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         CONVENTION & FLY-IN
                                           a Record-Breaking Success
                   Among the highlights:
• Piper is investing facilities upgrades as well as exploring
• The Aviall parts contract expires next year. Piper is considering other vendors;
 new manufacturing technologies, including 3-D printing;
• Piper will deliver integrated checklists for all M350, M500 and M600 by yearend at no charge;
• Garmin has agreed to undertake the STC for NXi solution for the first G1000 aircraft, the M500, which will be available in 2019;
• Service Bulletin 1332 for the M600 was announced, which replaces rivets in the forward pressure bulkhead. The company is providing two additional years of warranty for those affected;
• A question regarding windshield replacement costs and functionality testing resulted in MMOPA offering to survey its members regarding their experiences.
The Fred Hyman Memorial Lecture featuring NTSB investigator Roger Cox discussed loss of control accidents and why they continue to occur. Among the reasons he suggested are underestimating the threat, ineffective recurrent training and failure to recognize indicators
that a LOC event is imminent. He recommended to the audience to address the problem head-on with training, understanding our individual cognitive limitations and
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