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Free Seminars – May 2019

Mend Aviation Seminars
May 2019
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
May 2019
mendaviation.com – (818) 636-1021
LAST MINUTE SCHEDULING CHANGES SOMETIMES OCCUR!
CHECK THE MENDAVIATION.COM WEBSITE FOR UPDATES!
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May 4, 2019 Saturday 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM 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: Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology
8911 Aviation Blvd. Inglewood, CA 90301-2904
Contact: Richard Mend for free reservations at least three 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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May 5, 2019 Sunday 10:00 AM to 12:00 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-FAA FAASTeam rep.
Location: Conference Room, 2nd Floor Vista Bldg. 10000 Airport Way, Pacoima, CA 91331-7393 KWHP
(north side of airport)
Contact: Richard Mend for free reservations at least three days before event (818) 636-1021
E-mail: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
Fly in OK!
To cancel, please call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks!
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May 6, 2019 Monday Evening 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM 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: Aviation Center North Valley Occupational Center NVOC
Classroom B
16550 Saticoy St (corner of Hayvenhurst Ave. and Saticoy Street) on KVNY
Van Nuys, California 91406-0265
Contact: Richard Mend for free reservations at least three 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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May 11, 2019 Saturday 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM FREE EVENT BRING NOTE PAD AND PEN!
Topic: Checking Out in Tail Draggers
Video and discussion of procedures and techniques, do’s and don’ts of taildragger
flying single and multi-engine taildraggers, tandem Vs, side by side, stick V yoke,
and more
Speaker: Jeff Kertes, CFI-AIM-ATP KVNY
Location: Active Pilot
7900 Balboa Blvd.
D6
Prop Park West
Van Nuys, CA 91406-1646
Contact: Richard Mend for free reservations at least three 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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May 13, 2019 Monday 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM FREE EVENT BRING NOTE PAD AND PEN!
Topic: Flying Into Catalina Airport KAVX
Video and discussion of routes, optical illusions and how to avoid hazards
Speaker: Richard Mend, CFI-AIM-ATP, FAASTeam Rep.
Location: Conference Room, 2nd Floor Vista Bldg. 10000 Airport Way, Pacoima, CA 91331-7393 KWHP
(north side of airport)
Contact: Richard Mend for free reservations at least three days before event (818) 636-1021
E-mail: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
Fly in OK!
To cancel, please call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks!
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May 18, 2019 Saturday 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 Blvd.
D6
Prop Park West
Van Nuys, CA 91406-1646
Contact: Richard Mend for free reservations at least three 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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May 19, 2019 Sunday 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-FAA FAASTeam rep.
Location: Conference Room, 2nd Floor Vista Bldg. 10000 Airport Way, Pacoima, CA 91331-7393 KWHP
(north side of airport)
Contact: Richard Mend for free reservations at least three days before event (818) 636-1021
E-mail: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
Fly in OK!
To cancel, please call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks!

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May 20, 2019 Monday Evening 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM FREE EVENT BRING NOTE PAD AND PEN!
Topic: May the Forces Be With You!
Powerpoint and physical discussion of P-Factor, Gyroscopic Precession, and torque
using demonstrating devices.
Instructors – don’t miss this seminar.
Speaker: Ron Berinstein CFI-AI AGI Aerobatic Wings Master Pilot-FAA FAASTeam rep.
Location: Conference Room, 2nd Floor Vista Bldg. 10000 Airport Way, Pacoima, CA 91331-7393 KWHP
(north side of airport)
Contact: Richard Mend for free reservations at least three days before event (818) 636-1021
E-mail: mendaviation@sbcglobal.net
Fly in OK!
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
May 2019
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??