Kansas State University in Salina is partnering with FAASTeam to sponsor a presentation about K-State’s Aviation Safety Program Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. on the K-State at Salina campus.
“Aviation Safety Program at KSU: How the Marshall Field GCA radar service at Ft. Riley and DUATS can help you” will include discussion of the new Marshall Field GCA radar services, how to use the new DUATS system, and the operation of K-State’s Unmanned Aerial System in national air space around the Kansas National Guard’s Great Plains Joint Training Center’s Crisis City located near Salina, Kan.
Speakers include Ralph Millard, Marshall Field Ft. Riley tower chief, David Chaffee, U.S. Army Developmental Test Command DUATS marketing director, Kurt Barnhart, head of K-State’s Department of Aviation, and Eric Shapee, assistant professor of aviation at K-State.
The following credits are available for the WINGS/AMT programs: KEB 0.50; KEM 0.50; KEA 0.50.
All pilots are welcome to attend the free event. Seating is limited. Those wishing to participate can register by going to FAASafety.gov and clicking on the “Events” link in the upper right corner.
Participants can fly into SLN. Contact Bill Gross at 785-826-2970 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to park on the K-State ramp.