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You may visit  FAASAFETY.GOV  for more info & to register for many of the following events that feature FAA WINGS credit.   Others listings have their information and contact data described.  This calendar will usually list a much larger panorama of aviation events than FAASAFETY.GOV allows for. You are invited to submit your event for publication within our Aviation Events Calendar to: scauwg@earthlink.net

Now also featured herein are EAA Webinars.  These live multimedia presentations are informative and interactive, allowing the presenter to use slides and audio, while audience members can ask questions and be polled for their opinion.  -  System Requirements for Attendees  -  You can easily attend a session from anywhere, anytime using a compatible computer or mobile device! To get the most out of GoToWebinar, you can download and install the full-feature desktop software on your Windows and Mac computer.  -  See Download GoToWebinar for your download options. You can also check your system's compatibility automatically.   Some EAA Webinars qualify for credit in the FAA's WINGS or AMT awards program. Visit www.faasafety.gov for details.

Btw. Like Aerobatics?  For the 2019 IAC - International Aerobatic Club - Contest Schedule - Click HERE.

June 2019

1.  Plus One Flyers Club New Member Safety Briefing - Safety Procedures, Both Ground and Air - With Shane Terpstra CFI - Proper preflight procedu+res, engine starting, taxiing, ATC communications, departure and arrival procedures, emergency procedures, collision avoidance, aeronautical decision making, after landing procedure, securing and refueling. A general review of causes of common accidents and incidents. MYF - Terminal Operations Building, 3750 John J. Montgomery Drive, First Floor, East Entrance, San Diego, CA 92123 9:30 a.m.

1. Preventative Maintenance - What a pilot can and can not do - With Richard Mend CFI-AI-ATP - Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology - 8911 Aviation Blvd., Inglewood, CA 90301  12:00 p.m.

2.  Human Elements of CRM - The personal aspects of CRM - realistic scenarios viewed via video.  With Ron Berinstein cfii. KWHP Admin Building / Vista Aviation - second floor conference room, 10000 Airpark Way, Pacoima, CA 91331  10 a.m.

3.  IMC Club Meeting is scheduled at Beach Cities Aviation Academy @ Hawthorne Airport - IMC Club is the brainchild of Radek Wyrzykowski; a Master Certified Flight Instructor, Instrument and Multi-Engine Instructor. As a flight instructor in Norwood, Massachusetts, Radek developed a volunteer mentor program to help instrument pilots improve their proficiency, and they loved it. 7 p.m.

3.   Catastrophic Control System Failure - preparing for the emergency - with Richard Mend CFI - AI- ATP.  Aviation Center North Valley Occupational Center NVOC - Class Room B - 16550 Saticoy St., Van Nuys, CA 91406  7 p.m.

3-5  FAA UAS Symposium - The fourth annual FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Symposium has been scheduled for June 3-5 in Baltimore. The event is co-hosted by the FAA and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International. At the Baltimore Convention Center, the event is intended to showcase how the FAA is partnering with industry to advance drone integration, and attendees will hear directly from senior FAA officials, government agencies, industry and academia on how drone challenges are being addressed.  More information can be found HERE

4.   Regulatory Roadblock Reduction with John Steuernagle - 'Regulatory Roadblock Reduction' with John Steuernagle - - Making certification of advanced safety equipment easier - with John Steuernagle - For our June EAA Chapter 92 meeting, join us for a discussion of the FAA's mandate to make certification of advanced safety equipment easier.   Irvine Ranch Water District HQ, 15500 Sand Canyon Ave., Community Conference Room, Irvine, CA 92618  6:30 p.m.

4.   "Top 3 Secrets Of SkySight And How To Use It Like A PRO" - WEBINAR -   Topic: SkySight soaring forecast is a must have for any serious cross country or racing glider pilot.  On Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 13:00 Central Daylight Time (11:00 PDT, 12:00 MDT, 14:00 EDT, 08:00 HST, 10:00 AKDT, 11:00 Arizona, 18:00 GMT)  More info Here

5.   Rush to Judgment - EAA WEBINAR - Wednesday, June 5, 2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM CDT - Presenter: Mike Busch - An aircraft owner notices that his oil pressure has been trending downward in recent months. He brings his plane to a large, well-known, factory-authorized service center to have the oil pressure adjusted. They tell him that his engine needs to be replaced or overhauled to the tune of $50,000, and that trying to adjust the oil pressure up would be "like putting a Band-Aid on a bullet wound." The engine is about mid-TBO and the owner is understandably in a state of shock. Mike Busch A&P/IA relates how one of his Savvy Aviation colleagues came to the rescue and got the plane out of jail and the owner airborne (with good oil pressure) in a matter of a few hours. Qualifies for FAA WINGS and AMT credit.

