Upcoming Events

Thursday, Oct. 8th, 7 PM, “Pilots in Glass Cockpits Different Displays Same Mistakes”
Topic: AOPA Air Safety Institute Free Webinar. Select Number: NR03101946 Description: Our aircraft are more capable, reliable, and advanced than ever, yet pilot error still accounts for almost 75% of GA accidents. CFI and practicing psychologist Dr. Penny Levin joins the AOPA Air Safety Institute on October 8 at 7 pm Eastern to discuss human factors and how we can improve decision making in technically advanced aircraft. WINGS credit and an AOPA Pilot Passport badge are available for this webinar. Presenter: Dr. Penny Levin, CFI, Clinical and Performance Psychologist To view further details and registration information for this webinar, click here.

Thursday, Oct. 8th, 8 PM, “Autumn Scenery Safety (Earlier Session)”
Topic: Mitigating some additional hazards of autumn flying and sightseeing.
Select Number: EA23101719 Description: Autumn offers unique opportunities to view some spectacular autumn scenery or just some general sightseeing. We can be safer if we are aware of some additional hazards and take steps to mitigate the risks. This live webinar will address some of those hazards and provide practical risk mitigation strategies. Long-time professional pilot and flight instructor Gene Benson will provide a lively presentation with a Q&A session at the end. Like all events in the series, attendance is valid toward the Avemco Safety Rewards Program. To view further details and registration information for this webinar, click here.

Monday, Oct. 12th, 6 PM “FAASTeam October 2020 Topic of the Month – Pilots and Medications” Topic: Pilots and Medications: Don’t let a post-mortem determine that you shouldn’t have been flying! Select Number: EA07102010 Description: FAASTeam October 2020 Topic of the Month: Pilots and Medications. Not only hard drugs and booze.  Allergy Meds? Sleep Meds? Cough Meds? We’ll look at: Do Not Issue = You won’t get a medical certificate.  AME decides. Do Not Fly = No-go list of prescription and over the counter drugs.  You—the PIC—decides. Join the Westminster Aerobats Flying Club safety meeting and get WINGS credit. To view further details and registration information for this webinar, click here.

October 15th, 7 PM “Why do I need to know about Angle of Attack?”
Topic: We will examine Angle of Attack Select Number: EA13102100 Description: CFI Brad Leve will discuss: Accident Data •            Define Angle of Attack •            Illusions and Perceptions •            Stall Awareness Training •            Angle of Attack – Look and Feel To view further details and registration information for this webinar, click here.

Below is a link to a briefing by the FAA’s Flight Standards Service explaining the Special Federal Aviation Regulation (SFAR) that provides relief for certain persons and operations during the public health emergency concerning COVID-19. The presentation is approximately 45 minutes long.

You can find a frequently asked questions & answers page on the SFAR here: https://www.faa.gov/coronavirus/regulatory_updates/media/SFAR-COVID-FAQs.pdf

Additional COVID-19 information is posted here: 
https://www.faa.gov/coronavirus/regulatory_updates/#rcpo

Can’t get out to a Safety Seminar?
Notice Number: NOTC0079If you’ve been ordered to “Stay at Home” like some of us, consider broadening your aviation safety knowledge by taking in one of the great presentations at this link: 

https://www.faasafetybriefing.com/courses