Events

Aviation Events Calendar
Spotlighting Safety and Pilot Proficiency

Visit  FAASAFETY.GOV  for more info & to register for many of the following events.    Others have the information and contact data described.  You are invited to submit your event for publication within our Aviation Events Calendar to: scauwg@earthlink.net

Now 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.

 

February

2.   Plus One Flyers Club New Member Safety Briefing - Safety Procedures, Both Ground and Air - With Shane Terpstra CFI - Proper preflight procedures, 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.

2.   Approaches and Landings Part 2 with Richard Mend cfi ai atp - Spartan College of Aeronautics, 8911 Aviation Blvd. Inglewood, CA - Video and discussion of how to determine the proper Vref for your actual a/c weight, operating on various conditions of runway surfaces, proper go-around techniques, and MORE  12 p.m.

3.   Open House at Santa Paula Airport - First Sunday of Every Month - Open Hangars reveal some of aviation's best examples of wonderful and interesting aircraft. You can read comments and see photos HERE

3.   Beyond Approach Part 1 - A careful study that will unlock the perceived complexity of the approach charts (plates).  You will start to learn how to read them! With Ron Berinstein - Vista Aviation Bldg, 10000 Airpark Way, Pacoima, CA  - second floor conference room - 10 a.m.

4.   Structural Icing - Video and discussion of preventing and / or dealing with structural icing. How to bring your aircraft down safely. Richard Mend CFI-AIM-ATP FAASTeam Rep.,  Aviation Center North Valley Occupational Center NVOC, 16550 Saticoy St (corner of Hayvenhurst Ave. and Saticoy St. on KVNY) - Classroom B - 7 p.m.

4.   IMC Club Mtg. - (CANCELLED - POSTPONED UNTIL 3/4) NOTE: To avoid scheduling conflicts as we've had in the past, in 2019, we're changing the meeting to the First Monday of the Month. Beach Cities Aviation Academy @ Hawthorne Airport - At IMC Club, our purpose is to promote instrument flying, proficiency and safety. Along with IFR flying and monthly local chapter meetings, we offer a resource-rich website, which provides an electronic experience base.  7 p.m.

5.   Garmin Pilot Tips & Tricks for Your iPad Webinar - WEBINAR - 3 p.m. PST. Click HERE for registration.

5.   JOURNEY TO AIRCRAFT OWNERSHIP BY BUILDING IT YOURSELF - Building, Inspection & Certification, Test Flights  with Rick Woods - For our February EAA Chapter 92 meeting, we will follow along on the journey of one of our members in building his Vans RV-7. Learn about the building process, the E-AB rules and regulations, inspection and certification, flight testing, on-going maintenance, and much more.  -  Irvine Ranch Water District HQ
15500 Sand Canyon Ave, Community Conference Room, Irvine, CA 92618   More INFO HERE

5.  "Secret Tips from Sebastian Kawa - Worlds Greatest Soaring Pilot" WEBINAR -  Thermals, XC Country Soaring, Competition and WINNING!
On Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 20:00 Eastern Standard Time (17:00 PST, 18:00 MST, 19:00 CST, 15:00 HST, 16:00 AKST, 18:00 Arizona, 01:00 GMT)  After attending this webinar, you will know : How to prepare for and execute XC flights - How to find thermals and as importantly WHERE to look for them
- How to fly competitions and WIN - More Info HERE

6.   Breaking Good - EAA WEBINAR - Wednesday, February 6, 2019 from 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM CST - Presenter: Mike Busch - From time to time, every piston aircraft owner faces the question of how to break in new cylinders. Sometimes this involves just one or two newly replaced jugs, other times it's after a top or major overhaul. There's a lot of conflicting information about how best to do this. In this webinar, Mike Busch A&P mechanic with inspection authorization goes back to first principles to take the mystery out of how to do it right. Qualifies for FAA WINGS and AMT credit.  Info HERE

6.   NBAA West Palm Beach Regional Forum - Palm Beach Intl Airport - INFO

7.   "Surviving Forced Landings"  -  Forced Landings Happen; let's keep them safe and to a minimum.  With Ron Berinstein cfii - Brackett Airport Administration building,  1615 McKinley Ave. La Verne, CA 91750  - We will describe What WE CAN DO to Minimalize Forc ed Landing Risk, and how WE CAN Survive Them! First, we'll review some of the recent Forced Landings, then we'll address how to avoid the circumstance; and finally if forced to land, how to survive the aftermath. Nobody wants to, but if we should have to, why not know a little about how to become a hero?   7 p.m.

