1 - Authority and Control.

a. Approval to fly tug aircraft will be issued by the Chief Tug Pilot in consultation with the CFI.

b. Approval to fly motorgliders will be issued by DCFI (motorgliders) in consultation with the CFI.

c. Licensed pilots may self certify only when approval to self certify has been granted.

d. Authorisation from Chief Tug Pilot, Deputy Chief Tug Pilot or CFI is necessary to fly tug aircraft for all non-aero-towing flights.

2 - Licences, Ratings, Certificates of Experience and Medical certificates.

a. Pilots are required to ensure that they hold a current licence, rating, medical and where necessary certificate of experience.

b. Pilots are responsible for the renewal of their licences, ratings, medical certificates and certificate of experience and must bring copies of renewals into the office for filing.

c. Pilots must bring any changes in medical status to the attention of the office and CFI.

3 – Before flight.

a. Pilots must check the serviceability of the aircraft before planning a flight, and must plan the flight taking account of the hours remaining before 50 hour check or other planned maintenance.

b. All pilots must be fully conversant with the rules of the air, relevant articles of the A.N.O. and the aircraft flight manual.

c. Pilots must ensure that they have checked the weather forecast and NOTAMS for their intended flights including Restricted Areas - Temporary  - RA(T) – and Red Arrows displays.

4 - Aircraft parked in front of the hangar.

a. There is a ‘clear lane’ in front of the hangars for vehicles.  Do not obstruct this lane.

b. Do not start or run engines in front of the hangar.

5 – Replenishment.

a. A fuel sample must be taken, stored, and recorded for the first fuel drawn on any day.

b. Fuel and oil used must be recorded in the fuel/oil record book provided by the pumps.