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Emergency Landings- Water vs Trees
Considerations and Consequences for Emergency Landing in Water vs Trees
Date and Time:
Friday, October 13, 2023, starting at 19:00 Pacific Daylight Time Download Calendar File
Bill Post
Brief Description:

In this event we will discuss misconceptions regarding consequences of both types of landings vs. statistical results. You may have to survive not only the landing but until rescued. Discussion will include how to maximize your chance of a survivable landing and successful rescue, important cold water factors and dunker training, considerations regarding high wing vs. low wing, tricycle gear vs. tailwheel, and gear/flaps up or down.


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Location of Seminar:
Heritage Flight Museum
15053 Crosswind Drive

Burlington, WA 98233
Directions to Venue:

Meeting will be held in the Heritage Flight Museum.

Fly-in Seminar?:
Yes  BVS
100 seats at the facility, 71 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
Contact Information:
Jay Finlay
Phone: 360-941-2533
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

Thanks to Bill Post and to the Heritage Flight Museum.

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 2
FAASTeam Project Information:
National Project:
Any other Operations task not covered in the NPP
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