5.  ATC Communications (Best Techniques / Great Tips) - Proper, Efficient and Effective ATC Communications for Pilots. Speaker: Brandon Gonzales; CFI & ATC - Senior Air Traffic Controller, Pilot and Flight Instructor Brandon Gonzales, will speak sbout this important subject. Q & A to follow. The Airport Administration Room can only accommodate 50 maximum. Pre-Registered guests will have priority on seating if more than 50 show up. Be sure to Pre-Register here to secure a seat.  McClellan-Palomar Airport - 2198 Palomar Airport Road, Admin Building,  Carlsbad, CA 92011  7 p.m.

6.    Human Factors in Aviation Safety - Frank Tullo will be discussing the role of pilots in error management - Solar Turbines, Kearny Mesa Facility, 4200 Ruffin Rd., Titan Conference Room, San Diego, CA 92123  Some security measures are in place.  For More Info: Click Here   7 p.m.

6.  Building a Relationship with Air Traffic / SOCAL Approach - Building a relationship with the Southern California Terminal Radar Approach Control SOCAL TRACON. with Rob Reddeg - Robert Reddeg, SOCAL TRACON NATCA Safety and Procedures Lead and SCT NATCA Coast Area Representative will speak about the goal of continuing to build a relationship with their partners on the other side. This effort is to make sure that everyone has the most up-to-date information from the ATC side of things in Southern California.  Brackett Airport Administration building, 1615 McKinley Ave., La Verne, CA 91750 7 p.m.

6.   NBAA Regional Forum - White Plains, New York - Westchester County Airport - Info Here

6.   EAA Flying Clubs - Growing Participation in Aviation  WEBINAR -  EAA has recently launched an initiative to support the formation of flying clubs by the members of EAA’s chapter network. David Leiting from the EAA chapter office will help you learn the ins and outs of forming a separate nonprofit flying club at your local airport!  12 p.m. CDT   More Info Here

6.- 8.  Pilatus Owners and Pilots Association Annual Convention - Rancho Palos Verdes - Terranea Resort - Info Here

8.  Factors Contributing to Pilot Error Part 1 - Discussion of Fuel Systems, Hypoxia, ADM, aircraft performance, etc. with Richard Mend CFI - AI - ATP - Active Pilot, 7900 Balboa Blvd. D6 Prop Park West, Van Nuys, CA 91406   9 a.m.

8.  "Beyond the Hundred Dollar Hamburger/ Intro to Topic of The Quarter Program"  - Topic of the Quarter Wings Program introduction and Proficiency Training - On Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 09:00 Pacific Daylight Time - Mariposa Airport, 5020 McCready Way, Mariposa, CA 95338  Introduce participants to the new Topic of the quarter Wings Program . Then discussion of proficiency practices and how to maintain proficiency.

9.  Operations at KSZP, kCPM, KCMA, and KSBA  Discussion about these airports - Speaker: Ron Berinstein CFI-AI AGI Aerobatic Wings Master Pilot-FAA FAASTeam rep.  - Conference Room, 2nd Floor Vista Bldg. 10000 Airport Way, Pacoima, CA 91331-7393 KWHP  10 a.m.

10.  What All General Aviation Pilots Should Know About Airport Security - Video and discussion of what we have to do to preserve the privilege of flying.
Speaker: Richard Mend, CFI-AIM-ATP, FAASTeam Rep.  Conference Room, 2nd Floor Vista Bldg. 10000 Airport Way, Pacoima, CA 91331-7393 KWHP 7 p.m.

11.   The Best Way to Teach and Learn Weather Ever - SEMINAR with Ron Berinstein cfii is great for those who wish a greater understanding of why the weather does what it does.  Not intended for those who want info sources, but rather for those who seek info regarding how to forecast, evaluate and confirm weather briefings.  Proteus Air Services, 3025 Airport Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90405  7 p.m.

11.  Tips for Flying Into EAA AirVenture 2019 - WEBINAR -  EAA's volunteer NOTAM Chairman Fred Stadler shares some hints and tips for reducing your pilot workload when flying into EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019. Discussion will highlight the special requirements and procedures of the FAA-issued NOTAM including changes made for this year.  7 p.m. CDT  More Info Here

11.  JWA Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting Emergency Response - John Wayne Airport Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting Emergency Response Orientation.  With Captain Stephen Horner - The presentation will be about the JWA / Orange County Fire Authority Aircraft Rescue Firefighting operations, procedures, and compliance. This will address an in-depth look at the Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) program and our day-to-day operations. We will introduce our 11-pieces of specialized equipment, ARFF requirements, response times and training programs. We will then open it up for a question and answer period. John Wayne Airport Administration Building, 3160 Airway Ave., Costa Mesa, CA 7 p.m.

11-13.  Global Connected Aircraft Summit 2019  -  The Global Connected Aircraft Summit brings together the world’s largest airlines and companies from all across the aerospace and avionics industries to assess market lessons, potential demand and best practices in global connected solutions for the passenger, airline efficiency, and cutting edge services.   GCAS 2019 will cover a huge range of issues relating to cutting edge hardware and software technology/equipment, the passenger experience, operations, satellite capacity, connectivity best practices, just as some examples. Better networking, better content, better everything from the show that was already better.

