Avemco® Safety Education Tour Features New Forums at 2013 Sun n’ Fun Fly-In

AvemcoAvemco Insurance Company Vice Presidents, Marci Veronie and Michael Adams will be co-presenting two safety education forums as part of the educational tracks provided during the Sun n’ Fun Fly-In at Lakeland, Florida, April 9-14, 2013.

Their first forum, “Top Ten Aviation Insurance Myths” will be on Tuesday April 9 at 1:00pm in the CFAA Bldg, Room 4.  Attendees will discover the most pervasive myths that often keep pilots from getting the appropriate coverage for their GA aircraft and flying activities. Attendees will also learn to separate fact from fiction regarding insuring their aircraft, the “hidden treasure” of liability coverage, and the risks of flying a rented or borrowed aircraft.

Veronie and Adams will then present “Traits of Superior Pilots-An Insurance Perspective,” to be held on Wednesday April 10 at 11:00am in the CFAA Bldg, Room 7.  During this forum, based on actual Avemco insurance claims data and loss prevention research, Mike and Marci will present findings on why some pilots are less likely to have accidents and what all pilots can learn about the traits of superior pilots.

Adams will also present an FAA forum “Unique Safety Perspectives:  Findings from Avemco’s Files” on Tuesday, April 9 at 10:00am in the FAA Building.  Many mishaps are reported to the NTSB.  Many aren’t.  Mike will provide a fascinating peek into information gleaned from the files of Avemco Insurance Company. He’ll shed light on the most common causes of GA accidents across the country and perhaps assist attendees from becoming a statistic.

Veronie is Vice President of Sales and has experience in underwriting, service and sales during her 25 years with the company. At Avemco, she leads the team of direct aviation underwriters responsible for all owned and renters aircraft insurance policy products.  And she’s on the phones herself fielding the frontline calls on everything from first-time renters to multi-airplane owners.

Mike Adams is Avemco’s Vice President of Underwriting and has been with the company for over 25 years.   Adams is an instrument-rated pilot with over 750 hours.  As senior underwriting officer, his role is to determine related requirements for Avemco’s insurance policies and to help customers understand why many of these decisions are designed to help keep them safe.

The Avemco Safety Education tour is an aviation advocacy initiative that focuses on encouraging pilots to participate in relevant training for safer flying and smarter aircraft ownership. General information compiled from Avemco’s claims data will be offered to assist pilots with choices that might help avoid accidents and provide expertise about insurance that will benefit aircraft owners and renters.

Avemco Insurance Company, a leading pleasure and business general aviation insurer in the United States, has been insuring planes and pilots since 1961. Headquartered in Frederick, Maryland, Avemco is rated AA (Very Strong) by Standard & Poor's and A+ (Superior) by A. M. Best Company. Avemco has also earned prestigious recognition in the Anniversary Best Mark Program by the A.M. Best Company.  The Best Mark Program was created to distinguish insurance companies with at least a 25 year history of being rated A or higher.  For the latest rating, visit ambest.com.  Avemco is a wholly owned subsidiary of HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HCC) a leading international specialty insurance group.

Source: Avemco Insurance Company http://www.trade-a-plane.com/company-search?id=53636

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