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Title:
Triple Tree and Florence
Topic:
Flight Planning, Weight & Balance and Aeronautical Decision Making (ADM)
Date and Time:
Tuesday, March 12, 2019, starting at 19:00 Eastern Daylight Time Download Calendar File
Speaker(s):
Graeme Smith
Brief Description:

Graeme Smith is in the habit of flying open ended cross country trips with a tent and sleeping bag.

It’s not the final destination—it’s the planning for adventures along the way—that make for a safe trip.

Come see one such “adventure” to the Triple Tree fly in in South Carolina.  The approach of Hurricane Florence meant that cutting and running early to stay ahead of the storm was wise.  However the apparently simple 650 mile trip home turned into a 7 day slog of weather avoidance and sitting it out.  Planning for eventualities and the possibilities of having to “stay out” helped alleviate the constant threat of “Get-There-I-Tis”.

Select Number:
EA6188221
Location of Seminar:
Fitchburg Pilots Assn. EAA Chapter 1454
Airport Blvd
FPA-EAA Chapter Hangar
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Directions to Venue:

Take the first right after entering the airport, then follow the road through the gate to the EAA Chapter Hangar.


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Fly-in Seminar?:
Yes  KFIT
Seating:
100 seats at the facility, 46 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
FAASTeam
Contact Information:
Graeme Smith
Phone: (401) 864-1897
graeme@graemejwsmith.com
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

NOTE DATE CHANGE!. Due to forecast weather, this event has been changed to March 12, 2019. 

Sponsored by the Fitchburg Pilot's Association and EAA Chapter 1454.

Join us at 6:00 PM for a cookout sponsored by Fitchburg Pilots Association-EAA Chapter 1454 for a nominal cost, if desired. The FAASTeam Seminar starts at 7:00 PM in the chapter hangar. 

Equal Access Information:
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Credit Applicability:
1 Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 3
FAASTeam Project Information:
National Project:
Other
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