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Thursday 7/10

9 AM Tent A “Aviation Popourri” – Minard Thompson, FAASTeam Program Manager  A discussion of Flight after a period of inactivity, transition training and maneuvering flight
9 AM Tent B ADS-B  – Stephen King of Spencer Aircraft
9 AM Tent C
9 AM Tent D Nachthexen: Night Witches in WWII - Bruce Hughes Like the US WASP, the Russians used women pilots. However Russian women flew in battle against the Germans.  Many were killed in service.
10:15 AM Tent A How Do You Handle an Engine Failure in Your Single Engine Land Airplane – Johnny Summers, FAA Designated Pilot Examiner
10:15 AM Tent B Fuel System Basics - Don Hall Basic fuel system design will be discussed in detail. This will include critical review of the fuel systems on several experimental LSA kits and aircraft.
10:15 AM  Tent C
10:15 AM Tent D
11:30 AM Tent A Loss of Control – Tom Curran, FAA
11:30 AM Tent B How You Can Use Your Flying Skills to Help Your Community and Those in Need     Learn about volunteer opportunities for both pilots and non-pilots alike in flying missions, fundraising and health care outreach, including Angel Flight West’s adopt-a-hospital program. Angel Flight is our nations largest charitable flying network. You can be a part of it. Get involved and it will change your life. www.angelflightwest.org
11:30 AM Tent C  ”Two Coins and a Prayer” – Jim Keefe  The epic journey of a WW11 bomber pilot as recounted by his eldest son James.
11:30 AM Tent D Unintended Consequences – Teresa Sloan and James Anderson  The risks to charter companies, FBOs, and flight instructors resulting from the passage of 1502 in Washington State. Participate in what is bound to be a lively discussion of the risks and how to mitigate them. www.cwu.edu/aviation
12:45 PM Tent A How Airplanes Fly – Shawn Pratt Chief Flight Instructor, Safety in Motion Flight Center – Designed for kids and those that want to know the parts of an airplane, how they fly and how the pilot controls the airplane both on the ground and in the air. www.simflightcenter.com
12:45 PM Tent B Waterborne For Today’s Environment – Dan Stewart - How the waterborne system covers paint fabric and metal aircraft. The equipment needed and the best techniques used to get the best finish. The safety of using waterborne products. WWW.stewartsystems.aero
12:45 PM Tent C The Need for Mission Aviation – Gary Elliott  – This workshop helps listeners understand the pivotal role of aviation in supporting evangelical and humanitarian mission work in under developed parts of the world.  Mission Aviation Training Academy (MATA) is introduced, a flight school focused on helping train aspiring pilots. www.mata-usa.org
12:45 PM Tent D The Advantages of LED Lighting on Aircraft – Susan Calvin Learn the advantages of installing LED landing and navigation lights on aircraft and the difference between Candelas vs. Lumens.

 Friday 7/11

9:00 AM Tent A Advanced Preflight & the 31 Things a Pilot is Allowed to Mess With Before AMT Intervention – Minard Thompson,
9:00 AM Tent B Fuel System Basics - Don Hall Basic fuel system design will be discussed in detail. This will include critical review of the fuel systems on several experimental LSA kits and aircraft.
9:00 AM Tent C American Women Pilots in WWII – Bruce Hughes  – American women were ignored for a few months, then eagerly recruited and trained.  Over 1000 women eventually flew in many roles for the Army Air Corps.
9:00 AM Tent D Aeronautical Decision Making in the Real World – Phil Graves The latest techniques and concepts for making the best decisions from often limited information, in real world situations. Good choices come from preparation and practice. Pilots need to know the human limitations as well as the many resources available to every pilot from recreational to the airline aviator.
10:15 AM Tent A NTSB Accidents and How We Hope to Learn From Them – Josh Cawthra, FAA  www.faa.gov
10:15 AM Tent B Waterborne For Today’s Environment – Dan Stewart - How the waterborne system covers paint fabric and metal aircraft. The equipment needed and the best techniques used to get the best finish. The safety of using waterborne products. www.stewartsystems.aero
10:15 AM Tent C Flying Across the Canadian Border – Ed Boon                                  Joe Average approach for GA air crossing the Canadian border: Deals with both Canadian and US filing requirements and gives example flights in both directions, as a low time pilot. Focused on the local custom entries airport, especially Bellingham and Abbotsford, the talk provides tips on how to prepare for the crossings mandatory requirements and how to deal with situations should delays or changes happen. Extends an invitation to fly in to the large Abbotsford International Air Show in August, with information on hosting that is available for both day visits and full event on-fields camping.
10:15 AM Tent D “Those Amazing Rotaxes”  Dean Vogel The 4-strke engines have become something of a gold standard in the lighter end of the sport aircraft spectrum. Why is that, and what can you do to make sure you can always boast to your friends about the reliability and performance of your engine.www.lockwood.aero
11:30 AM Tent A Threat & Error Management for the GA Pilot – Minard Thompson, FAASTeam Program Manager www.faa.gov
11:30 AM Tent B How You Can Use Your Flying Skills to Help Your Community and Those in Need     Learn about volunteer opportunities for both pilots and non-pilots alike in flying missions, fundraising and health care outreach, including Angel Flight West’s adopt-a-hospital program. Angel Flight is our nations largest charitable flying network. You can be a part of it. Get involved and it will change your life. www.angelflightwest.org
11:30 AM Tent C  ”Two Coins and a Prayer” – Jim Keefe  The epic journey of a WW11 bomber pilot as recounted by his eldest son James.
11:30 AM Tent D “Wounded” Author Captain Ed “Riv” Hrivnak  He will discuss the challenges of caring for our injured soldiers in-flight and the heroic sacrifices by our servicemen using photos and videos from actual combat missions. Hrivnak describes the differences of the C-141 and C-17 transports, pressurized and unpressurized flight operations and details the seven stresses of flight that affect all air crew.
12:45 PM Tent A Mountain Flying in the Pacific Northwest – Shawn Pratt, Chief Flight Instructor, Safety in Motion Flight Center - Seminar will cover mountain meteorology, aircraft performance planning, and general mountain survival considerations. www.simflightcenter.com
12:45 PM Tent B  ”Have All Your RV Questions Answered” Van’s Aircraft                      www.vansaircraft.com
12:45 PM Tent C The Need for Mission Aviation – Gary Elliott  – This workshop helps listeners understand the pivotal role of aviation in supporting evangelical and humanitarian mission work in under developed parts of the world.  Mission Aviation Training Academy (MATA) is introduced, a flight school focused on helping train aspiring pilots. www.mata-usa.org
12:45 PM Tent D Emergency Bailout Procedures & Survival Equipment For Pilots – Allen Silver –  You have seconds to bail out. You’re running out of time and altitude. What do you do? I will teach you the life saving steps you need to know to survive a bailout. I will discuss survival equipment once on the ground. If you wear a parachute you will not want to miss this presentation. www.silverparachutes.com

