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You Are Cleared on the ECOPA 1 Departure - Making Sense of Departures
Pilot deviations during departures.
Date and Time:
Saturday, August 24, 2019, starting at 10:00 Eastern Daylight Time Download Calendar File
Ned Parks/Steve Smith
Brief Description:

Our safety meetups include videos, discussion, case studies and learning from our fellow pilots.  

Pilot deviations and confusion over departures exist. 

  • We will discuss  factors that contribute to the these deviations.
  • We will discuss local departure procedures and how to select them.
  • We will discuss the common distractions during a flight lesson, flying for pleasure or business.
  • We will look at several of the Pilot Deviations in detail to show how they could have been avoided,
  • Wings Credit available


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Location of Seminar:
Burke Lake Front Airport
1501 N Marginal Rd Cleveland, OH 44114
Terminal Building Main Aera
Cleveland, OH 44114
Directions to Venue:

Terminal main area by the International Women's Air & Space Museum. Car parking is free out front. Landing fees being waived for this event, tell the tower on landing you are there for the Wings Safety seminar and park in the GA parking area in front of the terminal building. 

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Fly-in Seminar?:
50 seats at the facility, 39 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
Contact Information:
Ned Parks
Phone: (330) 328-8309
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

The East Central Ohio Pilots Association is one of the most established pilot groups in the nation serving our regional aviation community.  Organized in 1962, the purpose of the Association is to promote General Aviation and voice an opinion on Government Legislation, Rules and Regulations that affect General Aviation.  An active history includes coordinating educational events, hosting social activities, civic involvement, and providing flight scholarship funding.  The Organization also provides Social and Recreational Activities for Members and Friends.  Membership is comprised of both active and retired, private and commercial pilots, and others involved in aviation.

Our associated entity, the ECOPA Education & Safety Foundation, is recognized as a 501 c3 not for profit corporation.

If you wish to receive WINGS credit for attending this seminar please register for this seminar at this site. When you register for the seminar, you insure that credit is correctly applied to you. When you attend the program, an attendance sheet will be circulated. Make sure you initial it next to your name. You may also obtain credit by adding your name and email address to the attendance sheet at the seminar, but if you do this, please make sure that the email address you use is registered on http://www.faasafety.gov/ You must have an email address to receive credit.

For more information on the new WINGS program, click on WINGS Pilot Proficiency Program on the http://www.faasafety.gov/ site, or ask a FAASTeam Representative for assistance at the program.

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 1
FAASTeam Project Information:
National Project:
Any Safety Event held based upon data/risk
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