Aircraft Safety Seminar-2011
January 4, 2011 - Welcome to a new year and in
FAA Production Studios based on the Sun 'n Fun
campus at Lakeland Linder airport has a talented lineup
of speakers for its annual Light-Sport Aircraft Seminar
on January 8th.
The FAA Production Studios at Sun 'n Fun has become a
well-known fixture at the popular spring airshow.
Throughout the year the
The FAA has developed the Studio Area of the
event is one of the best it has ever been," observed longtime
FAASTeam Lead Representative, Terri Kurtz. "We have four
exceptional presenters for this important gathering." Attendance
is free and all sessions will be uplinked using FAA's video feed
starts off at 10:00 AM speaking about which persons can do what
repairs and maintenance on Light-Sport Aircraft. While aimed at
owner and A&P mechanics, Vogel's talk will include
qualifications for performing maintenance on Light Sport
Aircraft, answering often asked questions. Dean Vogel is a 1982
graduate of the
He spent a
total of 14 years in the Air Force maintaining and flying jets
and followed with 13 years with Cirrus Design, helping to take
the company from 10 employees to 850 and leading the company's
work with technology partners that resulted in the runaway
success of Cirrus aircraft. Vogel has since teamed with Lockwood
Phil Lockwood follows at 11:00 AM speaking about Rotax engine maintenance and repairs specifically addressing the very popular Rotax 9-series engines. Get the latest service and operational information on the Rotax 912 engines including the newest recommendations on fuel and oil.
Lockwood serves as president and CEO of Lockwood Aviation
Supply, a company he founded in 1989, which is now the largest
service center for Rotax aircraft engines in
two morning speakers lunch will be served at the studio.
Wrapping up the
2011 LSA Safety Seminar will be Dr. James McManus starting at 2:15 PM
talking about Light-Sport Aircraft on floats. Dr. McManus, Executive
Director of the Seaplane Pilots Association, will cover making a Light
Sport Aircraft into a seaplane and will present the technical, practical
and recreational aspects of putting sport planes on floats. James
McManus is the Executive Director of the Seaplane Pilots Association. A
day, longtime master of ceremonies, Bill McClung, will keep the tightly
choreographed event on schedule.
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