Seminars

Future and past seminars will be posted here. Check back to see where I will be next!

Upcoming Seminars

December 14, 2019, Scottsdale, AZ 0900-1200
Topic: AOPA Rusty Pilots Seminar

Where: Southwest Flight School

11480 N Airport Drive, Suite 111

Scottsdale, AZ 85260 KSDL

Register HERE 

Rusty Pilots Resource Guide Here

Rusty Pilots Scenario Guide Here

Additional Information Here

Date & Time TBA - Evening
The Possible Turn
CalPilots

Where:  KFUL

Details soon!

Date & Time TBA
ForeFlight Workshop & BBQ

Hosted by EAA Chapter 723

Where:  EAA Hangar

      501 Aviation Drive (map)

            Camarillo, CA, 93010 (KCMA)

Supporting Documents: click here

Register here (avail soon)
Date and time TBD
Using ForeFlight to Navigate LA Class B Airspace

Hosted by Mend Aviation

Santa Monica College, Bundy Campus, view on map

Room 123

Santa Monica Airport (KSMO)

Supporting Documents: click here

PowerPoint Presentation: available on day of class

FAAST Registration:  avail soon

Southern California Airspace Users Working Group (SCAUWG) Website click here
Check back for seminars coming soon on:
  • ForeFlight Workshop
  • ForeFlight Advanced
  • AOPA Rusty Pilots Seminars
  • Professional Techniques for GA Pilots
  • Being PIC

Past Seminars

October 25, 2019, 9am - 1pm
MC - Ventura County Aviation Career Day
Hosted by Ventura County 99s

Where:  Camarillo Airport (KCMA)

     Commemorative Air Force SoCal Wing

     9501, 455 Aviation Dr.

     Camarillo, CA 93010

Information HERE

August 20, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM Pacific Time
ForeFlight 101

Napa County Airport​ (KAPC)

Runway by Patrick Restaurant

2030 Airport Road
Napa, CA 94558

Info & Register Here

August 10, 2019, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM PDT
Topic: AOPA Rusty Pilots Seminar

Where:  Oxnard Airport (KOXR)

            California Aeronautical University

            1601 W. Fifth Street (map)

            Oxnard, CA 93030

Hosted by: California Aeronautical University

Rusty Pilots Resource Guide Here

Rusty Pilots Scenario Guide Here

Additional Information Here

AIRVENTURE-OSHKOSH
July 25, 2019, 2:00 PM Central Time
Engine Failure After Takeoff - The Possible Turn
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Pavilion
Turnaround Altitude Worksheet (FIXING A PROBLEM - WILL BE HERE SOON!)
AIRVENTURE-OSHKOSH
July 23, 2019, 6:00 PM Central Time
Topic: The Role of GA Camaraderie in the Israeli-Jordanian Peace Process
Where:  Wittman Terminal Building
            Oshkosh, WI (KOSH)
Download Handout HERE
Information & Register HERE
Karen Johnson Solo Scholarship web site  www.kjsoloscholarship.com
June 29, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM MDT
Topic: AOPA Rusty Pilots Seminar

Where: Camarillo Airport (KCMA)

            EAA Chapter 723 Hangar

            501 Aviation Drive (map)

            Camarillo, CA 93010

Hosted by: EAA Chapter 723

Rusty Pilots Resource Guide here

Rusty Pilots Scenario Guide here

June 7, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM MDT
Foreflight 101

Where:  Skypark Air Terminal

            Skypark Airport (KBTF)

            1887 S. 1800 W.

            Woods Cross, UT 84087

5 nm Northeast of Salt Lake City (SLC) Airport

Sponsored by FAAST and Utah Chapter, 99’s International Association of Women Pilots

ForeFlight Documents
Event Information & Registration HERE
June 8, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM MDT
Topic: AOPA Rusty Pilots Seminar

Where:  Skypark Air Terminal (KBTF)

