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Title:
Debunking Aviation Myths with Barry Schiff and Brian Schiff
Topic:
The Schiffs Will Explore and Explode Some Common Aviation Fads and Fallacies
Date and Time:
Wednesday, April 1, 2020, starting at 19:00 Pacific Daylight Time Download Calendar File
Speaker(s):
Captains Barry Schiff and Brian Schiff
Brief Description:

Barry and Brian Schiff will debunk many aviation myths and explore and explode some common fads and fallacies.Their analysis will provide information pilots of all levels can use to be safer and more proficient.

There is a fee for this class.  Preregister at least 24 hours in advance at http://www.vc99sclasses.com where you can find detailed information about the classes, instructors and fees.

Select Number:
WP0198170
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:
Seminar has been cancelled.
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):

Debunking Aviation Myths with Barry Schiff and Brian Schiff

A VC99's Pilot Proficiency Class

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Back by popular demand, the Barry and Brian Schiff will explore and explode some common aviation fads and fallacies. Their thought-provoking analysis will elicit information pilots of all levels can use to be safer pilots.

Instructors:

Barry Schiff, ATP, CFI airplane/glider/rotorcraft/helicopter/gyroplane, CFII airplane/helicopter, MEI, AGI, IGI. Barry holds fourteen type ratings and every flight instructor rating. He is a retired Lockheed L-1011 and Boeing 747 captain for TWA and his 28,000-plus hours of flying have been accumulated in more than 361 different types of aircraft.

He has been an FAA-designated check airman on the Boeing 767, a general aviation designated examiner and is a charter member of the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE).

Barry holds five world speed records and is the recipient of a Congressional Commendation, the French Louis Blériot Air Medal, Switzerland’s Gold Proficiency Medal, an honorary doctorate in aeronautical science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and AOPA’s L.P. Sharples Perpetual Award. He has also been inducted into the National Flight Instructor’s Hall of Fame, Living Legends of Aviation, California Aviation Hall of Fame, Aviation Hall of Fame of New Jersey, and was designated by the NAA as an Elder Statesman of Aviation. He has written over 1,600 magazine articles and a dozen books about flight safety and operational procedures. His writings have earned eleven prestigious journalism awards. His popular “Proficient Pilot” monthly column in AOPA Pilot Magazine has made the skies a safer place.

Brian Schiff, ATP, CFI, CFII, MEI, AGI, IGI, is a captain on an Airbus 320 for a major US airline and is type-rated on the Boeing 727, 757, 767, DC-9, MD-80, Airbus 321, CL-65, LR-JET, and G-V. Brian'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. Brian 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.

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