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FAA - Safety Program - Safety Program Airmen Notification System (SPANS)

SPANS is an online event notification system.  The FAA has recently launched the SPANS system to provide better seminar and event information notification in a timely manner and easy access for Airmen.  The SPANS system took the place of the former paper based mail system.  

Registered users receive automatic email notifications, detailed event information, important notices, and local contact information via email.  You do not need to be registered to search for events online nor do you need to be a pilot to participate. For more information visit www.faasafety.gov/SPANS.

Safety Seminars

October 22, 2012
Virginia Aviation Safety Week will be held from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the Virginia Air and Space Center in Hampton. The presenter will be Andy Miller and the topic is "Flying for a Lifetime." A bit of trivia: Every cell in the human body is replaced at least once every ten years. You are, quite literally, not the same person you were a decade ago. You're also (less literally) not the same pilot. Experience, physical stamina, risk tolerance and mental acuity all shift over the years, in obvious and not-so-obvious ways. Question is, how do you adjust? Our latest seminar delves into the forces that shape us as pilots, and explores different ways to maintain the same high level of safety over a lifetime of flying. The event is sponsored by the Virginia Department of Aviation and AOPA Air Safety Institute. For more information contact Mike Lauranzon at mike.lauranzon@doav.virginia.gov

October 23, 2012
Virginia Aviation Safety Week will be held from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the Virginia Tech/Montgomery Executive Airport in Blacksburg. The presenter will be Andy Miller and the topic is "Flying for a Lifetime." A bit of trivia: Every cell in the human body is replaced at least once every ten years. You are, quite literally, not the same person you were a decade ago. You're also (less literally) not the same pilot. Experience, physical stamina, risk tolerance and mental acuity all shift over the years, in obvious and not-so-obvious ways. Question is, how do you adjust? Our latest seminar delves into the forces that shape us as pilots, and explores different ways to maintain the same high level of safety over a lifetime of flying. The event is sponsored by the Virginia Department of Aviation and AOPA Air Safety Institute. For more information contact Mike Lauranzon at mike.lauranzon@doav.virginia.gov

October 24, 2012
Virginia Aviation Safety Week will be held from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the City Palace (9720 Capital Court Ste. 106) in Manassas. The presenter will be Andy Miller and the topic is "Flying for a Lifetime." A bit of trivia: Every cell in the human body is replaced at least once every ten years. You are, quite literally, not the same person you were a decade ago. You're also (less literally) not the same pilot. Experience, physical stamina, risk tolerance and mental acuity all shift over the years, in obvious and not-so-obvious ways. Question is, how do you adjust? Our latest seminar delves into the forces that shape us as pilots, and explores different ways to maintain the same high level of safety over a lifetime of flying. The event is sponsored by the Virginia Department of Aviation and AOPA Air Safety Institute. For more information contact Mike Lauranzon at mike.lauranzon@doav.virginia.gov

October 25, 2012
Virginia Aviation Safety Week will be held from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the Virginia Aviation Museum in Richmond. The presenter will be Andy Miller and the topic is "Flying for a Lifetime." A bit of trivia: Every cell in the human body is replaced at least once every ten years. You are, quite literally, not the same person you were a decade ago. You're also (less literally) not the same pilot. Experience, physical stamina, risk tolerance and mental acuity all shift over the years, in obvious and not-so-obvious ways. Question is, how do you adjust? Our latest seminar delves into the forces that shape us as pilots, and explores different ways to maintain the same high level of safety over a lifetime of flying. The event is sponsored by the Virginia Department of Aviation and AOPA Air Safety Institute. For more information contact Mike Lauranzon at mike.lauranzon@doav.virginia.gov

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