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Gliders and You
Glider Training, Procedures, and Risk Management
Date and Time:
Wednesday, February 22, 2023, starting at 18:00 Pacific Standard Time Download Calendar File
Richard Carlton, Burt Compton, Pat Costello, Stephen Dee, Ron Ridenour,
Brief Description:

This evening seminar opens the Soaring Society of America National Convention which continues daily through Saturday, February 25, 2023 in the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. Guest speakers will talk from 6:00 to 9:00 pm on Wednesday, Feb 22, in Ball Room 6

All pilots are invited to learn about gliders, sailplanes and motorgliders with emphasis on Glider Operations and Scenario Based Training

Registration Information: Free Admission. Register online or walk-in. 

Prior to attending a safety seminar in person, please review and abide by Current CDC, State and Local Health Guidelines.


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Location of Seminar:
Atlantis Resort
3800 S. Virginia St.
Ball Room 6
Reno, NV 89512
Directions to Venue:

 From RNO, west on Plumb Lane, South on Virginia Street

Fly-in Seminar?:
Yes  RNO
200 seats at the facility, 168 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
Contact Information:
Phone: (775) 858-7700 ext. 257
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):


The Soaring Safety Foundation (SSF), the training and safety arm of the Soaring Society of America (SSA.)  SSF Website:

Contact Information:  Burt Compton  800-667-9464




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:
½ Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 1
½ Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 3
1 Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 2
1 Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 3
FAASTeam Project Information:
National Project:
Any Safety Event held based upon data/risk
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