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Backcountry Flying in New Mexico
New Mexico Recreational Flying Opportunites and Safety Considerations
Date and Time:
Saturday, August 27, 2016, starting at 09:00 Mountain Daylight Time Download Calendar File
Larry Filener, New Mexico Pilots Association; Mark Spencer, Arizona Pilot's Association
Brief Description:

The New Mexico Pilots Association promotes back country flying and strives to increase recreational and backcountry flying opportunities in New Mexico.  An update on available airstrips and fly-ins will be covered, including safety aspects and the various safety resources available for accessing them. Recent Arizona Pilots Association successes, in partnership with the Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF) will be highlighted.

Information will also be available on formation of the New Mexico Airstrip Network (NMAN), a partnership with the USFS, BLM, NMDOT Aviation Division, Council of Outfitters and Guides, and other public agencies and organizations.

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Location of Seminar:
Land of Enchantment Fly In, Double Eagle II Airport
7401 Atrisco Vista Blvd NW

Albuquerque, NM 87121
Directions to Venue:

Albuquerque Police Department hangar on field, West side of the north ramp.  For fly-in arrivals and parking at the Land of Enchantment Fly In, see http://eaa179.org/land-of-enchantment-fly-in/

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Fly-in Seminar?:
50 seats at the facility, 7 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
Contact Information:
Phone: (505) 974-5305
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

This is the first of three seminars during EAA 179's "Land of Enchantment Fly In", open 0700 - 1500 with static displays, Aviation Exhibit Hall, aircraft judging, free pancakes and burgers. See http://eaa179.org/land-of-enchantment-fly-in/ for full schedule and fly-in info. Poster link below.

Larry Filener serves as chair of the NMPA Backcountry Committee and as RAF's New Mexico liaison. Mark Spencer serves as RAF's Arizona liasion and as VP for the Arizona Pilot's Association.

Seminar sponsored by Textron Aviation, the New Mexico Aviation Division (NMDOT), New Mexico Pilots Association, Arizona Pilot's Association, the ABQ FAASTeam, and the Albuquerque Police Department.

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
Advanced WINGS
1 Credit for Advanced Knowledge Topic 2
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