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San Bernardino Squadron - Apr 1992

San Bernardino Squadron - Apr 1992

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Civil Air Patrol - California Wing
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It
is
a
good
thing
earncaution
by
themisfo
f
others,~
th1~
O~OQO~~O
IOP~lAir
Patrol
~"fir"'IllSIfSll'ICE
BernardinoSeniorSquadron
5
States
Air
ForceAuxilliary.CivilAirPatrol
March
A-1
USAF-AutborizedReimbursableMissions
7.2
Hours
8-10CAP
Form
5
andFo
91
flightchecks
14
Hours
C-1
TraininglProficiencyFlights
2.2
Hours
Other
9.5
Hours
TOTALHOURS:20.3
Volume
1,
Number
6y
MAl
Jeff
Oierbel,
Co.mudu
TheAllUnitCommanders
Call
on
4
AprinFresnohighlightedseverainitiativesunderwayinCAWG.The
purpose
oftheinitiatives
is
toimprovethewedobusinessateverylevelTheinitiativesare
focused
inthreeareas:missionalerting,missionbasavailability,andmanagementinformation
systems.
Thegoalinthe
I
firstare(OPERATION
ALERT)
istogetEVERYBODYthewordaboutthestartofmission
AS
FAST
AS
POSSmLE.This
is
apretty
tall
order,butoneareawberthere
is
plentyof
room
forimprovement.Emphasis
is
ontelecommunicatiotelepbonesand
pagers.
astheprimarysystemwithradiosasanimportant
secon
means,Theobjectiveofthesecondarea(OPERATION
HOME
BASE)isestablishtum
key
missionbaseswheretheequipment
is
alreadyinplaceand
I
personnelhavebeentrainedtooperatethe
base.
Thiswouldenablealocalmissiobase
team
towalk
in,
tumthelightson,andbereadytogowithonlyminorsetup.Ultimately,CAWGbopestohaveaHOMEBASEineverysquadronwiththene
term
goalofatleastoneineachgroup.Thefinalimprovementsarefocused
0
managementinformation
systems,
Thebottomlinehere
is
electronicdatabasesan
data
automation.Eventually,thegoalisforeachunittohave
8
personalcomputethatcankeepallpertinentinfoonthemembershipandcommunicatewithamastesystematHQCAWGviamodem.ThesystemwouldimproveCAWG'sabilitymanageandcoordinateitsvastresources
(cootiouetion
pasr:
.1)
6y2LT
Roy
Kilipt
Excerpts
(romanaircraftaccidentreport:","probablecauseofaccidentInadequatepreflightaction
by
thepilosubsequentenginefailureduetofuelcontamination..,"Aspilotsandair-crewoneoftheoftenmoremundaneyetabsolutelyvital
tasks
weperformisthepreflighinspection.While
we
areallcognizantoftheimportanceofthisfunction,repetitionandtheneedtogetintheaiquicklyduetomissionpressures,anIFRdeparturetime,
etc.
cancauseustobelessvigilantthanisproperorsafe.Whileeveryaspectofaproperpreflightisimportant,Iwouldlike
to
focusprimarilyoncheckingforfuelcontaminationProbablythemostcommoncontaminationproblemiswater.Watercangainaccessthroughcondensationinsideth
tank,
leakingfuelcapsandthroughthefuel
itself.
Theresultsofthis
type
ofcontaminationcanbepowerIoss/enginfailurewhentheaircrafttriestobumthewaterordilutedfuelor,incasesoffreezingweather,fuelstarvationbecausthewaterturned
to
icerestrictingthefuelflow.DuringourrecentverydampstaticdisplayatNortonAFBI
was
bledrainelevenfullwatersamplesfromthelefttankonourcorporateaircraftbeforeIstarted
to
getdefinitefuel1toothesamplesbecausetheaircraftbadbeeninaprettysteadydrizzJeforapproximately15boursandwebad
t
yereplacedaleaIcingfuelcap.Iwasexpectingtofindwater,butI
was
impressed
by
bowmuchwebad.Oneaspectfthexperiencegavemepause.WhenIdrainedthefirstsample,)did
38
wealldoandlookedatthecolor,then
100
edfoallYtell-talebubbles
in
thebottomofthesample.Thelightwasnt
great
andthesample
was
asclearasabellTheonproblem
was
that
therewasnoavgasinthesample.IfIwerescrambling
to
getairborneforanearlymorningdeparturoranightELTmission,wouldIhavenoticedthatthecolorwasnotquiterightorwouldIhaveletmyselfseewhathaveseenthousandsoftimesbefore.that
light,
almostinvisibleblue?
(a:mbiJued
00
pa&e
4)
"Squadron5News'Page
#1
April992
 
