The Warren County Civil Air Patrol 505 Composite Squadron held its annual awards banquet Jan. 25. Speaker was John Terrasi of Pittsfield, owner and operator of Luftladder Air Charters. He shared some memorable experiences that come with a lifetime of flight instruction and briefed the audience on the state of general aviation in America. Terrasi shared with those attending the opportunities and challenges that civilian aviation offers and encouraged cadets to stay in school and get good grades. Terrasi also is a certified flight instructor with more than 20,000 hours of flight time, more than 25 years of experience in the air charter/airline transport business, and the regional Federal Aviation Administration safety representative for our area.