Avemco Oshkosh forums focus on safety tips

Avemco Insurance Company will present educational sessions before and during EAA’s AirVenture 2014.

Mike Adams, Avemco’s Vice President of Underwriting, will present “Claim Proof Yourself (as best you can)”, geared specifically towards Cessna and Piper aircraft at the Cessna Pilot Organization and Piper Owner Society annual “Gateway to Oshkosh” convention at Stevens Point (STE) in Wisconsin on Sunday, July 27.

As part of the FAA education sessions at AirVenture, Adams will present “What Kind of Pilot Runs Out of Gas?” on Monday, July 28, at 4 p.m. at the FAA Aviation Safety Center on EAA grounds. Attending this FAA WINGS-eligible forum counts as one Credit for Basic Knowledge, Level 3. WINGS is a voluntary Pilot Proficiency Program offered by the FAA and sponsored by Avemco. To learn more about the FAA WINGS program read here.

On Tuesday, July 29, at 10 a.m. Adams will present “Claim Proof Yourself (as best you can)”, geared specifically towards Bonanzas at the American Bonanza Society tent, located at Booth 334 in the Main Aircraft Display, describing types of insurance claims that don’t hit the news, but can still ruin a pilot’s day.

Later on Tuesday, at 2:30 p.m. at the AirVenture Forums Pavilion 3, Adams will present “Top Ten Insurance Myths.” Attendees learn to separate fact from fiction regarding insuring their aircraft for the right value and the risks of flying an aircraft they don’t own.

Wrapping up the Avemco forum presentation at AirVenture is “Will YOU Be a Statistic?” on Wednesday, July 30, at 11 a.m. at the AirVenture Forums Pavilion 3. Mike will highlight known causes of GA accidents and offer some common sense tips to help avoid accidents.

Adams is an instrument-rated pilot, and a former President of the Oregon Pilots Association.

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