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Title:
The Glass Cockpit Revolution: Learn to fly these planes now
Topic:
Learning to fly G1000 Glass Cockpit Aircraft
Date and Time:
Wednesday, March 22, 2006, starting at 19:00 Download Calendar File
Speaker(s):
Max Trescott, Master CFI
Brief Description:
In 2 years, GA went from shipping no glass, to nearly 100% of all new aircraft with glass cockpits. This seminar teaches you the basics of flying these exciting new aircraft.
Select Number:
WP279808
Location of Seminar:
West Valley Flying Club Hayward Airport
21015 Skywest Drive

Hayward, CA 94541
Directions to Venue:
Take the A Street Exit from Hwt 880 and proceed Westward. Cross Hesperian and veer left onto Skywest Drive. The West valley Flying Club is on the right side in a building which says, "American Aircraft Sales." The seminar will be held upstairs.
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Fly-in Seminar?:
Yes  HWD
Seating:
30 seats at the facility, 22 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
OAK FSDO
Contact Information:
Cassandra Marie Wiedemann
Phone: 510-781-0101
mr_safety@wvfc.org
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):
The new glass cockpit aircraft are now available for rent in many locations and they offer significant advantages. These include enhanced situational awareness and potentially great safety when the traffic and terrain monitoring tools are used. Transitioning to these airplanes may be easier than you think and they are a lot of fun to fly! Topics include: - Glass Cockpit Benefits - G1000 Benefits - Primary Flight Display - Multifunction Display - Electrical System - Differences for Preflight and Flight - Demostration using Garmin’s G1000 simulator software Speaker Max Trescott is a Gold Seal CFI, FAA Aviation Safety Counselor, and designated by the National Association of Flight Instructors as a Master CFI. He is a Cirrus CSIP and has completed Cessna’s factory CFI training. He produces the "Bay Tour Map," available in local pilot shops, and writes an online safety newsletter at http://www.pilotsafetynews.com . He was first licensed as a teenager, and has flown for more than 30 years of which the last 17 years have been out of Bay area airports. He focuses on teaching in Cirrus and G1000 equipped glass cockpit aircraft. Flight Instructors are encouraged to attend this seminar with their students.
Equal Access Information:
The FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) is committed to providing equal access to this meeting/event for all participants. If you need alternative formats or services because of a disability, please communicate your request as soon as possible with the person in the “Contact Information” area of the meeting/event notice. Note that two weeks is usually required to arrange services.
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