Illinois Aviation Museum

Seminar Topics


January 18,2018 “Winter Flying”

Learn the ins and outs of winter flying. Where will you find ice and how do you handle flight into inadvertent icing.

February 15, 2018 “Aircraft Accidents”

Learn the causes of aircraft accidents. Actual aircraft accidents will be reviewed along with the subsequent investigations that took place to determine the cause of the accident.  Intriguing photos and data will be available.

March 15, 2018  “Operations at non-towered Airports”

The presentation will be focused on operations at non towered airports and will discuss standard procedures, and practices that should be followed to make flying safe.

April 19, 2018  “GPS Navigation and New Technology”

The presentation will look at GPS navigation and some of the new equipment available to general aviation.

May 17, 2018 “Getting back into Flying”

The presentation will focus on what you need to do to get back into flying, whether its been a long winter break, a few years since you have been in the air, or a medical concern that has kept you grounded. We will review currency requirements, BFR requirements, the Sport Pilot regulation, and other options.

June 14, 20148  “Ups and Downs of Takeoffs and Landings”

The presentation will look at the methods and procedures of making smooth landings under both good and bad conditions.

July 19,2018  “Weather”

The presentation will look at the weather associated with the summer months and how best to negotiate the storms to make your trip comfortable and safe.

August 16, 2018  “Airspace Refresher”

The presentation will focus on airspace in the Chicago area and the many pitfalls of flying in this area. It will also address TFRs.

September 13, 2018  Aviation Opportunities Seminar

Learn what it takes to get a Pilots license and a career in aviation.

October 18, 2018 “Drones”

If you are looking at flying drones or just interested in how they fly, stop in and find out  more about the world of drones.