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Aeromedical Issues -- Medications - Accidents - FAA 3rd Class vs Basic Med
Current Aero Medical Safety Issues
Date and Time:
Saturday, June 24, 2017, starting at 09:30 Eastern Daylight Time Download Calendar File
Dr. Joseph Ray, New England Regional Flight Surgeon
Brief Description:

Current Aero Medical Safety Issues:  Impairing medications, unfortunate accidents, FAA 3rd Class/Basic Med.

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Location of Seminar:
EAA Chapter 106 Hangar - Gate 4 – North Ramp of LWM
400 Holt Rd.

North Andover, MA 01845
Directions to Venue:

No GPS address for airport GATE 4, so when near 400 Holt Rd, follow the EAA106 signs. Ideally, please arrive between 9:00-10:30 when we will have someone manning the gate for entry.  Outside those times, please call the number on the paper taped to the yellow post for someone to come let you in.  See Additional Information for more details and click here for link to a map.



Fly-in Seminar?:
75 seats at the facility, 53 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
FAA Safety Team and the Boston FSDO
Contact Information:
Penny Bowman
Phone: (508) 284-5592
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

About the SPEAKER:

Joseph Ray, MD, New England Regional Flight Surgeon.  Dr. Ray finished medical school on a United States Air Force Health Professions Scholarship program and then practiced at Tyndall AFB in Panama City, Fla., on active duty. Following a lengthy period in private practice, he became an aviation medical examiner in the New England area in 2007. He joined the New England Region as the Deputy Regional Flight Surgeon in 2009 and is residency trained in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine.


This seminar is being held at the 2017 NorthEast Experimental Fly-In (FREE Admission, Seminars, & Parking) where many homebuilt aircraft are expected to be on display, including several Van’s RV and Rutan canard aircraft, as well as Zenith, Sonex, Kitfox, Challenger and more.  See attached event flyer.  Event webpage: www.106.eaachapter.org/2017experimentalflyin.htm

Stay at this event longer for four other seminars and workshops, too:

1) 11:00 - # 76702 - True Confessions: Mistakes I have Made – by Doug Stewart, Doug Stewart, nine time Master Instructor and DPE, Doug has provided over 11,600 hours of dual instruction.

2) 1:00 pm - # 76706 - Around The World Flight – Route Planning & HF Radios – by Damon Meyer and Izzy Briggs.

3 & 4) Also at 1:00 pm - # 76707 - Have you ever thought about building your own aircraft?  Learn some of the basics at these concurrent workshops:    Basic Metal Aircraft Building – a hands-on workshop – by Stephen Briggs, and Wood Aircraft Construction – a hands-on workshop – by Brian Lloyd.

HOMEBUILT AIRCRAFT: Please taxi to the junction of DELTA & ECHO at LWM;  Ground team will identify parking for homebuilts.  For putting your homebuilt on display, you will receive a free all-u-want food combo (breakfast & lunch) ticket (1 per homebuilt aircraft on display).
PRODUCTION AIRCRAFT: Please park on the North Ramp (large parking area next to Echo) where available spaces will be identified with a chalk circle around the space number, then walk past the red hangars to the event.
Turn onto Holt Rd off Rt-125 in No. Andover (about 1 mile north of where Rt-133 turns East). At end of Holt Rd, turn right (Clark St).  GATE 4 will be on the left.
Gate 4 will be manned 9:00am-10:30am.   We will have a cell phone # sheet on the yellow post to call at other times for someone to drive down and escort you in.
MAP LINK and where to park on this page:    www.106.eaachapter.org/ourhangar.htm

SPONSOR: EAA Chapter 106 www.106.EAAchapter.org is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) educational public charity.  EAA106 organizes and hosts this annual event which showcases amateur-built aircraft and offers several seminars throughout the day (similar to Oshkosh ‘forums’) and offers educational seminars and programs for pilots as well as those building their own aircraft throughout the year.
The educational benefit is the reason EAA106 offers this FREE event, but come hungry – the chapter will have breakfast (9:00-10:00am) & lunch (11:00am-1:30pm) available to help offset their speaker and other expenses.

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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