This highly-anticipated event will take place June 11-13, 2019 at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines just outside of beautiful San Diego, CA. Join Avionics International and Via Satellite for a three-day summit featuring keynote speakers in satellite and aviation as well as other industries, multiple networking opportunities on and off site, and a chance to truly understand the concept of global connectivity.

Attend and you’ll get:    Three full days of expert speakers,  More data and security content than ever before, Enhanced networking opportunities, Views of the iconic Torrey Pines golf course in the backdrop...   more info HERE.

12.  Mastering the Art of Instrument Navigation - Organized “Hangar Flying” Focused on Building Proficiency In Instrument Flying
with Terry Thompson EAA/IMC Prgm Coord, Paul Kortopates CFI/II & FAASTeam Rep, - Believing that safety and proficiency are developed through education and experience. Monthly meetings use real world scenarios to engage our members and allow them to share and build their experience.

For the June meeting, we will discuss an actual scenario involving an IFR planned flight from Moses Lake, WA (KMWH), to Boeing Field, Seattle WA (KBFI). However on the approach the pilot has a malfunction. Come discuss how you and others might deal with a similiar situation. Please bring your “Electronic Flight Bag” if you have one (ForeFlight, Garmin Pilot, WingX, Go Flight, etc.) loaded with charts for the area to aid in the discussion of the pilots options.

You do not need to be a member or instrument rated to attend. - Serra Mesa/Kearny Mesa Public Library - 9005 Aero Dr,, San Diego, CA 92123  6:30 p.m.

12.  Fallbrook CAP Squadron 87 Safety Meeting - Runway Incursions - Speaker(s): Capt Steve Parker  - A presentation and discussion on Runway Incursions and how to avoid them.  Roy Noon Meeting Hall, 231 E. Hawthorne St., Fallbrook, CA 92028  7 p.m.

12.  AirVenture 2019 Ultralight/Homebuilt Rotorcraft Arrival Procedures - WEBINAR - Flying into the ultralight/homebuilt rotorcraft grass runway at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019 requires compliance with the FAA issued NOTAM. Mark Spang will discuss the NOTAM arrival and departure procedures specific to the grass runway on the south end of the airport used by ultralights/lightplanes and homebuilt rotorcraft.  7 p.m. CDT  More Info Here

14.  "1800WXBRIEF The Best Of The Future Of Flight Service"  Topic: AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY- Learn how Leidos Flight Service is delivering exactly that through our Pilot Web (www.1800wxbrief.com)   On Friday, June 14, 2019 at 19:00 Central Daylight Time (17:00 PDT, 18:00 MDT, 20:00 EDT, 14:00 HST, 16:00 AKDT, 17:00 Arizona, 00:00 GMT)

“1800WXBRIEF The Best of the Future of Flight Service” - Pilots need easy to understand weather and flight information specific to their needs with greater use of graphics and filtering.
Learn how Leidos Flight Service is delivering exactly that through our Pilot Web (www.1800wxbrief.com), popular flight planning apps and an expanding set of satellite position monitoring and communications devices.

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

15.  Plus One Flyers Club New Member Safety Briefing - Safety Procedures, Both Ground and Air - With Shane Terpstra CFI - Proper preflight procedu+res, engine starting, taxiing, ATC communications, departure and arrival procedures, emergency procedures, collision avoidance, aeronautical decision making, after landing procedure, securing and refueling. A general review of causes of common accidents and incidents. MYF - Terminal Operations Building, 3750 John J. Montgomery Drive, First Floor, East Entrance, San Diego, CA 92123 9:30 a.m.

15.  World War II in the Pacific - A Historical Review of the Beginning of World War II in the Pacific, from December 1941 to June 1942. -  Speaker(s):  Ted Krohne - * A Brief history of Japan's military modernization - * Reasons for the Pearl Harbor attack - * Doolittle's raid on Japan - * The battle of Coral Sea -* Details of the Battle of Midway - *Reviewing History can increase Safety in Flight Operations  - EAA Chapter 14, Brown Field Airport - 1409 Continental St, San Diego, CA 92154 10 a.m.

15.  Planning and Flying a VFR Cross Country.  Video and discussion of nav logs, fuel stops, wx concerns, and more. Speaker: Richard Mend, CFI-AIM-ATP, FAASTeam Rep. - Active Pilot, 7900 Balboa Blvd., D6 Prop Park West, Van Nuys, CA 91406-1646 10 a.m.

17.  Beyond Approach Part 1 - Discussion of IFR approach plates and procedures - Ideal for foks interested in an IFR rating and for those who wish a post grad course. Speaker: Ron Berinstein CFI-AI AGI Aerobatic Wings Master Pilot-FAA FAASTeam rep. - Conference Room, 2nd Floor Vista Bldg. 10000 Airport Way, Pacoima, CA 91331-7393 KWHP  7 p.m.

