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Top Gun: Maverick aerial coordinator Kevin LaRosa II headlines EAA Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet on Dec. 9

Limited tickets available – orders taken now online

Headshot of EAA Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet Speaker Kevin LaRosa II

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EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (October 12, 2022) — Kevin LaRosa II, an aerial coordinator on more than 100 motion picture and commercial productions including Top Gun: Maverick, is this year’s featured guest at the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet on December 9 at the EAA Aviation Museum.

Tickets for the event are currently available at the EAA Aviation Museum website. Attendance is limited to 350.

LaRosa is one of the industry’s leading experts in aerial cinematography, with more than 16 years of experience. He is Air Transport Pilot rated to fly a variety of aircraft including the Blackhawk helicopter and L-39. He also holds an FAA Part 107 UAS rating for flying unmanned aircraft. Other films on LaRosa’s resumé include Iron Man, The Avengers, and the upcoming Devotion.

EAA’s annual Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet honors the Wright brothers’ successful flights at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, on December 17, 1903, that began the era of manned flight. Tickets for the event are $70 for EAA members and $95 for nonmembers. Doors open on December 9 at 5 p.m., with the dinner starting at 6:30 p.m., and the presentation immediately following dinner.

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