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Mid Island Air Service Monthly Safety Seminar
WRONG SURFACE LANDINGS – and Airport Surface Safety
Date and Time:
Saturday, February 10, 2018, starting at 08:30 Eastern Standard Time Download Calendar File
Joe Foresto CFI, Commercial Pilot, Former Airline Pilot, and Retired FAA Washington Headquarters Operations Inspector
Brief Description:

You are invited to an exclusive safety workshop on WRONG SURFACE LANDINGS – and Airport Surface Safety given by featured speaker Joe Foresto CFI, Commercial Pilot, Former Airline Pilot, and Retired FAA Washington Headquarters Operations Inspector.  At this two hour informative briefing we will discuss Landing on, or lining up on a wrong runway taxiway or airport, and recent events that could have resulted in the worst ever aircraft accidents.  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, 28 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
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, February 10, 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

FEB 10, 2018

WRONG SURFACE LANDINGS – and Airport Surface Safety

  • Landing on a wrong runway taxiway or airport, lining up on a wrong runway or taxiway
  • Surface safety relative to runway incursions, excursions, overruns and severity of these events
  • Recent events that could have resulted in the worst ever aircraft accidents
  • Causal factors and current actions to eliminate/mitigate such events; GA involvement & FAA analysis
  • Things you can do now – IPC, Flight Reviews, simulator, airport knowledge, ask an expert, . . .

Joe Foresto CFI, Commercial Pilot, Former Airline Pilot, and Retired FAA Washington Headquarters Operations Inspector

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 1
1 Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 2
FAASTeam Project Information:
National Project:
Airport Surface Deviations
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