Great Alaska Aviation Gathering - Seminars

Alaska State Fairgrounds - Hoskins Hall

Saturday, May 7th

All seminars are eligible for FAA WINGS credit

S= Seaplane Theme

Time  Presentation Title, Speaker 
9:00 – 9:50 Maximum Fun Minimum Cost, Steve Bateman, AOPA You Can Fly  S
10:00 – 10:50 Aeronautical Decision-Making for Seaplane Flying, Bart Stone  S
11:00 – 11:50 Alaska Airmen’s Advocating for You, Adam White, Alaska Airmen’s Association
12:00 – 12:50 The Future of Aviation Insurance - The Alaska Aviation Insurance Market, Kristen Suarez, Bill White Insurance
13:00 – 13:50 Pilot Town Hall, Mark Baker, AOPA President
14:00 – 14:50 Recreational Aviation Foundation – Improving Remote Airstrips, Al Clayton, RAF Alaska Liaison
15:00 – 15:50 Why Good Pilots Make Bad Decisions, Steve Bateman, AOPA ASI  

Sunday, May 8th

Breakfast-style coffee and food trucks open early!

Time  Presentation Title, Speaker 
8:00 – 11:00 AOPA Rusty Pilot Seminar, Brian Schiff, AOPA     *Advance registration required, go to for more information or to register*
12:00 – 12:50 The State of the Seaplane Community, Steve McCaughey, Seaplane Pilots Association  S
13:00 – 13:50 Mountain Pass Charting, Tom George, AOPA & Adam White, Alaska Airmen’s Association
14:00 – 14:50 Birds, Bears and Bullets - Wild in Alaska, Luke Barnette,  Avemco Insurance Company
15:00 – 15: 50 Seaplane and Aircraft Corrosion, Harry Shannon, Seaplane Pilots Association  S


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