Past Seminars 2003 – 2012

DEC 13, 2003     (1)
How to Ace the Medical Exam…It’s a snap!
Bruce R. Gilbert, MD, PhD

JAN 10, 2004     (2)
When you don’t know where up is…Spatial Disorientation
Bruce R. Gilbert, MD, PhD

FEB 14, 2004     (3)
Why, at times, you don’t feel well…up there?
Bruce R. Gilbert, MD, PhD

MAR 13, 2004    (4)
Flying High . . . Advanced Topics
Bruce R. Gilbert, MD, PhD

APR 10, 2004     (5)
Thunderstorms – Ordinary, Severe, and Supercell categories
Nathan Hillard, CFI, CFII

MAY 1, 2004      (6)
The Airplane – the sum of its parts
Bill King, A&P Mechanic

JUN 12, 2004     (7)
A/P Operations – Communicating Effectively w ATC
Cliff Peschansky, ATC  ISP

JUL 10, 2004      (8)
GPS Training – Most Common Units
Nathan Hillard, CFI, CFII

AUG 14, 2004     (9)
Airport Operations – Ground Navigation
Cliff Peschansky, ATC  ISP

SEP 11,2004      (10)
3 LI History Series – The Hempstead Plains, 1908-1914
Carol Froehlig, Av Historian

OCT 09, 2004     (11)
Elements of a Standard WX Briefing
John Coppola, NYAIFSS ISP

NOV 13, 2004    (12)
6 LI History Series – World War II, Aviation on LI
Carol Froehlig, Av Historian

DEC 11, 2004     (13)
2 LI History Series – Wright Brothers, 1898-1905
Carol Froehlig, Av Historian

JAN 08, 2005     (14)
The Airplane – the sum of its parts
Bill King, A&P Mechanic

FEB 12, 2005     (15)
The Airplane Owner Maintenance – you and the A&P
Bill King, A&P Mechanic

MAR 12, 2005
Cancelled due to snow storm – rescheduled July 11
Eric Saliba, VP NA&MI Bkrs

APR 9, 2005       (16)
Safety in the Runway Environment
Bill DeGraaff, AEA-FAA

MAY 14, 2005     (17)
Fly the Web – Sites and tools for Pilots
Larry Reinstein, CFI, PhD

JUN 11, 2005     (18)
Law in Aviation
Mike Foy, CFI, ESQ [BAF]

JUL 11, 2005      (19)
Aviation Insurance – How much is enough?
Eric Saliba, VP NE A&M Ins

AUG 13, 2005    (20)
Thunderstorms – summer hazards
Charles Brabant, CFI, CFII

SEP 10, 2005     (21)
Garmin GPS Training [new]
Charles Brabant, CFI, CFII

OCT 08, 2005     (22)
Airport Security – and how it has affected GA
Wayne Johnson, ATC ISP

NOV 12, 2005    (23)
5 The LI History Series – The Time is Golden, 1919-1939
Carol Froehlig, Av Historian

DEC 10, 2005     (24)
Aeromedical Physology & Lab – Respiration, Alcohol, & . . .
Bruce R. Gilbert, MD, PhD

JAN 14, 2006     (25)
Aircraft Accidents – the Human Factor
Manny Duarte, QA & Safety

FEB 11, 2006     (26)
7 LI History Series–Those Daring Young Women
Carol Froehlig, Av Historian

MAR 11, 2006    (27)
Class B Flying
Charles Brabant, CFI, CFII

APR 08, 2006     (28)
The Airplane – Annuals & Owner Maintenance
Bill King, A&P Mechanic

MAY 13, 2006     (29)
Glass Panel Flying – latest technology in GA
Keith Clifford, CFI, CFII

JUN 10, 2006     (30)
Weather & Aviation – I’ve heard of that
Andrew Kressel, ATCS FS

JUL 08, 2006      (31)
Aviation Insurance – What you don’t know
Eric Saliba, VP NE A&M Ins

AUG 12, 2006     ( — )
Cancelled – Summer break [Special Use Airspace]
Keith Clifford, CFI, CFII

