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Title:
Good News in Aviation Safety
Topic:
Come join the conversation on the future of GA flight operations!
Date and Time:
Wednesday, October 11, 2017, starting at 19:30 Pacific Daylight Time Download Calendar File
Speaker(s):
Kostas Speridakos (CFI, AGI)
Brief Description:

Great work is coming to light - angle of attack indicators, potential streamlining of certification standards in Part 23, ADS-B implementation, electric propulsion, and more - how can we as the general aviation community promote and benefit from these advancements?  How can we guard against complacency that may result from their use?

Get up to speed on these trends with Kostas Speridakos, a CFI and aerospace engineer who teaches at West Valley Flying Club at PAO and SQL.  Kostas' experience outside of flying includes designing FAA flight tests and co-authoring safety cases for ADS-B implementation in air traffic control systems, conducting operational analysis of new Air Traffic Management (ATM) initiatives for private and public entities, and building practical bridges to connect young people with their dream careers in aviation.

Select Number:
WP1578655
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?:
Yes  KPAO
Seating:
45 seats at the facility, 40 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
FAASTeam
Contact Information:
WVFC Member Services
Phone: 650-856-2030
greg@gregwest.com
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

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
FAASTeam Project Information:
National Project:
WINGS
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