Ethan C. Hand

YP 3

Director, Executive Board

Founding Member – Middlebury, CT

President, YP Chapter No. 1

Ethan C. Hand is a Director of the Young Pilots USA Executive Board and the President of YP Chapter No. 1 in Oxford, CT. Ethan is one of the earliest members of Young Pilots USA and is the creator of our virtual meeting series and aviation movie nights.


Originally from Middlebury, CT, Ethan first got involved in aviation through his father, a former professional airshow pilot who now manages an area charter business and learned to fly as a teenager.

Ethan is a member of the Connecticut chapter of the Soaring Society of America, and is a sophomore at Pomperaug Regional High School in Middlebury, CT.

As a pilot, Ethan holds a Student Pilot License and is qualified as PIC to fly the Schweizer SGS 2-33A. He has around 8 hours of total time and has flown 4 types. 

Ethan lives in Middlebury, CT with his parents and sister, Ava (12).