Aviation Events Calendar
Spotlighting Safety and Pilot Proficiency
A very nice Aviation Event Calendar!
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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. The Listings Here for EAA Webinars are dedicated to the memory of Tom Hastings, long time EAA member/builder, whose Cirrus VK-30 was featured in the movie 16R. He was an ardent supporter of EAA Young Eagles. A tragic flight accident claimed his life; as well as his daughter's, her husband and their child's.
NAFI Program: (for NAFI Members) SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP Webinars - To register for one or more of these SIGs, visit NAFI Special Interest Group Registrations.
Each SIG offers a member-only online discussion forum to continue or join the conversation. To participate, simply login to your member-only account, select "Community Forum" from the menu bar, and subscribe.
December SIG Schedule
- Rotorcraft Instructor - Thursday, December 1, 7 p.m.
- Glider Instructor - Thursday, December 8, 9 p.m.
- New Flight Instructor - Sunday, December 11, 8 p.m.
- Drone Instructor - Monday, December 12, 7 p.m.
- Instrument Instructors - Thursday, December 15, 7 p.m.
- Seaplane Instructors - Thursday, December 15, 8:30 p.m.
- CFIs Teaching CFIs - Sunday, December 18, 8:00 p.m.
- Part 141 Instructors - No Meeting in December
To join one or more of these SIGs, click here.
Each SIG offers a member-only, online discussion forum to continue or join the conversation. To participate, click here and login to your member-only account, select "Community Forum" from the menu bar, and subscribe.
American Hero's 2021 Airshow Photo Library - From the AMERICAN HEROES Air Show CA.21 event volunteer team: Since we concluded the American Heroes Air Show in Los Angeles last November, I’ve worked with Steve Goldsworthy to put together our traditional event Yearbook.
The Latest Heroes Airshpw was onSat Nov. 12th - Hansen Dam - Lakeview Terrace
1. News From Our San Diego FSDO - Current Events in our area, including; Noise Complaints, Low Flying Aircraft, Accidents, Incidents and Occurrences. Thursday, December 1, 2022, starting at 18:30 Pacific Standard Time - Speaker(s): Tom Marquez FLM, and John Schaper FPM - Brief Description: See instructions below for new security procedures for all attendees. - Join us to get an Update of Current Events at the SAN-WP09-FSDO.
Our priority this meeting will be discussing the growing number of noise complaints, recent accidents and incidents as well as low flying aircraft throughout the county. Our speakers will also review additional current events.
There will be time for Q&A after the presentation. - Low Flying, Buzzing the Beaches and Aircraft Noise in our Neighborhoods are a San Diego FSDO special emphasis item. - Please fly quietly. - Our Speakers from the SAN FSDO
Tom Marquez - Airworthiness Frontline Manager, Air Force Veteran, and major supporter of the Aviation Professionals in the San Diego area of responsibility. 30 + years of government service.
John Schaper - Safety Team Program Manager, Airworthiness, Marine Corp Vietnam veteran, Charles Taylor Award recipient, supporter of the Aviation Professionals in the San Diego area of responsibility. 20+ years of government service. Location of Seminar: Solar Turbines, Kearny Mesa Facility - 4200 Ruffin Road - Titan Conference Room - San Diego, CA 92123 Click here to register online now!
1. IMC/ VMC Club Meeting ( ONLINE ONLY ) Lincoln EAA 1541 - Topic: IMC Topics Are Taken From Real Life Events and Discussed to Aid the Decision Making Process for Pilots. - Date and Time: Thursday, December 1, 2022, starting at 19:00 Pacific Standard Time (20:00 MST; 21:00 CST; 22:00 EST; 17:00 HST; 18:00 AKST; 20:00 Arizona; Friday, December 2, 2022 03:00 GMT)
3. Cross Country Flight Planning-Hybrid Event - Commonly Misunderstood Knowledge Areas - Saturday, December 3, 2022, starting at 09:00 Pacific Standard Time (10:00 MST; 11:00 CST; 12:00 EST; 07:00 HST; 08:00 AKST; 10:00 Arizona; 17:00 GMT) - Speaker(s): Graham Harbman - Stage Check Instructor Graham will review the most common topics he sees students falter on during stage checks, flight reviews, and advanced training. Using his insight into commonly misunderstood knowledge areas, he will guide you on your way to becoming a better pilot by digging deeper into fundamental aspects of flying safely. Mastering these weak areas will increase your confidence and propel you forward in your aviation career. Feel confident walking into your checkride or enjoy a thorough refresher toward your flight review.