18.  "Regulatory Roadblocks and Electric Aircraft"  - Reducing Regulatory Roadblocks; and A Survey of Electric Aircraft - Aviation Facilities, Inc,   4119 West Commonwealth Ave. Fullerton, CA 92833 - FAA Topic Of The Month: Reducing Regulatory Roadblock. Encouraging the development and installation of advanced and smart technology should reduce pilot workload and enhance envelope protection.

Next, A survey of past, present, future aircraft using electric motors for propulsion. Electric aircraft are the wave of the future with many new designs, prototypes, and first flights appearing often.  Presenter Rhon Williams is a CFI, and a recent builder of a scale Curtiss Jenny replica aircraft.  There is a modest fee for this event

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

18.  AIAA LA-LV 6/18 Dinner Meeting - Astrophotography: The Dark Arts - by Marc Leatham - Space Systems Engineer - Booz Allen Hamilton - schedule:  5:30 pm - 6:40 pm Check-in, Networking, Dinner (6PM) 6:40 pm - 6:45 pm Introduction 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm Indoor Presentation (Part I) 8:00 pm -11:30 pm (if clear sky) (Part II) Outdoor demo/sky-viewing 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm (if cloudy sky) (Part II) Indoor Presentation and demo - (The Library closes at 9PM. The Part II outdoor demo / sky-viewing (if clear sky) will continue in the Patio.) - Manhattan Beach Library - 1320 Highland Avenue - Manhattan Beach, CA 90266   More Info Here

18.  Managing Energy and Developing Style: A Beginner's Guide to Advancing in Aerobatics - WEBINAR - Captain of the 2018 U.S. Advanced Aerobatic Team Aaron McCartan presents a grassroots approach to getting the most out of your airplane and presenting figures for optimal grading. Beginning with some rudimentary exercises to maximize performance and continues through developing a commanding presence inside the box. Anyone from beginners to those who are considering escalating a category could gain some valuable insight.  7 p.m. CDT  More Info Here

18.  "How To Get The Most out of your LXNAV glide computer" -WEBINAR -  How To Get The Most out of your LXNAV glide computer
On Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 20:00 Eastern Daylight Time (17:00 PDT, 18:00 MDT, 19:00 CDT, 14:00 HST, 16:00 AKDT, 17:00 Arizona, 00:00 GMT)  For our June 18 webinar we are thrilled to have PAUL REMDE, owner of Cumulus Soaring, as our presenter. Paul started soaring in 1990 and is a self described "techie" who loves talking about soaring instruments.

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

19.  San Diego Airspace Practice Areas and Flyways Working Group - Identification of San Diego Practice Areas and Flyways for Inclusion on the San Diego Terminal Area Chart (TAC) - Speaker(s):  Ron Berinstein SCAUWG, Steve Nelson FPM, Paul Kortopates Lead FAASTeam Rep. - Attention CFI's, Flight Schools, Flying Clubs and DPE's:

Join us in forming a working group of interested users to help us identify San Diego area Practice Areas and Fly ways for eventual inclusion on our San Diego Terminal Area Chart (TAC).

We will be working with the Southern California Airspace Users Working Group (http://scauwg.org) who has performed this for the Los Angeles Basin. They have published the details of these areas on their website including boundaries, altitudes and frequencies.

We would like to do the same for our local practice areas. For an example, see the Los Angeles Basin Practice areas here http://scauwg.org/practice-areas    -  San Diego Flight Training International (SDFTI) Class Room, 8745 Aero Drive, #103 San Diego, CA 92123  6:30 p.m.

19.  "Why We Teach What We Teach - The Reasons Behind Maneuvers and Regulations" -WEBINAR - Review of two Federal Regulations and two related Training Maneuvers to explore the real reasons they exist and are taught.  On Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 19:00 Central Daylight Time (17:00 PDT, 18:00 MDT, 20:00 EDT, 14:00 HST, 16:00 AKDT, 17:00 Arizona, 00:00 GMT)  More info Here

20.  An Evening with ATC - Discuss issues of concern to pilots and ATC at KBFL. KBFL Tower and Tracon Personnel - Join us for our annual Pilot-Controller Forum at KBFL. Meet the people you talk to on the radio, learn about new developments at KBFL, and talk to them about issues or concerns you might have. This is always an informative and lively discussion, the room is always full, so register early and come hungry. Complimentary dinner will be served at 5:15, followed by the Forum starting promptly at 6 P.M.  California Aeronautical University (CAU) 1450 Boughton Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93308

21-22  AOPA Livermore Fly-In Info Here

23.  What Every Pilot and Passenger Should Know About Inflight Fires - Video and discussion of dealing with inflight smoke and fires - Speaker: Ron Berinstein CFI-AI AGI Aerobatic Wings Master Pilot-FAA FAASTeam rep. - Conference Room, 2nd Floor Vista Bldg. 10000 Airport Way, Pacoima, CA 91331-7393 KWHP  10 a.m.

