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Maintaining Control of Your Attitude
Loss of Control (LOC) Avoidance
Date and Time:
Thursday, February 15, 2018, starting at 19:00 Arizona Download Calendar File
Michael Folkerts, NTSB Air Safety Investigator
Brief Description:

This seminar will include an overview of the NTSB and Loss of Control statistics, and present the lessons learned from several loss of control accidents, with an emphasis on human factors.


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Location of Seminar:
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
3700 Willow Creek Rd.
Building 16 - Jack R. Hunt Student Union, 'The Lower Hangar'
Prescott, AZ 86301
Directions to Venue:

***Entering at Haas Blvd.*** Enter the ERAU campus from Willow Creek Rd., northernmost entrance, on Haas Blvd. At the first four-way intersection, continue on Haas Blvd. and proceed to parking in either Lot D or E. The Jack R. Hunt Student Union - Lower Hangar, building 16, is accessible by following the walkway between lots D and E.

***Entering at Dan Carrell Dr.*** Enter the ERAU campus from Willow Creek Rd. at the intersection of Dan Carrell Dr. and Heritage Park Rd. (this is the only entrance with a traffic light). At the round-about, exit at the first opportunity - north on Dobberteen Dr.. Proceed on Dobberteen Dr. until reaching a stop sign, at the intersection with Haas Blvd.. Turn left onto Haas Blvd. and proceed to parking in either Lot D or E. The Jack R. Hunt Student Union - Lower Hangar, building 16, is accessible by following the walkway between lots D and E.


Fly-in Seminar?:
150 seats at the facility, 130 remaining for online registration.
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Contact Information:
Phone: (928) 777-4306
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

The presenter, Mike Folkerts, is an Air Safety Investigator for the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) serving, as a regional investigator in the central U.S. Mike is an airline transport pilot and certified flight instructor with over 7,000 flight hours in a variety of civilian and military aircraft. He has extensive experience in safety education, investigations, and program management. Prior to joining the NTSB, Mike served in the US Air Force for 25 years, including assignments flying the C-130, C-21 (Lear 35), T-38, T-1 (Beech 400), and the mighty Twin Otter. He was the chief of safety at USAFA's airfield and worked as an investigator and final evaluations officer at the US Air Force safety center. Mike has also flown the Boeing 737 for United Airlines and the DA20 for the US Air Force as a contract flight instructor. He has taught aviation safety courses for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and currently gives safety presentations throughout the U.S.

The FAA Safety Team thanks ERAU-Prescott for the use of its facilities for this event.

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 2
Advanced WINGS
1 Credit for Advanced Knowledge Topic 2
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