8.  FIREFIGHTING IN THE 21ST CENTURY:  HOW FIRST RESPONDERS ARE DEALING WITH YEAR-ROUND FIRE CONDITIONS  - From satellite imagery to supercomputers to drones, the Los Angeles City Fire Department has had to adopt a different mindset on how to predict, prevent, and treat fires in the second largest geographical area nationally. (Fire) Chief Terrazas will also discuss preparedness, improving responsiveness, and specific techniques developed and used by our first responders...  Buffet Lunch to be served...   11:30 a.m.   1800 Avenue of the Stars, Century City - Read More about it HERE

9.  (POSTPONED UNTIL MARCH- DUE TO SHUTDOWN) DATE TO BE ARRANGED -  LA Airspace Hotspots and Dangerous Flight Routes - Learn how to identify LA Hot Spots; dangerous areas & navigate them. Speaker: Ron Berinstein cfii - LEARN WHERE LOS ANGELES AREA HOT SPOTS ARE. ACCIDENTS HAPPEN THERE! Know where NOT to fly! Learn from a discussion focusing on reviewing airspace requirements and procedures you need to know for flying safely in and around the basin. Certain popular, but dangerous flight routes will be discussed with important precautions emphasized.  Apple Valley Airport Terminal Building - 21600 Corwin Road, Apple Valley CA  92307  10 a.m.

12.  SCAUWG Monthly Mtg. - Beach Cities Aviation - 10 a.m. see site page sidebar for more details.

12.  Looking Back on 2018 at John Wayne Airport (SNA) - Airport Safety Successes and Challenges - with Jeff Rountree  - Come hear Jeff Rountree, Manager of Airside Operations at JWA, as he shares the major events that took place in 2018 to include: The new Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Vehicle, Taxiway Bravo Construction, Completion of Terminal A and B improvements - and - Significant Aircraft Accidents/Incidents.  Looking forward - The General Aviation Improvement Program - Environmental Impact Report and Upcoming Airfield Construction.John Wayne Airport Administration Building
3160 Airway Ave., Costa Mesa, CA  92626   For more info:  Pat Noyes-Prentiss  Phone: (951) 533-3341  patprentiss@aol.com  7 p.m.

12-14  NBAA Leadership Conference - Austin, Texas - Hawthorne, CA  INFO

13.  Dr. Buzz Aldrin - Apollo 11 astronaut - "The Eagle has landed!"  will be honored by the Aero Club of Southern California as the 40th Howard Hughes Memorial Award Recipient - presented at the Jonathan Club, Los Angeles CA.  For more information go to: https://aeroclubsocal.org

13.  "WINGSPro Briefing 4 of 5"  WEBINAR - WINGS Pilot Proficiency Program Explained! Part of a 5 part series to help make familiar to all the unlimited amount of pilot options for safety.  On Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 13:00 Eastern Standard Time (10:00 PST, 11:00 MST, 12:00 CST, 08:00 HST, 09:00 AKST, 11:00 Arizona, 18:00 GMT)  Find out more about this webinar, and the three that have preceded it HERE

13.  "Avoiding Gear Up and Gear Collapse Mishaps" WEBINAR - Become one of 'those who won't' have a gear accident with the information you'll learn in this webinar.  On Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 19:00 Central Standard Time (17:00 PST, 18:00 MST, 20:00 EST, 15:00 HST, 16:00 AKST, 18:00 Arizona, 01:00 GMT)  Read More HERE

13.   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.  We will discuss an actual scenario involving an IFR night flight from Key West, FL (KEY), to Suffolk, VA (KSFQ) over 2 legs. On the second leg into Suffolk the plane encounters low IMC conditions that prove challenging to the pilot leading to the pilot diverting to nearby Norfolk International (KORF). 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.

13.  Aeronautical Decision Making - Safety Education Seminar  - Speaker:  David S. Muzio, NTSB Air Safety Investigator (Ret'd.) - ADM and Interaction with the NTSB  - Paso Robles Municipal Airport, Main Terminal, 2nd Floor, Paso Robles, CA 93446  7 p.m.  More Info:  DAVID FRETWELL Phone: (703)606-0865 - EAA465@sbcglobal.net

16. Plus One Flyers Club New Member Safety Briefing - Safety Procedures, Both Ground and Air - With Shane Terpstra CFI - Proper preflight procedures, 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.

18.  "FAA Safety Briefing LIVE! January - February 2019 Issue"  WEBINAR -  This presentation introduces and discusses content in the January - February 2019 issue of the FAA Safety Briefing magazine.  On Monday, February 18, 2019 at 19:00 Central Standard Time (17:00 PST, 18:00 MST, 20:00 EST, 15:00 HST, 16:00 AKST, 18:00 Arizona, 01:00 GMT)  The January/February 2019 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) technology, a foundational component of FAA’s NextGen system for improving the safety and efficiency of the NAS.  More HERE

19.  "The Medication Maze" - Modest Fee - Come Learn The FARs Regarding Medication Use - Aviation Facilities, Inc, 4119 West Commonwealth Ave, Fullerton, CA 92833 - Whether flying under BasicMed or an FAA medical, all pilots are bound by the FARs regarding medication use. If you can buy it without a prescription, it's OK to fly while taking it... right? Maybe. Dr. John Phillipp, Senior AME, will help guide pilots through the maze of over the counter medications. - Doctor John T. Phillipp, MD is a Senior AME for the FAA; an owner of a Cessna 182G that he keeps and regularly flies out of Brackett Field in La Verne, California. He's rated in both Airplanes and Helicopters. 7 p.m.

