Field Rules and Flight Guidelines
- 1. All fliers using this field must possess a valid, current AMA license and present it on demand of any CARDS member.
- 2. Flight operations at this field are to start no earlier than 9:00 AM and end at dusk. (Noise should be kept to a minimum.)
- 3. When not in use, all transmitters are to be placed on the impound board, with the antenna collapsed and the transmitter switched off.
- 4. Transmitters are not to be turned on without the corresponding frequency clip clipped to the transmitter antenna. (Spread Spectrum type radios included.)
- 5. When a transmitter is removed from the impound board, place your club membership card in the corresponding frequency pocket. In the cases where the flier is a guest, his/her AMA card is to be placed in the frequency pocket.
- 6. Only those directly involved are allowed in the flight area.
- 7. If an engine is to be run extensively, it is to be done in the southeast corner of the field.
- 8. For members to fly alone, he/she must have earned their wings. All students must have an instructor present when flying.
- 9. FLYING OVER THE PIT AREA OR PARKING AREA IS STRICTLY FORBIDDEN.
- 10. All club members are responsible for removing their own trash. (Take pride in a clean field.)
- 11. All fliers must follow the pattern if more than one plane is in the air, with any aerobatic or 3-D flying conducted along the north edge of the field.
- 12. All take-offs, landings, and flight operations must be conducted at least 60 feet from the pit fence.
- 13. All fliers must yield right-of-way to any plane that has a dead engine. All others must clear the landing area immediately.
Pilots attempting an engine-out landing should loudly announce "DEAD STICK".
- 14. CARDS members are responsible for guests they bring to the field. A member may have up to two flynig guests per visit, and each guest may have up to three visits before they are requested to join the club.
- 15. SITUATIONS NOT COVERED BY THESE RULES MUST BE SETTLED BY THOSE CONCERNED. IF THE SITUATION CANNOT BE RESOLVED, IT SHOULD BE BROUGHT TO THE ATTENTION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS. THEY WILL TAKE THE NECESSARY ACTIONS TO CORRECT THE SITUATION.
Common sense and courtesy must prevail at all times. Remember, safety is no accident, it's everybody's responsibility.