Southeast Arizona WINGS Seminar
Backcountry Flying: Destinations, Considerations and Safety AND Enhancing Our Cognitive And Basic Piloting Skills
Date and Time: Saturday, March 30, 2019, starting at 09:00 Arizona
Speaker(s): Brian Schober, Jon Nelson
Brian Schober, President - Arizona Pilot's Association, will discuss Backcountry Flying and cover where to go in Arizona - from pavement to dirt path, what to bring/not to bring, density altitude and weight & balance.
Jon Nelson, CFI, will review selected GA aircraft accidents, following each with a group discussion that focuses on “What would I have done” to prevent them. Attendees will be encouraged to share relevant personal stories.
Select Number: WP0790851
Location of Seminar:
Sierra Vista Public Works Department
401 Guilio Cesare Ave
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
Directions to Venue:
Flying In: Transportation to the event and return to airport will be available. Please contact James Short (contact info below) BEFORE the event date if you will be flying in and need transportation.
Driving: from the intersection of Fry Blvd & SR 92 drive east 1 mile on SR 90; turn north on Guilio Cesare, then 0.4 miles to Public Works parking on the right. Look for event signs.
Fly-in Seminar?: Yes KFHU
Seating: 50 seats at the facility
Click here to register online now!
Sponsoring Division: FAASTeam
Contact Information: James Short
Phone: (520) 261-0373
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):
Thanks to City of Sierra Vista & Public Works Department for the use of the meeting room.
Thanks to Sierra Vista Aero Association for sponsoring this event.
Special thanks to our guest speakers who make this event possible, and to our volunteers assisting with preparation & transportation.
SVAA will provide snacks & coffee.
This program will run from 9 AM to Noon. If you need transportation from the airport, you should be inside the terminal building no later than 8:30 to allow time to get from the airport to the meeting.
Fly in arrivals: Contact James Short (520-261-0373) prior to seminar date to confirm ground transportation to/from the airport. Please check NOTAMs and ATIS (Weather) - 134.75. Restricted Area (R2303A/B/C) and tower are normally not active on weekends - but check NOTAMs for changes. If active, contact Libby Approach (127.05) and follow ATC instructions. Otherwise, treat as non-tower arrival on CTAF (124.95). Rwy 26, 30, and 21 are right-traffic. South side of airport is for military only. Park on north side of airport in GA Parking east of terminal. Volunteers will be in the terminal to assist you with transportation to the event.
Notes: ASOS on 119.675 has been decomissioned. Weather is on ATIS - 134.75. Restricted Area R-2312 to south of airfield is active 24/7, surface to 15,000 MSL.
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.
½ Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 1
½ Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 3
1 Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 2
1 Credit for Advanced Knowledge Topic 1