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 Aerobatic Pilot Patty Wagstaff to Keynote NTSB “Safety Road Show” at Oshkosh

The National Transportation Safety Board will host a “safety road show” at EAA AirVenture 2018 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, highlighting the prevention of in-flight loss of control.

More general aviation pilots and passengers die from accidents involving loss of control than any other single cause.

WHAT: A panel of industry and government general aviation safety experts will discuss loss-of-control causes, prevention strategies and solutions, and NTSB air safety investigators and medical officers will present accident case studies.

WHEN: Tuesday, July 24, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CDT

WHERE: Wittman Airport Forum Building 6

WHO:    Patty Wagstaff, U.S. and International Aerobatic Champion Aviator

  • NTSB Chairman Robert Sumwalt
  • NTSB Board Member Earl Weener
  • Tim LeBaron, NTSB, Deputy Director for Regional Operations
  • Sean Elliott, EAA, Vice President, Advocacy and Safety
  • Richard McSpadden, AOPA Air Safety Institute, Executive Director
  • Corey Stephens, FAA, Accident Investigation and Prevention
  • Jim Higgins, University of North Dakota, Educator
  • Dr. Nicholas Webster, NTSB, Medical Officer
  • Pam Sullivan, NTSB, Senior Air Safety Investigator
  • Mike Folkerts, NTSB, Air Safety Investigator
  • Dan Bass, General Aviation Pilot

The NTSB will have a booth in the Federal Pavilion. Other NTSB presentations during Oshkosh are listed here.

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