Thanks for coming in 2017!  We look forward to our big 50th Anniversary in 2018!


2017 Forums

 

FRIDAY:

 

9 AM

 

Tent A

Aircraft owners / operators maintenance – by Bruce Kitelinger, Seattle FSDO

What you can and cannot do and how to document it. Things you should be aware of before you go for that next flight. Remember, as the pilot-in-command you are responsible for and the final authority as to, the operation of your aircraft. Come find out some of the information you need to know to help with that decision.

 

10:15 AM

 

Tent A

Aerospace Medicine – FAAST by Seattle Flight Surgeon

Your body is a very complex machine that must be regularly tuned for peak performance.  Learn how you can preflight yourself for VFR flight and mitigate physiological limitations to ensure a high level of safety.

 

Tent B

The Propeller under the Bed: A Personal History of Homebuilt Aircraft by Eileen Bjorkman

The first century of homebuilding – from the Wright Brothers to Spaceship One and the significant events in between, including Eileen’s father Arnold Ebneters world record flight.

 

Tent C

(FATPNW Conversations)

Flight Simulation by David Rider of One-G Simulation

One G Simulation is redefining pilot training with their realistic flight simulators.  Hear about the company that is on the forefront of the Flight Sim Industry, ask questions and learn how you can benefit from flight sim training.

 

11:30 AM

 

Tent A

Runway Safety Issues by Robert Ticknor FAA FAAST Team

At this webinar he will provide a refresher on runway signs & markings, show historical runway safety data & incidents, best practices, and new runway safety technology.

 

Tent B

Fuel System Basics by Don Hall

In depth look at how a well configured fuel system should look and operate.  Focus will be on single engine aircraft and will include LSA.

 

 

Tent C

Angel Flight West by Christian Holtz

Angel Flight West is a nonprofit, volunteer driven organization that arranges free, non-emergency air travel for children and adults with serious medical conditions and other compelling needs.  Learn more about this amazing organization.

 

12:45 PM

 

Tent A

Human Factors in Aviation Maintenance by Jean F. Mpouli FAA FAAST Team

The overall goal of Aviation Maintenance human factors research is to identify and optimize the factors that affect human performance in maintenance and inspection.  Our research combines scientific understanding of human performance with applied studies conducted with industry partners. Resulting in solid and proven science, psychology, and engineering delivered in plans, procedures, software, and even hardware that can be immediately implemented to affect efficiency and safety.

 

Tent B

Nacht Hexen – Night Witches by Bruce Hughes

During WWII a thousand Russian women were in three regiments of the Russian Air Force.  Hear the story of how they were instrumental in stopping the German Invasion.

 

Tent C

(FATPNW Conversations)

Washington Pilots Association – by George Steed WPA President

Learn all the WPA can offer to Washington Pilots, the upcoming summer plans, and how you can get involved.  Open forum for questions and answers.

 

2 PM

 

Tent B

Emergency Bailout Procedures & Survival Equipment for Pilots – By Alan Silver

Practice your survival procedures.  When you’re running out of time and altitude, you have seconds to bail out.  What do you do?  Learn lifesaving steps you need to know how to survive a bailout.  As well as survival equipment needed once on the ground.   If you wear a parachute you won’t want to miss this informative and entertaining session.

 

Tent C   (FATPNW conversations)

Manned and Unmanned Aircraft Sharing Airspace, How to do it safely.  By David Thirtyacre, Col USAF (ret) sponsored by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Manned and unmanned aircraft are sharing the same airspace, it’s a fact.  This forum is about doing it safely by knowing the rules and understanding what the other is doing. This forum is designed for manned and unmanned pilots, the qualifications, rules for recreational and commercial drone flying, safety considerations, and any rabbit hole that is asked!

 

3:15 PM

 

Tent B

WWII B17 Bomber by Art Unruh

Tales of a B-17 Waist Gunner and WWII airman’s journey through war.  Art is also the author of “Shadow Casters”

 

Tent C

Across the Atlantic and Restoration of Lockheed 12A by Morgan Perry

Discovered in the back of a hangar in France, the Lockheed 12A has been restored.   Morgan Perry will discuss the Plane, her specific history and his journey of restoration and the flight across the North Atlantic.

