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FAASTeam CFI Workshop #5
Safety Trends In General Aviation and Risk Management / Risk Intervention Strategies
Date and Time:
Tuesday, November 8, 2011, starting at 18:00 Download Calendar File
John Gaitskill
Brief Description:

FAASTeam CFI/DPE Workshops provide an opportunity for Flight Instructors, Ground Instructors, Designated Pilot Examiners, and the FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) to meet and collaborate for safety. This module will cover Safety Trends in GA and Risk Management/Risk Intervention Strategies. Join your flight instructor colleagues and take an active role in improving safety in flight training! Thanks to WNC Aviation for the use of the classroom and the pizzas!

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Location of Seminar:
Lacy Griffin Building
21 Aviation Way
Asheville Airport
Fletcher, NC 28732
Directions to Venue:
General aviation entrance to Asheville Airport.  Park on left past the trees.
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Fly-in Seminar?:
Yes  avl
30 seats at the facility, 24 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
The FAA Safety Team
Contact Information:
John Gaitskill
Phone: (708) 828 7275
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

FAASTeam CFI Workshops provide an opportunity for Flight Instructors, Designated Pilot Examiners, and Aviation Safety Inspectors to meet and collaborate for safety. These  FAASTeam CFI Workshops are planned in cycles. A cycle takes 24 months to complete and consists of 8 quarterly workshop events.

Each CFI Workshop includes two modules of instruction and a time period for CFIs and DPEs to exchange information and learn from each other. CFIs that attend all 8 workshops within the current two year cycle will receive nationally recognized WINGS credit and may be eligible to renew their non-expired Flight Instructor Certificate.   

Attendees will be supplied with documents that attest to his/her FAASTeam CFI Workshop attendance .


CFI renewal based on attendance at FAASTeam CFI Workshops will terminate upon completion of module #8 on September 30, 2012.  To be eligible for CFI renewal, participants must complete all 8 modules prior to September 30, 2012.  There will be no make up workshops after that date.  To receive credit towards Flight Instructor renewal, a participant may register in advance on FAASAFETY.gov or register at the workshop by signing the attendance sheet and providing his/her email address used for FAASAFETY.gov activities.  Participants seeking CFI renewal are also required to maintain their attendance records and test answer sheets provided by the attending CFI facilitator.  Any questions regarding the FAASTeam CFI Workshop program, should be directed to John Gaitskill, FAASTeam Lead Representative at (708) 828-7275 or Bob Sutherlin, FAASTeam Program Manager, Greensboro FSDO at (336) 813-5566. 

 At this Workshop we will discuss: Safety Trends in General Aviation and  Risk Management / Risk Intervention Strategies

Core Topic #9  Safety Trends In General Aviation

  • Types of accidents that have declined
  • Accident/Incident analysis
  • Factors that influence accident trends
  • Anticipating accident trend changes    

Core Topic #10  Risk Management / Risk Intervention Strategies

  • Decision making processes
  • Hazard identification       
  • Risk assessment
  • Time critical framework
  • Risk management controls
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:
2 Credits for Master Knowledge Topic 2
FAASTeam Project Information:
National Project:
CFI Workshops
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