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04/15/18 – Sprint Soaring Safety Meeting and Potluck

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Sunday April 15th 9:30 to 3:30
Sylvania Soaring Spring Safety Meeting and Pot Luck
Sylvania Soaring will provide the main course.
Please bring a dish, beverage or sweet to share.

Beloit Airport Terminal Office.
4046 E State Rd 67
Beloit Wi 53511
262 2102835

9:30 Registration Coffee

10:00 AM Introductions

10:15 – 11:15 First Presentation

Don Brinkmeier CFII and Tow Pilot

The Who, What, Where of Airspace Focusing on Traffic Pattern Practices and Habits.

Airspace review with a look at the airspaces we fly in around Wisconsin and Northern Illinois including the vast area of MOAs in the Central part of Wisconsin.
A look at traffic patterns with a review of what the AIM suggests and what I observe as a flight instructor and frequent flyer.

11:30 – 12:30 Second Presentation

Mark Dunning
Weather or Not, Here Comes the Soaring Season: a review of the how’s, what’s, why’s, and where’s of aviation weather.

This talk will cover aviation weather, from pilot responsibilities and weather information resources, the a discussion of weather phenomena, their characteristics, and dangers to safe flying. Topics relevant to all aviation will be covered along with a specific review of soaring weather concepts and techniques.The goals of the presentation are to familiarize the pilot to sources of weather information, how to interpret those data, the impact of weather on safe flight, and how to maximize soaring performance in all types of weather conditions. Come learn how to be a safer, better informed, and more efficient pilot regardless of skill level.

12:30 Break for Lunch

1:45 – 2:45 Third Presentation

Curt Lewis
Collision Avoidance –
What you see, Who see’s you!
“What You Can’t See Can Hurt You”
A review of scanning practices and what to expect to see in the airspace you use.

2:45 to 3:30 Final questions and information on the 2018 Soaring season.
Meet your FAA safety Rep.

FAA Wings Credit will be available for these learning sessions.

Please share, all are welcome.

Bring family, bring a friend.

For more information call Pat Osbakken 262 210 2835