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North Sound WPA Meeting- Non-Towered Airport Traffic Patterns
Presentation from Tom Rogers on Non-Towered Airport Traffic Patterns, and Straight-in Versus Patterns.
Date and Time:
Thursday, March 9, 2023, starting at 19:00 Pacific Standard Time Download Calendar File
Tom Rogers
Brief Description:

This is a closed event for Washington Pilot Association members only. 

Many pilots are unaware that much has changed regarding non-towered airport operations effective in 2017. Tom Rogers will give a presentation that covers the current regulations and best practices published by the FAA. The presentation will discuss the non-tower pattern, entries, exits, right of way, and wrap it up with his Master CFI suggestions for keeping safe in the busy summer pattern. 

Tom Rogers has been flying for 50 years, is a retired Lt Colonel and F15 fighter pilot from the USAF, Retired Captain for Alaska Airlines, and a National Association of Flight Instructors Master CFI. He also holds CFII, MEI, has thousands of hours of instruction, and over 24,000 hours of flight time in 70 different aircraft. Currently he teaches tailwheel ops, Spin training, and UPRTraining and is an FAA Safety Team Representative at the Bremerton Airport. 

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Location of Seminar:
Jansen Field Pilot Lounge
8635 Depot Road

Lynden, WA 98264
Directions to Venue:

The meeting will be held in the pilot lounge at at Jansen Field in Lynden, WA. Accommodations can be made for anyone flying in to KBLI. 

Doors open at 6:30pm, presentation starts at 7:00pm.

Fly-in Seminar?:
Yes  38W
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Registration Information:
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Sponsoring Division:
Contact Information:
Maureen Griggs
Phone: (360) 303-8540
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

You are welcome to attend a no-host dinner at 5:00pm to meet with the speaker informally prior to the meeting. The no-host dinner will be held at Steakhouse 9 Bistro, 115 E Homestead Blvd, Lynden, WA 98264, approximately 1/2 mile from the airport. For details, contact Maureen at 360-303-8540.

Thank you to Tom Rogers and to the WPA for hosting this event.

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 3
FAASTeam Project Information:
National Project:
Any other Operations task not covered in the NPP
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