FAA SAFETY SEMINAR AT X01
Title: FREE Pancake Breakfast, Safety, Survival and You! Overflying National Parks
Topic: Strategies for planning flights over vast uninhabited terrain and open water. Rules and tips for overflying National Parks.
Date and Time: Saturday, April 28, 2012 , starting at 11:00 am Download Calendar File
Speaker(s): Chuck Gretzke, ATP(AMEL); Comm (ASEL, ASES, ROTORCRAFT, GLIDER); CFI-II, MEI; A&P, AI.
Brief Description: Our sponsors are offering a FREE PANCAKE and SAUSAGE breakfast to all attendees from 10 am to Noon! The class will be held both at Noon and 1:00 pm to allow participants and companions to divide their time between the seminar and trecking / exploring the area.
The 2,400 foot strip at the historic Everglades City Airpark (X01) was used early on by the Civil Air Patrol and the US Army Air Forces (USAAF) in addition to private aircraft. President Harry Truman was on hand to dedicate the adjacent Everglades National Park at the airport in December of 1947.
We will cover appropriate Survival Strategies for flights over water and vast uninhabited terrain. Recommendations and rules for overflying National Parks.
Select Number: SO1943828
Location of Seminar: Everglades City Airport
650 E.C. Airpark Road Everglades City, FL
General Aviation Terminal
Everglades City, FL 34139
Directions to Venue: Fly into Everglades City Airport or by car follow the signs South from US 41 on County Road 29 (3.2 miles) then turn Right on Begonia Street (.2 mi) continue onto Copeland Avenue (.6 mi). Cross the round about straight then continue on Copeland Avenue (.5) turn Right onto Airpark Road (.2 mi).
Fly-in Seminar?: Yes X01
Seating: 120 seats at the facility.
Sponsoring Division: FAA Safety Team
Contact Information: H. Matthew Simpson, Lead Representative
Phone: (239) 643-4554
Additional Seminar Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):
Collier County Airport Authority
WINGS 10,000 Islands Aero Tours
Credit Applicability: 1 Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 3
FAASTeam Project Information:
National Project: Top Ten Event