, FAASTeam; an IMC Club leader for EAA Chapter 252 in Oshkosh, and a member of the National Association of Flight Instructors and the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators. He is also an aircraft owner and regularly flies Young Eagle and Angel Flight missions.    Andy is based in the Great Lakes and works with flying clubs, flight schools, aviation organizations, and secondary schools to increase the number of active pilots. You’ll often find him traveling to events and meetings in one of the AOPA's bright yellow "Reimaged Cessna 152s" as part of AOPA's "You Can Fly" initiative.

iPad Proficiency Check: How to fly like a pro with your iPad

The iPad is practically required equipment for many pilots and there's no question it has improved safety and reduced the costs associated with flying. iPad Proficiency Check will include a series of insightful recommendations, strategies and other tips that pilots of all experience levels should know when flying with the iPad. Topics include hidden software features, iPad "gotchas", flying with ADS-B weather, iPad connected panel, ForeFlight tips, airport operations and runway safety, battery management, mounting and much more.     Bret Koebbe - Bret is vice president and senior flight instructor for Sporty's Academy. In addition to Bret's teaching responsibilities, Bret leads Sporty's video production and app development team and serves as editor of the popular iPad Pilot News online journal. As an airline transport pilot, Bret is a senior captain in Sporty's corporate flight department.

Sign up for iPad Proficiency Check: How to fly like a pro with your iPad.

Stall/Spin Awareness

A look at why all pilots need to better understand what a stall is and the relationship to a Spin.

Eric Backscheider  has been involved in aerobatic flight since before his first flight hour.  Since his first flight in a Pitts, he learned to fly starting in J3 Cub's and then into Citabria's and Decathlon's.   He was competing with the IAC with only 60 hours and a Recreation ticket.    In the 15 years since that first flight, he has grown from a Rec flyer to a CFI teaching Pitts transition and Stall/Spin techniques.   He founded Stop Flying Scared 7 years ago and teaches pilots how to operate their machines to the limits, and be safe.   He also works with Spouses and significant others to help them be able to call for help and land the airplane in an emergency situation.

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SouthWest Ohio Flyers

SouthWest Ohio Flyers is a flying club and organizes and sponsors seminars and other Aviation Educational and Safety Events at Lunken Airport. We are always looking for aircraft to add.

Sporty's & Eastern Cincinnati Aviation (I-69)

To sign up for a flying lesson, click here.

Call: 513.735.9500 


The Sportsman's Market made this event possible.

Waypoint Aviation

Waypoint Aviation is providing hangar, conference room, and tarmac space for the seminars and aircraft displays.


AOPA (Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association) is one of the sponsors of this event. AOPA has been a huge source of guidance and support for SWOF.

Enginuity Aerospace

Mike Noyes has been critical in producing flyers and marketing aids.

Textron Aviation/Cessna

Textron Aviation/Cessna will be displaying a factory new Cessna 206.