Cessna C172 G1000 Safety Procedures Guide

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Cessna C172 G1000 SAFETY PROCEDURES GUIDE

1. The starting, run-up, and shut-down check list will be used on every flight.

2. All pilots are required to taxi at a safe taxi speed, crawling speed on the ramp, walking speed on the taxiways.

3. The minimum safe altitudes prescribed in FAR Part 91 shall be adhered to.

4. All pilots shall maintain a constant vigilance for other aircraft while taxiing, departing, and entering high density areas. This is not to imply that you should not be vigilant at all times when operating an aircraft, but extra caution should be used in certain areas.

5. If at any time the student pilot cannot complete a solo cross-country flight because of weather or for any other reason, he/she should land at the closest suitable airport along his/her route of flight. Upon landing the airplane, he/she should call Frederick Flight Center, Inc., and ask a flight instructor for further instructions.

WEATHER MINIMUMS: (There are 3 sets of student pilot minimums as follows)

1. Local Solo Flight, in the Pattern at KFDK Only: No student pilot will be dispatched on a local solo flight in the pattern at KFDK unless the current weather is, and the forecast weather is to remain as listed below:

Ceiling2000 feet
Visibility4 miles
Winds*10 kts or less

2. Local Solo Flight in the Designated FFC Practice Area: No student pilot will be dispatched on a local solo flight to/from the FFC practice area unless the current weather is, and the forecast weather is to remain as listed below until the student's ETA:

Ceiling3000 feet
Visibility4 miles
Winds*10 kts or less
Crosswind component*5 kts or less

3. Solo Cross-Country Flight: No student pilot will be dispatched on a solo cross-country flight unless the current weather is, and the forecast weather is to remain as listed below for the estimated time enroute (ETE) plus one hour after estimated time of arrival (ETA):

Ceiling5000 feet
Visibility5 miles
Winds*10 kts or less
Crosswind component*5 kts or less

* = May be waived by the Student Pilot's Flight Instructor.

NOTE 1. No dual VFR flight or solo VFR flight for a pilot with a private pilot certificate or higher will be dispatched unless the VFR weather meets or exceeds the VFR weather minimum prescribed in FAR Part 91.

NOTE 2. No IFR training flight will be dispatched if the current weather or the forecast weather is less than that prescribed for an IFR approach and landing at Frederick Airport.

NIGHT FLIGHT:

1. Student pilot solo cross-country flights are to terminate at Frederick Airport at least one half hour before official sunset.

2. Student pilots will not remain over night unless an emergency occurs enroute.

3. Aircraft will not be dispatched to student pilots for solo flight for the period of one hour before sunset to sunrise.

4. All student pilots on local solo training flights shall return to the aircraft tie-down by sunset.

5. No pilot will be dispatched in an aircraft for night flight unless he/she meets the recent experience requirements of FAR 61.57 and holds a Private Pilot Certificate or higher.

6. No pilot will be dispatched in an aircraft for night flight if the current weather is less than a 5000 foot ceiling and 5 miles visibility, unless that pilot holds an instrument rating.

DISPATCHING OF AIRCRAFT:

1. No aircraft will be dispatched to a student in an FAR 141-approved course at Frederick Flight Center, Inc., for the purpose of training in that course without the permission of the student's instructor or permission of the Chief or Assistant Chief Flight Instructor.

2. Students and instructors that are forced to land at an airport other than the intended destination, or are forced to land off an airport, will contact the Chief or Assistant Chief Flight Instructor as soon as possible after landing.

LANDINGS:

1. No student pilot will land an airplane in solo...
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