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Flying To Truckee - Airport Operations for GA Pilots
Flying to one of the Bay Area’s top aviation destinations: Truckee
Date and Time:
Wednesday, January 11, 2017, starting at 19:30 Pacific Standard Time Download Calendar File
Hardy Bullock
Brief Description:

The Truckee Tahoe Airport District and West Valley Flying Club invite you to join us for an in-depth look at flying to one of the Bay Area’s top aviation destinations. Truckee Tahoe Airport is a popular place to stop on any pilots list, but can also be one of the most challenging. Hardy Bullock is the Director of Aviation and Community Services at the Truckee Tahoe Airport District, and he will cover a range of topics that flying to Truckee involves.  His extensive local knowledge makes him an expert on arrivals and departures, obstacles, mixing jet traffic with glider traffic, and community awareness. Mountain flying topics specific to Truckee will also be covered, including hazards, weather, night operations, performance, and situational awareness. Local anecdotes and factual stories of accidents from NTSB reports will be reviewed, and additional resources and contact information will be provided for those that want to learn even more. 

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Location of Seminar:
West Valley Flying Club
1901 Embarcadero Rd.
Suite 100
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Directions to Venue:

From highway 101 head east toward the bay, turn left after the golf course.  West Valley Flying Club is the second driveway on the right. Overflow parking in the golf course lot.

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Fly-in Seminar?:
50 seats at the facility, 11 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
Contact Information:
West Valley Member Services
Phone: 650-856-2030
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

Hardy Bullock currently serves as the Director of Aviation and Community Services at the Truckee Tahoe Airport District. He is tasked with the safety, security, and efficiency of this regional general aviation airport. Reduction of annoyance and enhancement of the benefit of the airport to the community at large is also a principal role of his. Hardy has spent the last ten years finding creative solutions to problems facing general aviation. He is a multi-engine instrument rated pilot with nearly 2000 hours of flight time in various types of fixed wing aircraft. He serves with distinction on the National Business Aircraft Association as the Airports Safety Team Leader. He is a Certified Member of the Association of Airport Executives. Hardy is also an appointed Planning Commissioner, Community Advisory Team member, and Board member of Big Brothers Big Sisters. Outside of work Hardy spends time with his wife of 20 years and two children ages 13 and 14.

West Valley Flying Club is one of the largest not for profit flying clubs in the US.  With over 800 members, 50 aircraft, and 35 instructors, West Valley provides opportunities for the first-time student to the most experienced aviators.  Our members fly everything from Cessna 152s for fun, to Airbus 380s for a living.  West Valley Flying Club offers two convenient Bay Area locations and is proud of our ongoing safety record.  Visit www.wvfc.org

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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