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Title:
Thunderstorm Flyin! Should I? Would I? NO!
Topic:
Weather hazards associated with summer weather flight operations.
Date and Time:
Thursday, April 25, 2019, starting at 19:00 Eastern Daylight Time Download Calendar File
Speaker(s):
Robert McCabe, CFIIA
Brief Description:

In this two hour seminar we will talk about one of the greatest dangers to aviation, thunderstorms. When evaluating accidents related with thunderstorms it became apparent that the associated dangers were not always recognized by aviators and possible evasive action was not carried out leading to disastrous results. Two other leading causes of summer weather related accidents are turbulence and IMC (Instrument Meterorogical Conditions). To gain the most utility and enjoyment from your airplane, you must be able to predict the location and severity of these threats and successfully navigate around them or through them,  or fly when conditions are more favorable. This is true for both VFR and IFR pilots. In this presentation you will gain a better understanding of the nature and risks associated with these hazards and how to use modern weather prediction tools and techniques to mitigate the risk of a potentially life threatening encounter with summer weather.

Select Number:
EA1791681
Location of Seminar:
Flight Safety International-Wilmington
155 N. DuPont Highway
Room 227
New Castle, DE 19720
Directions to Venue:

The seminar will be held on the second floor in room 227.


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Fly-in Seminar?:
Yes  ILG
Seating:
45 seats at the facility, 5 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Sponsoring Division:
FAASTeam
Contact Information:
Eric Sieracki
Phone: (610) 595-1500 ext. 294
eric.sieracki@faa.gov
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

The FAASafety Team would like to thank Wilmington's Flight Safety Center Manager Ralph Lintelman and Asst. Center Manager Dave Opalach for the use of the buiding and room.We appreciate the commitment to aviation safety!

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