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Mid Island Air Service Monthly Safety Seminar
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN AIRLINE PILOT - Utilizing Trans-Oceanic Flight Planning Strategies in General Aviation
Date and Time:
Saturday, January 13, 2018, starting at 08:30 Eastern Standard Time Download Calendar File
Adam Rosenberg, FAA DPE, Check Pilot, Major Airline Airbus Captain
Brief Description:

You are invited to an exclusive safety workshop on A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN AIRLINE PILOT - Utilizing Trans-Oceanic Flight Planning Strategies in General Aviation given by featured speaker Adam Rosenberg, FAA DPE, Check Pilot, Major Airline Airbus Captain, 7 type ratings, 33 yrs & over 20,000 hours Total Time.

At this two hour informative briefing we will discuss flying like the Pros and being a safer, more confident & competent pilot by learning Trans-Oceanic Flight Planning strategies, what goes into this planning, and how this can help the general aviation pilot increase your margin of safety.  Many aspects of trans-oceanic flight will be discussed from dispatch, flight planning, oceanic track navigation, communications, abnormals, emergencies and diversion strategies. 

Beyond just a day in the life of an airline pilot, Adam will introduce multiple scenarios and provide extensive training on how general aviation pilots can go beyond what is required by regulations and utilize similar procedures, techniques and strategies when flight planning cross country trips under visual or instrument flight rules.  After attending this seminar, you be will be ready to employ advanced flight planning and inflight strategies that make you a safer, more confident and competent pilot.  You will be better prepared to confront inflight abnormalities and emergencies wherever they may occur. Pilots need to make good decisions, and only you can choose to be a safer pilot!  Click on the link below to register TODAY!

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Location of Seminar:
Mid Island Air Service, Inc., Long Island MacArthur Airport
101 Hering Drive
MacArthur Airport
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
Directions to Venue:

DIRECTIONS: MID ISLAND AIR SERVICE (MIAS). From the West: LIE (495) eastbound to exit 57 (Veterans Memorial Highway). Right on Veterans Highway (454), 6 miles to main entrance to airport. From the East: LIE westbound to exit 57. Left on 454 follow above. From the West: Sunrise Highway to exit 49, second light, left on Johnson Ave. Straight for three lights into the airport. From the East: Sunrise to exit 50A, right onto Johnson Ave. Airport entrance: straight in, left on Schaefer Drive and right on Hering Drive.

The meeting will be held in the main hangar.  Aircraft parking available on ramp area.

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Fly-in Seminar?:
100 seats at the facility, 5 remaining for online registration.
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Sponsoring Division:
FAA Safety Team and the Farmingdale FSDO
Contact Information:
Don Lawrence & Jim Orehosky
Phone: (631) 588-5400
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

Sponsored by: The Doorologist, Advanced Epoxy Flooring, Bayport Aerodrome, and Vxperts Aviation.

FREE MONTHLY Aviation Seminar Series

WHEN:  Saturday, January 13, 2018
TIME: 8:30am Continental Breakfast - 9:00-10:30am seminar, questions, hangar talk.
WHERE:  Mid Island Air Service, Inc.  MacArthur Airport    
HOSTS:  Mid Island Air Service & FAA Safety Team

JAN 13, 2018  

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN AIRLINE PILOT - Utilizing Trans-Oceanic Flight Planning Strategies in General Aviation

  • Fly like the Pros – be a safer, more confident & competent pilot
  • Trans-Oceanic Flight Planning strategies for a flight from NY to Rome
  • Learn about what goes into these Planning Strategies from dispatching, planning, navigation, communications, emergencies, diversions, . . .
  • How this can help the GA pilot and increase your margin of safety
  • Scenarios, regulations, techniques, inflight strategies under both VFR & IFR rules

Adam Rosenberg, FAA DPE, Check Pilot, Major Airline Airbus Captain, 7 type ratings, 33 yrs & over 20,000 hours Total Time, Regional Airline Fleet Manager, former Airbus Test/Delivery pilot, 141 Chief Instructor, FAASTeam Lead Rep, A&P

By attending this seminar, and others like it, you can become part of the FAA Pilot Proficiency Award Program [also known as WINGS] by participating in a recurrent training program. This program was expanded in 2008 and developed for a higher level of safety by employing consistent recurrent training, which has been identified as a major factor in reducing General Aviation [GA] accident rates. 
Remember, as part of this seminar program, WINGS is designed to help keep you safe, and by participating and staying WINGS current you may maintain a valid Flight Review. We appreciate your participation in this event.

Do you know your limitations? The seminar will also direct your attention to the Mid Island Personal Limitations Checklist to help teach “situational awareness " through the experiences of other pilots . . . help develop good judgment, . . . . and better understand what's legal vs. what's safe and smart.

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
Advanced WINGS
1 Credit for Advanced Knowledge Topic 2
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