24.  Factors Contributing to Pilot Error Part 2 - Video and discussion of proper use of flight controls, go arounds, missed approaches
crosswind techniques, aviation physiology, and more.  Speaker: Richard Mend, CFI-AIM-ATP, FAASTeam Rep. - Conference Room, 2nd Floor Vista Bldg. 10000 Airport Way, Pacoima, CA 91331-7393 KWHP  7 p.m.

24.  Pilots Roundtable - International Flight Logistics and Multi-day Trips - Scenario-based discussion of pre-flight and in-flight decision making on multi-day international flights. With Wayne McClelland - a presentation and discussion based on his GA experiences flying international and multi-day cross country trips.  Preparations and Filings for Border Crossing - How to get your feet wet with a Day Trip to Mexico - Planning for Multi-day trips, with examples through the USA, Cuba, Central America, and Colombia - More info Here

The Pilots’ Roundtable is a discussion based on in-flight scenarios. Using a specific flying scenario as our starting point, we’ll discuss how we would have handled these situations, what hazards existed, and how they could have been avoided or mitigated.  Impact Hub on State St, 1117 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

24.  CFI Open Forum - Starting at 18:30 Pacific Daylight Time - with John Mahany and Mike Jesch - There will be FREE PIZZA!!

The June presentation addresses promoting 'on-going' proficiency, that is, maintaining proficiency after you have earned a certificate or rating. The Topic of the Month is Reducing Regulatory Roadblocks, specifically referring to the aircraft certification process. This meeting is open to any prospective CFI's also.

FAASTeam Flight Instructor Open Forums provide an opportunity for Flight Instructors, Ground Instructors, Designated Pilot Examiners, and the FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) to meet and discuss one or more of the Top 10 Causal Factors in General Aviation Accidents at each of the Open Forums.  AFI Flight Training Center, 4119 W Commonwealth Ave., Fullerton, CA 92833

25.  SCAG Aviation Technical Advisory Committee meeting is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, June 25 from 10am until noon.   For more info: Hiroshi John Ishikawa, Ph.D. - Associate Regional Planner—Aviation Program - Tel: (213) 236-1838 - ishikawa@scag.ca.gov

26.  EAA AirVenture 2019 Features and Attractions - WEBINAR - Rick Larsen, EAA vice president of communities and member programs who also coordinates AirVenture features and attractions, and Dennis Dunbar, director of air show operations, discuss the latest news on what to expect at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019.  7 p.m.  For More Info Here

26. FAASTeam Planning Meeting - Administered by the SAN Aviation Safety Counselors - Planning and Safety Mitigation Strategy Meeting  Speaker(s):
Paul Kortopates - President of the San Diego ASC - FAASTeam Safety Seminar Planning meeting. Discussions of topics to be presented at future venues based on statistical data and safety trends. This meeting is open to interested airmen who support the Wings Program and FAASTeam efforts. This is an opportunity for individuals to check out the planning process. This is also a good place to learn the steps needed to apply as a FAASTeam Representative.
California Aeronautical University - Ground School Class Room - 3753 John J. Montgomery Drive, San Diego, CA 92123 7 p.m.

26.  "Cloudy Skies - Clear Judgement" -WEBINAR - Topic: A practical framework that GA pilots can use to analyze weather to help plan and make sound go, no-go, and diversion decisions.  On Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 19:00 Central Daylight Time (17:00 PDT, 18:00 MDT, 20:00 EDT, 14:00 HST, 16:00 AKDT, 17:00 Arizona, 00:00 GMT)  More Info Here

27.  "Back to Basics - Airspace" - WEBINAR - Airspace - Refresher for all types of aircraft and pilots.  On Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 19:00 Eastern Daylight Time (16:00 PDT, 17:00 MDT, 18:00 CDT, 13:00 HST, 15:00 AKDT, 16:00 Arizona, 23:00 GMT) More Info Here

29.  EVENT - Planetary Defense and Asteroid Exploration 2019 mini-Conference - An AIAA LA-LV Section mini-Conference (A free event. Please RSVP. Coffee / bottled water will be provided.) with featured speakers (in alphabetical orders) Planetary Defense (Morning) Sessions Dr. William H. Ailor (The Aerospace Corporation) "Overview and Summary of the 2019 IAA Planetary Defense Conference" Dr. Nahum Melamed (The Aerospace Corporation)
"Introduction and NEOs Deflection App Workshop" (Attendees need to bring own's laptop with WiFi capabilities) Prof. Madhu Thangavelu (USC) "Evolving A Planetary Defense Capability through Orbital Debris Mitigation" "Establishing An Earth-Moon Planetary Defense Architecture" Asteroid Exploration (Afternoon) Sessions Dr. Niraj K. Inamdar (RAND Corporation) "Visitors from Our Solar and Galactic Neighborhood: ʻOumuamua and the Possibility of Visits by Rocks from Exoplanetary Systems'" Eric Mahr (The Aerospace Corporation) "OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission Overview" James Soroka (Law Offices of J W Soroka) "Space Laws and Legal Aspects of Planetary Defense and Asteroid Exploration" More Info Here

29.  Thunderstorms, Wind Shear, and Microbursts, Oh My! - Video and discussion of forecasting, identifying, and avoiding hazardous conditions, such as thunderstorms, windshear, turbulence and more! Speaker: Richard Mend, CFI-AIM-ATP, FAASTeam Rep.- Active Pilot, 7900 Balboa Blvd. D6 Prop Park West, Van Nuys, CA 91406-1646  9 a.m.

