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o-Flights, 28 April 2019

posted Apr 16, 2019, 5:32 PM by Alisa Vural   [ updated Apr 24, 2019, 8:19 AM ]
Attention, Curtiss-Wright Cadets! Sign up HERE for a powered O-Flight out of Essex County Airport in Caldwell, NJ, meeting at Airbound Aviation, 27 Wright Way,  Fairfield, on Sunday, 28 April 2019. 

To register, complete requirements 1, 2, and 3 below and fill out the brief survey below by Thursday, April 25 at 1700.  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, including hair and grooming standards.

There is no rain date.  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.) If you have problems with your CAP email, follow the password reset instructions. If it still does not work, email 1stLt Vural.

Have your parents read the Parents Guide to Orientation Flights: https://www.gocivilairpatrol.com/programs/cadets/parents/cadet-orientation-flights


What you need to know:

1) You must have completed Aircraft Ground Handling in eServices. (Eservices > Online Learning > Learning Management >Operations)
2) You must be safety current. Check your record in eServices. If you are not safety current, complete one of the online safety modules. (Eservices > Online Learning > Learning Management > Safety: Monthly Education)
3) Prepare by reading the O-Flight Syllabus. https://www.gocivilairpatrol.com/programs/cadets/activities/cadet-flying
4) UOD: BDUs, boots. 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 on our squadron website. You can find all of this information and relevant links there. 

Questions? Email Lt. Vural (alisa.vural@njwg.cap.gov) 201.819.2219