Site Specific Rules and Procedures

CVF SITE SPECIFIC PROCEDURES                                                                                        Revised 04/17/2019


    Mandatory Procedures:


 1) IN CASE OF FIRE: Alert everyone at the field of the situation; extinguish the fire only if safety permits.

    Call 911 (Field location: ¼ mile on unpaved road past the gate at the north end of Academy Drive)

     Coordinates: 34° 11' 53" N, 118° 56' 32” W                           

 2) No smoking on field premises.

 3) A fire extinguisher, Walkie-Talkies and shovel must be available in the pit area.

 4) No flying is allowed when weather red flag warnings are in effect.

 5) In the event of a crash, the pilot must throttle back immediately to reduce fire danger.

 6) No taxiing toward the pit area.

 7) Flying must be in accordance with the current AMA National Safety Code.

 8) All pilots must stay behind the protective barrier during normal flying.

 9) The last person to leave the field must insure that club equipment is LOCKED in the storage bin and the field gate is LOCKED.

10) Free flight, control-line or turbine-powered planes are not allowed to be flown at the field.

11) LiPo battery charging at the field must be done with the battery enclosed in a fireproof container.

12) All hand launched aircraft will be launched at the ends of the runway.

13) Once a flyer verbally declares an emergency landing that flyer has priority on the runway. The flyer must verbally state “EMERGENCY”so other can hear them

  CVF SITE SPECIFIC PROCEDURES                                                                                        Revised 04/17/2019


         Recommended Procedures:


 1)   When a plane is down, available club members at the field should cease all other operations and assist in the recovery as necessary.

2)   Pilots should communicate their intentions (coming out, on the runway, landing, clear of runway, etc.) to all other flying pilots.

3)   Normal landings should be made on the runway, its apron or extensions - not in the brush.

4)    All aircrafts  should be inspected after each flight.  Batteries should be cool enough to be held tightly in the hand.

5)   Batteries that are swollen after cooling should not be used at the field.

6)   Before maiden flight and before the first flight after modification to the power system (e.g. motor, battery, ESC), aircraft should be tested prior to flying at the field to ensure the power system operates properly.

7)   After radio equipment modification, a range check should be conducted in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations.

8)   Beware of snakes. In Case of Snakebite: Remain calm and call 911.

9) Flyers operating on 72 MHz should display the frequency on their antenna and pin their membership cards to the frequency board on the frequency they are flying.

10) The field should not be used when driving the access road causes ruts.

11) Carry transmitters so as the thumb prevents open throttle.

12) Helicopters should fly on the helicopter pad, Can use main runway when no fixed wing Aircraft are flying

 ALL club members are responsible for insuring safe flying procedures are followed.


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