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Cool flying course in the San Jauns for Diamond Flyers

Post by kjmeyers1 » Wed Aug 02, 2017 4:59 am

I saw this online and thought some might be interested....



The Finer Points of Flying
20 years refining the art of instruction.
The Finer Points provides expert flight instruction and produces aviation podcasts, weekly curated emails, and adventure training trips.


Finer Points Adventure Trips
San Juan Islands
August 11, 12, 13
This trip has you camping on the shores of the San Juan islands, learning survival skills, navigating island geography, and flying across international borders.

Learn emergency water landing survival and safety skills, border crossing procedures, explore the beautiful islands in the Pacific Northwest.


Special Guests:
Steve Thorne of Flight Chops in a Cub Crafters plane
and
Steveo1kinevo as a guest speaker!
Itinerary
This trip will have you camping on the shores of the San Juan islands, learning survival skills, navigating island geography, and flying across international borders.

Learn emergency life raft deployment and other safety skills, border crossing procedures, explore the beautiful islands in the Pacific Northwest.
Day 1
Arrive
1000 meet at Galvin Flying Services, KBFI Boeing Field, to brief the 1 hour flight out to the islands.

1100 - 1230 Touring the islands by air arriving at Orcas Island

1230 Lunch / Base camp set up

1330 Ground lectures:
Cold water immersion survival
Winslow Life raft deployment
PLBs, and Search and Rescue
International procedures and border crossings
1700 - 1900 Island Hopping / Tailwheel ride in the Cub Crafters plane

1900 Appetizers/Drinks/Dinner - Featuring fresh Buck Bay oysters on the half shell

Day 2
Explore
0700 Breakfast

0800 Preflight Briefing

0900 Wheels up for Canada / Glacier Tour

0900 - 1600 Touring the glaciers north of Vancouver / Olympic Peninsula

1700 Appetizers/Drinks/Dinner


Day 3
Wrap up, Certificate
0700 Breakfast

0800 Tear down camp and pack up

0830 Preflight Briefing

0900 Wheels up for Renton Field

1000 Seaplane lecture / lessons - Seaplane Scenics

1200 Depart for Boeing Field

1300 Trip completion at Galvin Flying Services, KBFI Boeing Field





Islands - The Finer Points Adventure Flying Trips - Sierra Nevada Mountains, San Juan Islands, Canyons of the Southwest
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