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CFI Open Forum Co-host with WNY Flying Club Wings Spring Thing
Airworthiness Awareness, System Component Failure and Forced Landing
Date and Time:
Thursday, March 22, 2018, starting at 19:00 Eastern Daylight Time Download Calendar File
Bill Abbott FAA FPM ROC,Bill Geary FAASTeam Lead Rep, John Galuski CFII WNY Flying Club
Brief Description:

Buffalo's CFI Quarterly Open Forum is Co-hosted with WNY Flying Club, "Wings Spring Thing". The CFI  Safety Forum topic includes "Teaching Airworthiness Awareness, System Component Failure and Forced Landing."  Familiar topics for many airman but always worth a timely review. Also, we will be sharing  with members of the WNY Flying Club. Likewise their speakers sharing their practical knowledge. A special thanks to their "Interest in Aviation Safety" and our own long-time contributing member CFII, John Galuski for bringing this interesting speaker group together.

At this event we will discuss best practices for teaching and learning Airworthiness Awareness in the hope that all pilots will be better prepared to avoid system/component failure events.  We will also talk about enabling pilots to deal with an engine failure in flight. 

This is a forum so your participation is essential to success.  We really need to hear from you so be sure to join in the discussion.

 All Pilots or Pilots in training are welcome and, by attending, of course will be Wings Credited

Flight Instructors, Ground Instructors, Designated Pilot Examiners, and Instructors in training are welcome and encouraged to attend. Join your flight instructor colleagues and take an active role in improving safety in flight training!  Click on the link below and register TODAY!

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Location of Seminar:
Mercy Flight - Buffalo Airport (BUF)
100 Amherst Villa Road
Mercy Flight Classroom
Buffalo, NY 14225
Directions to Venue:

Buffalo-Niagara Airport just off Aero Drive at the former Flying Tigers Restaurant.

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Fly-in Seminar?:
30 seats at the facility, 15 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
FAA Safety Team
Contact Information:
Bill Geary
Phone: (716) 201-8381
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

Participation in this meeting does not result in credit for CFI renewal.

Together as a Team, the Instructors and Designated Pilot Examiners can combine their extensive knowledge and experience with sound judgment to create and provide the most comprehensive and effective pilot training experience, followed by a reliable and effective evaluation.

Participation in the WINGS Program as a CFI administering WINGS Pilot Proficiency FLIGHT Credits may qualify for CFI Renewal. See your FAASTeam Representative for details, or call your FAA Safety Team Program Manager.

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
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