Free Seminars February 2020

Mend Aviation Seminars
February 2020
Richard Mend – AVIATION TECHNICAL CONSULTANT FOR MOVIES, TELEVISION ANDEWS MEDIA
FAASTeam Representative
CO-SPONSORED BY: BURBANK AVIATION MUSEUM
www.godickson.com/bam1.htm Located within the portal of the Folded Wings Shrine
and
CO-SPONSORED BY: Ron Berinstein CFI-AI AGI AEROBATIC WINGS MASTER
PILOT – FAAST TEAM REP.
and
CO-SPONSORED BY: Charlie Ducat, President Ch 40 EAA KWHP
WE ARE CONTRIBUTING TO THE ADVANCEMENT OF GENERAL AVIATION
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PLEASE POST
February 2020
mendaviation.com – (818) 636-1021
LAST MINUTE SCHEDULING CHANGES SOMETIMES OCCUR!
CHECK THE MENDAVIATION.COM WEBSITE FOR UPDATES!

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February 1, 2020 Saturday Morning 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Improve Your Walkaround Pre-Flight Inspection
Discussion of what to check and how and why to check it, and more!
Speaker: Richard Mend, CFI-AIM-ATP FAASTeam Rep.
Location: Schuler & Brown, Attorneys at Law
Airport Center Building
7100 Hayvenhurst Avenue
Basement Conference Room
Van Nuys, California 91406-3874
Contact: Richard Mend for RESERVATIONS at least 3 days before event (818) 994-9770
Seating is limited to 15 persons !
E-MAIL: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
Fly In Ok !!!!
To CANCEL, PLEASE call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks !!!
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February 2, 2020 Sunday Morning 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Airworthiness
Powerpoint and discussion of AD compliance, 14CFR Part 43, A/C log books, required inspections,
and more!
Speaker: Ron Berinstein, CFI-AI AGI AEROBATIC-WINGS MASTER PILOT – FAASTeam Rep.
Location: Conference Room, 2nd floor Vista Bldg . 10000 Airpark Way , Pacoima, CA 91331-7393 KWHP
(north side of airport)
Contact: Richard Mend for RESERVATIONS at least 3 days before event (818) 994-9770
Seating is limited to 15 persons !
E-MAIL: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
Fly In Ok !!!!
To CANCEL, PLEASE call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks !!!
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February 3, 2020 Monday Evening 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: High Performance Singles
Video and discussion of the concerns of operating engines over 200 HP, proper Cowl flap
operation, precautions, and more!
Speaker: Richard Mend, CFI-AIM-ATP FAASTeam Rep.
Location: Aviation Center, North Valley Occupational Center, NVOC
Classroom B
16550 Saticoy St (corner of Hayvenhurst Ave. and Saticoy St.) on KVNY
Van Nuys, CA 91406-0265
Contact: Richard Mend for RESERVATIONS at least 3 days before event (818) 994-9770
Seating is limited to 15 persons !
E-MAIL: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
No fly in!
To CANCEL, PLEASE call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks !!!

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February 8, 2020 Saturday Morning 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Operating at KVNY
Discussion of airport procedures, do’s and don’ts, probem areas, and more!
Speaker: Richard Mend, CFI-AIM-ATP FAASTeam Rep.
Location: Schuler & Brown, Attorneys at Law
Airport Center Building
7100 Hayvenhurst Avenue
Basement Conference Room
Van Nuys, California 91406-3874
Contact: Richard Mend for RESERVATIONS at least 3 days before event (818) 994-9770
Seating is limited to 15 persons !
E-MAIL: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
Fly In Ok !!!!
To CANCEL, PLEASE call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks !!!
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February 9, 2020 Sunday Morning 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Multi-Engine Airplanes
Video and discussion of multi-engine characteristics, techniques, counter rotating
engines, Vmc, and more!
Instructors, don’t miss this seminar.
Speaker: Richard Mend, CFI-AIM-ATP FAASTeam Rep.
Location: Conference Room, 2nd floor Vista Bldg . 10000 Airpark Way , Pacoima, CA 91331-7393 KWHP
(north side of airport)
Contact: Richard Mend for RESERVATIONS at least 3 days before event (818) 994-9770
Seating is limited to 15 persons !
