2015 Carolinas Balloon Association Safety Seminar, LTA Pilot Ground School and Fun Fly
You are invited to attend the 25th annual Carolinas Balloon Association Safety Seminar and LTA Pilot Ground School to be held in Statesville, NC. The dates for these events are February 21st, 2015 for the Safety Seminar and February 28th and 29th, 2015 for the LTA Pilot Ground School. We are splitting the event this year over two weekends to better provide the time necessary to thoroughly cover the private and commercial ground school curriculum.
We are also planning a fun fly on Sunday, February 22nd weather permitting so the seminar attendees can put all that new found knowledge to work.
On February 21st, In accordance with the BFA’s Continuing Education Safety Seminar Guidelines, the safety seminar committee is presenting a one day agenda presented by a professional group of expert and knowledgeable speakers. Seminar segments and associated details will be announced shortly. The cost for the safety seminar for pilots will be $50.00 and crew members will be $25.00. Member pilots of the Carolina Balloon Association will receive a $10 discount and member crew and enthusiasts will receive a $5 discount. If you have not already joined the CBA please do so in advance of the seminar to receive these additional member discounts. The Safety Seminar Committee is pleased to announce that Mitchell Community College in Statesville, NC has once again graciously provided their facilities to host the safety seminar.
On February 28th and 29th, 2015 Roger Clark will conduct the LTA Pilot Ground School covering both private and commercial ground school training. Test books, plotters, sectionals, weather books and a CD of FAA documents will be provided to accompany the class. The ground school cost is $150.00. The LTA Ground School will be conducted at the Comfort Suites in Statesville, NC. Additionally, if you are a paid attendee of the LTA Pilot Ground School the safety seminar will be provided free of charge.
Hotel accommodations for the seminar and ground school attendees will be provided by Comfort Suites in Statesville, NC. The hotel is located within a short 10 minute drive to the college. Attendees will receive a reduced room rate of $72.00. You can make your reservation by calling (704) 873-2044. Please indicate that you are attending the balloon seminar and ground school to receive this special rate. Please book your rooms by February 14th, 2014.
We look forward to your participation and attendance at the 2015 CBA Safety Seminar, Ground School and fun fly. Don’t forget to extend this invitation to your students and crew as well.
Application forms will be available soon. We will let you know when they are available.
See you at the Safety Seminar.