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Crash Course SM 2013 with AOPA/FAA and ACONE. (Drive Meetup)

Although this Meetup requires using Ground Based Vehicles (sic). It's always a good meeting with good pilots. If there's enough of us going, maybe we can caravantogether andleave from KFIT about 4:00, have dinner there, then go to the seminar.

Please join the Aero Club of New England for our 2013 edition of Crash Course. AOPA Foundation President Bruce Landsberg joins the Aero Club of New England to discuss the safety challenges facing GA pilots, and to address what can and should be done to help all pilots and operators fly safely. A focused review of accidents involving automation and advanced technologies will also be presented, as well as local GA mishaps. Free Admission; No Reservations Required; Free Parking; Cash Bar; Vendor Exhibits; Door and Raffle Prizes; FAA WINGS Credit.

Located at what used to be the Renaissance Bedford Hotel.


6:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Social Hour with Cash Bar and Sponsor Exhibits

7:15 p.m. – 7:20 p.m. Welcome, Introductions

7:20 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Amy Lind Corbett, FAA New England Regional Administrator

7:30 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. Expanded Review of Local Accidents

8:15 p.m. – 9:15 p.m. Presentation by Bruce Landsberg, President, AOPA Foundation

9:15 p.m. – Door & Raffle Prize Drawings


From Route 95/128 North or South: Take Route 3 North (Exit 32A) to Exit 26/Route 62, Bedford/Burlington and turn right at the bottom of the ramp onto Route 62. At the third (3rd) set of lights turn left onto Middlesex Turnpike. Hotel will be 1/2 mile on the left, #44 Middlesex Turnpike.

From Route 3: Take Route 3 South to Route 62/Bedford-Burlington (Exit 26). Turn left at the bottom of the ramp onto Route 62. Follow to third (3rd) set of lights and take a left on Middlesex Turnpike. Hotel will be 1/2 mile on the left, #44 Middlesex Turnpike.

Free Parking: Bear right at the driveway fork to the conference area parking and entrance. If the lot fills, use parking in front of or opposite the side of the hotel.

Principal Sponsorship by:

Aero Club of New England

AOPA Foundation

FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam)

Special Thanks to Crash Course Sponsors:


Aviation Insurance Agency


Cape Air / Nantucket Airlines

Cirrus Aircraft

Columbia Aircraft Sales

David Clark

Dr. Stephen Van Kirk Friedman, Senior AME

East Coast Aero Club

Executive Flyers

Falcon Air


King Aviation Mansfield

Nashua Flight Simulator

For More Information:

Contact: Paul Diette


Email: [masked]

To Donate Or Become A Sponsor:

Sponsors and donors are critical to the success of Crash Course. You may become a donor or a sponsor by using this online form...

ACONE Crash Course Online Donation Form

...or by contacting Georgia Pappas at[masked]-9357. Thank you for your support of Crash Course.

Location: Bedford Doubletree Hotel, Bedford, MA
For more information: Contact: Paul Diette
Email: [masked]

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  • Heidi

    In case anyone was thinking of staying the night there, the most affordable room is $189/night.

    March 8, 2013

  • Heidi

    I work a mile from there so I will be meeting you guys. Are you doing dinner someplace else first? If so please post where so I can meet up with you.

    March 8, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I won't be joining you guys this night. Have fun.

    March 4, 2013

  • Brian G.

    driving from Millbury-Pike to 128N

    February 12, 2013

  • Louise A.

    Love to go to this every year!

    February 12, 2013

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