29.  "AOPA Rusty Pilots hosted by EAA Chapter 723" -  A Rusty Pilots Seminar - EAA Chapter 723 / Camarillo Airport
501 Aviation Drive, Camarillo, CA 93010 - Once a pilot, always a pilot...But, if you're feeling a little Rusty...  You might be like more than 500,000 other pilots (that's right, half a million), who have taken a break from flying. The good news is that getting back to flying is easier than you think. So, what does it take to get back in the air?   Some flight and ground instruction - No FAA check ride or test
You may not even need a medical  - Join us for a fun, interactive seminar that will give you all the information you need to get current again. As a seminar participant, you'll get 3 hours of ground instruction toward completing your flight review, valuable take-home materials, and handouts so you can review what you've learned. We'll help you brush up on your aviation knowledge and understand what's changed since you last took the controls.  9 A.M.

30.  Hangar Talk - with Ron Berinstein CFI-AI AGI Aerobatic Wings Master Pilot-FAA FAASTeam rep. - Current pertinent GA News & Safety, Accident analysis, and today's Back to School Feature: What Causes Highs, Lows and Winds?  Conference Room, 2nd Floor Vista Bldg. 10000 Airport Way, Pacoima, CA 91331-7393 KWHP  10 a.m.

 

July 2019

2.  Electric Aircraft - Survey / Applications / Tradeoffs with Rhon Williams  - Electric Aircraft: Survey, Applications, and Tradeoffs - see what lies in the future - with Rhon Williams - For our July EAA Chapter 92 meeting, we will take a look at recent advances in practical electric propulsion for aircraft, and see where that might lead for flight training aircraft, shuttle craft, and even large aircraft.  Irvine Ranch Water District HQ, 15500 Sand Canyon Ave., Community Conference Room, Irvine, CA 92618  7 p.m.

3.   A Matter of Policy - WEBINAR -  If you own an aircraft, chances are you have aircraft insurance. But do you have the right coverage in the right amounts? Do you understand exactly what your policy covers and what it doesn't? Based on hours of interviews with the top underwriting officer and claims manager of one of the leading light aircraft insurance firms, Mike Busch offers an industry insider’s perspective on these important questions.  7 p.m. CDT  For More Info

6.   The InSight Mission to Mars by JPL Mission Principal Investigator Dr. Bruce Banerdt  (Landed at Elysium Planitia on November 26, 2018)  an AIAA Event -  The InSight landed in the Elysium Planitia region of Mars on November 26, 2018. In contrast to the 45 previous missions to Mars, which have thoroughly explored its surface features and chemistry, atmosphere, and searched for past or present life, InSight will focus on the deep interior of the plane, investigating the processes of terrestrial planet formation and evolution by performing the first comprehensive surface-based geophysical measurements on Mars, using seismology, precision tracking (for rotational dynamics), and heat flow measurements. - free - RSVP requested - Mount Saint Mary's University (MSMU) Doheny Campus Donohue Center Meeting Room, 10 Chester Place, Los Angeles, CA 90007   12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.    Visit the AIAA website HERE

6.  Plus One Flyers Club New Member Safety Briefing - Safety Procedures, Both Ground and Air - With Shane Terpstra CFI - Proper preflight procedu+res, engine starting, taxiing, ATC communications, departure and arrival procedures, emergency procedures, collision avoidance, aeronautical decision making, after landing procedure, securing and refueling. A general review of causes of common accidents and incidents. MYF - Terminal Operations Building, 3750 John J. Montgomery Drive, First Floor, East Entrance, San Diego, CA 92123 9:30 a.m.

6.   Big Bear Air Fair - Big Bear City Airport held every other year. The spectacular aircraft event at Big Bear City Airport is both affordable and fun. What a great escape from the heat of L.A. Admission: $2 per person; $1 - 11yrs. and under. Address: 501 Valley Blvd., Big Bear City, Ca. bigbearcityairport.com  9 a.m. - 3 p.m.   Big Bear Air Fair

7.   ForeFlight 101  with Frank Bagheri - In this first installment of our 3 part series, you will learn the important features of this amazing new tool. If you own an iPad, please bring it. If not, follow along on the screen and take notes. - Learning how ForeFlight unlocks Flight Planning Magic. Lots of audience participation! Seminar length: 2 hrs.

