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Date

Time

Title

Presenter(s)

6/22/21

7 p.m. CDT

Welcome to EAA – Getting the Most Out of Your Membership

David Leiting

 

Join EAA’s manager of membership development, David Leiting, as he welcomes you to EAA. This webinar will help you jump-start your participation in EAA programs, direct you toward EAA resources, and bring awareness to EAA’s wide variety of member benefits.

6/23/21

7 p.m. CDT

Tips for Flying Into EAA AirVenture 2021
Qualifies for FAA WINGS credit.

Fred Stadler

 

The 2021 AirVenture NOTAM includes significant changes to the VFR arrival procedures. EAA’s volunteer NOTAM Chairman, Fred Stadler, describes those changes and also shares some tips for reducing pilot workload when flying into AirVenture.

6/30/21

7 p.m. CDT

Ultralight/Homebuilt Rotorcraft Arrival Procedures - AirVenture 2021
Qualifies for FAA WINGS credit.

Mark Spang

 

Flying into the ultralight/homebuilt rotorcraft grass runway at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021 requires compliance with the FAA-issued NOTAM. Mark Spang will discuss the NOTAM arrival and departure procedures specific to the grass runway on the south end of the airport used by ultralights/lightplanes and homebuilt rotorcraft.

7/6/21

7 p.m. CDT

Propeller Selection for Homebuilts
Qualifies for FAA WINGS and AMT credit.

Steve Boser

 

Steve Boser from Sensenich Propeller will discuss how to choose the right propeller for your experimental aircraft. He will explain the black art of propeller design and how to make good choices for your homebuilt. There are other considerations beyond diameter and pitch which can turn your hotrod into a hangar queen. Propeller materials and construction have also come a long way since the Wright brothers.

7/7/21

7 p.m. CDT

The Great Beyond (TBO)
Qualifies for FAA WINGS and AMT credit.

Mike Busch

 

Many owners and mechanics start getting nervous when an aircraft engine gets to TBO. Although the FAA doesn't require Part 91 operators to overhaul at TBO, countless numbers of healthy engines are euthanized when they reach that consecrated number of hours. In this webinar, Mike Busch talks about his own extensive experience operating past TBO that has convinced him that TBO is a concept that is best ignored.

7/13/21

7 p.m. CDT

EAA AirVenture 2021 Features and Attractions

Rick Larsen and Dennis Dunbar

 

Rick Larsen, EAA vice president of communities, member programs and AirVenture features and attractions, with Dennis Dunbar, director of air show operations will discuss the latest news on what to expect at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021.

7/14/21

7 p.m. CDT

Get Your Gas In Gear: Preventing Misfueling Accidents
Qualifies for FAA WINGS and AMT credit.

Prof. H. Paul Shuch

 

Several times each year, GA aircraft crash on takeoff because they were serviced with the wrong type of fuel. In this FAA Safety Team WINGS and AMT award webinar, Prof. H. Paul Shuch will teach you how to determine the proper fuel to use in your aircraft, and ensure that it never suffers the slings and arrows of outrageous fueling. Qualifies for FAA WINGS and AMT credit.

8/11/21

7 p.m. CDT

Runway Directional Control
Qualifies for FAA WINGS credit.

Tom Turner

 

If you’re going to have an incident or accident, most likely it’ll happen because you lose directional control during takeoff or landing. Crosswind management is a big part of runway control, but it’s only part. Tom Turner from the ABS Air Safety Foundation will explore the elements of loss of directional control on the runway (LODC-R) and the steps you can take not only to maintain control, but to predict and avoid the causes of this very common type of accident or incident.

8/17/21

7 p.m. CDT

Alluring Figures in Aerobatics: What the Rules Say, What Judges Like, and What Pilots Do
Qualifies for FAA WINGS credit.

DJ Molny

 

Ever wonder what aerobatic judges are really looking for? Want some easy ways to improve your scores? Aimed at newer competitors and pilots who are curious acro competition, this webinar provides practical tips about what the rules say, what judges look for, and common mistakes that pilots make.

8/18/21

7 p.m. CDT

How to Become a CFI
Qualifies for FAA WINGS credit.

Radek Wyrzykowski

 

During his two decades as an aviation educator, Radek Wyrzykowski trained and signed off dozens of successful flight instructor students. Are you thinking about teaching in a light-sport, single-engine, or any other airplane? During this webinar, Radek will share his experience and knowledge about how to be successful if you want to become a certified flight instructor. This webinar is not just about regulations and requirements but about what it takes to be a successful CFI, how to pass your flight instructor practical test on the first try, and succeed after you have your certificate.

8/25/21

7 p.m. CDT

Tundra Tires Rule: Alaska Style
Qualifies for FAA WINGS credit.

Laura Herrmann

 

Learn what it’s like to fly north of the Arctic Circle the day after summer solstice, fly around Denali, the tallest mountain peak in North America, or land on a road, gravel bar, or short gravel strip. Listen as Laura Herrmann describes her Alaskan summer and winter aviation adventures. Enjoy photos and GoPro video of the spectacular Alaskan scenery in Talkeetna and Fairbanks.

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