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Welcome to the Oklahoma Pilots Association

May 1st Dinner Meeting

May 1st, 2014 - 6:30 p.m. Social

7:00 p.m. meal & program

Speaker: Tim Schroeder:
Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) 

Tim Schroeder is the national Program Manager for the FAA's Surveillance and Broadcast Services (SBS) Program Office.   Tim is responsible for the deployment and integration of the Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) system throughout the National Airspace System, as well as other projects with the SBS Program portfolio.   He has been with the SBS Program for 5½ years, starting as the Project Lead for the Central Service Area (CSA), and then as the Program Manager for the CSA deployment. 

Mr. Schroeder began his career as an Air Traffic Controller in 1985.   He has worked as a controller at both the Cleveland and the Fort Worth Air Route Traffic Control Centers.   While at Fort Worth, he also served as a Traffic Management Coordinator in the Traffic Management Unit.   Mr. Schroeder spent 7 years at the FAA Academy, in Oklahoma City, where he taught Traffic Management Coordinators for 3½ years and was the Program Manager for International Air Traffic Training for another 3½ years.  

Prior to his current position, Mr. Schroeder was an FAA EnRoute Requirements Specialist for the Central Service Center Planning and Requirements Group with a primary role in the Chicago O'Hare Modernization Program.


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 ADS-B Flyer


Oklahoma Pilots Association (OPA) is a member controlled Not-For-Profit Organization for all pilots and aircraft owners.  OPA strives to serve the needs of general aviation pilots statewide, promoting aviation, education, and safety in personal and business flying.

Membership consists of students pilots through airline transport pilots, both civil and military and is open to all pilots and aircraft owners.  Annual membership dues are currently $35.00.

OPA holds monthly dinner meetings at the C.E. Page Building at Wiley Post Airport in Oklahoma City.  Distinguished guest speakers present educational and safety related programs at the monthly dinner meetings.

OPA hosts monthly Fly Aways for lunch or dinner and weekend Fly Aways to interesting destinations.

OPA, through its charitable non-profit corporation, accepts money or property donated to the Vic Jackson Memorial Scholarship Fund which is awarded annually to a college student with career aspirations in the field of aviation.  Your contributions of money or property are tax deductible.

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