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Spring Safety Meeting and Pot Luck

Sylvania Soaring Glider Rides
Event organized by Sylvania Soaring Glider Rides

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Sylvania Soaring, Beloit Airport, and the Milwaukee FSDO are sponsoring a FAA Safety Event, "Sylvania Soaring Spring Safety Meeting and Pot Luck". For the Pot Luck Sylvania Soaring will provide the main course. Please bring a dish, beverage or sweet to share. There will be three topics and presenters.

9:30 Registration and Coffee
10:00 AM Introductions

10:15 - 11:15 Don Brinkmeier CFII and Tow Pilot will present:

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 to 12:30 Mark Dunning CFIG will present:

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, 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 weather 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 Curt Lewis CFIG will present:

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.

The sponsor for this seminar is:

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.

The following credit(s) are available for the WINGS/AMT Programs:

Basic Knowledge 1 - 1 Credit
Basic Knowledge 2 - 1 Credit
Advanced Knowledge 2 - 2 Credits