Silver Wings Open House KVNY 7/15/06 + WINGS

Greetings All!

Silver Wings, a Cirrus Standardized Training Center, invites all to see our new office and our fleet of pristine Cirrus Rentals. Our Open House will be held on Saturday July 15th from 9 AM until 4 PM. We’ll start the morning at 9 AM with an FAA WINGS Seminar on transitioning to the Cirrus aircraft follwed by our rental fleet static display from 10 AM until 4 PM. A limited number of Cirrus Demo Flights will be available.

For details, visit our website at or see below.


Event Details:

Sat. 07/15/06 - 9AM Fast, Glass & Sass: Now You Can Fly an Advanced Aircraft

Title “Fast, Glass and Sass: Now You Can Fly a Technically Advanced Aircraft (TAA)”
Topic An exciting introduction to Technically Advanced Aircraft.
Date and Time: Saturday, July 15, 2006, starting at 9:00 am
Speaker(s) Gene Hudson, MCFI, CFII, MEI, ASC, 2006 National Aviation Safety Counselor of the Year
Brief Description: An overview of the glass-cockpit revolution as it is now in evidence in light single-engine aircraft. Several new aircraft will be available on the ramp with ground power for static displays and in-cockpit technology demonstrations after the lecture.

Location of Event:
Synchro Building
7701 Woodley Ave.
Ste. 109
Van Nuys, CA 91406

Directions to Venue: Exit 405 @ Roscoe; go west; turn left (south) on Woodley; entrance to Synchro is on right just before Saticoy street; go in thru gate; enter building (large WW2 hangar) on left.

Contact Information Gene Hudson
Phone: (818) 355-7072

Full Description: Learn from Master Instructor and 2006 National Aviation Safety Counselor of the Year Gene Hudson as he takes you through the technology, displays and features of the new glass cockpit aircraft. See how the micro electronic machine systems (MEMS) technology has revolutionized the light aircraft cockpit (gone are the round guages, vacuum pump, etc.) See how this revolution is changing the way we think, learn and fly.

Some of the things covered include:

MEMS technology
AHARS (Attitude and Heading Reference System)
Air Data Computers (your E6B is obsolete!)
Magnetometers (never reset your heading indicator again!)
Primary Flight Displays
Multi-Function Displays
Coupled Autopilots
Dual redundant electrical systems (and no vacuum pump!)
In-flight satellite weather, in text and graphics
On-screen instrument charts
On-screen checklists
Traffic Avoidance Systems
Terrain Awareness Warning Systems
Scenario-based training
Cockpit management in technically-advanced aircraft

Sponsored by Silver Wings, a Cirrus Standardized Training Center

Sat. 07/15/06 - OPEN HOUSE

Come see our new location and our aircraft!
Date: July 15, 2006
Time: 10 AM through 4 PM
Location: Silver Wings
7701 Woodley Ave #109
Van Nuys, CA 91406

The aircraft will be on display on the Synchro Ramp.

Cirrus Sales Rep Leifur Thoradson will be conducting a limited number of demonstration flights for interested buyers. Please contact Leifur at 310-398-5430 to arrange.

All are welcome!

For any questions, please call Bridgette at 818-974-2359.

Missed your Open Bridgette. Will you be having one in August?
I need to get a transition feel for the glass panel and from tailwheels to the SR22.