20.  Beyond Approach Part 2 - Continuing to dive into understanding the approach charts (plates) and using the data to determine how we would fly the approaches - With Ron Berinstein cfii - Second floor conference room - Vista Aviation Bldg. 10000 Airpark Way, Pacoima, CA KWHP - 7 p.m.

20.  Foreflight 101 with Frank Bagheri - learn about Foreflight and Prosper! - This class will get you going; fast and easy! - San Gabriel Airport Terminal - 4233 Santa Anita Blvd., El Monte, CA 91731  7 p.m.

20.  "NAFI MentorLIVE Collaborative Critique" - An in-depth interactive discussion of the collaborative critique approach to post-flight debriefing 19:00 Central Standard Time (17:00 PST, 18:00 MST, 20:00 EST, 15:00 HST, 16:00 AKST, 18:00 Arizona, 01:00 GMT) - In response to comments on the October 2018 MentorLIVE, “Turning Fledglings into Fliers,” Paul Preidecker and Susan Parson are back with an in-depth discussion of the collaborative critique approach to post-flight debriefing. Learn more about the transition from the “Sage on the Stage” teaching model to the “Guide on the Side” method. They will discuss the five steps of effective collaborative critique: Replay, Reconstruct, Reflect, Redirect, and Review. More Info HERE

20.  "WINGSPro Briefing 5 of 5" WEBINAR -  WINGS Pilot Proficiency Program - On Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 13:00 Eastern Standard Time (10:00 PST, 11:00 MST, 12:00 CST, 08:00 HST, 09:00 AKST, 11:00 Arizona, 18:00 GMT)  More Info HERE

20.  GARMIN Low Cost ADS-B, Instruments and Avionics - WEBINAR - Wed, Feb 20, 2019 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM PST  Register HERE

21.  Exiting the Hold - Reaching your Aviation Goals - with Jolie Lucas, PPL & Instrument, Psychotherapist - Much like flying an actual hold, there comes a time in every pilot’s career where an honest assessment of skill, performance, desire, and goals needs to be made. Are you one of the many pilots that are stuck in the hold unable to complete your aviation goals?  Attend for more Info!  ACI Jet FBO, 945 Airport Drive,  Hangar, San Luis Obispo, CA 9340  - For more info:  JOLIE LUCAS  Phone: (805)709-6619  jolielucas@jolielucas.com   6 p.m.

21.  Safety Lessons from a Tri-Motor Pilot - Safety tips from the pilot of a classic airplane. With Colin Soucy - retired airline pilot and now pilot of the Ford Tri-Motor, for an informative evening of safety tips he's learned through over 24,000 hours of flying many types of airplanes. Learn about the Ford Tri-Motor, the unique features and challenges of the aircraft, and how what he's learned can apply to your everyday flying.  Complementary dinner will be served at 5:45, with the seminar starting at 6:30 sharp California Aeronautical University (CAU)  1450 Boughton Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93308
Contact Information:  WILLIAM FRANKLIN WOODBURY  Phone: (661) 529-8792  woodbury@volcano.net

23.  Approaches and Landings Part 3 - Video and discussion of NIGHT FLYING, landing on WET, ICY, and SNOW COVERED RUNWAYS, LANDING GEAR PROBLEMS, and more!!!  With Richard Mend cfi ai atp - Active Pilot, 7900 Balboa Blvd. D6 Prop Park West, Van Nuys, CA  9 a.m.

23.  "Connecting with ForeFlight" Enhancing Your iPad Skills -John Wayne Airport Administration Building- 3160 Airway Ave., Costa Mesa, CA  - Come spend a day learning about iPad legalities, which iPad you should purchase and the general tricks, tips and cautions of an iPad. Come learn the benefits of ForeFlight as you plan a thorough cross-country on your iPad. There is always a need to learn more about your iPad and its agility to work in partnership with ForeFlight. Things are changing rapidly in our techie world. Stay up with it.   - Mike Jesch - ATP, CFI, CFII, MEI, AGI and AGII - There is a fee for this event hosted by the non-profit organization and details can be found at the following link: http://oc99s.sws99s.org/new/?page_id=794
Registration starts at 08:30 and class concludes at 14:00.

