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Equipping Yourself to Survive - Survival Equipment and Fundamental Survival Skills with Doug Ritter
Learn About Survival Equipment You Should Carry and the Skills to Use That Equipment Effectively.
Date and Time:
Saturday, March 14, 2020, starting at 09:30 Pacific Daylight Time Download Calendar File
Doug Ritter
Brief Description:

When your flight has gone about as bad as it possibly could, your survival may well depend upon the survival equipment you carry and the skills to use that gear effectively.

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

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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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Contact Information:
Carolyn Brown or Susan Liebeler
Phone: 805-312-9299
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Equipping Yourself to Survive – Survival Equipment and Fundamental Survival Skills 

with Doug Ritter

A VC99's Pilot Proficiency Class

Saturday, Mar 14    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

When your flight has gone about as bad as it possibly could, your survival may well depend upon the survival equipment you carry and the skills to use that gear effectively. Doug will give you the straight story on the survival gear you should never be without and, just as important, what gear is worth betting your life on and what isn't. Then he will teach you the practical fundamentals of how to use that gear to survive and get yourself rescued.

Instructor: Doug Ritter, is an award winning journalist and internationally recognized authority on survival equipment. He is the founder, publisher and editor of the acclaimed Equipped to Survive Web site, www.equipped.org, and Board Chairman & Executive Director of the Equipped To Survive Foundation. He sits on U.S. and international committees that determine specifications for aviation, marine and terrestrial survival equipment. Ritter’s flying experience ranges from Ultralights to the F16. If the question is General Aviation survival, Doug Ritter likely has the definitive answer.

This program is one of a series in the Ventura County 99s 20th 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 except the February 19th "Reflections of a Test Pilot" with Tom Morgenfeld. 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:
1 Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 1
1 Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 3
Advanced WINGS
½ Credit for Advanced Knowledge Topic 2
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