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 Instructor.  Subsequently 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. As well as the motorglider DCFI

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 on the on-line form in FreeFlight..

 

 

IN ADDITION TO THE ABOVE:

· Log all faults in the FreeFlight fault page.  

· This is the quickest way to bring faults to the attention of the CFI/Maintainence team

· Corrective action will then be taken as soon as it reasonably can be.

· Place a clear label in the cockpit stating the problem.

 

 

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