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Kissimmee Gateway Airport to Host Two AOPA Seminars

Post Date:07/15/2016

Kissimmee Gateway Airport will be hosting two Pilot Seminars over the next 90 days. Both Seminars will be conducted by Jamie Beckett, the You Can Fly Ambassador to Florida for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), a not for profit organization devoted to safety, education, and advocacy for the general aviation community.

The first seminar, ‘How to Form and Operate a Flying Club’, will be held on Saturday August 27th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Participation is limited to 30 people. The seminar is presented in conjunction with ‘Kiss the Sky Flying Club’, a start-up flying club based in Kissimmee. The seminar will take place at 401 Dyer Boulevard, in the Kissimmee Gateway Airport Administration Building. To pre-register click here:

https://ww2.eventrebels.com/er/Registration/StepRegInfo.jsp?ActivityID=17839&StepNumber=1

The second event is an ‘AOPA Rusty Pilots Seminar’, scheduled for Saturday, October 22nd at 9:00 a.m. As the title implies, the seminar is for any certificated pilot who is no longer current and needs a good refresher as part of their flight review. Each participant who completes the seminar will receive a logbook endorsement for the ground portion of their flight review. Attendees may also schedule flights to complete their flight review, on site. This seminar will be held at Sunstate Aviation, 3008 Patrick Street, off of Thacker Avenue in Kissimmee. To pre-register click here:

https://ww2.eventrebels.com/er/Registration/StepRegInfo.jsp?ActivityID=17794&StepNumber=1&inf_contact_key=81db6ddab12debbf522e9ecde1c84af9ce4445b863b8c52eb85986f01c1f9e8f

For more information on either event, please contact: Jamie Beckett, AOPA Ambassador, at 863-224-2133 or email jamie.beckett@aopa.org.

About AOPA
AOPA is the largest aviation community in the world, with hundreds of thousands of pilots, spanning 75 countries. The AOPA team operates out of offices in Frederick, Maryland, Washington, DC, and Wichita, Kansas, and exists to protect and to grow the privilege of general aviation through educating the public, preparing resources and training materials to pilots and advocating for aviation within government agencies.

About Sunstate Aviation
SunState Aviation was founded in the Spring of 2002 when President and co-founder Steve Graham saw a need for a quality flight training center which would both serve the needs of local student pilots as well as being a prime location for an Accelerated Flight Training Center. Starting with one airplane and 500 square feet of rented space, SunState Aviation is now home to a 16,000 square foot state of the art training center and a large fleet of quality training aircraft and is America’s premier Accelerated Flight Training Center.

About Kissimmee Gateway Airport
Owned and operated by the City of Kissimmee, the Kissimmee Gateway Airport is located just eight miles from Walt Disney World and 10 miles from the Orlando-Orange County Convention Center. The airport accommodates general aviation air service 24 hours a day with two paved airport runways. For more information, please visit www.KissimmeeAirport.com.

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