Saturday 7/12

9:00 AM Tent A Stall/Spin Awareness – Bruce Williams, FAA
9:00 AM Tent B  Tuskegee Airmen – Tommy Lamb
9:00 AM Tent C  Flying Across the Canadian Border – Ed Boon                                  Joe Average approach for GA air crossing the Canadian border: Deals with both Canadian and US filing requirements and gives example flights in both directions, as a low time pilot. Focused on the local custom entries airport, especially Bellingham and Abbotsford, the talk provides tips on how to prepare for the crossings mandatory requirements and how to deal with situations should delays or changes happen. Extends an invitation to fly in to the large Abbotsford International Air Show in August, with information on hosting that is available for both day visits and full event on-fields camping.
9:00 AM Tent D  ADS-B and U – John Snapp
10:15 AM Tent A GPS for IFR – Bruce Williams, www.faa.gov
10:15 AM Tent B  The Need For Mission Aviation – Gary Elliott This workshop helps listeners the pivotal role of aviation in supporting evangelical and humanitarian mission work in under developed parts of the world. In many remote areas, only aircraft can meet the transportation needs of missionaries, medical personnel, and relief workers during natural disasters. Appropriate aircraft and qualified pilots and maintenance technicians are needed to continue this vital ministry. Future requirements and challenges are addressed. Mission Aviation Training Academy (MATA) is introduced, a flight school focused on training aspiring pilots. www.mata.org
10:15 AM Tent C  Are You Going To Pot? – Professor Teresa Sloan & James Anderson, Aviation Attorney Washington State Initiative 502 legalized recreational marijuana beginning in December of 2012. How does this state law affect FAR 91.17? What can you do to protect yourself as a pilot in command regarding passengers who may have imbibed? Is it okay for a pilot to use recreational marijuana? What are the repercussions if a pilot is ramp checked? Come join what is bound to be a lively discussion. www.cwu.edu/aviation
10:15 AM Tent D Living with – and Loving – Your Rotax 2-Stroke Aircraft Engine – Dean Vogel  The Rotax 2-stroke engines are light and relatively inexpensive – when compared with traditional aircraft engines – but the inherent simplicity comes at the cost of needing more attention.  Let’s talk about some of the simply things you can do to keep your experience safer and more enjoyable when flying with these engines. www.lockwood.aero
11:30 AM Tent A Preventative Maintenance for the Owner/Operator” – Johnny Rush What maintenance can a pilot accomplish without A&P intervention?
11:30 AM Tent B  Waterborne For Today’s Environment – Dan Stewart How the waterborne system covers paint, fabric and metal aircraft. The equipment needed and the best techniques used to get the best finish. The safety of using waterborne products. www.stewartsystem.com
11:30 AM Tent C  Washington Pilot’s Association – Les Smith                                        TBA www.wpaflys.org
11:30 AM Tent D  Emergency Bailout Procedures & Survival Equipment For Pilots – Allen Silver –  You have seconds to bail out. You’re running out of time and altitude. What do you do? I will teach you the life saving steps you need to know to survive a bailout. I will discuss survival equipment once on the ground. If you wear a parachute you will not want to miss this presentation. www.silverparachutes.com
12:45 PM Tent A How to Get Your Pilot’s License – Shawn Pratt, Chief Flight Instructor, Safety in Motion Flight Center - Seminar will inform audience on what it takes to obtain a sport, recreational, or private pilot certificate, the training involved, and the considerations in interviewing and selecting a flight training program that’s right for you. www.simflightcenter.com
12:45 PM Tent B How You Can Use Your Flying Skills to Help Your Community and Those in Need     Learn about volunteer opportunities for both pilots and non-pilots alike in flying missions, fundraising and health care outreach, including Angel Flight West’s adopt-a-hospital program. Angel Flight is our nations largest charitable flying network. You can be a part of it. Get involved and it will change your life. www.angelflightwest.org 
12:45 PM Tent C Oil Additives Pros & Cons Save Fuel & Money (Aircraft, Auto, Diesel, Marine & Small Engines) – Randy Bibbs of Camguard           What would pilots consider an oil additive in their piston engine? How about reliability, longevity and reduced engine maintenance cost. Face it, engines are expensive and need to be absolutely reliable. How is t possible for an oil additive to have an appreciable effect on engine life? The answer is simple. See you at this forum for the answer. www.spenceraircraft.com
12:45 PM Tent D  Takeoff and Landing Accident Prevention – Dave Wheeler

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