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Back to Basics - What Makes an Airplane Fly so We Can Avoid Stalls
An aerodynamic refresher on what makes airplanes fly, causes stalls and spins, and recovery from them.
Date and Time:
Monday, March 26, 2018, starting at 18:30 Eastern Daylight Time Download Calendar File
Chris Prusak
Brief Description:

This evening's seminar in designed to enhance our aerodynamic knowledge to aid in the efficient operation of our aircraft while preventing stalls, spins and accidents resulting from an aircraft departing controlled flight.  We will begin with a refresher of how airfoils produce lift, then move to more advanced concepts of aircraft stability and what causes stalls and spins.  The seminar will conclude with a discussion surrounding the causes of stalls and spins, recovery from stalls and spins, and how to avoid placing your aircraft in a position vulnerable to a stall.

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Location of Seminar:
Sheltair FBO, Ocala International Airport
1200 SW 60th Ave

Ocala, FL 34474
Directions to Venue:

I-75 from the North or South:  Exit on SR-40 (exit 352), proceed west on SR-40 to 60th Ave, approximately two miles.  Turn south on 60th Ave (Airport Road) and Sheltair is approximately one mile on the right.

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Fly-in Seminar?:
Yes  OCF
43 seats at the facility, 5 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
Orlando FSDO FAA Safety Team
Contact Information:
Phone: (352) 875-7401
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

The FAASTeam would like to thank Sheltair, the Ocala Airport Authority and the City of Ocala for sharing its facilities with us.

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
Advanced WINGS
1 Credit for Advanced Knowledge Topic 2
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