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Syracuse Safety Stand Down 2017
Habits and Best Practices for All Pilots to Follow for Safe and Enjoyable Flying
Date and Time:
Saturday, February 25, 2017, starting at 08:00 Eastern Standard Time Download Calendar File
Multiple Speakers
Brief Description:

Don't miss this annual interactive event specifically designed to make you a better and safer pilot!  Enjoy presentations and discussions from quality speakers on the habits and best practices to adopt for safe and happy flying. The day will be based on uncovering those highly effective habits that contribute in small or significant ways to build an enjoyable and safe flying experience.  As a pilot you will take away great ideas to adopt as habits to incorporate into your flying operations.  Featured speakers include David St. George, FAA Pilot Examiner (DPE) and FAASTeam Lead Representative; Rob Belisario, DPE; Jeff Kleinwaks, FAASTeam Representative, local Pilot and CFI, Jim Spaller, local Pilot and CFI, and speakers from the SYR Air Trafiic Control System.  Click on the link below to see all of the details and register TODAY!

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Location of Seminar:
Syracuse Hancock International Airport
1000 Colonel Eileen Collins Blvd.
Main Terminal
Syracuse, NY 13212
Directions to Venue:

The event will be held in the Syracuse Airport Main Terminal building conference room (lower level). Look for signs to the SYR Safety Stand Down. Free parking is available in the overflow parking lot. As you approach the terminal on Colonel Eileen Collins Blvd. turn LEFT at the traffic light, go past the tower and the overflow lot will be on left side.

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Sponsoring Division:
FAA Safety Team and the Rochester FSDO
Contact Information:
Phone: (585) 436-3880 ext. 206
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You can register for the morning session, afternoon session, or both by clicking on the links below. There will be a break in between the morning and afternoon sessions to allow attendees to go out for lunch (no lunch will be provided this year).

Featured speakers and topics:

The morning session speakers and topics are:

David St. George CFI, DPE, FAASTeam Rep, "The Big View on SAFE Flying"

Sandy Gregoire SYR ATC, "Overview of SYR Air Traffic Control" and "Drone Operations"

Rob Belisario CFI, DPE, "Loss of Control in Flight"

Bill Abbott FAA Inspector, FAASTeam Program Manager, "Airworthiness and Owner Performed Maintenance.

The afternoon session speakers and topics are:

Jim Spaller CFI,  "Can We Lower the GA Accident Rate?"

Rob Belisario CFI, DPE, "The New UAS Certificate"

Jeff Kleinwaks CFI, FAASTeam Rep, "ADM and Understanding and Applying all the Acronyms"

David St. George CFI, DPE, FAASTeam Rep. "Technology and Technique - SOPs"

The Syracuse Safety Stand Down is sponsored by Avemco Aviation Insurance. There will be raffles throughout the day for Avemco promotional items.



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.
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Safety Stand Down
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