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Pre-Ignition and Detonation
Pre-Ignition and Detonation: Don't You Hear That?
Date and Time:
Saturday, February 29, 2020, starting at 10:00 Central Standard Time Download Calendar File
Dennis Miller 'Gold Seal ' CFI; 2020 Greater Chicago FAASTeam Representative of the Year
Brief Description:

Pre-ignition and detonation are responsible for a significant number of engine failures in General Aviation aircraft each year. Pre-ignition occurs when the air-fuel charge ignites while the piston is still compressing the mixture. Detonation is a violent explosion process after the compression stroke near or just after top dead center. This seminar will acquaint pilots with the hazards of pre-ignition and detonation events. 


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Location of Seminar:
EAA Chapter 104 Clubhouse
4207 Murvihill Road

Valparaiso, IN 46383
Directions to Venue:

For those flying in, park on the ramp in front of the administration building. Those driving to the event may park in the lot south of the EAA clubhouse on the south side of the field.

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Fly-in Seminar?:
55 seats at the facility, 44 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
FAASTeam - Greater Chicago FSDO
Contact Information:
Phone: (574) 999-0483
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

The FAASTeam would like to thank Ken Litko and President Larry Whitlow of EAA Chapter 104 for hosting this event. Coffee and donuts will be available.

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
FAASTeam Project Information:
Greater Chicago FAASTeam GL03
National Project:
Topic of the Month
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