CAP Glider Program

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CAP Glider Program

  1. 1. Hanscom Composite Squadron Civil Air Patrol Glider Program
  2. 2. Soaring• Beautiful scenery• Tranquillity• Challenge• Achievement 2
  3. 3. Overview• Open to senior members as well as cadets• Conducts Cadet O-Flights and academies• Operates April through September• Operates from Erwin, PA and Spfld, VT 3
  4. 4. Beyond O-Flights• Senior member primary instruction!• New flying opportunities • Tow pilot/High Performance sign off • Private & Commercial glider/CFIG 4
  5. 5. Equipment• Gliders • Schweitzer 2-33 • Blanik L-23• Tow plane • Maule MT-7-235 5
  6. 6. 6
  7. 7. Glider as Primary PPL• Be at least 14 to solo• 10 hours TT in glider• 20 flights minimum•2 hours solo• Pass written exam and checkride 7
  8. 8. PPL Add-On•3 hours PIC in glider• 10 solo flights• CFIG sign off• DPE checkride• No written exam 8
  9. 9. Tow Pilot Qualifications• 500 Hours PIC, 250 in ASEL/ASES• Qualified IAW 14 CFR 61.69 • 100 hours in category/class/type • Logbook endorsement for tow plane ops • 3 Tows as PIC simulated or actual with another tow pilot present • 3 actual/simulated tows or 3 flights in gliders in last 12 months 9
  10. 10. NER Gliders• NER Glider CoE website• Assembly weekend photos 10

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