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Bob Martin Helicopter Safety Stand-Down
Topics Include Maintenance and Record Keeping; Mountain Rescue; Human Factors; Situational Awareness; and Emergency Operations.
Date and Time:
Friday, December 6, 2019, starting at 07:30 Mountain Standard Time Download Calendar File
Jason Williams, Mariella Porter, Guy Leathy, Troy Stimbert, Stan Rose, John DeWitt, Doug Christian; Mark Ronchetti
Brief Description:

This Seminar Runs from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM with a break for an on-site lunch.  The topics that will be discussed include:  Helicopter Maintenance; Operating in Mountainous Terrain; Maintenance Record Keeping and Compliance; First Responder Coordination with Air Traffic Control; Helicopter Mountain Rescue; Kirkland AFB Operations & Midair Collision Avoidance (MACA):  Human Factors - Pressure Stress and Fatigue; SMS; the Airspace Around Wildland Fires; Inadvertent Flight into IMC; Pilot Complacency; and the Law Enforcement Assistance Program (LEAP).   

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Location of Seminar:
Balloon Fiesta Park
4900 Balloon Fiesta Parkway NE
Sid Cutter Pilots' Pavilion
Albuquerque, NM 87113
Directions to Venue:

The Sid Cutter Pilot's Pavilion is near the Main Entrance to the park at its Southeast corner.  Car and truck parking is South of the road that you drove in on.

See the attached Helicopter Ingress Egress instructions if you plan to use the temporary Landing Zone (LZ) at the park.  Form more information contact the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department, Metropolitan Air Support Unit (MASU).  The contacts are Sgt. Trevor Weeks (505-218-1287 or tweeks@bernco.gov); or Deputy Chuck Tuberville (505-459-9174 or cdtuberville@bernco.gov).

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Fly-in Seminar?:
Yes  AEG
100 seats at the facility, 63 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
FAA Safety Team - ABQ FSDO
Contact Information:
John R. DeWitt
Phone: (505) 764-1236
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

This event is Sponsored by the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department; the Helicopter Safety Alliance and Bell Helicopter A Textron Company.

BEFORE November 29, 2019, register with the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department so that a meal can be ordered for you.

Register here to receive WINGS and/or AMT credits or register at the seminar.  

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
2 Credits for Advanced Knowledge Topic 2
Master WINGS
1 Credit for Master Knowledge Topic 1
2 Credits for Master Knowledge Topic 2
3 Hours Total for AMT
FAASTeam Project Information:
Helicopter Safety Seminar
National Project:
Helicopter Safety Seminar
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