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Soaring Expo

Soaring Expo

Time: Saturday, March 17, 2012 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Event Type: Special Event

Location: Side Gallery

The member clubs of the Seattle Glider Council again present a glimpse into the fascinating world of silent flight at Soaring Expo 2012 during the weekend of March 17-18. Full-size gliders and radio-controlled gliders will be on display. Lectures, movies and glider flight simulators are offered all weekend. Representatives of local soaring and RC glider clubs will be on-hand to answer questions for anyone interested in the sport of soaring or becoming a glider pilot. Clubs include Evergreen Soaring and Puget Sound Soaring. The event is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, and is free with admission to the Museum.

Lectures:
March 17
11 a.m. - "Emergency Bailout Procedures and Survival Equipment for Pilots,” by Alan Silver. Silver has served as the chairman of the Parachute Industry Association (PIA) Rigging Committee, a worldwide organization that represents the parachute industry. He has made over 3200 parachute jumps as a sport and professional skydiver.

2 p.m. - “Oroville's Aviators, Cloyd and Audrey Artman,” by Linda Chism.