Today's Airspace and today's challenging demands exceed those present in years past. Folks today usually don't solo in ten hours anymore. ForeFlight helps navigating today's environment easy and efficient. Survey your flight's weight and balance. See the TFRs. See your position on the approach plates, get the weather, know your fuel requirements, and so much more! Join us for ForeFlight 101, explore the future today! Why Not Be Prepared? Lots of Video explanations, and graphics that will help illustrate the topics, and everyone will be able to take an active role in this exciting attendee participation-oriented seminar. KWHP Admin Bldg. / Vista Aviation, 10000 Airpark Way, Pacoima, CA 91331  10 a.m.

8.   Electric Aircraft - Survey / Applications / Tradeoffs with Rhon Williams - Electric Aircraft: Survey, Applications, and Tradeoffs - see what lies in the future - We'll take a look at recent advances in practical electric propulsion for aircraft and see where that might lead for flight training aircraft, shuttle craft, and even large aircraft. - Torrance Airport General Aviation Center, 3301 Airport Dr. Torrance, CA Torrance, CA 90505  7 p.m.

9.   Duncan Aviation to Offer Free Wi-Fi 101 Webinar - WEBINAR - Duncan Aviation is pleased to announce a free connectivity webinar that will take place July 9 at 1 p.m. Eastern Time. This free webinar will share the basics about inflight connectivity including the different network options, hardware solutions, and installation requirements. Read More Here

10.   AFTW Meeting - Arizona Flight Training Workgroup - Join the Arizona Flight Training Workgroup for discussion and information about flight-training, safety, airspace, rules and regulations, best practices, and more. - Scottsdale Flight Standards District Office,
17777 N. Perimeter Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85255-5453   Phone: (480) 419-0111  -  You are invited to visit their website (see below)

Website: http://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/field_offices/fsdo/sdl/contact/    Meeting Date:  July 10 @ 09:30 - 12:00 MST Free

10.  Adventures in Examining: One DPE Confesses All - WEBINAR - Wednesday, July 10 at 7 p.m. CDT - Presenter: Prof. H. Paul Shuch | Qualifies for FAA WINGS credit.  More info Here

13.  Apollo 11 Moon Landing 50th Anniversary and Lunar Exploration Special Event - Please come and join us to celebrate th 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing and remember the ground-breaking historical event and the great American experiences! Let's keep the momentum going for the American Space Programs and support the Space Explorations. - Santa Monica Public Library, MLK Jr. Auditorium (First Floor), 601 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401 - Saturday, July 13, 2019, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Presentation starts at 12:30 PM. (Please join us after your lunch) - (Seats/Tickets are limited. RSVP will end after Friday, July 12, 2019, or whenever all seats are filled.)  For RSVP or more information for this Free Event CLICK HERE

14.  In this second installment of our 3 part series, we will dive deeper into this this amazing new tool. Real life IFR and VFR Flight Planning, Weight and Balance, Checklist, Weather Briefing and so much more.  If you own an iPad, please bring it. If not, follow along on the screen and take notes. - Learning how ForeFlight unlocks Flight Planning Magic. Lots of audience participation! Seminar length: 2 hrs.  Today's Airspace and today's challenging demands exceed those present in years past. Folks today usually don't solo in ten hours anymore. ForeFlight helps navigating today's environment easy and efficient. Survey your flight's weight and balance. See the TFRs. See your position on the approach plates, get the weather, know your fuel requirements, and so much more! Join us for ForeFlight 101, explore the future today! Why Not Be Prepared?

Lots of Video explanations, and graphics that will help illustrate the topics, and everyone will be able to take an active role in this exciting attendee participation-oriented seminar.  KWHP Admin Bldg. / Vista Aviation, 10000 Airpark Way, Pacoima, CA 91331 10 a.m.

16.  Aerobatics: Basic Through Advanced Maneuvers Training - WEBINAR - Tuesday, July 16 at 7 p.m. CDT - Presenter: Mike Lents | Qualifies for FAA WINGS credit. More info Here

17.  How to Start a Type Club - WEBINAR - Ever wanted to start a type club for your airplane type? Have you wanted to revive an existing type club but don’t know where to start? Join EAA Type Club Coalition (TCC) member Robbie Culver to hear about the TCC’s new “How to Start a Type Club” guide and how you can help strengthen your own airplane’s owner community through forming a new type club! Topics such as organization creation, governance, marketing and membership, risk management, and more will be discussed.  7 p.m. CDT  For More Info Here

20.  Plus One Flyers Club New Member Safety Briefing - Safety Procedures, Both Ground and Air - With Shane Terpstra CFI - Proper preflight procedu+res, engine starting, taxiing, ATC communications, departure and arrival procedures, emergency procedures, collision avoidance, aeronautical decision making, after landing procedure, securing and refueling. A general review of causes of common accidents and incidents. MYF - Terminal Operations Building, 3750 John J. Montgomery Drive, First Floor, East Entrance, San Diego, CA 92123 9:30 a.m.

