Lessons Learned Flying in New Zealand and San Carlos Airport Association Annual General Membership Meeting — Thurs. Dec. 3, 2020 at 6:30 PM PT

Join us for a fun and informative look at lessons learned flying in New Zealand and taking a NZ Commercial Checkride. Learn about requirements for U.S. pilots who wish to experience flying in one of the most beautiful countries to see from the air. Subjects include training and obtaining New Zealand Pilots Licenses, flight planning with few navigation facilities, VFR and IFR regulations, mountain flying, operating on unpaved runways, controlled and uncontrolled airport procedures, and short & soft field take-off and landings and obstacle approaches. Also, a look at cultural differences when flying outside the U.S.A.

Our guest speaker is Gary Schank who is a recently retired Boeing 737 Captain with Delta Airlines. For over 29 years he flew Boeing, McDonnell-Douglas and Airbus airliners all over the world. He is type rated in the B737, A330, DC-9, CE-500, and SA-227. Captain Shank instructed on the DC-9 for the airline and is also a CFI, a FAASTeam Representative, and an owner of a Bonanza A36. Captain Schank is also a member of the Flying Musicians Association, is a practicing attorney, and is Vice President for Region 6 of the California Pilots Association.

After Gary’s presentation we will hold the Annual General Membership Meeting of the San Carlos Airport Association.

All are welcome to attend.  Send an email to webmaster@sancarlosairport.org for registration instructions.

If you are not a member of the San Carlos Airport Association, please consider joining at http://www.sancarlosairport.org/membership

If you are a member and your dues are not current, please renew at http://www.sancarlosairport.org/membership so that you will be eligible to vote on several routine business items.