SEP 10, 2006     (32) Class B Flying Continued
Keith Clifford, CFI, CFII

OCT 14, 2006     (33) The GPS – Garmin 94 & 89
Keith Clifford, CFI, CFII

NOV 11, 2006    (34)
Weather & Aviation – Keep Your Eyes Peeled
Andrew Kressel, ATCS FS

DEC 09, 2006     (35)
1 LI History Series – Preflight, The To Air . . . Is Human
Carol Froehlig, Av Historian

JAN 13, 2007     (36)
The Airplane – Annuals & Owner Maintenance
Bill King, A&P Mechanic

FEB 10, 2007     (37)
Winter Flying – What you need to      [Part 1 / Part 2 MIPC]
Helen Bachman, CFI CFII

MAR 10, 2007    (38)
Traffic Patterns – at uncontrolled fields
Lou Ballister, CFI, FAA cons

APR 14, 2007     (39)
Weather & Aviation – Filing VFR and IFR flight plans
Andrew Kressel, ATCS FS

MAY 12, 2007     (40)
Sport Flying – the Hows, the Whys, and the Benefits
Mike Bellenir,CFI,CFII,acrob

JUN 09, 2007     (41)
Aeromedical Physology         – Fit for Flight
Bruce R. Gilbert, MD, PhD

JUL 14, 2007      (42)
Aviation Insurance – What you don’t know & when at risk
Eric Saliba, VP NE A&M Ins

AUG 11, 2007     ( — ) Summer break

SEP 08, 2007     (43)
CAP & USCG Aux     Mike Kelly, CAP/George Norem, CAP
Peter Stauffer, USCG Aux

OCT 13, 2007     (44)
GPS Workshop – Garmin GPSMAP 296 & 396 color portables
Mike Bellenir,CFI,CFII,acrob

NOV 10, 2007    (45)
Airport Security – and how it has affected GA
Wayne Johnson, ATC ISP

DEC 08, 2007     (46)
5 LI History Series – The Time is Golden 1919-1939
Carol Froehlig, Av Historian

JAN 12, 2008     (47)
WAAS – Want to WAAS a little bit?
Andy Figora –CFI CFII CR22

FEB 09, 2008     (48)
Winter Flying – What you need to know
Helen Bachman, CFI CFII

MAR 08, 2008        (49)
The Airplane – Annuals & Owner Maintenance
Bill King, A&P Mechanic

APR 12, 2008     (50)
Airport Accidents, Incursions, and Go-arounds
Wayne Johnson, ATC ISP

MAY 10, 2008        (51)
Tail & Cross Wind Landings Workshop
Joe Foresto, Al Schnur, FAASTeam

JUN 14, 2008     (52)
USCG Aux – Flying, Observing, and Reporting
Peter Stauffer, USCG Aux, Ops Off

JUL 12, 2008         ( — )
Cancelled LSA – Comparison most popular & Rotax Op Tips
Lou Mancuso, Jr.  Pres Mias

AUG 09, 2008        ( — )
Summer break

SEP 13, 2008        (53)
Accident Investig – wearing the investigator’s cap
Naji Malek, VP – USAIG

OCT 11, 2008         (54)
AIR SPACE – Back to the Future
Gary Spence CFI CFII MEI AGI /Ben Hubbard MI CFI

NOV 08, 2008    (55)
Flying the VFR Corridor – An Experience you won’t forget
Mike Bellenir,CFI,CFII,acrob

DEC 13, 2008     (56)
WINTER FLYING – Back to Basics
Helen Bachman, CFI CFII

JAN  10, 2009     (57)
Cockpit Resource Management – ““NY” we have a problem”
Dan Turkashwand, CFI, CFII

FEB 14, 2009     (58)
Winds & Gusts – Blowing in the wind, a serious matter
Wayne Johnson, CFI, CFII, ATC ISP

MAR 14, 2009    (59)
WINGS–Stay Current w WINGS Proficiency Program
Albert Schnur, FAASTeam/Naji Malek, VP USAIG

APR  11, 2009    (60)
Human Factors – Human actions & event risks
Roger Hughes, FAASTteam X-JetBlue Airways

