Jul 23, 2019 6:00 PM to 8:30PM

99s 2019 Annual Aviation Appreciation Dinner

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Brian Schiff

Brian Schiff, ATP, CFI, CFII, MEI, AGI, IGI, is a captain on an Airbus 321 for a major US airline and is type-rated on the Boeing 727, 757, 767, DC-9, MD-80, Airbus 320, CL-65, LR-JET, and G-V.

Brian has flown a wide variety of aircraft and his roots are deeply planted in general aviation. Joined by American, Israeli and Jordanian pilots, he was one of two pilots on the lead plane in a fleet of 31 airplanes that flew from Israel to Jordan in "Operation Peace Flight," the historic first-ever military or civil aircraft to take off in either of these countries and land in the other.

Brian holds several flight instructor ratings and is recognized for his enthusiasm and ability to teach in way that simplifies complex procedures and concepts. He is a member of the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) and has been actively instructing since earning his flight and ground instructor certificates in 1985. In addition Brian has been an FAA-designated examiner.

Brian attended San Jose State University, and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and his Master of Science Degree in Aviation Safety from the University of Central Missouri. He regularly presents seminars about aviation safety and techniques to student and professional pilots throughout the United States.

Brian will also be giving a seminar at the AOPA Pavilion at 2 pm Thursday July 25, "The Possible Turn-Engine Failure after Takeoff in a Single Engine Airplane." He will discuss when and how to execute a safe return back to the airport when landing straight ahead is more hazardous than turning around.

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