Ethan C. Hand
One of the earliest members of Young Pilots USA, Ethan C. Hand is Vice President of the Young Pilots USA Executive Board and the President of Chapter 1 in Oxford, CT. He is also Director of Chapters since September 2022, in which capacity he handles all Member and Chapter affairs.
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 senior at Pomperaug Regional High School in Middlebury, CT. Outside of flying, he enjoys skiing, driving and flying RC cars and airplanes, hiking, and mountain biking.
As a pilot, Ethan holds a Private Pilot's License and is qualified to fly a variety of gliders and taildraggers.
Ethan lives in Middlebury, CT with his parents and sister Ava.