MAY 09, 2009     (61)
Stalls, Spins, and Basic Acrobats – exploring the flight envelope
Mike Bellenir,CFI,CFII,acrob

JUN 13, 2009     (62)
Light Sport Aircraft – Comp of the most popular & Rotax Op Tips
Lou Mancuso, Jr.  Pres Mias

JUL 11, 2009      (63)
The Airplane – Annuals & Owner Maintenance
Bill King, AP AI/Hector Domena, AP

AUG 8, 2009      ( — ) Summer break

SEP 12, 2009     [64)
NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING – bridg gap to maint
Toni Bailey, SMTS/Jerry Isaacson, Photojour

OCT 10, 2009     (65)
FLYING with a “mission” –The USCG Auxiliary and the GA pilot

Peter Stauffer, USCG Aux

NOV 14, 2009    (66)
ICING – plan your icing adventure
Albert Schnur, FAASTeam & Andy Figora –CFI CFII CR2

DEC 12, 2009     (67)
Fatigue – what you can expect
Gabe Nadasdy, CFI, CFII

JAN  09, 2010    (68)
ESTABLISHING THE LIMITS OF THE ENVELOPE for small airplanes
James G. Plackis, FAASTeam

FEB 13, 2010     (69)
CREW RESOURCE MNGT – An approach to sys safety
Albert Schnur/Tom McManus, FAASteam

MAR 13, 2010    (70)
FLYING THE NY CORRIDOR – Air Space in/around the Hudson River
Mike Bellenir,CFI,CFII,acrob

APR  10, 2010    (71)
WAAS – Want to WAAS a little bit?
Andy Figora –CFI CFII CR22

MAY 08, 2010     (72)
Airports, incursions, & deviations – Keeping head on a swivel
Wayne Johnson, CFI, CFII, ATC ISP

JUN 12, 2010     (73)
The GDP – Go-around Decision Pt  – runway markings
John M. Cutcher, DPE,Navy,airline, corp pilot

JUL 10, 2010      (74)
DAY IN THE LIFE OF TEST PILOT – Mem Moments Fr 38 Yrs of Test Piloting
James G. Plackis, FAAST

AUG 14, 2010     ( — )
Summer break  REDBIRD SIMULATOR – Emergency Procedures

SEP 11, 2010     (75)
THE STABILIZED APPROACH – Being in the window

David Jensen,Mid Island CFI,CFII,AGI

OCT 9, 2010      (76)
FLYING BY THE NUMBERS – Perf & Limitations
Dean Marshall, Ground Instr, FAASTeam Rep, Com Pilot

NOV 13, 2010    (77)
Pilot Deviations – when pilots operate contrary to . . .

Albert Schnur, FAASTeam Prg Man FRG FSDO

DEC 11, 2010     (78)
Winter Ops – Old man winter & staying out of the snow
Wayne Johnson, Front Line Mngr ISP, CFI CFII

JAN 08, 2011      (79)
THE AIRPLANE – “Plane” Talk on Maintenance, Marshalling, and Pre-heating
Bill King, AP/AI Mechanic / Hector Domena, AP Mid Island Air Service

FEB 12, 2011      (80)
TACTICAL RISK MGMT – How a single pilot protects against bad decisions
Ray E. Stanton, Dir Safety & Loss Control Services /Chartis Aerospace Insurance

MAR 12, 2011     (81)
WEATHER & REAL WORLD FLYING – Online resources, inflight wx, plan ahead
Mike Bellenir, Mid Island CFI, CFII, acrobatic pilot

APRIL 9, 2011     (82)
TFR HEADSUP: How an Experienced Pilot Can Get Into Trouble
Russell Munson, Contributor to Flying Magazine as a photographer, writer, and Consulting Editor for 32 years – See February 2011 issue, “TFR Trouble”

MAY 14, 2011      (83)
LIGHT SPORT AIRCRAFT – Sport Aviation Talk
Albert Schnur, FAASTeam Program Manager FRG FSDO
Tom McManus, FAASTeam Program Manager FRG
Lou Mancuso, President Mid Island Air Service
Mike Bellenir – CFII, Aerobatic Pilot; Mid Island Air Service

