The National Transportation Safety Board, Angel Flight, and Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) will hold a volunteer pilot safety stand down seminar at the NTSB Training Center in Ashburn, Va., March 25.
The seminar will open at 9 a.m. with a keynote address from NTSB Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman. Breakout sessions will include:
- Four NTSB accident briefs from investigations involving volunteer pilots, Paul Cox, Senior Air Safety Investigator
- Weather Issues, Don Eick, Meteorologist
- TWA800 lecture and viewing of the reconstruction of the aircraft (2 sessions), Dr. Paul Schuda, Director, NTSB Training Center
- Perspectives From the FAA, Susan Parson, Editor of FAA Safety Briefing magazine
- Safety Systems, Karen Arendt, FAA Washington FSDO FAAST Team Program Manager
- Volunteer Pilots, Bruce Landsberg, President of AOPA Foundation
- Final Approach Fix Inbound, Jonathan Greenway, Chief Flight Instructor and Safety Director, Air Safety Institute
Registration is free and limited to 200 participants. Attendees must register online. Lunch is being provided courtesy of AOPA at no cost to participants.
Information about the NTSB Training Center is available here.