21.  21. ForeFlight 303 using your Web Browser - This third installment of our 3 part series is presented for the first time. You will learn how do nearly 80% of your planning on your desktop computer using your favorite browser. Learn how to do Real life IFR and VFR Flight Planning, Weight and Balance, Checklist, Weather Briefing and so much more on your PC or Mac. Bring your Laptop and your iPad if you own one. Otherwise, you can follow along on the screen and take notes.

Learning how ForeFlight unlocks Flight Planning Magic. Lots of audience participation! Seminar length: 2 hrs.
Today's Airspace and today's challenging demands exceed those present in years past. Folks today usually don't solo in ten hours anymore. ForeFlight helps navigating today's environment easy and efficient. Survey your flight's weight and balance. See the TFRs. See your position on the approach plates, get the weather, know your fuel requirements, and so much more! Join us for ForeFlight 101, explore the future today! Why Not Be Prepared?

Lots of Video explanations, and graphics that will help illustrate the topics, and everyone will be able to take an active role in this exciting attendee participation-oriented seminar.  KWHP Admin Bldg. / Vista Aviation, 10000 Airpark Way, Pacoima, CA 91331 10 a.m.

 

August 2019

3.   Plus One Flyers Club New Member Safety Briefing - Safety Procedures, Both Ground and Air - With Shane Terpstra CFI - Proper preflight procedu+res, engine starting, taxiing, ATC communications, departure and arrival procedures, emergency procedures, collision avoidance, aeronautical decision making, after landing procedure, securing and refueling. A general review of causes of common accidents and incidents. MYF - Terminal Operations Building, 3750 John J. Montgomery Drive, First Floor, East Entrance, San Diego, CA 92123 9:30 a.m.

5.   IMC Meeting at Beach Cities Aviation Academy - Hawthorne Airport - 3732 W. 120th St. Hawthorne, CA   You don't need an instrument rating to attend. This meeting is open to all current, non-current, and future instrument pilots.  For more information about the IMC Club, please visit imcclub   7 P.M.

14.  US Helicopter Safety Team Annual Meeting 2019 - 2-day Meeting With Industry & Government Experts To Discuss The State Of The Industry And Helicopter Safety Enhancements - Wednesday, August 14, 2019, starting at 08:00 Pacific Daylight Time - Speaker(s): Various speakers from the USHST and industry. The U.S. Helicopter Team (USHST) has announced the location and preliminary details of its annual meeting for 2019. The meeting will be held at the Robinson Helicopter Company in Torrance, California on August 14-15, 2019.  Info Here

This event is being held in conjunction with the Regional Helicopter Safety Seminar on Friday August 16. There is a separate SPANS notice for the Helicopter Safety Alliance Event and you are encouraged to attend both of them. - Robinson Helicopter Company, Torrance, CA - 2901 Airport Drive, Torrance, CA 90505

16.  Los Angeles Regional Helicopter Safety Stand-Down - FREE Day-Long Safety Seminar for all Helicopter Pilots, AMTs and Managers, Breakfast and Lunch provided!   Friday, August 16, 2019, starting at 08:30 Pacific Daylight Time - Helicopter Industry Experts - Attention all helicopter Managers, Mechanics and Pilots! Join us for the very latest information on the safety issues facing the rotorcraft industry presented by some of the top industry experts in their field. A panel of experts from Manufacturers, Helicopter Safety Alliance, FAA Safety Team, and the Long Beach FSDO will discuss local issues affecting helicopter pilots, accident trends, personal risk assessment, safety initiatives, and many more topics relevant to all operators. This is going to be an extraordinary gathering of the rotorcraft community in one place. Don't miss this unique opportunity to learn, share with your peers, ask questions, and have your voice heard. What you learn may save your life!

Helicopter Safety Alliance and the US Helicopter Safety Team (USHST) work together in promoting safety in the helicopter industry, so please support the USHST by attending their two-day event on Aug. 14 & 15 at Robinson Helicopter prior to this event.

Please go to the following link to register for the USHST event HERE

17.  Plus One Flyers Club New Member Safety Briefing - Safety Procedures, Both Ground and Air - With Shane Terpstra CFI - Proper preflight procedu+res, engine starting, taxiing, ATC communications, departure and arrival procedures, emergency procedures, collision avoidance, aeronautical decision making, after landing procedure, securing and refueling. A general review of causes of common accidents and incidents. MYF - Terminal Operations Building, 3750 John J. Montgomery Drive, First Floor, East Entrance, San Diego, CA 92123 9:30 a.m.

17 - 18.   Wings Over Camarillo - AIR SHOW - wingsovercamarillo.com - Camarillo Airport - Saturday & Sunday, 12 noon - 4:30 p.m. Gates Open at 9 a.m.