E-MAIL: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
Fly In Ok !!!!
To CANCEL, PLEASE call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks !!!
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February 10, 2020 Monday Evening 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Returning to the Left Seat
Powerpoint and discussion of after years of non-flying, getting back into it
Speaker: Ron Berinstein, CFI-AI AGI AEROBATIC-WINGS MASTER PILOT – FAASTeam Rep.
Location: Conference Room, 2nd floor Vista Bldg . 10000 Airpark Way , Pacoima, CA 91331-7393 KWHP
(north side of airport)
Contact: Richard Mend for RESERVATIONS at least 3 days before event (818) 994-9770
Seating is limited to 15 persons !
E-MAIL: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
Fly In Ok !!!!
To CANCEL, PLEASE call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks !!!
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February 11, 2020 Tuesday Evening 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: To Be Announced
Speaker: Ron Berinstein, CFI-AI AGI AEROBATIC-WINGS MASTER PILOT – FAASTeam Rep.
Location: Proteus Air Services KSMO
2501 Airport Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90405-6103
Contact: Richard Mend for RESERVATIONS at least 3 days before event (818) 994-9770
Seating is limited to 15 persons !
E-MAIL: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
Fly In Ok !!!!
To CANCEL, PLEASE call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks !!!
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February 22, 2020 Saturday Morning 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Emergency Procedures for the Cessna Citation
Discussion of defining emergency procedures
Speaker: Stelios Rapis, Chief Pilot and owner of Chrysler Aviation
Location: Schuler & Brown, Attorneys at Law
Airport Center Building
7100 Hayvenhurst Avenue
Basement Conference Room
Van Nuys, California 91406-3874
Contact: Richard Mend for RESERVATIONS at least 3 days before event (818) 994-9770
Seating is limited to 15 persons !
E-MAIL: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
Fly In Ok !!!!
To CANCEL, PLEASE call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks !!!
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February 23, 2020 Sunday Morning 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Hangar Talk
Moderator: Ron Berinstein, CFI-AI AGI AEROBATIC-WINGS MASTER PILOT – FAASTeam Rep.
Location: Conference Room, 2nd floor Vista Bldg . 10000 Airpark Way , Pacoima, CA 91331-7393 KWHP
(north side of airport)
Contact: Richard Mend for RESERVATIONS at least 3 days before event (818) 994-9770
Seating is limited to 15 persons !
E-MAIL: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
Fly In Ok !!!!
To CANCEL, PLEASE call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks !!!
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February 24, 2020 Monday Evening 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Airspace
Powerpoint and discussion of misunderstanding certain aspects of airspace.
Speaker: Ron Berinstein, CFI-AI AGI AEROBATIC-WINGS MASTER PILOT – FAASTeam Rep.
Location: Conference Room, 2nd floor Vista Bldg . 10000 Airpark Way , Pacoima, CA 91331-7393 KWHP
(north side of airport)
Contact: Richard Mend for RESERVATIONS at least 3 days before event (818) 994-9770
Seating is limited to 15 persons !
E-MAIL: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
Fly In Ok !!!!
To CANCEL, PLEASE call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks !!!
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February 26, 2020 Wednesday evening 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM FREE EVENT Bring note pad and pen
Topic: ADS-B
Powerpoint and discussion of ADS-B and how it will affect general aviation, the
pro’s and con’s, how it works, and more!
Speaker: Ron Berinstein, CFI-AI AGI AEROBATIC-WINGS MASTER PILOT – FAASTeam Rep.
Location: Santa Monica College Bundy Campus KSMO
3171 S. Bundy Dr. West Los Angeles, CA 90066-1016
Big, green glass, 4 story building, first driveway past Airport Ave. (College Dr.) traffic light
First floor room 123
Contact: Richard Mend for FREE RESERVATIONS at least 3 days before event (818) 636-1021
E-Mail: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
No Fly In!
To CANCEL, PLEASE call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks !
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February 29, 2019 Saturday 9:00 AM to 11:00 A.M Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: What Every Pilot and Passenger should know about Aircraft Fires
Video and discussion of how to deal with inflight smoke and fires.
Speaker: Richard Mend, CFI-AIM-ATP FAASTeam Rep.
