MMOPA Reprises Popular Erik Eliel Radar Seminar

Oct 12 Event Complements MMOPA Nationwide Safety Stand Down

Back by popular demand, MMOPA is sponsoring a full-day weather radar seminar with renowned expert Erik Eliel. If you missed him at the 2019 convention, here’s your chance to learn PA46-specific radar knowledge that will make you a safer and more accomplished pilot.

When: Saturday Oct. 12, 2019

Where: Main FBO/Terminal
Spartanburg Downtown Memorial Airport/Simpson Field (KSPA)
Spartanburg, SC
Time: 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $350

The comprehensive seminar is ideal for pilots seeking a strong foundation of knowledge, skill, and confidence in their radar systems. Although the core of the seminar is anchored in the tactics, techniques, and limitations of airborne weather radar, this program is a comprehensive convective weather program and includes other critical topics such as human factors, risk management and properly integrating NEXRAD technology into the overall weather strategy.

Lunch will be provided.

KSPA features a 5,852 ft. runway (05/23) and numerous approaches. It has a large, spacious ramp and a new, city-run FBO/terminal.

For those who would like to stay the night, MMOPA Member Dean Garritson is arranging a dinner at a local restaurant. For a list of nearby hotels click HERE.

CLICK HERE to sign up. Attendance is limited to 15 spots, so register soon!

About Erik Eliel: Erik is the founder and president of Radar Training International, has been involved in aviation since 1979. His earliest years as a professional aviator were as an Air Force pilot flying the T-38, C-141, and the U-2.

He has been called on by the manufacturers of airborne weather radar systems to consult in the design, operational employment, and evaluation of their systems. His radar- and weather-related articles have been published in the NBAA Journal of Business Aviation and in Business & Commercial Aviation. In addition, his input has been solicited for safety-orientated publications such as the Flight Safety Foundation’s magazine AeroSafety World. Erik has over 13,000 hours of flying time and is currently a line pilot for a major airline, logging more than 800 hours annually. He also maintains his CFI, CFII, and MEI ratings.