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Oops! I Bought a Lemon!
Owner/Operator/ A&P Mechanic Expectations and Responsibilities in Maintaining an Aircraft.
Date and Time:
Saturday, June 30, 2018, starting at 11:00 Eastern Daylight Time Download Calendar File
Stephen K. Brown
Brief Description:

A story of a surprise, a grounded aircraft, and what it took to get it flying again, with a focus on owner/operator responsibilities. Learn about what your responsibilities may be as an owner, pilot, or operator and how things can slip through the "cracks". Learn what it takes to keep an aircraft airworthy and what you can do on your own.

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Location of Seminar:
EAA Chapter 106 Hangar - Gate 4 – North Ramp of LWM
400 Holt Rd

North Andover, MA 01845
Directions to Venue:

Turn onto Holt Rd off Rt-125 in No. Andover (about 1 mile north of where Rt-133 turns East). At end of Holt Rd, turn right (Clark St).  GATE 4 will be on the left.

No GPS address for airport GATE 4, so when near 400 Holt Rd, follow the EAA106 signs. Ideally, please arrive between 9:00-10:30 when we will have someone manning the gate for entry.  Outside those times, please call the number on the paper taped to the yellow post for someone to come let you in.

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Fly-in Seminar?:
60 seats at the facility, 34 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
Boston FAASTeam
Contact Information:
Joel Ventura
Phone: (978) 773-0588
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):


This seminar is being held at the 2018 NorthEast Experimental Fly-In (FREE Admission, Seminars, & Parking) where many homebuilt aircraft are expected to be on display, including several Van’s RV and Rutan canard aircraft, as well as Zenith, Sonex, Kitfox, Challenger and more.  See attached event flyer.  Event webpage: www.106.eaachapter.org/2018experimentalflyin.htm

There are three seminars and workshops:

  1. 09:30 am – EA6183819 –  Battle of Britain Experience, Challenges of Flight – Then & Now. By Graeme J W Smith.
  2. 11:00 am – EA6183820 – Oops! I Bought a Lemon! - Owner/Operator/ A&P Mechanic Expectations and Responsibilities in Maintaining an Aircraft. By Stephen K. Brown
  3. 1:00 PM – EA6183822 – Aerobatic Safety – Flight Safety Learned through Aerobatic Flight. By Weston Liu

HOMEBUILT AIRCRAFT: Please taxi to the junction of DELTA & ECHO at LWM;  Ground team will identify parking for homebuilts.  For putting your homebuilt on display, you will receive a free all-u-want food combo (breakfast & lunch) ticket (1 per homebuilt aircraft on display).
PRODUCTION AIRCRAFT: Please park on the North Ramp (large parking area next to Echo) where available spaces will be identified with a chalk circle around the space number, then walk past the red hangars to the event.
MAP LINK and where to park on this page:    www.106.eaachapter.org/ourhangar.htm

SPONSOR:     EAA Chapter 106 www.106.EAAchapter.org is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) educational public charity.  EAA106 organizes and hosts this annual event which showcases amateur-built aircraft and offers several seminars throughout the day (similar to Oshkosh ‘forums’) and offers educational seminars and programs for pilots as well as those building their 

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
1 Hour Total for AMT
FAASTeam Project Information:
National Project:
GA Airworthiness
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