24.  Sunday Morning Hangar Talk - Your weekly dose of safety, news, accident analysis, cookies and chips. Special Topic: NTSB on Accidents and Professionalism - With Ron Berinstein cfii - Vista Aviation Bldg. 10000 Airpark Way, KWHP, Pacoima, CA - second floor conference room - 10 a.m.

25.  General Aviation Awards - 2018 National Honorees Safety Tips - During this program you will meet the 2018 National Award Honorees and hear about their Top Safety Tips! Monday, February 25, 2019, starting at 20:00 Central Standard Time (18:00 PST, 19:00 MST, 21:00 EST, 16:00 HST, 17:00 AKST, 19:00 Arizona, 02:00 GMT) Speakers: Greg Feith, Bill Pancake, Catherine Cavagnaro, Dan Christman - ABOUT GENERAL AVIATION AWARDS
During this LIVE presentation you will meet each of the 2018 National Honorees, hear about their contributions to our industry, and learn about their top safety recommendations. The mission of the General Aviation Awards (GAA) program is to recognize individual aviation professionals on the local, regional, and national levels for their contributions to aviation, education, and flight safety. The program is a cooperative effort between more than a dozen general aviation industry sponsors and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). To learn more about GAA via our website link -  HERE

26.  Tips for Mountain Flying - "The ground seems to be rising"  with Mr. Jesse Sipan This presentation contains valuable information compiled by veteran mountain pilots but it is not a comprehensive mountain flying course. Pilots new to mountain flying should seek experienced mountain flying instruction before venturing into the high country. California Baptist University, 6865 Airport Drive - CBU Classroom, Riverside, CA 92504   For more info: Mr. Jesse Sipan  Phone: 714-267-9230 jgsipancfi@gmail.com   6 p.m.

27.   LA Basin Hot Spots and Dangerous Flight Routes - LEARN WHERE LA HOT SPOTS ARE. ACCIDENTS happen there! LEARN where NOT to Fly! Enjoy and learn from a discussion focusing on reviewing airspace requirements, and those procedures you need to know for flying safely around the basin. We will expose certain popular, but DANGEROUS Flight Routes.  With Ron Berinstein cfii and possible guests - Santa Monica College - Bundy Campus - 3171 S. Bundy Drive, West LA, CA - Plenty of Free Parking  - Inspired by the work that the Southern California Airspace Users Working Group does. 7 p.m.

27.  Paramotors: Learning, Flying, and Buying the Smallest, Most Portable Aircraft - WEBINAR  Jeff Goin takes you through a typical journey of learning to fly a powered paraglider, including the options, costs, challenges, and capabilities. He'll include choices that improve the fun and reduce your chances of the bad things. The incredible capability is contrasted with how to avoid the dark side, including some fun anecdotes along the way. Myths will be busted and questions will be answered from a secret airport location deep in the Green Swamp of Central Florida while beating off snakes, alligators, and fire ants. HERE for more info. 7 p.m. CST

27.  FAASTeam Planning Meeting - Administered by the SAN Aviation Safety Counselors - Planning and Safety Mitigation Strategy Meeting - with 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 - Class Room 3753 John J. Montgomery Drive, Ground School Classroom, San Diego, CA 92123  For Information:
Paul Kortopates  Phone: 619-560-8980  kortopates@hotmail.com   7 p.m.

March

2.   Plus One Flyers Club New Member Safety Briefing - Safety Procedures, Both Ground and Air - With Shane Terpstra CFI - Proper preflight procedures, 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.

2.   Federal Regulations for Pilots & A&Ps with Dr. Paul Foster FAA FAASTeam Program Manager from Riverside FSDO.  He will clarify confusing and misunderstood regulations.  Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology - 8911 Aviation Blvd. Inglewood, CA  12 P.M.

2.   Annual Pilot Refresher with Judy Phelps A VC99s Pilot Proficiency Class - This class will satisfy the requirement (and then some) of the ground portion of the flight review required by FAR part 61.56.  Saturday, March 2, 2019, starting at 09:30 PST - Join Master CFI Judy Phelps as she reviews and discusses the regulations and procedures necessary for safe and enjoyable flying. Bring your comments, questions and your iPad if you have one. This class will satisfy the requirement (and then some) of the ground portion of the flight review required by FAR part 61.56 and attendees will receive logbook sticker attesting completion of the ground portion of a flight review.  Department of Airports at KCMA, 555 Airport Way, Camarillo, CA 93010   For more info: Carolyn Brown or Susan Liebeler - Phone: 805-312-9299 - classes@vc99s.org  Small FEE.

