BuiltWithNOF

CHRISTCHURCH AND DISTRICT MODEL FLYING CLUB

BMFA  AFFILIATION NUMBER 2581

List 1 – Before leaving home

List 2 – On arrival at the flying site

  • Models airworthy
  • Tx set up for all models
  • Flight box/Tool box
  • Batteries charged
  • Suitable clothing & footwear
  • Food & Drinks
  • Mobile phone
  • First Aid kit
  • Parking restrictions
  • Contact other flyers
  • Pit area
  • Frequency control
  • Flight line / pilot box
  • Safe flying areas
  • No fly areas
  • Landing procedures and area

List 3 – Before leaving the pits

List 4 – Before EACH flight

  • Airframe secure
  • Radio equipment secure
  • Control linkages
  • Tx range check
  • Tx memory set for the plane you wish to fly
  • All controls operating in correct sense
  • Join pilot line
  • All controls operating in correct sense
  • Check wind direction
  • Clear of other fliers
  • Landing area clear
  • Call “TAKE OFF” or “LAUNCHING” (Other pilots should respond before you fly)

List 5 – Ending EACH flight

List 6 – On arrival home

  • Check landing area
  • Call “LANDING”
  • Leave Tx  on the flight line and call “RETRIEVING”
  • Airframe damage
  • Radio equipment secure
  • Control linkages
  • If finished flying then disconnect the battery, switch off Rx and then the TX
  • Check for any damage
  • Charge batteries
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