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~ FIELD SAFETY RULES ~
1. All AMA and Piedmont Aeromodelers Inc safety rules must be obeyed.
No member may fly without a current
AMA card, current IMAA card & current Piedmont Aeromodelers Inc Membership
No alcoholic beverages, firearms,
model rockets or explosive devices are allowed at the flying field.
Guest or perspective members may not
fly without an AMA card and must be escorted by a member in good standing. Host
member is responsible for guests flying ability before being released to fly on
their own. Guests are limited to three flying sessions per year.
A Flyer in possession of a frequency
pin has the only legal transmitter on the field for that frequency.
No motors or engines shall be operated behind the spectator fence.
Pilots will fly from the designated
pilot stations. No more than five
aircraft in the air at any time.
No aircraft shall fly behind the flight line, over the pit area or
over/near Hayfield road.
The flight pattern will be a left hand pattern (LEFT to RIGHT) unless the wind
direction dictates otherwise.
Call out of take-off and landing approaches is required. Give warnings to
other pilot when present. All Pilots
shall be clear of the runway during take-off, low passes and touch-and-goes.
Low passes to be made on outside edge of the runway when there are other
pilots on the flight line.
Other than dead stick landing, all landings and take-offs will be
parallel to the active runway. No hand launching from the pit area.
No taking off from the pit area.
All aircraft must be held securely by a mechanical device or a qualified
helper during engine start up and radio check, regardless of power source.
All persons learning to fly must fly with the assistance of an
experienced pilot until they are judged competent to fly on their own by one of
the club instructors.
Children under 6 years old are only allowed on the flight line as a pilot or
while under flight instruction.
All pets will be on a leash. No pets in pit area or on the flight line.
Should a crash occur, remove all debris from the field.
the flying field cleaner than it was when you arrived**
READ, UNDERSTAND and OBEY the AMA &
Piedmont Aeromodelers Inc Safety Rules. At points where you do not understand
the rules, policies and procedures, you should seek and receive an explanation
so that you do understand the rules, policies and procedures.