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Preventing Loss of Control -- Improving Safety through Design and Expertise
The Number One Cause of Accidents in Aviation, from Airline Transports to General Aviation: Loss of Control - 7-9 pm.
Date and Time:
Thursday, January 11, 2018, starting at 19:00 Eastern Standard Time Download Calendar File
Captain Shem Malmquist, FRAeS
Brief Description:

A 2-hour Presentation Covering Loss of Control (LOC) Accidents -- the Causes of LOC and What, We, as Pilots, Can Do About Them - 7-9 pm.

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Location of Seminar:
Orlando Executive Airport (ORL)
365 Rickenbacker Dr.

Orlando, FL 32802
Directions to Venue:

From Colonial Drive turn south on Rickenbacker Dr. Continue through the Fairgreen St intersection to the end of Rickenbacker Dr. and into the parking lot. Park in any available designated spot. Walk east to the Airport Administration Building.

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Fly-in Seminar?:
100 seats at the facility, 51 remaining for online registration.
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Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
Orlando FSDO FAASTeam
Contact Information:
Robert Breaux
Phone: (407) 644-4298
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Thanks to our speaker Captain Shem Malmquist.

Thanks also to the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) for use of their new Administrative Offices, to FAASTeam Reps David Conrad  for door prizes, to Jim Porter for set up and registration.

This seminar will mainly focus on the understanding of the human role in accidents, weather and system training.

Captain Shem Malmquist is currently flying a B-777 operating international routes. He has a broad experience ranging from teaching aerobatics and instructing in a wide variety of both GA and transport aircraft in addition to academic research and safety investigations. He holds a Masters Degree in Human Factors in Aeronautics through Florida Institute of Technology (FIT) in addition to degress from other universities.

Captain Malmquist recently co-authored a book titled 'Angle Of Attack:Air France 447 and the Future of Aviation Safety' and was the Human Factors group leader for the CAST-LOC-JSIT (Commercial Aviation Safety Team, Loss of Control, Joint Safety Implementation Team), and also served on the Aircraft State Awareness JSIT.  Mostly what that means is that he has been working on loss of control accidents, aircraft handling and similar issues for about 20 years now.  He is also a voting member of the SAE Flight Deck and Handling Qualities for Transport Airplanes working group, which writes the Aerospace Standards for those topics.

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 1
Advanced WINGS
1 Credit for Advanced Knowledge Topic 1
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