Preflight, Weather, Enroute, Arrival, Approach and Landing
Jim Adams, Anthony Vallillo
"As the PRO’s Fly" is a unique presentation about airline flying that focuses on airline procedures and techniques that can be applied to General Aviation (GA) operations to improve safety and reduce risk. This exclusive briefing is oriented around a flight from JFK to Rome and presented by featured speaker Anthony Vallillo, a Retired Capt. and FAASTeam Representative. Don't miss this special briefing and start flying like a PRO!
Location of Seminar:
Miry Brook Volunteer Fire House
59 Miry Brook Road
Danbury, CT 06810
Directions to Venue:
I-82, Exit 3 to Rt 7 South, exit at airport off ramp, turn left on to Sugar Hollow Road and right on to Miry Brook Rd. at signal.
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As the PRO’s Fly!
A unique presentation about airline flying that focuses on airline procedures and techniques that can be applied to General Aviation (GA) operations to improve safety and reduce risk. This exclusive briefing is oriented around a flight from JFK to Rome and presented by featured speaker Anthony Vallillo, a Retired Capt. and FAASTeam Representative.
· Pre-preflight planning – the Weather Channel and the long look of the weather
· Up-to-date – charts and other perishable things like databases
· Weather or not – the first final weather check, and the resources available
· Flight plan – routes, altitudes, times and fuel
· Fuel planning – how much is enough, and why
· Performance – ensuring that “She’ll never get off the ground...” is just a phrase
· Inspections – walk-arounds and other jaunts
· Meet your crew – and marshal your resources
· Building the Nest – becoming the organization man or woman
· The On-Time Machine – schedule and the impact of get-there-it is
· Over the river and through the woods – getting to the runway is half the battle (runway incursions and other perils)
· Takeoff! – and the alternatives
· Contact Departure Control – radio communications and how to sound like a pro
· Cleared Direct – how we got there and how we will get there in times to come
· Cream and Sugar – fine dining in the sky
· In search of the perfect altitude – finding the best speed or fuel burn
· Feet Wet – water, water everywhere and the concept of en route alternates
· Weather on the 8’s – en route weather resources, and deviating from a clearance
· Planning the approach – guess where it started
· Enroute Descents – planning and executing the long slide home
· Cleared for the Approach – in all kinds of weather, and just what are your minimums
· The perfect landing – wherein you get to use the airplane again
· The job’s not over until... – you get to the gate
· The fun part – layover in paradise
· I get paid to do this! – the future of airline piloting in a changing world
Special thanks to:
The 399 Composite Squadron-Civil Air Patrol
Sandy Sanderson, FOJ
FAASTeam Representative Anthony Vallillo
Miry Brook Volunteer Fire Dept.
For additional information on this event, please call FAASTeam Program Manager Jim Adams at 860-654-1039.
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.
1 Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 3
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