JUN 11, 2011       (84)
NY TRACON, AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL – “This is Cessna 123MI with you at 4.5 “
Monica Feder – NY Tracon, Air Traffic Control Specialist

JUL 9, 2011         (85)
FAA Enforcement Policies and Ramp Check decorum – what you should Know
Frank Scotto – Lead Rep FAASTeam E Region CFI/II/MEI/GIAI SEL, MEL, TURB, HELI

AUG 13, 2011       (86)
REDBIRD SIMULATOR WORKSHOPS – engine out at 500’, are you prepared?
Gabe Nadasdy – Mid Island Instructor CFI, CFII

SEP 10, 2011       (87)
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO – Practical Keys to Planning Safe Operations
Dean Marshall, AGI, FAASTeam Representative, Commercial Pilot

OCT 8, 2011        (88)
FLYING FOR A CAUSE –
Robin Wright – Director of Communication ARF / Dick Sundell – Flight Ops Angel Flight NE
Mike Kelly – Maj. Squadron Commander of Suffolk Cadet Squadron 10
Pete Stauffer – USCG Ops Officer 014-06 / Joe Howley, Pals co-founder, Pres and CEO

NOV 12, 2011      (89)
THE IMPOSSIBLE TURN – Really is Impossible, are you ready?
Dave Jensen – Mid Island CFI, CFII, ATP, HWV GM/Assistant Chief Pilot

DEC 10, 2011       (90)
HUMAN FACTORS – Rogue vs Moose
Roger Hughes – Decoding Human Factors, Inc.

JAN 14, 2012       (91)
Your Medical – To be or not to be . . . concerned..
Dr Manuel Ceja – FAASTeam rep, Senior-AME JFK, Maj CAP, HLS-Rep JFK TSA FedAM & Customs, Police Srgn PA & NYSP

FEB 11, 2012       (92)
WHAT TIME IS IT ANYWAY – What you may not know about logging time
Frank Scotto – Lead Rep FAASTeam E Region CFI/II/MEI/GIAI SEL, MEL, TURB, HELI & MI Line

MAR 10, 2012     (93)
FORCED LANDING AHEAD? Survival principles and tools for your success
Jeff Kotson – Cmdr USCG (retired), over 300 Search & Rescue missions, Survival School instructor, Maintenance Test Pilot, Voice & Flight Data Recorder program manager, USAF Accident Investigator

APRIL 14, 2012    (94)
The Heat is On – Summer Flying
Dean Marshall, CFI, AGI, FAASTeam Representative, Commercial Pilot

MAY 12, 2012     (95)
RISK MANAGEMENT – Take off and Landings
Albert Schnur & Tom McManus, FAASTeam Program Managers FRG FSDO

JUN 9, 2012     (96)
Maintenance – The human and the not-so human factors
Roger Hughes – Decoding Human Factors, LLC.
Bill King/Jim Swamback, AP/AI Mechanics Mid Island Air Service

JUL 14, 2012      (97)
LSAs – The New World & the New Technologies
Lou Mancuso – President MIAS; Mike Bellenir, Mid Island CFI, CFII, aerobatic pilot

AUG 11, 2012    (98)
Emergency Procedures – Ready or Not
Gabe Nadasdy – Mid Island Instructor CFI, CFII

SEP 8, 2012      (99)
DUI/DWIs & FAA Actions – How long, what happens, what if I fail to report
Eric Sachs – Attorney at Law, Member National College for DUI Defense, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, AOPA Referral Attorney, Cmdr CG Auxiliary

OCT 13, 2012   (100)
FAA Certification Flight Testing – it’s all about safety
James G. Plackis, FAASTeam Rep, Safety Counselor/DER, Manger Flight Test Branch (Ret), A/P & Helo ATP/CFI/CFII/FE, 24 Type ratings

NOV 10, 2012    (101)
CREW RESOURCE MANAGEMENT – a system optimizing all available resources
Wayne Johnson, Front Line Manager ISP, CFI CFII

DEC 8, 2012      (102)
RISK MANAGEMENT – Flying Smart
Mike Bellenir, Mid Island CFI, CFII, aerobatic pilot