Location: Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology
Contact: Richard Mend for RESERVATIONS at least 3 days before event (818) 994-9770
Seating is limited to 15 persons !
E-MAIL: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
No fly in!
To CANCEL, PLEASE call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks !!!
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Control Tower Tours FREE EVENT!
are being conducted at KVNY – KWHP – KBUR, and KSMO
call Richard Mend (818) 636-1021 for reservations!
Discussion regarding accessing the many services of ATCT, including a walking tour.
This is an opportunity for pilots of all levels to increase their understanding of the services of the ATCT
Ample time will be provided for discussion and questions.
Speakers: ATCT personnel
Contact: Richard Mend for reservations (818) 636-1021
E-mail: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
LIMITED TO 5 PEOPLE
due to FAA security regulations
Advance Reservations and a Photo I.D. required and you MUST be a U.S. CITIZEN
FREE EVENT!
_________________________________________________________________________________________
LET US KNOW WHAT SUBJECTS YOU WOULD LIKE COVERED IN FUTURE SEMINARS!
Mend Aviation Seminars
PLEASE POST
February 2020
mendaviation.com – (818) 636-1021
LAST MINUTE SCHEDULING CHANGES SOMETIMES OCCUR!
CHECK THE MENDAVIATION.COM WEBSITE FOR UPDATES
“We are contributing to the advancement of General Aviation”
Flash! What every pilot, from beginner to advanced, can do to contribute to the advancement of General Aviation.
Attend an FAA seminar or on-line FAA course at least once a month!
They are Free!! What’s stopping you??

Free Seminars January 2020

Mend Aviation Seminars
January 2020
Richard Mend – AVIATION TECHNICAL CONSULTANT FOR MOVIES, TELEVISION ANDEWS MEDIA
FAASTeam Representative
CO-SPONSORED BY: BURBANK AVIATION MUSEUM
www.godickson.com/bam1.htm Located within the portal of the Folded Wings Shrine
and
CO-SPONSORED BY: Ron Berinstein CFI-AI AGI AEROBATIC WINGS MASTER
PILOT – FAAST TEAM REP.
and
CO-SPONSORED BY: Charlie Ducat, President Ch 40 EAA KWHP
WE ARE CONTRIBUTING TO THE ADVANCEMENT OF GENERAL AVIATION
_______________________________________________________________________________________
PLEASE POST
January 2020
mendaviation.com – (818) 636-1021
LAST MINUTE SCHEDULING CHANGES SOMETIMES OCCUR!
CHECK THE MENDAVIATION.COM WEBSITE FOR UPDATES!

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January 4, 2020 Saturday Morning 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Radio Miscommunication
Powerpoint and discussion of ATC taking over our flight
Speaker: Frank Bagheri, IT and IFR pilot
Location: Schuler & Brown, Attorneys at Law
Airport Center Building
7100 Hayvenhurst Avenue
Basement Conference Room
Van Nuys, California 91406-3874
Contact: Richard Mend for RESERVATIONS at least 3 days before event (818) 994-9770
Seating is limited to 15 persons !
E-MAIL: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
Fly In Ok !!!!
To CANCEL, PLEASE call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks !!!
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January 5, 2020 Sunday Morning 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Foreflight 101
Powerpoint and discussion of Forflight from the ground up!
Speaker: Frank Bagheri, IT and IFR pilot
Location: Conference Room, 2nd floor Vista Bldg . 10000 Airpark Way , Pacoima, CA 91331-7393 KWHP
(north side of airport)
Contact: Richard Mend for RESERVATIONS at least 3 days before event (818) 994-9770
Seating is limited to 15 persons !
E-MAIL: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
Fly In Ok !!!!
To CANCEL, PLEASE call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks !!!
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January 6, 2020 Monday Evening 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Human Elements of CRM
Powerpoint and discussion of the human element of CRM, medical aspects, inadequate rest,
problems at home.
Speaker: Ron Berinstein, CFI-AI AGI AEROBATIC-WINGS MASTER PILOT – FAASTeam Rep.
Location: Conference Room, 2nd floor Vista Bldg . 10000 Airpark Way , Pacoima, CA 91331-7393 KWHP
(north side of airport)
Contact: Richard Mend for RESERVATIONS at least 3 days before event (818) 994-9770
Seating is limited to 15 persons !