3.   Low Altitude IFR En Route Charts with Ron Berinstein cfii - A drill down study that will leave attendees armed with the know how they need to understand them!  Vista Aviation Bldg. 10000 Airpark Way, second floor conference room, KWHP, Pacoima, CA 91331  10 a.m.

3.   Open House at Santa Paula Airport - First Sunday of Every Month - Open Hangars reveal s.ome of aviation's best examples of wonderful and interesting aircraft. You can read comments and see photos HERE

4.   IMC Club Mtg. -  NOTE: To avoid scheduling conflicts as we've had in the past, in 2019, we're changing the meeting to the First Monday of the Month. Beach Cities Aviation Academy @ Hawthorne Airport - At IMC Club, our purpose is to promote instrument flying, proficiency and safety. Along with IFR flying and monthly local chapter meetings, we offer a resource-rich website, which provides an electronic experience base. 7 p.m

4.   Helicopter Aerodynamics and Systems - with Mike Phyllips - instructor at North Valley Occupational Center - at NVOC, CLASS ROOM B, 16550 Saticoy St (corner of Hayvenhurst Ave. and Saticoy St.) on KVNY, Van Nuys, CA 91406-.0265  7 p.m.

4.   HAI 2019 Heli-Expo  - 03/04/2019-03/07/2019 - Georgia World Congress Center - More Info & Registration HERE

5.   Wind And Weather With John Mahany - Wind And Weather With John Mahany - - How Weather Creates The Various Winds And How To Cope With Them - Speaker: John Mahany - For our March EAA Chapter 92 meeting, join us for an informative discussion of how various weather patterns create the various types and severity of winds that we as pilots must learn to deal with or avoid.  Irvine Ranch Water District HQ, 15500 Sand Canyon Ave, Community Conference Room, Irvine, CA 92618  Fore more info:  JIM RANDALL  Phone: (714) 538-4990 randallj@ix.netcom.com  7 p.m.

6.   A Test of Your IFR Knowledge with DPE Alan Johnson - This class is designed to test and refresh your knowledge of IFR symbols and procedures.
With DPE Alan Johnson - Department of Airports at KCMA, 555 Airport Way, Camarillo, CA 93010 For more info: Carolyn Brown or Susan Liebeler - Phone: 805-312-9299 - classes@vc99s.org Small FEE.  7 p.m.

6.   An IA's Dilemma - EAA WEBINAR - Wednesday, March 6, 2019 from 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM CST - Presenter: Mike Busch- When performing an annual inspection, what should an A&P mechanic with inspection authorization do when they find something significant in the aircraft's maintenance records that conflicts with what the aircraft owner says? Who should the A&P/IA believe, the owner or the logbooks? Like many things in aviation, the answer is it depends. Maintenance expert and A&P/IA Mike Busch explores this thorny issue with the help of two real-life case studies whose outcomes were quite different. Qualifies for FAA WINGS and AMT credit.  Save Your Seat!  Info HERE

7.   Human Factors in Aviation Safety - with Frank Tullo, who will be discussing the role of pilots in error management.  Join us with Frank Tullo, a 33-year veteran of Continental Airlines. He is a teacher at California State University and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He will speak on the role of pilots in error management. Too often training and performance is evaluated based on pilot errors with a traditional "blame and train" method. But performance and safety can be enhanced by training pilots to detect and correct their own errors; both with professional crews and single pilot operations  Solar Turbines, Kearny Mesa Facility, 4200 Ruffin Rd, Titan Conference Room, San Diego, CA 92123  For More Info: Paul Kortopates Phone: 619-560-8980
kortopates@hotmail.com    7 p.m.    NOTE: There are some special security requirements for attendees  Click HERE 

9.   Mid Air Collision and Bird Strike Avoidance - with Richard Mend cfi ai atp - Video and discussion of procedures and practices that can help to reduce midair collisions and/ or bird strikes.  Active Pilot, 7900 Balboa Blvd. D6 Prop Park West, Van Nuys,CA, 91406-1646  9 a.m.

9.    IFR Refresher Clinic with Michael Church -  The class satisfies the ground portion of an Instrument Proficiency Check (IPC)  -  Department of Airports at KCMA, 555 Airport Way, Camarillo, CA 93010 For more info: Carolyn Brown or Susan Liebeler - Phone: 805-312-9299 - classes@vc99s.org Small FEE. 9:30 a.m.

9.   LA Area Hotspots and Dangerous Flight Routes - with Ron Berinstein cfii - The presentation is designed to keep you alive! The Hot Spots are where accidents Happen!  The Dangerous Flight Routes are those that are still recommended on the chart as safe, but have not been updated for over 25 YEARS!  We will expose them, and suggest the needed revisions!  Apple Valley Airport Terminal - 21600 Corwin Rd., Apple Valley, CA  92307  Sponsored by EAA Chapter 768   10 a.m.   For More Info contact Mike Obannon Phone: 818 618-2581 mike.obannon@charter.net

10.  FOREFLIGHT 101  with Frank Bagheri will get everyone up and running on Foreflight right away.  He presents an easy to follow path that will open a vista of possibilities for you to enjoy and profit from for years to come! Frank will answer all of your questions too!  Vista Aviation Bldg. second floor conference room, 10000 Airpark Way, Pacoima, CA  KWHP  Plenty of free parking - 10 a.m.