Topics include Preflight planning:
- How does a change in CG affect load factor and thus performance and stability?
- What is Va? Why does it change with aircraft weight and why does it matter?
- What is the difference between TAS, IAS and Ground Speed, and why does it matter for navigation planning?
- What are the most common misunderstandings when dealing with inoperative equipment?
- What is the difference between TAS, IAS and Ground Speed, and why does it matter for navigation planning?
- Deciding to divert, what's the best process?
- What is the most common mistake on a diversion?
- Why should flaps be used or not used in gusty/windy/turbulent conditions?
- And much more.
We also have an in-person option at Reid-Hillview Airport (KRHV) inside AeroDynamic Aviation's classroom. Please see separate announcement to register and attend the onsite seminar.
6. "Approaches - Landings Part 1" - Professional tips for successful flight while in the pattern, and scoring high marks by making great looking landings! On Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 19:00 Pacific Standard Time - Civil Air Patrol Mtg Room - 12653 Osborne St. - Pacoima, CA 91331
Featured: Video and discussion about how flying a stabilized approach will help you land on the numbers! Topics include: Aim points, overshoots, undershoots and floats, Approach segment airspeeds and Vref. The relationship of power and pitch, wind and drag, glide slope and obstacle clearance. Understanding crosswind landings. - To view further details and registration information for this seminar, click here.
6. "FAA Weather Camera Program" - Comprehensive Overview of the FAA Weather Camera Program and the Positive Impact It Has on Improving Flight Safety - On Tuesday, December 6, 2022 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) - This Webinar provides a comprehensive overview of the FAA Weather Camera Program. You will learn about the expanding network of cameras used by the aviation community for preflight planning and inflight monitoring of weather at airports and en route locations.
You will hear from a panel that includes the FAA’s Weather Camera program manager, Cohl Pope, AOPA, pilots, and representatives from states that have used and/or implemented the cameras. Discussion topics include the positive impact the program is having on improving aviation safety and how General Aviation and commercial pilots, dispatchers, Flight Service Specialists, and the military are utilizing these cameras to improve flight safety.
Additionally, the webinar will highlight the FAA’s plans to expand the weather camera network into more locations within CONUS, and will inform on how you can provide input directly to the FAA on where you and your organization would like a weather camera installed. We look forward to seeing you on December 6th at 1pm EST for this informative discussion on the Weather Camera Program’s innovative, proven, and impactful technology. A live Q&A will follow the presentation. - To view further details and registration information for this webinar, click here.
7. CFI/DPE SUPER-FORUM - VNY FSDO DPEs CFIs - CFI Trainees - FBO MGMT Invited - Solutions to the Challenges DPEs and CFIs Face - Presentations & Q&A Insight - Date and Time: Wednesday, December 7, 2022, starting at 19:00 Pacific Standard Time (20:00 MST; 21:00 CST; 22:00 EST; 17:00 HST; 18:00 AKST; 20:00 Arizona; Thursday, December 8, 2022 03:00 GMT) - Speaker(s): David St. George DPE Executive Director SAFE, DPEs & Special Guests - Brief Description:
Our ZOOM MEETING time is 7 p.m.- 9 p,m, (PT) - When: Dec 7, 2022 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Use the following to allow you to register for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation containing information about joining the meeting. Please keep this confirmation private, it is for you only. If your plans change, and you need to unregister, please use the cancel your registration option located at the bottom of your confirmation page. Thanks! - The VAN NUYS FAASTeam both actively solicits CFI participation for this important SUPER-FORUM meeting, and thanks you for your attention.
7. What to Know About Experimental Amateur Built and Light Sport Aircraft - Knowing What’s Applicable To You - Wednesday, December 7, 2022, starting at 16:00 Pacific Standard Time (17:00 MST; 18:00 CST; 19:00 EST; 14:00 HST; 15:00 AKST; 17:00 Arizona; Thursday, December 8, 2022 00:00 GMT) - Alan McKinney and/or Mike Greer - We will discuss the different certification types and rules. What you should know and how to be prepared. Additionally we will discuss Airworthiness Directives and their applicability. Webinar Information
To participate in this webinar you must register for this event through this Safety Program Airman Notification System (SPANS) and FAASAFETY.GOV. Only those registered will receive the webinar link. The webinar link will be emailed to registered individuals the day of the event. This link will be emailed to the email address associated with your FAASAFETY.GOV account.
