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Complacency - The Stealthy Stalker
Identifying and mitigating complacency in our actions as pilots.
Date and Time:
Wednesday, January 17, 2018, starting at 18:00 Eastern Standard Time Download Calendar File
Dick Ferno John Wood
Brief Description:

Complacency is a major factor in aircraft accidets and incidents. It is bred in the fertile grouind of repetitiveness and boredom. So what can we do to prevent it? How do we keep from setting a complacency trap for ourselves?  Join us for an evening of camaraderie and learning. Flight instructors are encouraged to bring their students. 

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Location of Seminar:
Burlington International Airport
1200 Airport Drive
South Burlington, VT 05403
Directions to Venue:

This event is being held in the Burlington International Airport Terminal Building, 2nd floor, south end.

Fly-in Seminar?:
45 seats at the facility, 22 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
FAASTeam, Portland FSDO
Contact Information:
Phone: (802) 433-6691
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

Dick Ferno is a CFI, FAASTeam Representative, and Retired Air Traffic Controller. John Wood is the FAASTeam Program Manager for the Portland Flight Standards District Office. They will work as a team to discuss complacency and techniques you can use to avoid or prevent it.

We thank the Burlington International Airport for the use of the facilities.


NOTE: If the weather is questionable, please check the website for cancellation notices.


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:
Pilot Deviations - Airspace
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