12.  SCAUWG Monthly Mtg. - Beach Cities Aviation - 10 a.m. see site page sidebar for more details.

12.  ADS-B Solutions for Business Aviation Webinar - WEBINAR - Tue, Mar 12, 2019 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM PDT - Register HERE

13.   Preparing for The Unexpected - Do the Right Thing with DPE Doug Stewart - Doug will provide vital suggestions to aid you in Doing The Right Thing when the unexpected occurs. Department of Airports at KCMA, 555 Airport Way, Camarillo, CA 93010 For more info: Carolyn Brown or Susan Liebeler - Phone: 805-312-9299 - classes@vc99s.org Small FEE. 7 p.m.

13.  First Flight, No Fright: All About Discovery Flights and Introductory Lessons - WEBINAR  Wednesday, March 13, 2019 from 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM CDT  Presenter: Prof. H. Paul Shuch - The introductory lesson or discovery flight is a common marketing tool used by flight schools to introduce potential customers to the wonders of flight. It can be a make or break moment resulting in either an enthusiastic student or someone who will never set foot in an airplane again. In this FAA Safety Team WINGS award webinar, a longtime CFI tells his fellow instructors what he does to make this a positive experience, and explains to potential students what they should expect. Qualifies for FAA WINGS credit. Register HERE

16. Plus One Flyers Club New Member Safety Briefing - Safety Procedures, Both Ground and Air - With Shane Terpstra CFI - Proper preflight procedures, 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.

16.  The Art of Flying IFR Using Situational Awareness with DPE Doug Stewart - How an instrument pilot can stay ahead of the airplane at all times. Department of Airports at KCMA, 555 Airport Way, Camarillo, CA 93010 For more info: Carolyn Brown or Susan Liebeler - Phone: 805-312-9299 - classes@vc99s.org Small FEE. 9:30 a.m.

16.   Risk - Manage or Succumb with DPE Doug Stewart - There will be a discussion on the diverse set of risks pilots face and the tools / techniques needed to mitigate those risks. Department of Airports at KCMA, 555 Airport Way, Camarillo, CA 93010 For more info: Carolyn Brown or Susan Liebeler - Phone: 805-312-9299 - classes@vc99s.org Small FEE. 2 p.m.

16.  Lessons Learned from Local Accident Investigations - TENTATIVE - CONFIRM - Hear from a San Diego FSDO Airworthiness Staff member about local accident investigations and gain some valuable insights.  Speaker: John Schaper - San Diego FPM - Listen to San Diego FSDO Airworthiness FAASTeam Program Manager John Schaper who will tell us about lessons learned from local accident investigations. It is hoped that knowledge will help others avoid similar mishaps.  EAA Chapter 14, Brown Field Airport, 1409 Continental St., San Diego, CA 92154
For Information: Kerry Powell - Phone: (760) 613-4389 - kgpowell@roadrunner.com   10 a.m.

20.   Benefits of Home-Based Simulators with Gary Schank - Using home-based simulators to maintain and improve your piloting skills. Department of Airports at KCMA, 555 Airport Way, Camarillo, CA 93010 For more info: Carolyn Brown or Susan Liebeler - Phone: 805-312-9299 - classes@vc99s.org Small FEE.  7 p.m.

20.  The STARTLE Response - and Learning How to Conquer the Unexpected and Live to Tell the Story!  With Ron Berinstein cfii - An exciting seminar that explores what STARTLE is, and offers suggestions as to how to deal with it successfully.  Many don't; and the result is sometimes the typical Stall/Spin fatal accident.   This IS a good one!  San Gabriel Airport Terminal Bldg. 4233 N. Santa Anita Blvd., KEMT, El Monte, CA  91731   7 p.m.

20.  Temporary Flight Restrictions, Airspace, and ADS-B - WEBINAR  7:00 PM - 8:30 PM CDT   Presenter: John Townsley Temporary flight restrictions (TFRs) are a fact of flying. John Townsley will discuss the more common TFRs that we may encounter on a coast-to-coast cross-country flight. Some TFRs can appear with no notice, others may show up with lots of warning, and some are charted. John discusses strategies we can use to learn when and where TFRs might be along our route of flight. He will explain what pilots should do to avoid a violation, including some gotchas that have tripped up many pilots and the types of violations and enforcement. This webinar will also include a brief discussion of where ADS-B Out will be required after January 1, 2020, including some of the benefits and pitfalls of that not-so-new requirement. Qualifies for FAA WINGS credit.  Register HERE

24.  FOREFLIGHT 202 with Frank Bagheri will continue to advance your knowledge of Foreflight and further unlock the potential that resides in some of the more advanced Foreflight features.  Frank's step by step organized approach will help simplify the info you can later brag you now will know about!  Vista Aviation Bldg. second floor conference room, 10000 Airpark Way, Pacoima, CA  KWHP  Plenty of free parking -     10 a.m.

