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FAA Wings Seminar - Pilot Open House, Fly-In

When Apr 27, 2013
from 08:30 AM to 01:00 PM
Where Brandywine Airport FBO (KOQN), 1205 Ward Ave, West Chester, PA 19380
Contact Name
Contact Phone 610-692-6100
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0830 to 0930

Meet the Pilots and Businesses of Brandywine Airport

Fly in or drive in  - coffee and donuts served.

0930 to 1115   FAA Wings Seminar (part 1)


"Mayday, Emergency": when is the right time to declare an emergency?

To receive: FAA Wings Credit for this Seminar sign up at


Topic:  "Mayday, Emergency" : when is the right time to declare an emergency? what to say?  what to do? what to expect?  Listen to ATC tapes and see videos of real-life emergencies and discuss how you would have handled a similar situation had you been the PIC. This seminar will also address ADSE-X (the new transponder procedures at towered airports) and runway incursion mitigation programs.  

Speaker: John M. Cutcher: BAL FSDO  FAASTeam member and Designated Pilot Examiner.  Current position: Chief Pilot for X-GEN Pharmaceuticals flying an Astra/Gulfstream 100.  John also owns a Cessna 150/150 Texas Taildragger based at Lee Airport (KANP).  Previous Positions: Navy Pilot for 20 years, US Airways Pilot

1115 to 1145  FAA Wings Seminar (part 2)

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Speaker: Chris Vinciguerro -  Avionics Installation Manager at Penn Avionics for 12 years.   25 years experience in avionics equipment & installations.  Previous Position: Navy Electronic Counter Measure Specialist - Avionics Expert .

1145 to 1200

Questions and Answers

1200 to 1300

Lunch sponsored by Penn Avionics

In order to attend the free lunch RSVP to:

Abe Jones - Operations Manager
email:  or call phone # 610-436-1200 x15.

FAA Wings registration here.

Pilots and Businesses of Brandwine Airport (in part)

  • Aero Club of Pennsylvania - Rob Dant - Board Member
  • Air Fleet Leasing and Management Company - Daniel Boyajian - President
  • American Helicopter Museum - Tim Conaway - Board Member
  • Brandywine Airport Pilots Association (BAPA) - Bud Laird - President
  • Bonanza Specialists - Jeary Vogt, A/P, IA, CFI - Owner
  • Dr. Bob McAndrew - Senior Aviation Medical Examiner
  • Dr. Russ Mazda, CFI, CFII, MEI, AGI, IGI -  Aviation Medical Examiner
  • Liberty Helicopter Flight School - Carl Bianchini, CFI, CFII - Owner
  • Liberty War Bird Association - Jim Haga, CFI, CFII - President
  • Penn Avionics, Inc - Greg Stelzenmuller - Owner
  • TAS INC, Cessna Pilot Center - Ted Behrle, CFI, CFII - Owner


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