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Title:
ForeFlight VFR with Mike Jesch and Brian Schiff
Topic:
Flying VFR with ForeFllight.
Date and Time:
Saturday, April 27, 2019, starting at 09:30 Pacific Daylight Time Download Calendar File
Speaker(s):
Mike Jesch, Brian Schiff
Brief Description:

ForeFlight is an awesome app—but only if you know how to use it. Come get a ForeFlight checkout from professionals and learn how to use ForeFlight for VFR flight planning and navigation.

There is a fee for this class.  Preregister at least 24 hours in advance at http://www.vc99sclasses.com.   .

Select Number:
WP0188402
Location of Seminar:
Department of Airports at KCMA
555 Airport Way

Camarillo, CA 93010
Directions to Venue:

Driving:  Exit 101 Freeway at Los Posas, head south on Los Posas. Turn right at traffic light at Pleasant Valley.  Turn right at traffic light at Airport Way. Dept of Airport Building is last building on the left where Airport Way dead ends at Durley.  Flying: A three minute walk from the walk-through gate adjacent to Channel Island Aviation.  Walk out to Durley, turn left on Durley.  The Dept of Airports Building is on your right at the intersection of Durley & Airport Way.


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Fly-in Seminar?:
Yes  KCMA
Seating:
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Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
N/A
Contact Information:
Carolyn Brown or Susan Liebeler
Phone: 805-312-9299
classes@vc99s.org
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

"ForeFlight VFR"  with Mike Jesch & Brian Schiff

A VC99s Pilot Proficiency Class

Saturday, April 27   9:30 am to 3:30 pm 

ForeFlight is a comprehensive, one-stop source for all your aviation information, including weather, planning, briefing, flight plan filing, weight and balance, checklists, navigation, situational awareness on the ground and in the air, an aviation library, and much more.

ForeFlight is an awesome app—but only if you know how to use it. Come get a ForeFlight checkout from professionals and learn how to use ForeFlight expertly as the tool it was intended to be. This comprehensive VFR checkout will help make your preflight planning easier and efficient as well as improve your situational awareness and ability to manage resources during flight.

The course will include a review of ForeFlight advanced features, including many new features to the app. Attendees will participate (hands-on) with their own tablets (bring yours) in all phases from preflight to postflight as well as emergency procedures using ForeFlight.  Whatever your level of familiarity and experience with ForeFlight, this class will make you more proficient at using this powerful flight tool.

This class will focus on VFR applications of Foreflight and serve as an intro for the next (and separate) class: ForeFlight IFR, where we will focus on the IFR applications of ForeFlight.

There is no wireless network available in the classroom. If you want Internet access during the class, you need to use your own cellular data plan or bring or activate a hotspot. Note: an internal wi-fi network will be utilized to connect all iPads to the class flight simulator.


Bring: your tablet with

  • Fully charged battery & portable charger & charging cable
  • Latest version of ForeFlight installed with chart data already downloaded for:
  • California VFR Sectionals
  • California Airport Diagrams

Instructors:

Mike Jesch, ATP, CFI, CFII, MEI, AGI, AGII.  Captain Mike Jesch has been flying the line for 32 years (30 at a major airline), is a Master CFI for airplanes and instruments, a FAASTeam Lead Representative, and flies a Cessna 182 based at FUL.   Mike is a member of the Society of Aviation Flight Educators (SAFE).  He currently flies a Boeing 737 for a major airline. 

Brian Schiff, ATP, CFI, CFII,, MEI, AGI, IGI, is a captain for a major US airline and is type-rated on the Boeing 727, 757, 767, DC-9 (MD-80), Airbus A320, CL-65, LR-JET, and G-V. Schiff’s roots are deeply planted in general aviation where he has flown a wide variety of aircraft. He holds several flight instructor ratings and is recognized for his enthusiasm and ability to teach in way that simplifies complex procedures and concepts. He is a member of the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) and has been actively instructing since earning his flight and ground instructor certificates in 1985.   Schiff has been an FAA-designated examiner. He attended San Jose State University, and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and his Master of Science Degree in Aviation Safety from the University of Central Missouri. He regularly presents seminars about aviation safety and techniques to student and professional pilots alike.

This program is one of a series in the Ventura County 99s 19th Annual Pilot Proficiency Classes, an annual series of approximately 20-25  seminars and programs from February to May. There is a fee for all classes.  Please go to our registration web site at http://www.vc99sclasses.com  and click on the class schedule tab for fee information which appears at the end of the class title.   The FAA does not permit us to include fee information here.  The web site also provides additional information about each class and the instructors.

Some classes fill to capacity quickly. Please register for the seminar at least 24 hours in advance to ensure we have seats for everyone at  http://www.vc99sclasses.com.  We cannot guarantee a seat  to people who do not register in advance.  If seats are available, we will gladly accept payments and registration from walk-ins at the door. 

Unless otherwise indicated on the registration web site http://www.vc99sclasses.com, all classes meet in the upstairs meeting room of the Department of Airports, 555 Airport Way, Camarillo, CA 93010, on the field at KCMA.  There is no wireless network available to attendees in the classroom.  If you want Internet access during a class, you will need to use your own data plan or bring or activate a hotspot. 

 

 

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:
Basic WINGS
1 Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 3
Advanced WINGS
1 Credit for Advanced Knowledge Topic 2
FAASTeam Project Information:
National Project:
WINGS
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