26.  Avoiding Stalls and Spins  - WEBINAR - Tuesday, March 26, 2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM CDT - Presenter: Gordon Penner, International Aerobatic Club.  Gordon Penner, master CFI-Aerobatics and FAA Gold Seal instructor, presents a simple and practical description of stalls and spins as commonly covered in the emergency maneuver training (EMT) course. Understanding these simple principles will help you to avoid an unintentional stall and spin. Qualifies for FAA WINGS credit.  Register HERE

27.  FOREFLIGHT  and iPad Basics with Judy Phelps - This class is for beginners and those who are new to ForeFlight or those trying to decide whether to use an iPad in the cockpit. This class can also be a good refresher but keep in mind, it will be covering the basics. Judy is a pro, who teaches professionally and just recently celebrated logging over 10000 hours!  Department of Airports at KCMA, 555 Airport Way, Camarillo, CA 93010 For more info: Carolyn Brown or Susan Liebeler - Phone: 805-312-9299 - classes@vc99s.org Small FEE. 7 p.m.

30.  Fatal Pilot Errors and How to Avoid Them with Brian and Barry Schiff - They will examine the details involved in several general aviation and airline accidents. They will use an open-forum discussion to uncover what went wrong and determine what could have been done differently. Department of Airports at KCMA, 555 Airport Way, Camarillo, CA 93010 For more info: Carolyn Brown or Susan Liebeler - Phone: 805-312-9299 - classes@vc99s.org Small FEE.  9:30 a.m.

April

3.   Flying VFR Through and Around LAX and SAN Class Bravo Airspace with Michael Phillips - A class for pilots and student pilots flying VFR in Southern California who want to fly safely in and around Class B airspace. Department of Airports at KCMA, 555 Airport Way, Camarillo, CA 93010 For more info: Carolyn Brown or Susan Liebeler - Phone: 805-312-9299 - classes@vc99s.org Small FEE. 7 p.m.

6.   Plus One Flyers Club New Member Safety Briefing - Safety Procedures, Both Ground and Air - With Shane Terpstra CFI - Proper preflight procedures, 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.

10.  Anticipating Engine Failure After Take Off in a Single Engine Aircraft with Barry and Brian Schiff - A pilot's choice of actions following an engine failure that occurs shortly after takeoff .  A pilot has a choice of actions following an engine failure that occurs shortly after takeoff in a single-engine airplane. Learn which ones can save you and which ones can kill you. Department of Airports at KCMA, 555 Airport Way, Camarillo, CA 93010 For more info: Carolyn Brown or Susan Liebeler - Phone: 805-312-9299 - classes@vc99s.org Small FEE. 7 p.m.

10.  AINWebinar: A New Approach to Flight Department Tech - Modern flight departments and operations are eager for solutions that embrace 21st century technology and accessibility, especially for the critical task of maintenance tracking. Learn about how embracing technology can have a positive effect on your flight department and aircraft value, as well as reduce inefficiencies and error-ridden processes that lead to a reactionary culture.
Join AIN editor-in-chief Matt Thurber on April 10 at 1:30 p.m. EDT as he moderates the discussion with Jeff McClean, aviation director of maintenance, Procter & Gamble; Deborah Bew, founder, Aircraft Acquisitions; and Lee Brewster, director of product marketing at Flightdocs. Sponsored by Flightdocs For Registration Details Just Click HERE

13.  Introduction to Soundings with Bill Frank - An introduction to the SkewT-LogP charts, Bill Frank will provide an introduction to the SkewT-LogP charts and how they can be easily used to provide easy access to information that would otherwise require visiting multiple whether sites. Department of Airports at KCMA, 555 Airport Way, Camarillo, CA 93010 For more info: Carolyn Brown or Susan Liebeler - Phone: 805-312-9299 - classes@vc99s.org Small FEE. 9:45 a.m.

13.   Weather Tactics - Safely Managing Weather Encounters on Cross-Country Flights with Bill Frank - Weather conditions a pilot is likely to encounter on long cross-country flights. Department of Airports at KCMA, 555 Airport Way, Camarillo, CA 93010 For more info: Carolyn Brown or Susan Liebeler - Phone: 805-312-9299 - classes@vc99s.org Small FEE.   1:30 p.m.

