Apr. 16, 2004 - Maynard Kolb of San Antonio, Texas, is 2004's first-quarter winner of a Sporty's handheld transceiver, the door prize for attending an AOPA Air Safety Foundation seminar. ASF and Sporty's award one door prize each quarter.
Kolb's name was drawn from the 14,651 people who attended ASF safety seminars during the quarter. He attended the Air Safety Foundation's "Maneuvering Flight" seminar. Information on when it and other seminars will be coming to your area is available online.
Maneuvering flight, including such seemingly innocuous situations as normal traffic-pattern operations, has been the leading cause of fatal accidents for general aviation pilots in recent years. The "Maneuvering Flight" seminar counters popular myths and misconceptions about maneuvering flight, including aerobatics, aerial work and formation flying, and such dangerous and illegal activities as buzzing.