Thursday, July 19, 2018
Profile of a Commercial Flight; or How to Get from Here to There
Chuck Stagliano, Cenacolista, is a native of Tarrytown, New York, and graduated from Roanoke College in Virginia. He joined the US Navy as a Naval Aviator, and served as a squadron pilot on an aircraft carrier, on two deployments, during the Vietnam War. terwards, Chuck joined Pan Am and then Atlas Air; he flew commercial aircraft including 707, 727, A-300 Airbus and 747. Chuck retired as a 747 Captain and company instructor.
In this talk, Chuck will describe everything that goes into a commercial airline flight, including flight planning, crew coordination, weather, equipment problems, navigation, aircraft performance factors, special factors with cargo operations, and a variety of other matters, all of which combine to get a commercial aircraft safely from A to B. He will also relate a few colorful and unique experiences he had throughout his career.
Please remain seated with your seat belts fastened.
Thursday, July 26, 2018
My Life in Song
Denise Perrier has built an international reputation performing in festivals, concert halls, and jazz clubs. Born in Louisiana and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, she grew up among many of the greats of the jazz world. In her early twenties, Louis Armstrong heard her singing at the Fairmont Hotel and hired her for his Las Vegas review, beginning a long and distinguished career.
A San Francisco jazz legend for many years graces us with her incredible talent. Denise will review her career which encompasses performances all over the world and is still going strong. This is a rare opportunity to see and hear this lovely and talented woman.