17.  Understanding Airplane Systems with Clay Phelps - This class will discuss the basic aircraft operating systems and why it is important to understand them.  With Clay Phelps, CFI, A&P, IA and co-owner of CP Aviation, renown for its fine mechanics shop. This class will discuss the basic aircraft operating systems and why it is important to understand them. Department of Airports at KCMA, 555 Airport Way, Camarillo, CA 93010 For more info: Carolyn Brown or Susan Liebeler - Phone: 805-312-9299 - classes@vc99s.org Small FEE. 7 p.m.

20.  Plus One Flyers Club New Member Safety Briefing - Safety Procedures, Both Ground and Air - With Shane Terpstra CFI - Proper preflight procedures, 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.

23.  Controllability as Affected by Weight and Balance - WEBINAR - Tuesday, April 23, 2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM CDT - Presenter: Gordon Penner, International Aerobatic Club - Gordon Penner, master CFI-Aerobatics and FAA Gold Seal instructor, presents a simple and practical description of how critical flying within weight and center of gravity (CG) range is to controllability of the airplane. He will provide examples of how being out of CG range can put your aircraft out of control. Qualifies for FAA WINGS credit. Register HERE

24.   ForeFlight Long Cross Country Flight Planning - Destination Oshkosh with Mike Jesch / Brian Schiff - Plan and execute a long-distance multi-day cross country flight to Oshkosh using ForeFlight.  Department of Airports at KCMA, 555 Airport Way, Camarillo, CA 93010 For more info: Carolyn Brown or Susan Liebeler - Phone: 805-312-9299 - classes@vc99s.org Small FEE. 7 p.m.

27.  ForeFlight VFR with Mike Jesch and Brian Schiff - Flying VFR with ForeFlight. - ForeFlight is an awesome app—but only if you know how to use it. Come get a ForeFlight checkout from professionals and learn how to use ForeFlight for VFR flight planning and navigation. Department of Airports at KCMA, 555 Airport Way, Camarillo, CA 93010 For more info: Carolyn Brown or Susan Liebeler - Phone: 805-312-9299 - classes@vc99s.org Small FEE. 9:30 a.m.

May

1.   Practical Tips for Preparing for the Private Pilot Practical Exam with DPE Joe Justice - A Designated Pilot Examiner will discuss preparing for the Private Pilot Oral Exam & Check Ride.  Department of Airports at KCMA, 555 Airport Way, Camarillo, CA 93010 For more info: Carolyn Brown or Susan Liebeler - Phone: 805-312-9299 - classes@vc99s.org Small FEE.  7 p.m.

8.   Anticipating Inflight Emergencies with Mike Jesch - This class is designed to help pilots of all levels cope with a variety of inflight emergencies. This class is designed to help pilots of all levels cope with a variety of inflight emergencies and help pilots prioritize tasks and reduce risks when faced with an emergency.  Department of Airports at KCMA, 555 Airport Way, Camarillo, CA 93010 For more info: Carolyn Brown or Susan Liebeler - Phone: 805-312-9299 - classes@vc99s.org Small FEE. 7 p.m.

11.  ForeFlight IFR with Mike Jesch and Brian Schiff - ForeFlight is an awesome app - but only if you know how to use it. Speakers: Mike Jesch, Brian Schiff Come get a ForeFlight checkout from professionals and learn how to use ForeFlight expertly as the tool it was intended to be.  Department of Airports at KCMA  555 Airport Way, Camarillo, CA 93010Directions to Venue:  Contact Information: Carolyn Brown or Susan Liebeler, Phone: 805-312-9299
classes@vc99s.org  9:30 a.m. FEE

15.  Airline Techniques for GA Pilots with Mike Jesch / John Ringel / Brian Schiff / Gary Schank - Learn how to apply airline techniques, risk management, discipline and decision-making to your general aviation flying.  A panel of airline pilots with strong roots in general aviation will discuss how to apply airline techniques, risk management, discipline and decision-making to your general aviation flying.  Department of Airports at KCMA, 555 Airport Way, Camarillo, CA 93010  Information: Carolyn Brown or Susan Liebeler, Phone: 805-312-9299 classes@vc99s.org  7 P.M.  FEE

22.  Tips for Preparing for the Instrument Practical Test with DPE Joe Justice - Practical tips on preparing for the Instrument Oral Exam and Check Ride DPE Joe Justice will share common errors he has encountered during the Instrument Practical Test and provide advice on how to avoid them. Department of Airports at KCMA, 555 Airport Way, Camarillo, CA 93010  Contact Information: Carolyn Brown or Susan Liebeler Phone: 805-312-9299 classes@vc99s.org  7 p.m.  FEE

June  

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.