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|FLORIDA AERO CLUB
FALL STATE FLY-IN
OCT 28-30, 2016
Safety Seminar: Hospitality Room 10AM
State Vice President
Dr. John Sciarrino AME
Medical Reform updates
Human Behavior During an Emergency
Saturday Night Dinner/Banquet
Guest Speaker Captain Luis Vireilha
Captain Luis Vireilha is a “Magna cum Laude” graduate of a Master of Aeronautical
Science program from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach,
Florida, USA, 1983. He took specific training in aviation accident investigation and
prevention practices, techniques, and procedures and since 1990 he has
specialized in the field of accident prevention.
He started his flying career in 1971 with the Portuguese Air force and has over
21,700 flight hours of which over 17,300 are in command. His experience of
international jet flight operations started in 1976 as a Flight Engineer with
TransBrasil Airlines on the Boeing 727. In 1979 he joined Lloyd Aereo Boliviano as a
B-727 First Officer, operating from the highest runways in the world.
From 1980 through 1983, he owned and operated as Chief Flight Instructor, Airline
Pilot Training Center in Miami, Florida. This Center trained ab-initio pilots to
Commercial level with instrument multi-engine ratings, and flight instructors.
He joined Continental Airlines/United Airlines in 1983, having flown as a Captain
since 1986 on the following aircraft: B777, B747, DC10, B767, B757, B727, B737 &
DC9-80. He also holds ratings in seaplanes, helicopters and gliders.
Operational areas: North Pole, N & S Pacific, Asia, Middle & Far East, N & S
America, Caribbean, Europe & Eurasia.
He has retired from Continental Airlines / United Airlines and now continues his
safety work teaching the seminar Managing Emergencies and working as an
aviation consultant in the safety field.
He has also been a guest commentator on CNN and other TV stations and radio
shows on major airline accidents.
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