8 - FAULT REPORTING

a) Vehicles

If you are entitled to fix it and are capable of fixing it…..fix it.

If you cannot fix it:  - Immediately inform the Duty Instructor.

The Duty Instructor will handle any problems reported. If in doubt, place a large, clear label in the vehicle reading ‘UNSERVICEABLE’, noting the fault. 

b) Gliders

If, and only if, you are qualified to fix it and are capable of fixing it:…..fix it.

Make a full record of the work done in the Glider Maintenance File using the appropriate Fault Rectification Worksheets and associated paperwork to construct a Workpack. Immediately inform the Duty Instructor.  Subsequently inform the Technical Officer.

If you cannot fix it: 

Record the problem fully in the DI book, and immediately inform the Duty InstructorSubsequently inform the Technical Officer or a glider inspector.

c) Motor Gliders

Report the fault to engineering verbally to fully discuss the symptoms.

Report the fault to the Duty Instructor and/or an engineer.

Record the fault in the Motor Glider Log.

Leave a large, clear label in the cockpit stating the fault.

d) Tugs

Report the fault to engineering verbally to fully discuss the symptoms.

Report the fault to the Duty Instructor and/or engineer.

Record the fault in the aircraft Technical Log.

 

Text Box: IN ADDITION TO THE ABOVE:
Log all faults in the ‘FAULT LOG’ in the office.  
This is the quickest way to bring faults to the attention of the Manager. 
Corrective action will then be taken as soon as it reasonably can be.
Place a clear label in the cockpit stating the problem.

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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