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MIAS -[masked]th Annual National Safety Stand Down - / 4 DAY Reminder [4 p2 ps pc 0240]

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Sent on: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 2:40 PM

FAA Safety Team | Safer Skies Through Education

A 4 DAY Reminder, this Saturday APR 20!!

"2013 4th Annual National Safety Stand Down"
Topic: Building a Safety Community
Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 8:00 AM

Mid Island Air Service, Inc.

MacArthur Airport 101 Hering Dr. Ronkonkoma, N.Y.  11779



8:00am Continental Breakfast

8:30-11:30am seminar

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This year  thousands of pilots across the country will come together as a Safety Community to participate in a dynamic, interactive program devoted to Local Safety Issues, Loss of Control, and the number one aviation fatal factor – Human Error.  Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from local flying experts, participate in dynamic discussions, and gain practical insights on how you can learn more from accident reports and reduce errors in your own flying. 


· Become part of the ongoing FAASTeam effort to improve aviation safety,

· Discover new ways to approach safety, how to identify risks and how to reduce those risks, and

· Learn methods and procedures to sharpen your judgment and flight discipline -- those key behavioral elements of safe flying - and increase your situational awareness.


Part 1) FAA Information Session

You’ll hear the latest from your local Flight Standards District Office (FSDO) including, Local Safety Issues, General Aviation (GA) services and oversight, office contact, and appointment information. You’ll also learn the history of Safety Stand Down events and how you can participate in exciting continuation education projects for pilots and aviation maintenance technicians.

Part 2) Introduction to Human Error

There’s a lot to be learned from reading accident reports but it takes some digging and a little special knowledge to understand why mistakes occur and, more importantly how to avoid them or at least make their consequences less severe. This fascinating and entertaining look at the interface between the aviation system and the human mind is something no pilot will want to miss.

Part 3) Loss of Control Panel Discussion

A moderated panel of respected aviation experts will discuss Loss of Control accidents and offer advice on how to hone your skills and sharpen your judgment to get more utility, safety, and fun from your flying. There will be plenty of opportunity to ask questions and participate in the discussion.


Presented by Albert Schnur - FAASTeam Program Manager FRG FSDO / Dean Marshall - MI CFI, AGI, FAASTeam Rep, COMM Pilot / and Bob Lippman - Phd, A&P, IA

Be a part of the safety community.  Tell your friends, “I’ll see you at the Stand Down.”


To view further details and registration information for this seminar, click here.

The sponsor for this seminar is: National FAA Safety Team

The following credit(s) are available for the WINGS/AMT Programs:

Basic Knowledge 1 - 1 Credit
Basic Knowledge 2 - 1 Credit
Basic Knowledge 3 - 1 Credit
Click here to view the WINGS help page

Come early for seats & register online at or above for WINGS credit.


Make Safety Your Priority.  Happy & Safe Flying,


Don Lawrence

cid:image003.jpg@01CD17FB.3C444670  Mid Island Air Service, Inc.

"Making Customers Ecstatically Happy Since 1946"

Flight Operations & Training

MacArthur Airport

101 Hering Dr.

Ronkonkoma, N.Y.  11779


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