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California Highway Patrol Flight Operations in northern California
Operation aspect of both the fixed wing and helicopter flight operations
Date and Time:
Saturday, September 10, 2016, starting at 10:00 Pacific Daylight Time Download Calendar File
Jeff Edgerton, William Hill
Brief Description:

CHP Flight Officer, Jeff Edgerton will brief the attendee's regarding the mission and purpose of the air arm of the California Highway Patrol, then he will discuss and review the scope of operations in northern California (Redding Flight Office)....... and how it may impact the ability of the CHP flight officers to conduct their operations/missions with safety.  He will steer the presentation with a special emphasis regarding general aviation flight operations.. and how it may interfere or hinder the outcome of the CHP flight mission.  Attendees'  should consider and appreciate that the Redding flight department covers from about Corning to the Oregon border and from Crescent City, Arcata, Eureka, Fortuna to Alturas/almost Reno... estimating a 200 mile by 200-mile service area.  Jeff presented a safety seminar about 30 months ago, it was excellent and it allowed the attendees' to understand and appreciate why to stay away from CHP flight operations as a GA pilot.

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Location of Seminar:
Quonset Hut - EAA Chapter 157, West Side Benton airport
3025 South Street
Quonset Hut
Redding, CA 96001
Directions to Venue:

Flying:  After landing, taxi to the north-west corner of Benton airport.... park just south of the SUN SHADE open hangars and then walk 300 feet west to the Quonset hut, ....entrance on the north side.

Driving:  Google 3025 South Street, zip code 96001 and follow the directions, once there, please park along the chain link fence to the west of the Quonset Hut.... then go to the north entrance (through the man-gate) and enter the seminar location.

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Fly-in Seminar?:
Yes  O85
75 seats at the facility, 22 remaining for online registration.
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Contact Information:
Phone: (530) 410-9525
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

This is the 123rd monthly consecutive safety seminar at Benton airport since the inception of the new FAASTeam concept (it is believed to be the longest consecutive seminar series in the nation).

EAA Chapter 157, has hosted me and the guest speakers for each and everyone.  The chapter is blessed with individuals who do Yeomans work each month in setting up the facility, providing chairs, live internet, coffee, donuts, projector system... then taking down everything at the end of the seminars... This chapter has led the way in embracing safety as one of the tenets of their chapter.  Thank you EAA Chapter 157

The Redding Jet Center has provided a podium for use at each seminar... and over time they have assisted the seminars series with other support.... again Thank you Redding Jet Center

Our guest speaker:  Jeff Edgerton..... CHP Flight Officer......... Jeff has graciously donated his time ... time to prepare, time to come and speak and time to answer questions afterward.... AND, he is well versed in communicating with his audience........ Thank you Jeff.

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
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