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o-Flights: 3 Dec 2017

posted Nov 29, 2017, 7:41 PM by Alisa Vural   [ updated Nov 29, 2017, 8:01 PM ]
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, 3 December 2017. 

The spots are limited to 6, so first-come, first-served. SIGN UP BY THURSDAY, 30 Nov at 1800. After that, any spots left available will be offered to other cadets in Group 221.

To register, complete requirements 1, 2, and 3 below and fill out the brief survey HERE by TOMORROW, 30 Nov 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.) If you have problems with your CAP email, follow the password reset instructions. If it still does not work, email Lt. Vural.

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 (here!) on our squadron website. You can find all of this information and relevant links here. 

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