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Mountain Flying
Flying through the mountains can be exquisite, and amazing. However, with that comes risk. Learn to fly safely in the mountains.
Date and Time:
Saturday, April 25, 2020, starting at 12:00 Pacific Daylight Time (13:00 MDT; 14:00 CDT; 15:00 EDT; 09:00 HST; 11:00 AKDT; 12:00 Arizona; 19:00 GMT)
Brian Eliot
Brief Description:

See Webinar Information to Register. Flying in the mountains can be some of the most amazingly beautiful and satisfying flying you may ever accomplish.  But it comes with increased risk, and thereby increased responsibility. Every day, GA pilots who fly in the mountains safely calculate and plan for such risks, and you can too.

Spring weather brings cool temperatures, clear skies and smooth air.  It can also occasionally bring the threat of snow and ice, which are good things to learn to respect during trips to airports at higher elevations.  Join CFI Brian Eliot for an overview of elements of mountain flying.  We'll look at how terrain and mountain weather patterns affect one another and what that means to pilots of small aircraft.   We will discuss how to calculate density and what it means for landing and departing at high-altitude mountain airports.  And no mountain flying discussion is complete without emergency preparedness and survival gear.

This seminar is intended to meet the ground training requirement for an SCFC Mountain Checkout, and is required for all pilots participating in the FlyOutGroup 5-day Mountain Flying trip in early July.  For more information, go to https://sancarlosflight.com/events/fog

If you are planning a trip to the mountains anytime soon, or just want to learn more about mountain flying; don’t miss out on this seminar.

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Proceed to this link at the listed seminar start time to watch the seminar live. If you have any questions for the presenter, you will find in the bottom left corner of your screen an "Ask a Question" button to ask your questions.

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150 seats at the facility, 0 remaining for online registration.
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Contact Information:
Brandan Dadoun
Phone: 650-483-0715
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

Brian Eliot is San Carlos Flight Center’s resident expert for IFR training and Garmin G1000 avionics. He has been flying since 1995 and received all his training in the Bay Area. Brian previously worked as a broadcast engineer, a software developer, and taught computer science at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He regularly presents at San Carlos Flight Center safety seminars and has a reputation for making complex concepts easy to learn and understand.

San Carlos Flight Center (SCFC) is the SF Bay Area’s most dynamic flying club, committed to building general aviation thought safety, community, and adventure. AOPA has consistently recognized SCFC in their Best Flight School survey, most recently in 2019 as a Distinguished Flight School.

SCFC is committed to promoting safety in general aviation through our regular safety seminars and guest speaker programs..During the COVID19 epidemic we are making our Livestream viewing available free to the public.  Click here or contact a SCFC member service rep at (650) 946-1700 for more information about online access.

Credit Applicability:
½ Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 1
1 Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 3
1 Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 3
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Any other Operations task not covered in the NPP
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