Oklahoma
PILOTS
ASSOCIATION

MEETINGS

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OPA holds monthly dinner meetings the first Thursday of every month (with some exceptions; check our Calendar on this site) at the C.E. Page Building at Wiley Post Airport in Oklahoma City (see map at left).  Distinguished guest speakers present educational and safety related programs at the monthly dinner meetings.   Visitors are welcome!

Dinner is $13 per person and payable by cash or check at the door.  Social gathering starts at 6:30pm;  dinner is served at 7:00pm; presentation usually starts around 7:30pm. Dinner is not required.

Please email Roger Walton (below) with reservations.  Indicate if dinner is desired.


OPA hosts monthly FlyAways to interesting destinations for lunch or dinner and other activities.  We like to fly, and we like to eat!


Our meals catered by:

For RESERVATIONS and more information regarding monthly meetings contact:

Roger Walton

dinner@opa.link    Preferred (expect an auto reply),   

        OR

(405) 219-5149    (Please leave a message)

 

NOVEMBER DINNER MEETING


Thursday - November 2nd


Speaker: Farhad Sahiar, M.D., M.S.

FAA Civil Aerospace Medical Institute
Aerospace Medical Certification Division


Social 6:30 pm; Dinner 7:00 pm



FAA certificates: Private Pilot, Instrument, and Aircraft Accident Investigation, 1 & 2. Dr. Sahiar has investigated aircraft accidents since 1986, including at least one a week for FAA in house since 2015. He also holds Drug Enforcement Agency certificate, American Board of Preventive Medicine - Aerospace Medicine, FAA Senior Aviation Medical Examiner certificates.

NASA GRANT AWARDS: Aerospace Medicine training for the era of the Moon, Mars, and beyond. Aerospace Medicine training in the era of expanding human space flights beyond the International Space Station (ISS) and Low Earth Orbit (LEO).

1986-1990: Served as Flight Lieutenant, SMO (Flight Surgeon: 10Wing; 43Sqn; 49Sqn; 47SU) Indian Air Force; Flying Officer at the Indian Air Force Hospital. Dr. Sahair earned his Master of Science, Aerospace Medicine Degree (GPA 4.0) at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, where he held numerous positions, including: Director-Division of Aerospace Medicine; Director-Aerospace Medicine Residency program; Director-Master of Science Aerospace Medicine program; Associate Professor Aerospace Medicine Residency Program; and FAA: Senior Aviation Medical Examiner.

He has received numerous honors and awards, presented international lectures, published numerous papers and training documents and is a member of several prestigious organizations.


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