This event will be conducted in the Zoom format. Please ensure you register using your name (not a nickname). This will allow me to take attendance and ensure you receive WINGS/AMT credit.
Please Do Not Wait until the day of the event to register. Due to other duties and responsibilities, I may not have the opportunity to revisit the registration roster on the scheduled event date.
7. "Repair Station Day IA Renewal Credit BOBS Day 2" - Two four hour courses that will help you build your time for renewal of Your Inspection Authorization. On Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at 10:00 Eastern Standard Time (07:00 PST; 08:00 MST; 09:00 CST; 05:00 HST; 06:00 AKST; 08:00 Arizona; 15:00 GMT) - Each seminar will be held over two days, 4 hours each day, to fulfill the 8-hour annual refresher training requirement. – Two Half Days of IA training covering multiple topics presented by the Band of Brothers and Sister. You must register using the link in the Webinar Information Section below. December 7 schedule:
Time Topic Presenter
1000-1050 Welcome/Convergent Performance Paul Meyer/Jermaine Cadogan- Caddy
1100-1150 DRS/IACRA for IAs Tim Haley/Paul Meyer
1200-1230 Lunch Break
1230-1320 Cirrus Accident Review Ed Malinowski/NTSB Retired
1330-1420 Who needs A&Ps with YouTube? Tim Gauntt-Hartzell
1420-1430 Close Out Paul Meyer
To view further details and registration information for this webinar, click here.
8. "Brackett IMC Club - Interactive scenario discussion" - Topic: IFR scenario testing our Aircrew Decision Making (ADM) skillsclick here.On Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 19:00 Pacific Standard Time (20:00 MST; 21:00 CST; 22:00 EST; 17:00 HST; 18:00 AKST; 20:00 Arizona; Friday, December 9, 2022 03:00 GMT) - We will be using a recently published IFR scenario as the foundation for sharing our knowledge, experience and decision making skills. Along with multiple polls, the meeting will be structured differently from prior Brackett IMC club meetings to afford all attendees the opportunity to share their perspectives and contribute to the pool of knowledge. - To view further details and registration information for this webinar,
10. Flying to Alaska - Survival, CBP, Terrain and Weather - Saturday, December 10, 2022, starting at 13:00 Pacific Standard Time Download Calendar File Speaker(s): Jen Watson and Alex Bonne - Last July, Chief Instructor Jen set off from Sacramento with her family of 7 in a Maule M5 and Cessna 170 to fly around Alaska for over two weeks. At the same time, an AeroDynamic newly certificated Private Pilot Alex set off in his Maule M7 from San Jose. Their plan was to meet up at some point. Attend our seminar/webinar to hear about their adventures and whether they actually got to be in the same place at the same time. - Topics will include:
- Flying into or over Canada
- Flight planning and fuel stops
- Tackling the challenging weather and weather resources
- Diversions and emergencies (find out if you can really land on a highway!)
- Photos of the incredibly scenery
- Glaciers, rivers, and bears...oh my!
- Must-see places to fly to
- Hotels, camping or cabins
- Emergency equipment and survival gear
Our seminar will be held at the AeroDynamic Aviation building at Reid-Hillview Airport (KRHV) in San Jose. Our classroom is just inside the main office entrance. Click here to register online now!
13. "ABS - Emergency Avoidance - Preparation and Execution" - A Fun And Informative Look At An Airlines Pilot's Tips And Training For Emergencies With Gary Schank - On Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at 19:00 Central Standard Time (17:00 PST; 18:00 MST; 20:00 EST; 15:00 HST; 16:00 AKST; 18:00 Arizona; Wednesday, December 14, 2022 01:00 GMT) - A fun and informative look at an airlines pilot’s tips and training on emergencies. Topics include avoiding emergencies, preparing for the unavoidable, and successfully executing emergencies.
Subjects include:- Actions to minimize the likelihood of an emergency - Ground and in-flight emergencies - ATC communications - Checklist vs. memory items - Time-critical emergencies - Overview of the most common emergencies
To view further details and registration information for this webinar, click here.
14. "Engine Failure - How to Proceed - Off Airfield Safety" - When Is Best Glide the Best and When Is it Not? - On Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at 18:00 Pacific Standard Time - PROTEUS AIR SERVICES - 2501 Airport Ave. - Santa Monica, CA 90405
Engine Out! What WE CAN DO for the Best SAFE LANDING! Everyone will discover NEW circumstances to consider, and an important option that will improve their own pilot skills and knowledge bank.
