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ASF safety seminars featured at Sun 'n FunASF safety seminars featured at Sun 'n Fun

The AOPA Air Safety Foundation will present more than eight hours of critical aviation safety information at this year's Sun 'n Fun Fly-In in Lakeland, Florida, April 8-12.

The Florida DOT Aviation Office, the FAA, and ASF are co-sponsors for the seminars.

Featured on both Tuesday, April 10, and Wednesday, April 11, will be ASF's newest seminar, "Collision Avoidance." The hour-long interactive session includes dramatic video and ASF analysis of common midair collision scenarios and advice on how to avoid them. Also covered in the seminar is practical advice on how to cope with aerial distractions and cockpit resource management skills for effective collision avoidance.

ASF Vice President of Operations John Steuernagle will present all seminars in the FAA's Safety Center Forum on the Sun 'n Fun grounds. ASF seminars are free and open to all pilots. The full ASF seminar schedule at Sun 'n Fun 2001 includes:

April 8 8:30 a.m. Pilot Operations at Towered Airports
2 p.m. Weather Strategies
April 9 8:30 a.m. Weather Tactics
April 10 1 p.m. Collision Avoidance
2:30 p.m. Airspace Refresher
April 11 8:30 a.m. GPS for VFR Flying
1 p.m. Collision Avoidance
April 12 4:30 p.m. Single-Pilot IFR

The AOPA Air Safety Foundation was established in 1950 to promote general aviation safety through research and pilot education. It is supported largely through contributions of individual pilots and companies interested in promoting general aviation safety.

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