E-MAIL: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
Fly In Ok !!!!
To CANCEL, PLEASE call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks !!!
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January 11, 2020 Saturday Morning 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Basic Garmin “G” 1000
Powerpoint and discussion of how to use the “G” 1000
Speaker: Frank Bagheri, IT and IFR pilot
Location: Schuler & Brown, Attorneys at Law
Airport Center Building
7100 Hayvenhurst Avenue
Basement Conference Room
Van Nuys, California 91406-3874
Contact: Richard Mend for RESERVATIONS at least 3 days before event (818) 994-9770
Seating is limited to 15 persons !
E-MAIL: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
Fly In Ok !!!!
To CANCEL, PLEASE call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks !!!
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January 12, 2020 Sunday Morning 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Foreflight 202
Powerpoint and discussion of Foreflight for advanced users!
Speaker: Frank Bagheri, IT and IFR pilot
Location: Conference Room, 2nd floor Vista Bldg . 10000 Airpark Way , Pacoima, CA 91331-7393 KWHP
(north side of airport)
Contact: Richard Mend for RESERVATIONS at least 3 days before event (818) 994-9770
Seating is limited to 15 persons !
E-MAIL: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
Fly In Ok !!!!
To CANCEL, PLEASE call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks !!!
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January 13, 2020 Monday Evening 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Avoiding Wind Shear
Powerpoint and discussion of identifying, avoiding, and recovering from wind shear.
Speaker: Ron Berinstein, CFI-AI AGI AEROBATIC-WINGS MASTER PILOT – FAASTeam Rep.
Location: Conference Room, 2nd floor Vista Bldg . 10000 Airpark Way , Pacoima, CA 91331-7393 KWHP
(north side of airport)
Contact: Richard Mend for RESERVATIONS at least 3 days before event (818) 994-9770
Seating is limited to 15 persons !
E-MAIL: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
Fly In Ok !!!!
To CANCEL, PLEASE call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks !!!
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January 14, 2020 Tuesday Evening 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: What Every Pilot Needs to Know About Operating on Wet Runways
Powerpoint and discussion of techniques for use on wet runways, handling hydroplaning,
video of airplane landing on water.
Instructors, don’t miss this seminar.
Speaker: Ron Berinstein, CFI-AI AGI AEROBATIC-WINGS MASTER PILOT – FAASTeam Rep.
Location: Proteus Air Services KSMO
2501 Airport Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90405-6103
Contact: Richard Mend for RESERVATIONS at least 3 days before event (818) 994-9770
Seating is limited to 15 persons !
E-MAIL: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
Fly In Ok !!!!
To CANCEL, PLEASE call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks !!!
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anuary 18, 2020 Saturday Morning 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Improve and upgrade your a/c checklist
Discussion of why the checklist is the way it is and how it can be improved.
Speaker: Richard Mend, CFI-AIM-ATP FAASTeam Rep.
Location: Schuler & Brown, Attorneys at Law
Airport Center Building
7100 Hayvenhurst Avenue
Basement Conference Room
Van Nuys, California 91406-3874
Contact: Richard Mend for RESERVATIONS at least 3 days before event (818) 994-9770
Seating is limited to 15 persons !
E-MAIL: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
Fly In Ok !!!!
To CANCEL, PLEASE call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks !!!
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January 19, 2020 Sunday Morning 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Foreflight Flight Planning
Powerpoint and discussion of Foreflight for flight planning
Speaker: Frank Bagheri, IT and IFR pilot
Location: Conference Room, 2nd floor Vista Bldg . 10000 Airpark Way , Pacoima, CA 91331-7393 KWHP
(north side of airport)
Contact: Richard Mend for RESERVATIONS at least 3 days before event (818) 994-9770
Seating is limited to 15 persons !
E-MAIL: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
Fly In Ok !!!!
To CANCEL, PLEASE call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks !!!
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January 20, 2020 Monday Evening 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: IFR Holding and DME ARCs
Speaker: Ron Berinstein, CFI-AI AGI AEROBATIC-WINGS MASTER PILOT – FAASTeam Rep.