            1887 S. 1800 W.

            Woods Cross, UT 84087

5 nm Northeast of Salt Lake City (SLC) Airport

Hosted by FAAST and Utah Chapter, 99’s International Association of Women Pilots

Rusty Pilots Resource Guide HERE

Rusty Pilots Scenario Guide HERE

Register HERE
May 15, 2019, 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM (Pacific Time)*
Topic: The Possible Turn | Engine Failure
After Takeoff in a Single-Engine Airplane
Where: www.NAFInet.org/mentorlive
Hosted by National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI)
Eligible for WINGS Credit
Barry Schiff's April column on this topic
Turnaround Altitude Worksheet (here) (FIXING A PROBLEM - WILL BE HERE SOON!)
*Will be available for viewing after live event
Register/Watch Webcast (here)
FAASAFETY.gov event listing here
May 15, 2019, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Airline Techniques for GA PIlots
Where: Camarillo Airport (KCMA)
Upstairs Meeting Room of Dept of Airports
555 Airport Way, Camarillo, CA
A Ventura County 99's Class
Register (here)
May 11, 2019, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Topic: ForeFlight IFR
Where: Camarillo Airport (KCMA)
Upstairs Meeting Room of Dept of Airports
555 Airport Way, Camarillo, CA
A Ventura County 99's Class
April 27, 2019, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Topic: ForeFlight VFR
Where: Camarillo Airport (KCMA)
Upstairs Meeting Room of Dept of Airports
555 Airport Way, Camarillo, CA
A Ventura County 99's Class
PowerPoint Presentation here
CLASS HANDOUT here
Info & Register: here
April 10, 2019, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Topic: Anticipating Engine Failure After Takeoff in a Single
Where: Camarillo Airport (KCMA)
Upstairs Meeting Room of Dept of Airports
555 Airport Way, Camarillo, CA
A Ventura County 99's Class
Class handout (here)
March 30, 2019, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Topic: Fatal Pilot Errors
Where: Camarillo Airport (KCMA)
PowerPoint Presentation (HERE)  large file-takes time to load.
Ernie Gann Quote on Accident Investigation (here)
Safety Bulletin: Startle Effect (here)
Barry Schiff WWoF Video on Accident Investigation (here)
"The Terminal" Animated Short (here)
Info here
 
March 23, 2019, 9:00 AM to Noon

Topic: AOPA Rusty Pilots Seminar

Where: Axiom Aviation

Ogden, UT

KOGD

March 16, 2019, 9:00 AM to Noon

Topic: AOPA Rusty Pilots Seminar

Where: Southwest Flight School

11480 N Airport Drive, Suite 111

Scottsdale, AZ 85260

KSDL

Register HERE

Info Here

Rusty Pilots Scenario Guide here

Rusty Pilots Resource Guide here

February 23, 2019, 9:00 AM to Noon

Topic: AOPA Rusty Pilots Seminar

Where: Bergstrom Aircraft, Inc.

Tri-Cities Airport, KPSC

4201 N. Stearman Avenue

Pasco, WA . 99301

Info Here

December 8, 2018, 9:00 AM to Noon

Topic: AOPA Rusty Pilots Seminar

Where: Southwest Flight School

11480 N Airport Drive, Suite 111
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

KSDL

Register HERE

Info Here

December 7, 2018, 11:30 AM

Shooting the Schiff About Flying

Where:  Serious About Aviation Meeting (SAA)

            High Sierra Grill & Bar (map)

            Santa Barbara, CA, (KSBA)

November 3, 2018, 9:00 AM to Noon

Topic: AOPA Rusty Pilots Seminar

CFI Academy

Lodi Airport K1O3

3700 E. Jahant Rd., Suite A

Acampo, CA 95220, USA

Register here

October 16, 2018, 6:30 PM

Decision Making

SoCal Pilots, Fullerton Chapter

Fullerton, CA (KFUL)

PowerPoint Presentation Here

Personal Minimums Contract-VFR Here

Personal Minimums Contract-IFR Here

Info & Register HERE

 
October 6, 2018, 9:00 AM to Noon

Topic: AOPA Rusty Pilots Seminar

Aviation Academy, LLC

6565 W. Pueblo Drive

Wichita, KS 67209 (KICT)

August 23, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM MDT
Foreflight 101

Where:  Skypark Air Terminal

            Skypark Airport (KBTF)

            1887 S. 1800 W.

            Woods Cross, UT 84087

5 nm Northeast of Salt Lake City (SLC) Airport

Sponsored by FAAST and Utah Chapter, 99’s International Association of Women Pilots

PowerPoint Presentation: here (with videos/large file)

PowerPoint Presentation: here (no videos/smaller file)

PowerPoint Presentation: here (PDF - small file)

All ForeFlight Documents:  here

July 14, 2018, 9:00 AM to Noon

AOPA Rusty Pilots Seminar

Where: California Airways

            Hayward Executive Airport

            22693 Hesperian Blvd, Ste. 220

            Hayward, CA 94541

            KHWD

Event Details here

July 10, 2018, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Human Factors and Decision Making for Pilots

Hosted by: Big Bear Airport Pilots Assn.

