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Old November 29th 07, 08:33 PM posted to rec.aviation.soaring
James C. Garrison
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Default Mid Atlantic FIRC

Shenadoah Valley Soaring is Sponsoring A
SSF - Flight Instructor Refresher Clinic
Location -- Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.

For information please see our website - www.svsoar.org
Click on SVS Home for the information...
-- Information for the Charlottesville FIR Clinic --

Date - Saturday January 12 and Sunday, January 13, 2008
Times - Approximately 8AM to 5 PM Saturday and Sunday.
Location - Charlottesville, Virginia
Clinic will be presented by Rich Carlson (and possibly other
Fee - $150.00 for the clinic payable to the Soaring Safety Foundation.
Fee includes lectures, handouts and food at breaks both days.

Attendees are responsible for paying for lodging and other meals
(Lunch and Dinners)

Hotel Information -- The Clinic will be held in a meeting room at the
Courtyard Marriott University / Medical Center. The Address is 1201
West Main Street, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903. Hotel Phone is -

Hotel Website is -

Interactive Map to hotel is --

A block of Rooms will be avialable at the special rate of $99.00 per
night Ask for the -- "FIRC rooms" These rooms will be held until
December 31, 2007

Other hotels within 1 block of the Marriott.

Red Roof Inn -- 1309 West Main Street, Charlottesville, VA, 22903
Phone: (434) 295-4333 Fax: (434) 295-2021

Hampton Inn -- Hampton Inn & Suites - At The University
900 West Main Street, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Phone: (434) 923-8600 | Fax: (434) 923-8601

The major goals of the Soaring Safety Foundation include:

* Reducing the accident rate in soaring
* Increasing pilot awareness of soaring safety issues
* Disseminating training information and material

For More information, please see -- http://www.soaringsafety.org/

For Glider Certified Flight Instructors - Here is a convienent
opportunity to renew Your CFIG Certificate - The SSF provides U.S.
glider flight instructors the ability to renew their FAA flight
instructor certificate in a class tailored to the need of glider pilots
and students.

Unless otherwise noted all clinics will have the same time scheulde.
Classes will start at 8:00 AM both on Saturday on Sunday. See the Soaring
Safey foundation's web site about the content of these clinics ---

SSF FIRC's are open to any and all glider pilots who are interesed in
learning more about the art of Soaring. You do not need to be a flight
instructor to attend an SSF FIRC. We welcome all glider pilots who wish
to take advantage of this educational opportunity.
.................................................. ......

Other Things to do in Charlottesville....

Home to the University of Virginia, Charlottesville is an attractive
tourist destination. Your family may wish to come with you to the
Flight Instructors Revalidation Clinic to take advantage of the
University or other area attractions.

University of Virginia - http://www.virginia.edu/
Uva Athletic Events - http://www.virginiasports.com/
Things to do at the University - http://www.virginia.edu/thingstodo/

Charlottesville Attractions and the Downtown Mall -- http://www.charlottesville.org/Index.aspx?page=177
Ice Skating -- http://www.icepark.com/
Skiing at Wintergreen - http://www.wintergreenresort.com/ski_and_ride/
Resturants - http://www.10best.com/Charlottesville/index.html
.................................................. ............

Local Contact - The FIRC clinic will be coordinated by the local contact
listed below.

SVS member - Jim Garrison
Work Phone - 434-924-5618, Home phone 434-978-1299
email - jcg8w at virginia.edu


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