Location: Conference Room, 2nd floor Vista Bldg . 10000 Airpark Way , Pacoima, CA 91331-7393 KWHP
(north side of airport)
Contact: Richard Mend for RESERVATIONS at least 3 days before event (818) 994-9770
Seating is limited to 15 persons !
E-MAIL: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
Fly In Ok !!!!
To CANCEL, PLEASE call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks !!!
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January 22, 2020 Wednesday evening 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM FREE EVENT Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Carburetor Icing
Powerpoint and discussion of the use of systems and do’s and don’ts
Speaker: Ron Berinstein, CFI-AI AGI AEROBATIC-WINGS MASTER PILOT – FAASTeam Rep.
Location: Santa Monica College Bundy Campus KSMO
3171 S. Bundy Dr. West Los Angeles, CA 90066-1016
Big, green glass, 4 story building, first driveway past Airport Ave. (College Dr.) traffic light
First floor room 123
Contact: Richard Mend for FREE RESERVATIONS at least 3 days before event (818) 636-1021
E-Mail: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
No Fly In!
To CANCEL, PLEASE call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks !
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January 25, 2020 Saturday 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Control System Failures
Discussion of actual system failures and failure causation and prevention
Speaker: Richard Mend, CFI-AIM-ATP FAASTeam Rep.
Location: NOTE! LOCATION CHANGED TO VAN NUYS AIRPORT CENTER! *** CHANGE IN LOCATION! *****
Contact: Richard Mend for RESERVATIONS at least 3 days before event (818) 994-9770
Seating is limited to 15 persons !
E-MAIL: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
No fly in!
To CANCEL, PLEASE call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks !!!
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January 26, 2020 Sunday Morning 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Hangar Talk
Moderator: Ron Berinstein, CFI-AI AGI AEROBATIC-WINGS MASTER PILOT – FAASTeam Rep.
Location: Conference Room, 2nd floor Vista Bldg . 10000 Airpark Way , Pacoima, CA 91331-7393 KWHP
(north side of airport)
Contact: Richard Mend for RESERVATIONS at least 3 days before event (818) 994-9770
Seating is limited to 15 persons !
E-MAIL: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
Fly In Ok !!!!
To CANCEL, PLEASE call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks !!!

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January 27, 2020 Monday Evening 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Improve Your Approaches and Landings Part 1
Video and discussion of the use of flaps, crosswinds, porpoising, slips, Vref, deciphering
segmented circles, and more!
Speaker: Richard Mend, CFI-AIM-ATP FAASTeam Rep.
Location: Aviation Center, North Valley Occupational Center, NVOC
Classroom B
16550 Saticoy St (corner of Hayvenhurst Ave. and Saticoy St.) on KVNY
Van Nuys, CA 91406-0265
Contact: Richard Mend for RESERVATIONS at least 3 days before event (818) 994-9770
Seating is limited to 15 persons !
E-MAIL: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
No fly in!
To CANCEL, PLEASE call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks !!!

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Control Tower Tours FREE EVENT!
are being conducted at KVNY – KWHP – KBUR, and KSMO
call Richard Mend (818) 636-1021 for reservations!
Discussion regarding accessing the many services of ATCT, including a walking tour.
This is an opportunity for pilots of all levels to increase their understanding of the services of the ATCT
Ample time will be provided for discussion and questions.
Speakers: ATCT personnel
Contact: Richard Mend for reservations (818) 636-1021
E-mail: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
LIMITED TO 5 PEOPLE
due to FAA security regulations
Advance Reservations and a Photo I.D. required and you MUST be a U.S. CITIZEN
FREE EVENT!
_________________________________________________________________________________________
LET US KNOW WHAT SUBJECTS YOU WOULD LIKE COVERED IN FUTURE SEMINARS!
Mend Aviation Seminars
PLEASE POST
January 2020
mendaviation.com – (818) 636-1021
LAST MINUTE SCHEDULING CHANGES SOMETIMES OCCUR!
CHECK THE MENDAVIATION.COM WEBSITE FOR UPDATES
“We are contributing to the advancement of General Aviation”
Flash! What every pilot, from beginner to advanced, can do to contribute to the advancement of General Aviation.
Attend an FAA seminar or on-line FAA course at least once a month!
They are Free!! What’s stopping you??