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The Art of Mountain Flying
Mountain Flying....Tips, Tricks, Knowledge and Judgment!
Date and Time:
Saturday, October 30, 2021, starting at 08:30 Eastern Daylight Time Download Calendar File
Multiple Speakers
Brief Description:

There are many valid reasons for operating in the vicinity of mountainous terrain. These include personal enjoyment, aerial photography, flight training, fire patrol, law enforcement, business travel, search-and-rescue, etc. Regardless of your motivation for flying in the mountains, it is necessary to develop good judgement and proper techniques.

The following facets of mountain flying will be discussed:

                8:30 – 8:50          Minimum Knowledge / Must Know Information

                9:00 – 9:50          Knowledge of Mountain Weather / Mountain Flying

                10:00 – 10:50      Aircraft Performance / Route Planning

                11:00 – 12:00      Real World Stories (Guest Speakers)

                12:00 – 1:00        Lunch

                1:00 – 1:50          Survival Techniques

                2:00 – 3:00          Aircraft Accidents


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Location of Seminar:
Collegedale Airport
5100 Bess Moore Road

Apison, TN 37302
Directions to Venue:

From I-75, take exit 9 for TN-317 E / Apison Pike towards Collegedale. Stay on TN-317 E for approximately 6 miles and Collegedale Airport will be on your left. The seminar will be held in the upstairs meeting room.

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Fly-in Seminar?:
40 seats at the facility, 2 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
Tennessee FAA Safety Team
Contact Information:
Tony Walker
Phone: (423) 364-4669
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

Prior to attending a safety seminar, please review and abide by current CDC, State and Local health guidelines.

Seminar starts at 8:30 am and will concluded around 3 pm. Lunch will be provided to attendees. We will have information for those wishing to obtain mountain flying instruction.

Our presenters have years of combined experience flying in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Canada and other mountainous areas utilizing DeHavilland Beavers, Cessna 180/185's, Cessna 206/207/208's and Piper Super Cubs.

Please go online to www.faasafety.gov and reserve your seat. This will help us with seminar activities.

Thanks to all pilots wishing to make aviation safe.

Special thanks to the following:

  • Collegedale Municipal Airport
  • Crystal Air, INC.
  • Speakers
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.
Credit Applicability:
1 Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 1
1 Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 3
Advanced WINGS
2 Credits for Advanced Knowledge Topic 2
Master WINGS
2 Credits for Master Knowledge Topic 2
FAASTeam Project Information:
National Project:
Any Safety Event held based upon data/risk
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