The result: YOU WILL BE BETTER PREPARED for THE EVENT we would prefer not to think about. - Seminar is scheduled for 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Prior to attending a safety seminar, please review and abide by current CDC, State and Local health guidelines. - To view further details and registration information for this seminar, click here.
15. Whiteman Airport Community Advisory Committee Mtg. 7 p.m. Please see the LA County Public Works Re-envisioning Whiteman website for details, HERE
21. Aviation Safety Advisory Group of Arizona Inc (ASAG) Monthly Webinar - (Please Check that this Event Date has been Confirmed) ASAG is made up of volunteers throughout Arizona working to educate & promote safe aviation practices. Please join us! - Wednesday, December 21, 2022, starting at 12:00 Arizona (11:00 PST; 12:00 MST; 13:00 CST; 14:00 EST; 09:00 HST; 10:00 AKST; 19:00 GMT) - Speaker(s): ASAG Members - This VIRTUAL ONLY meeting will include a review of recent accidents/incidents and pilot deviations in the state of Arizona.
Pilots, Aviation Maintenance Technicians, Airport Managers, Air Traffic Controllers etc. from throughout the country are welcome and encouraged to attend. - The Agenda will be available prior to the event.
President: Cary B. Grant
Vice President: Brian Schultz
Treasurer: James Anderson
Secretary: James D. Price
Arizona Pilots Association monthly newsletter
Visit Aviation Safety Advisory Group of Arizona, Inc. (ASAG) website https://asagaz.org
FAA Runway Safety https://www.faa.gov/airports/runway_safety/
Thank You! A message from your FAASTeam.
Save the Date - The evening of Saturday, January 28th, 2023
Aviation Safety Advisory Group (ASAG) and the Scottsdale FSDO present
The 49th Annual Arizona Safety Awards Banquet details here https://asagaz.org/
Keynote Speaker Captain Keith "Casey" Jones
Nominations for CFI, Maintenance Technician and FAASTeam Representative of the Year accepted through November 30, 2022 http://generalaviationawards.com/nominations/
Arizona Airport of the Year and ATC Communicator of the Year Awards
Nominations due to Craig Tompkins by December 31, 2022https://asagaz.org/
The Zoom meeting can be accessed by computer, mobile device, or telephone. To register for the Zoom Meeting click the link below. If the link fails, you can cut/paste the link into a browser.
You are invited to a ZoomGov meeting.
Wednesday, December 21, 2022, at 12:00 PM Arizona (1900 GMT) until 14:00 Arizona (2100 GMT)
We recommend registering prior to the meeting to avoid last minute delays logging on. Please register here:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
20. Whiteman Airport Community Advisory Committee Mtg. 7 p.m. Please see the LA County Public Works Re-envisioning Whiteman website for details - HERE
23.-27. EAA To Host 2023 Homebuilders Week - From AVweb - "The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) has announced plans to host a 2023 edition of its Homebuilders Week online webinar series. Topics are expected to include techniques for building with sheet metal, composites, steel and wood, panel planning, wiring, engine selection, FAA certification and flight testing. The event is scheduled to take place Jan. 23-27 from 11:30 a.m. to 8:15 p.m. Central Time each day." Details for the Free Programs Here.
24.-27. 2023 NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference - Nashville, TN - Whether you plan to stay up-to-date on the latest operational information critical to your job function or discover a new vendor or supplier in the growing exhibit hall, you’ll want to make plans to attend, Learn More Here.
26.-29. LA Fleet Week,a free annual event celebrating the men and women of our U.S. Navy, U.S. Marines, and U.S. Coast Guard,isreturning to the LA Waterfront over Memorial Day Weekend 2023.
24-26. "Flight instructors who want to improve their skills and level of professionalism will be heading to Florida next October for the first-ever National Association of Flight Instructors Summit. - NAFI has selected the Sun ’n Fun Campus at Lakeland Linder International Airport (KLAL) to host the inaugural summit. The event is slated for October 24-26, 2023.
The event, which the organization said is dedicated to professionalism in aviation education and training, will host current and prospective certified flight instructors, aviation leaders, industry advocates, government representatives, and media." - FLYING
22.-28. EAA AirVenture 2024
11.-14. 2025 NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference - Portland, Oregon - If you're interested in elevating your career to the next level, look no further than SDC2025. You'll learn current best practices and trends from industry experts and fellow attendees through top-level education sessions and critical peer-to-peer networking to help you work smarter, not harder in the year ahead. Learn More Here.
21.-27. EAA AirVenture 2025