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January 8th, 2015
Social 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 Christmas Party and Meal
Christopher Morris & Billy Risley - FAA
Chris Morris is the FAA Safety Team Program Manager (Operations). He graduated from Oklahoma State University and moved to Dallas where he worked as a FAR Part 141 Flight Instructor. During this time he also taught Flight Instructor Refresher Clinics for American Flyers. After a few years, he began flying Cessna 400 series aircraft in cargo operations out of Denton, TX. After three years, he was the Director of Training for the FAR Part 135 Operator. Around 2000, he and his wife moved to Oklahoma City where he began flying business jets, such as Cessna Citations and Hawker HS-125s. He joined the FAA in 2003. In 2009, he began teaching at the FAA Academy in Oklahoma City until 2013, when he joined the FAA Safety Team. Chris will present a demonstration on how to use FAA Safety.gov and some of its features.
Billy Risley is the FAA Safety Team Program Manager (Airworthiness). He was born and raised in Blackgum, Oklahoma, and began his aviation career as an F-15 Crew Chief with assignments through out the world. After 5 years in the Air Force, he went to work as a mechanic on various types of corporate aircraft for a large 135 charter operator in Dallas TX which led to a career in the FAA. He spent 2 years in the Dallas Flight Standards District Office before transferring to the Oklahoma City FSDO in 2005 as a Principal Maintenance Inspector and now FAA Safety Team Program Manager (Airworthiness). Billy will present a few Owner - Maintenance key points as well.
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