 

SATURDAY:

 

9 AM

 

Tent A

Pacific Northwest Mountain Flying by Shawn Pratt

Flight around mountainous terrain does require the pilot to possess additional aeronautical knowledge and skills unique to this environment.  Do you have the necessary skills required?

Tent B

The Propeller under the Bed: A Personal History of Homebuilt Aircraft by Eileen Bjorkman

The first century of homebuilding – from the Wright Brothers to Spaceship One and the significant events in between, including Eileen’s father Arnold Ebneters world record flight.

 

Tent C

Emergency Bailout Procedures & Survival Equipment for Pilots – By Alan Silver

Practice your survival procedures.  When you’re running out of time and altitude, you have seconds to bail out.  What do you do?  Learn lifesaving steps you need to know how to survive a bailout.  As well as survival equipment needed once on the ground.   If you wear a parachute you won’t want to miss this informative and entertaining session.

 

10:15 AM

 

Tent A

Aerospace Medicine – FAAST by Seattle Flight Surgeon

Your body is a very complex machine that must be regularly tuned for peak performance.  Learn how you can preflight yourself for VFR flight and mitigate physiological limitations to ensure a high level of safety.

 

Tent B

Advanced Aviation Maintenance and Avionics Training by Robert Prosch, Assoc. Dean of Aviation Everett Community College is celebration 50 years as an FAA approved Part 147 Aviation Maintenance Technician School.   As the industry moves towards rapid change, hear how the college is being proactive by creating new programs, partnering with Industry leaders, collaborating with international partners; and organizing outreach events like Girls in Aviation and Aviation job fairs.

 

Tent C

(FATPNW Conversations)

Air Traffic Control – Seattle Approach & Renton Tower – by Jeremy Noble and Jennifer Anton-Hirsch

The ATC discussion is always a highlight of the Arlington Fly-In.  This is your chance to hear first-hand from the controllers you speak with while flying.  Hear their stories, advice, ask questions and get to know the people at ATC who make the skies safe.

 

11:30 AM

 

Tent A

Wright Brothers MPA Presentation by Rupert Tart

The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award Program

(MPA) recognizes pilots who have conducted 50 or more years of safe flight operations.

 

Tent B

James H. Doolittle – by Bruce Hughes

Jimmy Doolittle is best known for the B-25 raid on Japan in 1942, but that was only a small part of his service.  Hear the rest of the story.

 

Tent C

Civil Air Patrol by Lowell Silver

Since Civil Air Patrol’s formation during the earliest days of World War II, this vigilant organization of citizen Airmen has been committed to service to America. Come hear about local activities and how you can be involved.

 

12:45 PM

 

Tent A

FAA Compliance Philosophy & Remedial Training by Jean F. Mpouli

 

Tent B

History of the Tuskegee Airman by Raymond Miller, Tuskegee Airmen Sam Bruce Chapter

The Tuskegee Airmen, the African American men and women who during WWII proved courage, patriotism and capability despite the personal sacrifices they were forced to make.  The dream of flying and operating complex machinery drove them to pursue a goal many felt unreachable.

Against a back drop of discrimination including the Military, and at the urging of his wife Eleanor Roosevelt, President Roosevelt intervened.  The result was the authorization of an experiment to see if Blacks with a desire to fly and serve their country could perform as aviators.

 

Tent C   (FATPNW Conversations)

US Navy Growler Pilot by Madison Pennington

Hear from a US Navy Growler pilot talk about what it is like to fly one of the most iconic warfare aircraft in modern history.

 

SUNDAY:

 

10:15 AM

 

Tent B

Nacht Hexen – Night Witches by Bruce Hughes

During WWII a thousand Russian women were in three regiments of the Russian Air Force.  Hear the story of how they were instrumental in stopping the German Invasion.