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November 2021

Night Flying

Wed Nov 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, this seminar will only be available for online viewing. IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE WILL NOT BE PERMITTED.** Click here to learn more about online viewing   On November 7th, Daylight Savings Time will be ending, and with it brings early nightfall.  For those of us who work a regular 9-5 schedule, early nightfall means an increase in night flying time.  How current are your night skills? Maybe it’s time to focus on what is different…

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UL94 – After 2 Months of Use

Sat Nov 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, this seminar will only be available for online viewing. IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE WILL NOT BE PERMITTED.** Click here to learn more about online viewing   With the approval and availability of unleaded fuel for use in most GA aircraft, many owners & operators have made the switch. Swift's UL94 Avgas offers many operational benefits compared to traditional 100LL. What are these benefits and how has this fuel improved the operations of a flight school…

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IMC Club Meeting

Mon Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

IMC Club is a national organization that meets monthly in the form of local chapters with the objective to promote instrument flying, proficiency, and safety. Pilots of all experience levels are encouraged to and review IFR flying scenarios, review knowledge, and foster general discussions.   If you're interested, please RSVP to brian[email protected] and see the zoom invite link below: Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89786834855?pwd=K0l5Z2hISEtJNndxMWxwZ1FON2s3UT09 Meeting ID: 897 8683 4855 Passcode: 872454

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Visual Climb Over Airport (VCOA) Procedures

Wed Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, this seminar will only be available for online viewing. IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE WILL NOT BE PERMITTED.** Click here to learn more about online viewing   As instrument-rated pilots, we all have knowledge on many procedures but how often do we execute the unique ones? One unique IFR procedure is the Visual Climb Over Airport (VCOA). A VCOA, is an alternative IFR departure procedure design for aircraft which cannot meet the performance requirements of standard…

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Ground School Refresher: Airport Signs and Markings

Sat Nov 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, this seminar will only be available for online viewing. IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE WILL NOT BE PERMITTED.** Click here to learn more about online viewing   Pop quiz: What is the new ICAO standard marking for a taxiway approaching a runway?  What is the difference between a relocated threshold and a displaced threshold and what does that indicate to pilots? What is a runway approach holding sign and what are pilots expected to do? Most…

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Saving Lives: Why Charter Regulations Matter

Wed Nov 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, this seminar will only be available for online viewing. IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE WILL NOT BE PERMITTED.** Click here to learn more about online viewing   San Carlos Flight Center invites long-time charter Captain Ben Taber to identify some common ways that pilots may inadvertently cross the line and expose themselves to not only penalties but significant risks. In this seminar, Ben will explain how the rules imposed on charter operations were created to reduce…

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Instrument Ground School Refresher – Departure Procedures

Sat Nov 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, this seminar will only be available for online viewing. IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE WILL NOT BE PERMITTED.**   Click here to learn more about online viewing   IFR departures are one of the most poorly-understood and under-taught topics in IFR flight. The process of getting safely from the surface to the safety of the en-route IFR structure, while avoiding surrounding obstacles, can be daunting. IFR airports can have many different departure procedures. Do you know…

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NO SAFETY SEMINAR – Wednesday, November 24

Wed Nov 24

In observance of Thanksgiving, we are not holding a safety seminar on Wednesday, November 24th. Please enjoy the time with loved ones and friends. We'll see you on our next seminar that is airing Saturday, November 27 at 12 PM - "Collegiate Aviation - Careers in Aviation". In the meantime feel free to browse our growing seminar archive of over 400 safety seminars available to web members. For more information on our web membership visit our website listed here. -SCFC…

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Collegiate Aviation – Careers in Aerospace

Sat Nov 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, this seminar will only be available for online viewing. IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE WILL NOT BE PERMITTED.** Click here to learn more about online viewing   There are many great options for students looking for a college aviation program. Many colleges offer programs designed to prepare students to join the aviation industry by providing training to become pilots or air traffic controllers. These colleges operate under FAR Part 141 and provide an FAA-approved curriculum. In…

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December 2021

Winter Flying

Wed Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, this seminar will only be available for online viewing. IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE WILL NOT BE PERMITTED.** Click here to learn more about online viewing   For pilots that learn to fly in states like California, Arizona, or Florida, flying on days when weather is below freezing may never occur.  While this might not be a topic you expect to experience, you may one day fly a winter cross country to somewhere like Colorado or…

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