Where:  Big Bear Airport

L35

Powerpoint Presentation

June 16, 2018, 9:00 AM to Noon

Topic: AOPA Rusty Pilots Seminar

Where: Aspen Flying Club

13000E. Control Tower Rd., Unit K-16

Englewood, CO 80112

KAPA

May 6, 2018, 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Topic: AOPA Rusty Pilots Seminar

Great Alaska Airmen Gathering

4200 Float Plane Drive

Anchorage, AK 99502

PANC

Rusty Pilots Scenario Guide here

Rusty Pilots Resource Guide here

April 25, 2018, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Accident Review - Lessons Learned

with Barry Schiff

Hosted by Ventura County 99's

Where:  Dept. of Airports

     555 Airport Way, upstairs (map)

             Camarillo, CA, (KCMA)

PowerPoint Presentation: click here

 
March 28, 2018, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Human Factors and Pilot Decision Making

With Jim Clarkson

Hosted by Ventura County 99's

Where:  Dept. of Airports

    555 Airport Way, upstairs (map)

            Camarillo, CA, (KCMA)

PowerPoint Presentation: click here

Personal Minimums Contract - VFR

Personal Minimums Contract - IFR

March 21, 2018, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Forces & Fundamentals

A Practical Look at the Four Forces Acting on the Airplane and the Four Fundamentals of Flight

With Barry Schiff

Hosted by Ventura County 99's

Where:  Dept. of Airports

     555 Airport Way, upstairs (map)

             Camarillo, CA, (KCMA)

PowerPoint Presentation: click here

March 3, 2018, 9:00 AM to Noon

Topic: AOPA Rusty Pilots Seminar

Where: Southwest Flight School

11480 N Airport Drive, Suite 111
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

February 28, 2018, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Hands-On ForeFlight Workshop

Hosted by Ventura County 99's

Where:  Dept. of Airports

     555 Airport Way, upstairs (map)

             Camarillo, CA, (KCMA)

Supporting Documents: click here

February 20, 2018, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Using ForeFlight to Navigate LA Class B Airspace

Hosted by Santa Barbara 99's

Where:  Above All Aviation

   Santa Barbara Airport (KSBA)

   1503 Cook Place

             Santa Barbara, CA, 93117 view on map

Supporting Documents: click here

FAAST Wings Information:  click here

February 21, 2018, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Airline Pilots Who Also Fly GA: Decision Points

With Mike Jesch, John Ringel & Gary Schank

Hosted by Ventura County 99's

Where:  Dept. of Airports

   555 Airport Way, upstairs (map)

             Camarillo, CA, (KCMA)

PowerPoint Presentation click here

February 7, 2018, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Mountain Flying

With Barry Schiff

Hosted by Ventura County 99's

Where:  Dept. of Airports

   555 Airport Way, upstairs (map)

             Camarillo, CA, (KCMA)

Presentation PowerPoint Slides: click here 

January 31, 2018, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

iPad Basics & Weather Information

Hosted by Ventura County 99's

Where:  Dept. of Airports

   555 Airport Way, upstairs (map)

             Camarillo, CA, (KCMA)

Supporting Documents: click here

December 9, 2017, 9:00 AM to Noon

Topic: AOPA Rusty Pilots Seminar

Where: Southwest Flight School

11480 N Airport Drive, Suite 111
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

December 2, 2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hrs.)

