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1 2013 Safety Meeting April 6, 2013

2 ASC 2013 Safety Meeting Fun Glider: Agenda –Greeting & Introductions –Safety Presentation, Rick Clark “Ten things your Instructor Told you, that you Forgot” - SSF Continuing Education & Resources Wings Program Spring Club check rides / Mid-year check rides / Flight Reviews (BFR) –Ground Operations, Tom Shipp Before Operations Flight Line Operations After Operations End for the Day –Lunch – Provided by the club

3 Additional Safety Opportunities FAA Safety Team | Safer Skies Through Education –FAASTeamFAASTeam –NTSB issued five Safety Alerts on the most frequent types of general aviation accidents.NTSB issued five Safety Alerts on the most frequent types of general aviation accidents. –NOTAMs Now Available on FAA MobileNOTAMs Now Available on FAA Mobile –"Chart Challenge“"Chart Challenge“ Spring Club check rides / Mid-year check rides / Flight Reviews (BFR) –Review and Practice signals

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6 ASC 2013 Safety Meeting Agenda –Greeting & Introductions –Safety Presentation, Rick Clark “Ten things your Instructor Told you, that you Forgot” - SSF Continuing Education & Resources Wings Program Spring Club check rides / Mid-year check rides / Flight Reviews (BFR) –Ground Operations, Tom Shipp Before Operations Flight Line Operations After Operations End for the Day –Lunch – Provided by the club

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10 Glider Retrievals on Taxiways Only = Glider Operations Taxiway = Ops Tent = Glider Movement Taxiway

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12 ASC New Member / Student Student Pilot Session –Training Syballus –Practical Test Standard It is the performance standard at which we are working towards For Solo Sign-off you need to be performing at the standard –Documentation of Training Flights Complete Student Log Sheets Log flight time in Log Book –Requirements for Solo –Solo Flight Supervision Insurance Requirement: Direct CFIG Supervision Q:What do insurance carriers mean when they say coverage will not apply to aircraft losses where a student pilot was operating the aircraft unless the student was under the direct supervision of a certified flight instructor? A:In addition to having a student pilot's certificate and appropriate signoffs for the flight involved, insurance carriers want students going on solo flights to be under the direct supervision of a certified flight instructor. Generally that means a CFIG must have evaluated the student, the aircraft, the airport conditions, and the intended flight just prior to departure. To do that the CFIG must be on site, not at home, not at work, and not flying above the airport.

13 FAA Safety Team | Safer Skies Through Education New NTSB Safety Alerts Notice Number: NOTC4630 In case you missed the announcement, here is the press release from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announcing the publication of five additional Safety Alerts for pilots and mechanics. Today, March 12, 2013, the National Transportation Safety Board issued five Safety Alerts that focus on the most frequent types of general aviation accidents. “Because we investigate each of the 1,500 GA accidents that occur in the United States every year, we see the same types of accidents over and over again,” said NTSB Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman. “What’s especially tragic is that so many of these accidents are entirely preventable.” Each year, about 475 pilots and passengers are killed and hundreds more are seriously injured in GA accidents in the United States, which is why GA Safety is on the NTSB’s Most Wanted List. (http://go.usa.gov/28DF)http://go.usa.gov/28DF A Safety Alert is a brief information sheet that pinpoints a particular safety hazard and offers practical remedies to address the issue. Three of the Safety Alerts focus on topics related to some of the most common defining events for fatal GA accidents. These include low-altitude stalls, spatial disorientation and controlled flight into terrain, and mechanical problems. The other two Safety Alerts address risk mitigation. The five Safety Alerts issued today are: Is Your Aircraft Talking to You? Listen! Reduced Visual References Require Vigilance Avoid Aerodynamic Stalls at Low Altitude Mechanics: Manage Risks to Ensure Safety Pilots: Manage Risks to Ensure Safety The NTSB is creating five short videos – one for each Safety Alert – which will be rolled out this spring. The videos will feature regional air safety investigators sharing their experiences and observations of the many accident investigations they conducted as well as advice on how pilots and mechanics can avoid mistakes that can have such tragic consequences. "GA is essentially an airline or maintenance operation of one, which puts the responsibility for sound decision making on one person’s shoulders," Hersman said. "We are promoting and distributing the alerts to reach pilots and mechanics who can benefit from these lifesaving messages.” The five Safety Alerts approved today, as well as others that have been issued since 2004, are available at The presentations investigators made to the Board today are all available at

14 FAA Safety Team | Safer Skies Through Education NOTAMs Now Available on FAA Mobile Notice Number: NOTC4615 Popular FAA.gov features now on-the-go with FAA Mobile! FAA Mobile is an easy-to-use mobile website that provides quick access to popular FAA.gov tasks for aviation enthusiasts on-the-go. You can look up N-numbers, find NOTAMS and Advisory Circulars, browse airport delays, and more. You can find FAA Mobile at (optimized for mobile devices). The FAA Mobile website allows you to stay connected with popular features of FAA.gov from any location – whether it be the hangar, the office, or home. You can also access the full web version of FAA.gov by tapping a link at the bottom of any FAA Mobile page. FAA Mobile fully supports iOS 4 and higher, as well as Android 2.2 and higher. For details on all devices that are compatible with FAA Mobile, see Supported Platforms and Devices. Features Supported Platforms and Devices Frequently Asked Questions Feedback

15 FAA Safety Team | Safer Skies Through Education NOTAMs Now Available on FAA Mobile Notice Number: NOTC4615 Features FAA Mobile provides mobile access to the following FAA.gov features. To see page examples, click the "See Example" links. N-Number Lookup Look up any aircraft's N-number to see ownership, registration, aircraft manufacturer and model, and more information. See Example NOTAMS Look up NOTAMs (Notices to Airmen) and TFR notifications by airport code. See Example U.S. Airport Status and Delays Review information about airport status and delays across the entire National Airspace System (NAS), or look up the status of a particular airport to plan your travel schedule. See Example See Example Advisory Circular (AC) Lookup Find and read advisory circulars to help you comply with FAA regulations. See Example See Example Flight Standards District Office (FSDO) Locator Locate the closest offices based on your current location, if you have Location Services enabled on your device. You can also locate FSDOs by region or by office name. See Example See Example Wildlife Strike Reporting Report an aircraft wildlife strike or edit an existing wildlife strike report. See Example Laser Strike Reporting Report a laser strike or laser incident. See Example News and Press Releases Read the three most recent FAA news stories and press releases.

16 FAA Safety Team | Safer Skies Through Education "Chart Challenge" Topic: Chart Challenge On Monday, March 25, 2013 at 7:00 PM Location: Marriott at Eagle Crest 1275 South Huron Street Ypsilanti, MI Select Number: NR Description: What would we do without charts? They're one of the most fundamental parts of flying--but they can also be challenging to interpret, difficult to read, and sometimes head-scratchingly confusing. Our new live seminar is meant to help you master them. Based on our popular "Chart Challenge" series of online courses, it's a refresher clinic where you, the audience member, get to put your knowledge to the test. We'll quiz you on everything from VFR sectionals to instrument approach plates, and dig into the practical issues that come with them. To view further details and registration information for this seminar, click here.click here The sponsor for this seminar is: AOPA Foundation The FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) is committed to providing equal access to this meeting/event for all participants. If you need alternative formats or services because of a disability, please communicate your request as soon as possible with the person in the 'Contact Information' area of the meeting/event notice. Note that two weeks is usually required to arrange services. The following credit(s) are available for the WINGS/AMT Programs: Basic Knowledge Credit

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