4 - FLYING OF CLUB AIRCRAFT

1 – All solo pilots including IFP and BI (not assistant, full or FI rated instructors)

All pilots meet the BGA medical standard for glider pilots

All flights must be conducted with the approval of the team leader, DCFI or CFI

All pilots when converting to a new type must receive a check flight by an authorised instructor, a thorough briefing and have their log book annotated.

An understanding of the aircraft flight manual

All flights must be conducted taking account of the flying conditions as stated:-

 

Poor visibility

Drizzle / low cloudbase

Canopy misting / icing

Any conditions near the limits of flying

Within official daylight hours

Within the placard limits

Annual refresher flights and in currency ( see section 11b)

 

11b – Annual refresher

 

This is mandatory for flying club aircraft for all pilots not holding an instructor rating or at the CFI’s discretion.

The flight/s may be carried out by a Full Cat, DCFI or CFI.

The contents of the annual refresher flight/s will be at the discretion of the instructor.

The instructor will annotate the pilots log book as ‘annual refresher completed’

Aifield Brief

Flying Ops

Gliders

Club Aircraft

Check System

Ground Ops

Instructing

Fault Reporting

Radio Use

Ground Vehicles

Mutual Flying

Expeditions

Syndicates

XCountry

Motor Gliding

Power Flying

Child Protection

Launch Point Ops

Winch

Go/No go

EMERGENCY

Cable on Road

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