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Preventing Loss of Control -- Improving Safety Through Design and Expertise
Loss of Control Prevention
Date and Time:
Saturday, March 17, 2018, starting at 10:00 Eastern Daylight Time Download Calendar File
Captain Shem Malmquist, FRAeS
Brief Description:

The NTSB considers General Aviation Loss of Control to be one of their "Top-10" areas needing special emphasis, year after year.  Come and enjoy a 2-hour presentation covering Loss of Control (LOC) accidents -- the causes of LOC and what, we, as pilots, can do to prevent them


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Location of Seminar:
Sebring Regional Airport
128 Authority Lane
Sebring, FL 33870
Directions to Venue:

From the N, head S on US HWY 27 till you reach the crossroads of 27 and 98. Turn left, follow all the way down to the FBO, on your left.

From the South, head up US HYW 27 N past Lake Placid. Continue another 10 (+/-) miles. Turn right onto State Route 98, follow down towards the end. The FBO is on your left. 

There will be coffee, water, and snacks. The Runway Cafe opens at 8 am and serves breakfast and lunch. There is also a fuel discount if you fly in. You’ll receive a fuel,discount card upon signing in. 


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Fly-in Seminar?:
Yes  SEF
40 seats at the facility, 18 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
Orlando FSDO FAA Safety Team
Contact Information:
Phone: (813) 966-3055
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

We wish to thank the Sebring Airport Authority for the free use of the room, the fuel discount, and the coffee service they provide! Thank you! 

Also thanks to Jason Ali of Volo Aviation for all the assistance in set up of equipment. Could not do this without you! 

Captain Shem Malmquist is currently a B-777 Captain operating international routes. His broad experience ranges from teaching aerobatics and instructing in a wide variety of both general aviation and transport aircraft to academic research and safety investigation. His most recent work has involved approaches to risk analysis and accident prevention utilizing MIT’s System Theoretic Accident Models and Processes (STAMP).
His past work includes Automation and Human Factors lead for the Commercial Aviation Safety Team’s Joint Safety Implementation Team, Loss of Control working group, as well as the Aircraft State Awareness working group. He is currently researching Loss of Control accidents utilizing MIT’s STAMP methodology.
Captain Malmquist’s education includes a Masters (MSc) degree in Human Factors in Aeronautics through the Florida Institute of Technology, a Bachelors of Science (BSc) from Embry-Riddle University, and a Associate of Science (ASc) through Mt. San Antonio College.
He is an elected Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, a full member of ISASI, and a member of the Resilience Engineering Association, AIAA, the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, IEEE, the Flight Safety Foundation and SAE where he also serves as a voting member of the Flight Deck and Handling Quality Standards for Transport Aircraft committee and is a member of the Aerospace Behavior Engineering Technology and the Lithium Battery Packaging Performance Committees.

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
Master WINGS
1 Credit for Master Knowledge Topic 2
FAASTeam Project Information:
National Project:
Top Ten Event
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