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Title:
Beyond Ground School VFR Charts
Topic:
An incredibly efficient chart
Date and Time:
Saturday, April 22, 2017, starting at 12:00 Pacific Daylight Time Download Calendar File
Speaker(s):
Herb Patten
Brief Description:

VFR charts pack an extraordinary amount of material and represent a 3 dimensional world of terrain and airspaces in 2 dimensions.  They describe graphically the earth as it looks to us pilots from the air.  And no matter how much we study them and how good we get at interpreting them there is always something new or some little nuance that we didn’t realize. Lastly, they are fun.  Who doesn’t enjoy looking at a map, especially an aviation one.

 

One of Herb Patten’s interest and passion is aviation charts.  There is no better person than Herb to go over VFR charts and learn something we thought we knew, we never knew, or we should have known.

Herb will actively involve the audience in this fun review of VFR charts and point out interesting facts that you then can go out and impress your friends. Don’t miss this enjoyable afternoon with Herb.



Herb Patten is an FAA certificated advanced and instrument ground instructor who teaches private pilot ground school at San Carlos Flight Center. He holds a private pilot certificate with an instrument rating, has over 800 hours and flown into 111 different California airports. He is co-founder of the Bay Area Student and New Pilot Support Group, and a board member of the Upwind Foundation, famous for its Upwind Summer Scholarship Program. In 2015, Herb was named a Master Instructor by the National Association of Flight Instructors.

 

This event qualifies for FAA Wings credit.

Any questions, contact us at (650) 946-1700 or info@sancarlosflight.com.


San Carlos Flight Center is committed to promoting safety in general aviation through our evening safety seminar programs. Space is often limited so it is important to sign up early through the FAA event notification system at FAASAFETY.GOV. SCFC members may choose to watch the seminar live over the web at home. Contact your SCFC member service rep at (650) 946-1700 to confirm secure online access to any particular seminar.

Select Number:
WP1575380
Location of Seminar:
San Carlos Flight Center
655 Skyway Rd,
Suite 215
San Carlos, CA 94070
Directions to Venue:

Directions to Room: Pilots who fly in should park in transient parking on the opposite side of the field and expect to walk about 10 minutes (.5 mile) to the Flight Center. Suite 215 is upstairs in the northwest corner. On occasion, rides may be prearranged through San Carlos Aviation and Supply.


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Fly-in Seminar?:
Yes  KSQL
Seating:
40 seats at the facility, 10 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
FAASTeam
Contact Information:
David Kramer
Phone: 408 981-6424
dmkramer43@yahoo.com
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

San Carlos Flight Center was voted Best Flight School in the US in the 2013 AOPA Flight Training Excellence Awards. We are committed to promoting safety in general aviation through our evening safety seminar programs. For more information about this and any of our weekly seminars, please visit http://sancarlosflight.com/activities-and-events.

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
FAASTeam Project Information:
National Project:
Other
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