Lake Amphibian Pilots'
Fly-In & Safety Seminar
Friday - Sunday: Pilots’ Sessions 9:30 to 12:00
SHOP TALK & FLYING FORUM:
Elton, Jim and Harry will walk you through several topics of interest and
answer your questions. These include flying tips and pilot techniques as
well as maintenance tips and general mechanical airworthiness discussions
Jay Beard will do a presentation on the art of cockpit and radio
- Jay (a professional
pilot and instructor) will make understandable a topic on which entire
books have been written!
- Learn about one pilot
vs. two pilot thinking and communicating
- For the pilot and
co-pilot - get some tips on what to do before and after hitting that mic
Nick Ryder will talk to us
about “Understanding the Aircraft Appraisal Process and Lake Amphibians”.
- How aircraft are
- What you can do to
increase the valuation of your aircraft
- What moneys spent will
show little return at resale time
Proper valuation of your
aircraft can have a big impact on insurance coverage and estate planning.
Accurate valuation impacts how quickly a plane will sell.
Friday to Saturday afternoons
New this year. All are welcome to informal afternoon sessions including
plane walk-arounds and an open discussion forum hosted by Elton.
Looking for somewhere interesting to fly? Want to learn about great
destinations & share some flying stories? Low-key afternoon sessions will
include chats on where to take your lake. Bring charts/maps to share with
Companion Sessions: 9:30 to 12:00
There will be something for
- Book exchange: This
year, along with our usual discussion of our favorite books, we’ll be
doing a book exchange so bring along any books that you’d like to
pass on to others.
- Crafts: Bring along your
- Betsy Maine will show us
how to make hand bags out of placemats. Bring along a fabric placemat
with squared corners; a coordinating cord or ribbon for a strap (double
the length for 2 handles); and, decorative trim, braiding or beading
- Crys Crocker will be
showing us how to make cards (birthday, anniversary..). She’ll
demonstrate a basic card and then ways to make the same card more
elaborate. Materials will be provided.
- As in the past,
manicures and pedicures will be available.
- Flying ‘Down Under’.
Join Rob and Sky Bicevskis on their 16 day flying tour of the Australian
outback. A tasting of some Australian wines and a sampling of the
uniquely Aussie favorite, Vegemite, will complement their presentation.
- Caribbean flying trip.
Michel and Lorraine will share their experiences flying the Caribbean.
- Auction: Our
ever-popular auction sale will take place Saturday evening. Bring along
a new item or a used item in good repair. Remember, proceeds go to the
Canadian and American Seaplane Associations and AOPA Safety Programs.