Topic: Using ForeFlight to Navigate LA Class B Airspace

CLICK HERE FOR SEMINAR POWERPOINT SLIDES

Where:  Airport Center Building - Downstairs Conference Room (map)

            Van Nuys, CA, (KVNY)

Related Documents

 
November 27, 2017, 7:00 PM

Topic: CFI Round Table - Conducting a Flight Review

With Mike Jesch & Michael Philliips

Where:  Dept. of Airports

   555 Airport Way, upstairs (map)

             Camarillo, CA, (KCMA)

November 7, 2017, 7:00 PM

Topic: ForeFlight Workshop Series

Where:  Channel Islands Aviation (Relocated to Dept. of Airports Bldg., 555 Airport Way, upstairs, due to attendance)

            Camarillo, CA, (KCMA)

Related Documents

October 7, 2017, 9:00 AM to Noon

Topic: AOPA Rusty Pilots Seminar

Where: Front Range Flight School

37501 Cessna Way

Watkins, CO 80137

Register here

 
October 6, 2017, 11:30 AM

Unusual Airports and Approaches

Where:  Serious About Aviation Meeting (SAA)

            Santa Barbara, CA, (KSBA)

Registration:  RSVP here

September 18, 2017, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Topic: Issues & Best Practices for CFIs

Where: FAAST - Flight Instructor Round Table

           Camarillo, CA, (KCMA)

September 9, 2017, 9:00 AM to Noon

Topic: AOPA Rusty Pilots Seminar

Where: Nashville Flight Training

Nashville International Airport (KBNA)

801 Hangar Lane, Hangar #7

Nashville, TN  37217

December 13, 2016

Topic: Aeronautical Decision Making

Description: Decisions, Decision, Decisions - YES You Can LEARN & TEACH Judgment Also Called ADM at this CFI Open Forum

Where: Ventura County Dept. of Airports - Upstairs

            555 Airport Way, Suite B

            Camarillo, CA 93010 

October 20, 2016

Topic: Airline Techniques for GA Pilots

Description: Learn how to apply Airline Techniques, Risk Management, Discipline, and Decision-Making to your General Aviation Flying. 

Where: William J. Fox (KWJF) Terminal Building
            4555 W Ave G
            Terminal Building
            Lancaster, CA 93536 

September 27, 2016

Topic: On Being Pilot In Command 

Description: An open forum discussion with a professional on how to be a great Pilot In Command.  Come invest some time with an expert who will offer advice and techniques that will improve your ability to safely command an airplane with confidence! The evening will prove to be both entertaining and educational. You will learn techniques on decision making, interactions with ATC, and review some accidents that resulted from a pilot NOT in command of his airplane. We will also discuss events with successful outcomes due to exemplary PIC skills.

Given by: Brian Schiff & Joseph Johnson

Where: Dallas Executive Business Center KRBD
            5303 Challenger Drive, Dallas TX 
            Business Center
            Dallas, TX 75237

Sponsored by FAAST

February 10, 2016

Topic: Airline Accidents - What Can be Learned

Given by: Brian Schiff & Barry Schiff

Where:  Camarillo, CA (CMA) Airport

Sponsored by FAAST and The Ventura County 99's

March 5, 2016 

Topic: Foreflight Advanced Course

Given by: Brian Schiff

Where: Camarillo, CA (CMA) Airport

Sponsored by FAAST and The Ventura County 99's

September 28, 2015

Topic: NextGen - An Evening Full of Schiff 

Description: An open forum discussion with a professional pilot on operating in the NextGen environment.

Given by: Brian Schiff

Where: Camarillo, CA (CMA) Airport

Sponsored by FAAST and Channel Islands Aviation

September 15, 2015

Topic: On Being Pilot In Command

Description: An open forum discussion with a professional on how to be a great Pilot In Command.  Come invest some time with an expert who will offer advice and techniques that will improve your ability to safely command an airplane with confidence! The evening will prove to be both entertaining and educational. You will learn techniques on decision making, interactions with ATC, and review some accidents that resulted from a pilot NOT in command of his airplane. We will also discuss events with successful outcomes due to exemplary PIC skills.

Given by: Brian Schiff

Where: Fullerton, CA (FUL) Airport

Sponsored by FAAST and Southern California Pilot's Assn.

April 27, 2015

Topic: What Would You Have Done?

Description: An open discussion of various in-flight predicaments.

Given by: Brian Schiff

Where: Camarillo, CA (CMA) Airport

Sponsored by FAAST

May 30, 2015

Topic: Crew Resource Management & Automation Dependency

Given by: Brian Schiff

Where: Glendale Community College Safety Standdown

Brian Schiff
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