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FIELD RULES

Revised March 2010

 

1.      ALL FLYERS MUST BE MEMBERS OF M.A.A.C.

 

2.      THE CURRENT M.A.A.C. SAFETY CODE WILL BE DEEMED AS PART OF THESE FIELD RULES.

 

3.      TRANSMITTERS

a)     ALL TRANSMITTERS MUST BE PLACED IN IMPOUND ON ARRIVAL AT FIELD

b)    WHEN THE TRANSMITTER IS REMOVED FROM THE IMPOUND A FREQUENCY PIN MUST BE PLACED ON THE APPROPRIATE FREQUENCY ON THE FREQUENCY BOARD

c)     THE TRANSMITTER MUST BE RETURNED TO THE IMPOUND WHEN NOT IN USE AND THE FREQUENCY PIN REMOVED FROM THE BOARD

d)    THE OWNER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE TRANSMITTER AND FREQUENCY PIN AT ALL TIMES - CHECK TO SEE WHO ELSE IS ON  YOUR FREQUENCY AND BE PREPARED TO SHARE IT.

 

4.      EACH PILOT WILL CONDUCT A SUCCESSFUL RADIO EQUIPMENT GROUND RANGE CHECK BEFORE THE FIRST FLIGHT OF EACH AIRCRAFT EACH DAY

 

5.      THERE WILL BE NO RUNNING OF, OR FLYING OF, COMBUSTION ENGINES PRIOR TO 10:00 AM ON SUNDAYS OR PRIOR TO 9:00 AM ON THE OTHER DAYS OF THE WEEK

 

6.      THE MAXIMUM SOUND LEVEL FOR ALL AIRCRAFT SHALL NOT EXCEED 96db. AIRCRAFT THAT EXCEED 96db SOUND LEVEL SHALL NOT BE FLOWN AT THIS AIRFIELD. 

       REFER TO TEST PROCEDURE IN LOG BOOK

 

7.      ALL AIRCRAFT IN THE PIT AND STARTUP AREA WILL BE TIED DOWN OR HELD BY PIT CREW WHILE THE ENGINE IS BEING STARTED AND RUN UP. ALL ENGINES RUN IN THE PIT AND STARTUP AREA MUST HAVE PLANE FACING AWAY FROM SPECTATORS.

 

8.      AIRCRAFT ENGINES MAY BE STARTED AND RUN UP IN THE PIT AREA BUT THE AIRCRAFT MUST BE CARRIED OUT OF THE PIT AREA TO THE RUNWAY APRON IF THE ENGINE IS RUNNING.

 

9.      AIRCRAFT ENGINES MAY BE STARTED AND RUN UP IN THE STARTUP AREA AND THE AIRCRAFT MAY BE TAXIED OUT TO THE RUNWAY.

 

10. UPON LANDING AND RETURNING TO THE PITS ALL AIRCRAFT ENGINES WILL BE SHUT DOWN AT THE SAFETY FENCE.

 

11. AFTER TAKE OFF THE INITIAL TURN IS AWAY FROM THE PIT AREA

 

12. NO FLYING OVER PIT AREA, SPECTATOR OR PARKING AREA. ALL FLYING MUST TAKE PLACE BEYOND THE OUTER EDGE OF ALL RUNWAYS EXCEPT FOR LANDINGS AND TOUCH AND GO MANEUVERS. HIGH-SPEED PASSES ARE ESPECIALLY DANGEROUS AND MUST BE PERFORMED BEYOND THE OUTER EDGE OF ALL RUNWAYS.

 

13. NECESSARY STEPS MUST BE TAKEN TO INSURE THAT FUEL IS NOT SPILLED ON THE GRASS.

 

14. CLEAN UP FIELD WHEN DONE FLYING

 

15. ANY PERSON CAUSING DAMAGE TO ANOTHER PERSONS EQUIPMENT THROUGH THE IMPROPER USE OF THE FREQUENCY BOARD, IMPOUND, OR CARELESS ACTIVITY IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE REPLACEMENT OR REPAIR OF THE OTHER PERSONS DAMAGED EQUIPMENT. IF THE TWO PARTIES ABOVE CANNOT AGREE ON THE MANNER AND/OR VALUE OF RESTITUTION, THEN THE EXECUTIVE WILL BE THE DECIDING PARTY

 

16. THE OWNER OF A DOWNED AIRCRAFT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL CROP DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE RETRIEVAL OF THE DOWNED AIRCRAFT. A MEMBER OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MUST BE NOTIFIED IMMEDIATELY OF ANY CROP DAMAGE.

 

17. CHILDREN ARE NOT PERMITTED IN THE PIT OR FLYING AREA UNLESS ACCOMPANIED BY THE PILOT OR INSTRUCTOR. UTMOST CARE WILL BE EXERCISED AT ALL TIMES TO ENSURE THE SAFETY OF THE CHILDREN AND SPECTATORS. ONLY PILOTS, INSTRUCTORS AND PILOT ASSISTANTS ARE PERMITTED IN THE PIT AREA.

 

18. NO ANIMALS ARE PERMITTED UNLESS ON A LEASH. THE OWNER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR CLEANING UP AFTER THE ANIMAL.

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