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Lakeland Helicopter Safety Stand-Down

Aviation safety is a team sport, and winning doesn’t happen by accident. Take a day to hone your skills with peers and colleagues.

Register to attend this full day of helicopter-specific content for EVERYONE on your safety team. Speakers from industry and government will discuss the real problems facing small helicopter operations in the area.

Afternoon sessions will feature safety content in three tracks: maintainers, pilots, and managers. Complimentary continental breakfast and lunch provided.


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0730 – 0830 Registration
Coffee and Danish Provided by Helicopter Safety Alliance

0830 – 0845 – General Session
Tony Alfala, FAA Safety Team

0845 – 0915 – General Session
Safety in Small Helicopter Operations
Stan Rose, Helicopter Safety Alliance

0915 – 1000 – General Session

  • WINGS and AMT Program
    Susie Coomer, FAASTeam Rep & HSA
  • FAA Compliance Philosophy
    Phil Dixon, FAASTeam Program Manager

1000 – 1030 – Break

1030 – 1115 – General Session
SMS for Small Operations
Bryan Smith, Chief Pilot, Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office

1115 – 1200 – General Session
Flying Blind: You May Have 20/20 Vision … But What Do You Really See?
Bruce Webb, Airbus

1200 – 1300 – Lunch Provided by Helicopter Safety Alliance

1300 – 1345 – Breakout Session #1

  • Maintainers: The Dirty Dozen, Part I
    Bill Hopper, Heli-Sat
  • Pilots & Managers: Risk Management
    Bryan Smith, Chief Pilot, Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office

1345 – 1430 – Breakout Session #2

  • Maintainers: The Dirty Dozen, Part II
    Bill Hopper, Heli-Sat
  • Pilots: What’s Your Attitude?
    Bruce Webb, Airbus
  • Training in Small Operations
    Rich Weber, WEBAIR Aviation Training

1430 – 1500 – Break

1500 – 1545 – Breakout Session #3

  • Maintainers: The Dirty Dozen, Part III
    Bill Hopper, Heli-Sat
  • Pilots: Fuel: The Lifeblood of Your Helicopter
    Walter Chartrand
  • Managers: Post Accident/Incident Planning
    Stan Rose, HSA

1545 – 1600 – Closing
What Did We Learn Today? | Raffle Drawing
Stan Rose, HSA

March 23 2018


Date: 23 March 2018
Time: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
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FAA Safety Center – (Sun ‘n Fun)

4425 Sun n Fun Road
Lakeland, FL 33811 United States

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Helicopter Safety Alliance
Phone: 833-423-7233
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FAA Safety Team
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