Monthly Archives: July 2018

Free Seminars July 2018

Mend Aviation Seminars
July 2018
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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July 2018
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LAST MINUTE SCHEDULING CHANGES SOMETIMES OCCUR!
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July 1, 2018 Sunday morning 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: NOTAMS
Powerpoint and discussion of the new NOTAM System.
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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July 7, 2018 Saturday 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Air Conditioning and Pressurization for Light Aircraft.
Video and discussion of proper use of these systems – do’s and don’ts.
Speaker: Anthony Sisneros, A&P and Director of Education at Spartan College
Location: SPARTAN College of Aeronautics and Technology
8911 Aviation Blvd, Inglewood, CA 90301-2904
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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July 8, 2018 Sunday morning 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Operations at KSZP, KCPM, KCMA and KSBA
Powerpoint and discussion of problem areas at these airports.
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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July 14, 2018 Saturday morning 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: VFR Flight Planning
Video and discussion of planning and flying a VFR cross country.
Speaker: Richard Mend CFI-AIM-ATP FAASTeam Rep.
Location: Active Pilot
7900 Balboa Boulevard
D6
Prop Park West
Van Nuys, CA 91406-1646
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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July 15, 2018 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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July 18, 2018 Wednesday evening 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Returning to the Left Seat
Powerpoint and discussion: after years of non-flying, getting back into it.
Speaker: Ron Berinstein, CFI-AI AGI AEROBATIC-WINGS MASTER PILOT – FAASTeam Rep.
Location: VAN NUYS FLYAWAY Community Meeting Room (second floor) 7610 Woodley Ave.
Van Nuys, CA. 91406-1719 (northeast corner Woodley Ave. & Saticoy St. east of KVNY)
(FREE parking in the 30 minute parking area for seminar attendees)
Free! Limited to 45 persons
CONTACT: Richard Mend for FREE RESERVATIONS at least 3 days before event (818) 636-1021
E-MAIL: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
NO FOOD OR DRINK ALLOWED at this venue !
No Fly In!
To CANCEL, PLEASE call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks !
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July 21, 2018 Saturday morning 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Towered Airports
Video and discussion of ATC procedures, radio communications, and establishing good
operating procedures.
Speaker: Richard Mend CFI-AIM-ATP FAASTeam Rep.
Location: Active Pilot
7900 Balboa Boulevard
D6
Prop Park West
Van Nuys, CA 91406-1646
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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July 22, 2018 Sunday morning 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Foreflight 101
Powerpoint and discussion of Foreflight for beginner 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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July 23, 2018 Monday evening 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Understanding the New Third Class Medical
Speaker: Dr. Gregory J. Hanker, M.D. FAA AME KVNY
Location: VAN NUYS FLYAWAY Community Meeting Room (second floor) 7610 Woodley Ave.
Van Nuys, CA. 91406-1719 (northeast corner Woodley Ave. & Saticoy St. east of KVNY)
(FREE parking in the 30 minute parking area for seminar attendees)
Free! Limited to 45 persons
Contact: Richard Mend for FREE RESERVATIONS at least 3 days before event (818) 636-1021
E-mail: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
NO FOOD OR DRINK ALLOWED at this venue !
No Fly In!
To CANCEL, PLEASE call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks !

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July 25, 2018 Wednesday evening 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: What Every Pilot and Passenger Should Know About Ditching and Over Water Survival
Video and discussion of best ditching techniques and how to survive on the water.
Speaker: Richard Mend CFI-AIM-ATP FAASTeam Rep.
Instructors, don’t miss this seminar!
Location: Santa Monica College Bundy Campus KSMO
3171 S. Bundy Dr. West Los Angeles, CA 90066-1016
Big, green glass four story building, first driveway past Airport Ave. (College Drive) (Traffic Light)
Southeast Corner of KSMO
Go down hill into big free parking lot – head in only!
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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July 28, 2018 Saturday morning 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Non-Towered Airports
Video and discussion of segmented circles, pattern entries and departures, UNICON and CTAF
use and accident prevention practices.
Speaker: Richard Mend CFI-AIM-ATP FAASTeam Rep.
Location: Active Pilot
7900 Balboa Boulevard
D6
Prop Park West
Van Nuys, CA 91406-1646
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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July 29, 2018 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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July 30, 2018 Monday evening 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Factors Contributing to Pilot Error, Part 1
Video and discussion of fuel systems, hypoxia, aeronautical decision making,
aircraft performance, and more.
Speaker: Richard Mend CFI-AIM-ATP FAASTeam Rep.
Location: VAN NUYS FLYAWAY Community Meeting Room (second floor) 7610 Woodley Ave.
Van Nuys, CA. 91406-1719 (northeast corner Woodley Ave. & Saticoy St. east of KVNY)
(FREE parking in the 30 minute parking area for seminar attendees)
Free! Limited to 45 persons
Contact: Richard Mend for FREE RESERVATIONS at least 3 days before event (818) 636-1021
E-mail: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
NO FOOD OR DRINK ALLOWED at this venue !
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!
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LET US KNOW WHAT SUBJECTS YOU WOULD LIKE COVERED IN FUTURE SEMINARS!
Mend Aviation Seminars
PLEASE POST
July 2018
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??