The 2019 Distinguished Speaker Series of the Idaho Aviation Association Treasure Valley Chapter offers IAA members two incredible opportunities to experience and learn from remarkable aviation educators. Join us on the evenings of June 11th and July 1st for two powerful evenings that will make you a better aviator.
June 11, 2019 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
HillCrest Country Club
4610 HillCrest Drive Boise, Idaho 83705
Casual dress – 5:30-6:30pm Social Hour - Appetizers and Cash Bar
6:30-8:00pm Distinguished Speaker Presentation
Suggested Donation: $5-$10 per attendee to defray food cost.
Do not need to be an IAA member to attend
Amy Hoover, PHD, CFII Award Winning CFII, Author, BackCountry Pilot and Aviation Professor
Amy Hoover learned to fly in Salmon 30 years ago and has experience as an air taxi pilot and backcountry instructor with more than 7,000 hours of flight time, 2/3rd's of it in the Idaho backcountry. She was an original co-founder of McCall Mountain/Canyon Flying Seminars and is the primary author of the new book Mountain, Canyon, and Backcountry Flying. She has a Ph.D. in Education, is an Aviation Professor at Central Washington University, and owns Canyon Flying. She gives presentations around the country on backcountry flying, human factors, and flight safety.
Surviving the Unexpected: Human Factors of a Mid-Air Collision
Join us for a captivating presentation as Amy Hoover shares her personal story of how attitude and training helped her to land successfully and facilitate her own rescue after her airplane was disabled in a mid-air collision over a remote mountainous area. She will share strategies to help mitigate risk in such an event, and what pilots might experience after surviving a traumatic event. WINGS Accredited.