Orientation Flights

Glider Cadet Orientation Flights

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The cadet orientation flight program shares with cadets the thrill of flying.  Glider orientation flights are available for cadets as scheduled and announced. To participate, members must be in good standing, and safety current (including Intro to Safety).  
 
You must sign-up at the squadron to participate.  It is highly recommend that members complete the on-line Wing Runner course available at: http://www.soaringsafety.org/school/wingrunner/toc.htm.  Uniform: PT (athletic shorts/pants, squadron T-shirt or plain black T-shirt, sneakers).  Sign-in at 0800 sharp.  MUST BRING:  CAP ID, two completed CAP Form 161 (new emergency contact form), CAP Form 32 (permission form signed), hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and hydration gear filled with water.  Also bring $5.00 for lunch or pack a brown bag lunch.  Recommend bring folding chair and camera.  Parents are welcomed to stay and observe.  Driving to/from activity is member responsibility.  Car pooling encouraged. Advanced registration is required. Senior Members are needed as well.  Participants must also review the CAP Glider Briefing.


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The cadet orientation flight program shares with cadets the thrill of flying. Every CAP cadet under age 18 is eligible for five flights in a powered aircraft (usually a single-engine Cessna), five flights in a glider aircraft, and an unlimited number of backseat flights when conditions allow.  Cadets must be current members who have completed OPSEC and  Intro to Safety, are safety current, and also have completed the Aircraft Ground Handling on-line safety course (video and exam) within the last two years of the orientation flight date.  To complete the Aircraft Ground Handling course on-line, log into eServices > Safety Management System >Aircraft Ground Handling.  

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