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26 Nov 2017 (Sunday) Orientation Flights

posted Nov 24, 2017, 12:19 PM by Alisa Vural   [ updated Nov 28, 2017, 11:47 AM ]
Note that flights were cancelled due to weather. We will reschedule.

Attention, Curtiss-Wright Cadets! 

Sign up NOW for a powered O-Flight out of Essex County Airport in Caldwell, NJ, meeting at Airbound Aviation, 27 Wright Way,  Fairfield, THIS Sunday, 26 November 2017. 

The spots are limited to 6, so first-come, first-served. 

To register, complete requirements 1, 2, and 3 below and fill out the brief survey HERE by 25 November 2017 at 1800.  Your membership must be current and you must have the complete BDU/ABU uniform and be able to wear it within CAPM 39-1 regulations.

There is no rain date, so hope for fine weather.  Flight cancellation due to weather will be sent via email, so be CERTAIN you check your email. (You should be checking your CAP email daily.) 

Have your parents read the Parents Guide to Orientation Flights https://www.capmembers.com/media/cms/OFlight_Fact_Sheet_for_Parents_BCB31A5D62382.pdf


What you need to know:

1) You must have completed Aircraft Ground Handling in eServices.
2) You must be safety current. Check your record in eServices. If you are not safety current, complete one of the online safety modules.
3) Prepare by reading the O-Flight Syllabus. https://www.capmembers.com/media/cms/P052_007_9F576CAE3B358.pdf
4) UOD: BDUs, boots. Dress warmly with layers under your BDUs and bring a jacket. 
5) Arrive 15 minutes before your flight.
6) Bring with you: your CAPID, a gallon ziplock bag, a snack and water. Keep a complete CAPF 161 in the right pocket of your BDUs. CAPF 161 https://www.capmembers.com/media/cms/CAPF_161_4277E3691FD61.pdf
7) Your parents should not leave you until you have gone up with the pilot. Your parents should return to the airport half an hour before your flight is scheduled to end.

After signing up you will be redirected to the Announcements page our our squadron website. You can find all of this information and relevant links there. 

Questions? Email Lt. Vural (alisa.vural@njwg.cap.gov)