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Title Illinois Pilots Assn Annual Meeting & Safety Seminar
Topic Seminars, Hangar cookout and flying activities
Date and Time Saturday, May 16, 2009, starting at 8:00 am
Speaker(s) Dr. Susan Shea Ph.D., Robert Schmelzer, Kankakee FSS
Brief Description Open to members and non-members. Bob Schmelzer, Dr. Susan Shea Ph.D. and Kankakee FSS are featured speakers at this all day event. Enjoy lunch at the hangar cookout. Test your skill in the spot landing and flour bombing competitions.
Select Number GL0324381
Location of Event DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport
3232 Pleasant Street

Dekalb, IL 60115
Directions to Venue The FBO Hangar
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Fly-in Event? Yes KDKB
Seating 120 seats at the facility, 111 remaining for online registration.

Sponsoring Division Illinois FAASTeam
Contact Information Brian Borecky
Phone: (217) 787-4815
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s)


This event is sponsored by the Illinois Pilots Association, DeKalb Taylor Municpal Airport and the Illinois FAASTeam. All pilots and aviation enthusiasts are welcome regardless of whether you are a member of the Illinois Pilots Association. There is no charge for this event. For additional information about this event, or the Illinois Pilot Association contact Brian Borecky at (217) 787-4815, or via email at borecky@earthlink.net. More information on the Illinois Pilot Association is available on their website: http://www.illinoispilots.com/.

Schedule of Events

8:00 - 9:30 Hangar Flying, register for contests

9:30 - 10:00 Presidential TFR and Class B Changes

Carolyn Remol, FAASTeam

10:00 - 12:00 Emergency Procedures, Robert Schmelzer

12:00 – 13:00 Hangar Cookout

Keynote Speaker: IDOT’s Dr. Susan Shea Ph.D.

13:00┬á- 14:00 What’s New at Flight Service

Dennis Harlow, Kankakee FSS

14:00 – 17:00 Spot Landing & Flour Bombing Contests

IPA Board of Director’s Meeting

Flying Contests

Please register between 8AM and 12 noon in order to participate in the flying competitions. These activities are open to all pilots (not just IPA members). There are fees for participation. Trophies will be given to the winners.

WINGS Credit

WINGS Credit is available for attendees of the seminars on “Emergency Procedures” and “Flight Service”. Please, if possible, pre-register for these seminars by searching on faasafety.gov under “My Events” for Illinois Pilots Assn Annual Meeting. An attendance sheet will be circulated at both seminars. In order to receive credit for the seminars, write your initials by your name at each event on the attendance sheet (if you pre-registered). If you have not pre-registered, legibly write in your name and the email address that you use on faasafety.gov. The email address is the key to receiving credit, we must be able to read it. If you have not registered at www.faasafety.gov , then it is necessary that you do this and set up your pilot profile and the My WINGS sections on the website. Tutorials are available on the site to assist you. A FAASTeam representative will be available at the program to address any problems that you might encounter.


Free parking for cars is available in the airport parking lot directly outside the FBO building. Free parking is available for fly-in attendees on the ramp near the FBO hangar. Listen to the AWOS broadcast for details. Please bring your own tie down ropes and chocks. A limited supply of chocks and tie-down ropes are available on a first come -first served basis. For additional information on aircraft parking and facilities contact the local FBO, DeKalb Aviation, at (815)756-3244.

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