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Flying to Mexico and Canada
Flying to Mexico and Canada
Date and Time:
Wednesday, February 8, 2017, starting at 19:30 Pacific Standard Time Download Calendar File
Jerzy Orkiszewski
Brief Description:

Want to fly across the border? Not sure what to expect? West Valley Flying Club invites you to join us for a presentation by Jerzy Orkiszewski that will help you safely get across the border and back. He will cover topics specific to both the Canadian and Mexican borders, including flight planning, differences in airspace, eAPIS and Customs requirements, fuel availability, and ports of entry. In addition, Jerzy will discuss traveling along specific areas and routes, such as flying the Baja Peninsula and mainland Mexico.

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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, 18 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
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Contact Information:
WVFC Member Services
Phone: (650) 856-2030
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About the Presenter:  Jerzy Orkiszewski is an Advanced Ground Instructor and instrument rated Commercial Pilot with over 1300 hundred hours. He is a contributing editor of PLAR, the most popular General Aviation magazine in Poland and he owns a Cessna Turbo 182T that he keeps at Palo Alto. Jerzy has extensive experience flying to both Canada and Mexico, with the landing videos to prove it!

About West Valley Flying Club: WVFC 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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