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SAFETY SEMINARS

FREE MONTHLY AVIATION SEMINAR SERIES

2019

WHEN: 2nd Saturday of each month
TIME: 8:30 am Continental Breakfast
9:00 am -10:30 am Seminar, Questions, Hangar Talk
WHERE: Mid Island Air Service, Inc. • LI MacArthur Airport
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JAN 12, 2019

COMPLIANCE – Aviation Lawyers Want You To Know This

  • What every pilot should know about FAA Enforcement
  • Compliance Policy – the good, the bad, the ugly
  • Requests for Reexamination – don’t fret, you got this
  • The Aviation Safety Reporting Program – data sharing at its best
  • Accident/Incident Reporting – what to say, or not say, and to who
  • Top Enforcement Actions – it can happen to someone you know
  • Highlights of recent regulatory changes – what not to miss
  • Kathy Yodice – PVT, IFR, former owner J3 & Cherokee 180, Managing partner Yodice Associates Potomac MD, representing aviation legal interest over 30 years, served on AOPA’s Board of Aviation Medical Advisors, . . . .

 

FEB 9, 2019

Is There Such A Thing As A Perfect Flight? 

  • No such thing, but you can become a better pilot & expand your personal limitations
  • Managing the “human factor”, using the most modern tools
  • Brain functions of a pilot during various maneuvers & phases
  • Understand your ever-changing environment, develop workflows, detect threats, manage errors. . .
  • Your most valuable commodity . . . time, and how to best manage
  • Adam Rosenberg, FAA DPE, Check Pilot, Major Airline Airbus Captain, 7 type ratings 34 yrs 21T hrs,  Reg Airline Fleet Mngr, fmr Airbus Test/Delivery pilot, 141 Chief FI, FAASTeam Lead Rep, A&P

MAR 9, 2019

AVIATION RISK MANAGEMENT – US COAST GUARD Aux, Always Ready

  • What is the USCG Auxiliary – what are it’s missions, SD1 01-06
  • Flying as part of a large organization is no different than flying as a private pilot
  • Plan, identify & assess the risk – PEACE elements
  • Following the STAAR model for risk mitigation, you spread and reduce the risk
  • To be safe, you plan execute and repeat the process – SPEAR elements
  • How to measure performance, readiness & planning – Operational Resource Management
  • Crew briefing checklist, mission prodical, and medical issue considerations
  • Pete Stauffer, USCG Aux, Ops Officer and GA pilot, IFR, COM
    Michael Manfredo
    Mario Ardizzone
    Chuck Calabreze

APR 13, 2019

Runway Safety and Incursion Prevention:  The Art of the Taxi

  • Taxing
  • ATC Procedures and Phraseology
  • Pilot Responsibilities
  • Part 91 Single-Pilot Taxi Procedures
  • Runway Incursion Surveillance
  • Taxi Instruction Quiz . . . .
  • Frank Scotto – Retired USAF & NYCPD Detective, CFI/II/MEI/GIAI SEL, MEL, TURB, HELI, Former Lead Rep for E Region FAASTeam and presently FAASTeam Service Provider

MAY 11, 2019

EQUIPMENT FAILURE – How to survive an in-flight emergency

  •  In emergencies, training, a cool head, and good choices lead to safe outcomes
  •  Fly the airplane, analyze the situation, make a game plan, stick to it
  •  Unprepared pilots waste valuable time going thru shock, denial, acceptance
  •  Lessons learned – hints that something may be wrong & tips for abnormal situations
  •  Five real world emergencies – including 3 with no published procedures
  •  Technology makes us safer until a failure – are you prepared to manually fly?
  • David Windmiller – A US Unlimited Team Aerobatic Pilot, ATP, MEI, CFI, Light Sport to Business Jet, Turbo Prop, Helo, CFI Rotorcraft, Glider, Land/Sea, Test Pilot, 18K+ hrs

JUN 8, 2019

ENTERPRISE DRONE OPERATIONS – Hobby vs Prosumer vs Enterprise vs Enforcement Ops

  • Comm [Part 107] vs Non-Comm [Part 101] operations, UAS vs sUAS Registrations..
  • Current status of “clearance delivery” tools
  • FAAs Unmanned Aircraft Safety Team (UAST) / Anticipated  regulation changes
  • NAS navigation – high end, advanced, long endurance aircraft
  • Automation vs autonomous vs pre programmed / ie: – various image & video feeds
  • ULC Robotics to provide drones, robotics and sensing truck exhibits/demonstrations

Ken Kranz – PVT, COM Drone Operator, Chief Technology Officer Cognizant Drone Venture

Mike Passaretti – ULC Robotics Aerial Services Program Manager

JULY 13, 2019

WEATHER – Summer WX Patterns

  • Wx patterns, associated warm hazards, & affects of heat on aircraft performance
  • Heat induced convective turbulence, and how to avoid it
  • Summer thunderstorms & how they may differ from Spring storms
  • METARS from a wx observer’s perspective, how observations are made & how often
  • What are the “gotchas” & what about automated systems with no accuracy check

Bill Korbel – Chief Meteorologist News12, IFR, Com, USAF 26 yrs [retired], editorial reviewer,    AOPA Air Safety Foundation, contributing writer Exploring Earth & Space, . . .

Seth Darling – ANG Meteorologist w 111 Attack Wing, 10 yrs wx forecasting, observing & operational support in USAF 9 yrs active duty, part time News12 on-air Meteorologist & Wx Observer LGA

 AUG 10, 2019

[SUMMER BREAK]       

 SEP 14, 2019

AVIATION RISK MANAGEMENT – US COAST GUARD Aux, Always Ready

  • What is the USCG Auxiliary – what are it’s missions, SD1 01-06
  • Flying as part of a large organization, is no different than flying as a private pilot
  • Plan, identify & assess the risk – PEACE elements
  • Following the STAAR model for risk mitigation, you spread and reduce the risk
  • How to measure performance, readiness & planning – Operational Resource Management
  • Crew briefing checklist, mission protocol, and medical issue considerations
  • Spatial Disorientation: Occurrence, Cause, Avoidance

Pete Stauffer – GA pilot, IFR, COM, 4000+ hours, USCG Aux 20 yrs, Ops Officer, District Staff Officer, AC Commander, Founding Flotilla Commander Air Station Islip MacArthur, aerospace exec 30+ yrs

Michael Manfredo TBD – PVT IFR COM SEL MEL Dispatch, Remote Pilot, USCG Auxiliary Flotilla Air Station Islip McArthur Air Crew member and Flotilla Comm Staff Officer

Mario Ardizzone TBD – GA PVT & part owner of a Cessna 172SP, USCG Aux-Officer (Secretary), Electrical Engineer

Charles Calabrese MD – GA Pilot, USCG AUX Vice-Flotilla Commander Air Station Islip MacArthur, Reconstructive/Trauma Surgeon

 

rev: 05/09/2019