FLYING OPERATIONS BRIEFING - 09:30 DAILY

 

1. MET

a. Expected weather for the day

b. Deteriorating conditions later..?

c. Cross wind limits – winch & aerotow

d. Club Check Level

2. AIRFIELD SET-UP

a. Airfield condition

b. Launch point position

c. Winch

d. Tugs

e. Rigging area

f. Supervision

g. Mass landings

h. Team roles – radio / log-keeping / launch point controller

3. TRAINING

a. Instructor / trainee allocations

b. Trial lessons

c. Early solo supervision

d. Club glider allocations

4. HAZARDS OF THE DAY

a. Local NOTAMS

b. Wind / crosswind – winch GO/NOGO or launch height limit / cloudbase / visibility / icing / rain / canopy misting / sunstroke / dehydration / fatigue / …etc

5. NON-FLYING JOBS

a. Job allocations / timing

6. QUESTIONS?

7. Safety reminder…(choose topic)

8. (At end of flying ALL gliders must be accounted for)

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