National Check Pilot Standardization Course
All Check Pilots and Mission Check Pilots are required to attend. All current Florida Wing Check Pilot Examiners are required to attend as instructors/evaluators. Attendance is not limited to Florida area Check Pilots/Mission Check Pilots or examiners. In the event of inclement weather, the backup date will be scheduled.
The main course will begin at 0800
on Saturday, 5 May, and will consist of case studies as well as discussion on CAP
check pilot roles, FAA and CAP regulations, and current trends in aviation. All course requirements should be
completed by 1600 ET on Sunday, 6 May. Course completion and repositioning will
completed by Sunday, 6 May.
The main purpose of this course
is to ensure the highest level of aircrew professionalism and excellence in our
check pilots and, as a result, ensure the readiness and quality of our aircrew
members. We also want ensure our check pilots are "high-performing pilots who
can make the tough calls and who epitomize the higher standard our customers
demand of us”, as stated by Maj Gen Mark Smith in his memorandum of 20
When & Where5-6 May 2017
(click here) Complete Online Form No Later Than 30 March 2018
If you plan to arrive via commercial aviation, contact the project officer Lt Col Russ Reichmann at email@example.com to arrange any necessary assistance.
All aircraft attending this activity shall have, within one week prior to departure from home base, a CAPF 71 completed by the Squadron CC or Squadron SE, signed and dated. A copy of this inspection form must be presented to the receiving NCPSC staff officer upon arrival of the aircraft. Flight operations will be conducted from Lakeland, a controlled airport, A single staging area is planned for this event to be the KLAL FBO main ramp area.
Students planning to arrive by ground transportation should report directly to the school location as scheduled.
Advisory Transportation to and from such activity is not the responsibility of CAP and is provided "as available”. Transportation during the activity will NOT be provided. Privately owned vehicles (POVs) traveling to or from such activity is performed solely at the risk of the individual CAP members and their passengers.CAP assumes no right of control, liability or responsibility for such transportation (reference CAPR 77-1, Operation and Maintenance of Civil Air Patrol Vehicles, para 1-8 b.).
4360 Lakeland Park Dr
Lakeland, FL 33809
Free breakfast at the hotel.
Others - TBD
Uniform of the Day
General Courses - Any approved CAP uniform to include nomex flight suits (USAF or CAP).
Advisory The proper wear of the uniform is paramount during this in-residence school. Please take time to insure your uniform is in good serviceable condition and an accredit to you, your classmates, and the Civil Air Patrol to avoid any embarrassment. If you have any concerns or questions, refer to CAPM 39-1, CAP Uniform Manual or contact a resident adviser. A CAP polo shirt with gray slacks, flight suit or white aviator shirt with gray slacks are permissible.
Students are not permitted to use tobacco products of any kind during academic duty hours. Students are also prohibited from using tobacco at any time while in uniform. Students will use tobacco only in designated tobacco areas.
Forward all questions, comments to: Lt Col Russ Reichmann – firstname.lastname@example.org
SAFETY IS THE TOP PRIORITY
All prescribed safety and functional checklists will be used and adhered to. A safety briefing will be provided by the host unit’s safety officer. The safety briefing will include the following:
- Required ORM procedures
- Local hospital and 911 info
- Emergency plans and contact info
- Collision avoidance procedures during flight operations
- Aircraft handling and surface operations
- Local airport procedures
- NOTAMS, TFRs, and weather
- Ongoing safety evaluation
Prior to the course an ORM risk management plan will also be prepared by the host unit’s safety officer.
All aircraft attending this activity shall have, within one week prior to departure from home base, a CAPF 71, CAP Aircraft Inspection List completed by the Squadron CC or Squadron SE, signed and dated.A copy of this inspection form must be presented to the receiving NCPSC staff officer upon arrival of the aircraft.
All attendees should be safety current .