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Syracuse Safety Stand Down
Enjoy A Huge Variety of Aviation Safety Speakers and Topics (and lunch)!
Date and Time:
Saturday, February 29, 2020, starting at 08:30 Eastern Standard Time Download Calendar File
David St. George, Rob Belisario, Sandy Gregoire, Gene Benson, Norm Isler, Jeff Kleinwaks
Brief Description:

Syracuse Safety Stand Down is a gathering of aviation safety speakers: Tune-Up for Spring!

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Location of Seminar:
KSYR Airline Terminal Conference Room
1000 Col Eileen Collins Blvd

Syracuse, NY 13212
Directions to Venue:

Directions to Syracuse Airport

PDF Map of Terminal We are on the first floor behind the escalators, near the museum.

FREE Parking in the Airport Employee Parking Lot (different from last year). As you approach the terminal, turn right at the traffic light and follow the signs to the employee parking lot. Press the button on the box at the gate and tell them you are here for the safety seminar.


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Fly-in Seminar?:
150 seats at the facility, 55 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
Rochester FAASTeam
Contact Information:
William Abbott, FAA Safety Team Program Manager
Phone: 585-436-3880
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

We have a variety of speakers and topics for you. Please feel welcome to attend any single talk or stay for the whole day (lunch is served). Syracuse Safety Stand Down is a long-time tradition. Please grab a flying buddy and join us Saturday, February 29th.

David St. George will discuss "Loss of Control the Startle Response" SYR-ATC specialist Sandy Gregiore will talk about "ADS-B, ever-changing UAS operations, and SYR taxiway reconfiguration". DPE Rob Belisario will talk about "Pet Peeves during flight tests-FAR 91.213 "Can I fly with inop equipment?" CFI Gene Benson will speak on "Human Factors Relating to Mental Inertia". AOPA Northeast Ambassador Norm Isler will speak on "Operations at Non-Towered Airports" and local pilot and FAASTeam Rep Jeff Kleinwaks will be speaking on "Weather Sources". There will also be give-aways. We will update this information on (Past Syracuse Stand Down presentations archived here also).

Coffee and Lunch will be served thanks to our generous sponsors: SAFE, Syracuse Flying Club, EAA Chapter 486.

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
1 Credit for Advanced Knowledge Topic 2
FAASTeam Project Information:
National Project:
Controlled Flight into Terrain (CFIT) Outreach
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