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Free Seminars October 2018

 

Mend Aviation Seminars
October 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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October 6, 2018 Saturday 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Density Altitude
Video and discussion of the physics and dynamics of density altitude. Video of
actual airplane crash.
Speaker: Richard Mend, CFI-AIM-ATP FAASTeam Rep.
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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October 7, 2018 Sunday morning 10:00 AM to 12:00 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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October 8, 2018 Monday evening 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Aircraft Insurance
Powerpoint and discussion of common misunderstandings about insurance.
Instructors, don’t miss this seminar.
Speaker: Mike Strombeck, Pilot and owner of Aviators Insurance Agency, Inc.
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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October 15, 2018 Monday evening 7:00 PMto 9:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Aircraft Spark Plugs
Discussion of the proper servicing of spark plugs
Speaker: David Bowerman FAA-DME
Location: Aviation Center North Valley Occupational Center NVOC
Classroom B
16550 Saticoy St (corner of Hayvenhurst Ave. and Saticoy St.) on KVNY
Van Nuys, CAS 91405-0265
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
Fly In Ok !!!!
To CANCEL, PLEASE call (818) 636-1021 ASAP Thanks !!!
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October 17, 2018 Wednesday evening 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: How to Improve Your Checklist
DIscussion of how to upgrade and improve your aircraft checklist
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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October 20, 2018 Saturday morning 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: VFR Emergencies
Video and discussion of all of the VFR emergencies and how to recover from them.
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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October 21, 2018 Sunday morning 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Hangar Talk
Powerpoint and discussion of identifying, avoiding, and recovering from wind shear.
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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October 22, 2018 Monday evening 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Los Angeles Basin Hot Spots
Powerpoint and discussion of airspace violations, near misses, how to be aware of flight
training and aerobatic practice areas and more.
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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October 24, 2018 Wednesday evening 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Wake Turbulence Avoidance
Video and discussion of predicting and avoiding wake turbulence and what action to take
if you get caught in it.
Speaker: Richard Mend, CFI-AIM-ATP FAASTeam Rep.
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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October 27, 2018 Saturday morning 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: IFR Emergencies
Video and discussion of all of the IFR emergencies and how to recover from them.
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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October 28, 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 from the ground up.
Speaker: Frank Begheri 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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October 29, 2018 Monday evening 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Free Event Bring note pad and pen
Topic: Runway Incursions
Video and discussion of runway and taxiway markings practices to prevent incursions
and common pilot errors. Runway incursions continue to be a big problem. Don’t
miss this seminar.
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
October 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??