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FAASTeam April Topic of the Month - Best Glide Speed
Best Glide Speed Practices: Emergency Descents, Approaches, and Landings
Date and Time:
Saturday, April 22, 2023, starting at 09:00 Eastern Daylight Time Download Calendar File
Walter McElveen, FAASTeam Representative
Brief Description:

A significant number of fatal accidents result from unsuccessful forced landing attempts. We'll discuss tips and techniques to help pilots in these high stress maneuvers to reduce fatalities, injures, and damage. Improved pilot knowledge of and proficiency in flying at best glide speed and configuration will increase the chances of a successful forced landing.

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Location of Seminar:
Georgetown County Airport
129 Airport Road
Conference room
Georgetown, SC 29440
Directions to Venue:

Second Floor in terminal in large conference room


**Prior to attending a safety seminar please review and abide by current CDC, State and Local health guidelines**

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Fly-in Seminar?:
25 seats at the facility, 10 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
Contact Information:
Phone: (843) 340-0035
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

Sponsored by Seven Rivers Aviation and Wings Over Winyah Flying Club

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 2
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