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ATC Communications - Best Techniques and Great Tips
Brandon Gonzalez will speak to us about effective ATC communications especially efficient radio techniques.
Date and Time:
Thursday, June 4, 2020, starting at 19:00 Pacific Daylight Time Download Calendar File
Brandon Gonzales; CFI & ATC
Brief Description:

See instructions below for new security procedures for all attendees.

Join us to hear Brandon Gonzalez, Senior Air Traffic Controller at CRQ.  Brandon has prior experience at the TRACON and has been a Pilot for 25 years.  He has been a Flight Instructor for 18 years and accrued 3000 hours Dual given.  He has been a Cessna Sales rep, has his own Aviation Podcast program and is Co-Administrator of the 21st Century Aerospace Writer’s group.

His talk will be practical, useful and very informative for pilots.  There will be time for Q&A after the presentation.



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Location of Seminar:
Solar Turbines, Kearny Mesa Facility
4200 Ruffin Rd
Titan Conference Room
San Diego, CA 92123
Directions to Venue:

Exit I-15 or SR-163 at Balboa Ave; go west from I-15, east from SR-163 to Ruffin Road, south on Ruffin Road to the first traffic light at Ridgehaven, turn west into the Solar Turbines parking lot.

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Fly-in Seminar?:
150 seats at the facility, 99 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Sponsoring Division:
FAA Safety Team and the San Diego Aviation Safety Counselors
Contact Information:
Paul Kortopates
Phone: 619-560-8980
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

There are new security procedures in place for all attendees.

Be sure to preregister for this seminar to get your name on a roster. When checking in with Solar Security Guards, you must provide a government issued I.D. (e.g. Drivers License) and initial a login sheet.   This is required by the Solar facility. 


Thank you to Solar Turbines for the use of their conference room.


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
FAASTeam Project Information:
The FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) is committed to providing equal access to this meeting/event for all participants.
National Project:
Any Safety Event held based upon data/risk
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