6.1'L7r::
Oick
Ht:lhu6
My
observationsthismonthdealwithbasicAiTrafficControl
(ATC)
communicationprocedures.
k
anevaluator,
I
endtolistenalittlemoreclosely
to
the
radicommunlcadons
by
thepilots
I
fly
with.
As
youmow,radiocommunication
is
aspecificitemforevaluationonthe
CAP
Form
5
checkride,
Fundamental
knowledgeoftheairspacestructure,basicradiocommunication
phraseology
andthe
pilo
controllerglossaryisessentialforsafeandefficientuse
0
theATC
system.
Basicinformationontheseitems
is
contained
in
theAirman'sInformationManualAdditionalexcellentinformationaboutairspaceand
A
communicationproceduresfortheVFRpilotiscontainedinasafetypampbletprepared
by
theAOPAAir
Sac;
Foundation,entitled
"Basic
ATeCommunication
Procedures,"
Copiesofthis
pamphlet
bavebeenpasseout
to
thepilotsintheSquadron.
If
youdonotbaveacopy,
see
me.Istronglyrecommendthatevery
pilo
reviewthispamphletbeforetheirnenflightSometime,really
listen
to
whatyoubearonthUNICOMfrequencyatRedlandsoratanyothuncontrolledairportwbereyou
happen
tobetieddown.
It
isusuallyeasierforus
to
recognizeimpropproceduresif
we
are
not
personally
involvedinth
activil}'.
Manytimes
I
bavebeardthefoUowinterminologyusedon
the
initialcalltoRedlanUNICOM:"Redlandsradio,""Redlandstower,""Redlands
control,"
etc.Redlands
DOES
NOT
HAVB
aradiooratoweroracontrol-RedlandsonlybasaUNICOM.Foradiochecksoradvisories,caU"RedlandsUNICOM"
't
announceyourintentionsandtrafficpatternposition,
us
"Redlandstraffic."Thesequenceofyourtransmissionsbouldbe
(1)
wboyouare
calling,
(2)wboyouare,and(3)yourrequestorintentions.
EXAMPLES:
"Redlands
UN
ICOM,thisisSkylane
9353F..,10
milessoutheastofRedlands,requeslanding
advisory,"
OR:"Redlandstraffic,thisisSkylan
93538
onrightdownwindfor
runway
26.
Redlands."
Beforeyoutalkontheradiobesureyoutransmitterselector
switch
issettotheproperradio.Takeacoupleofsecondsandthinkofwhatyouaregoingtosaybeforepressingthemiebutton.
Listenfirs
tobesurethefrequencyis
clear
beforeyoutransmitPusbthebuttonandsaywhatyouhavetosayinaclea
and
concisemanner.Thengelofftheair-simpleasthad~members
of
oneofthebestCAP.
search
andrescuesquadrons
in
the
Wing.
let's
show
ouprofessionalismandsettheexample
by
aJways
usingth
correct
radiocommunicationprocedures.Makeyoutransmissionsclearandusetherecommendedterminology.Letthere
be
nodoubtastoyourrequest'Squadron5
News'
orintentionswhenyoucallUNlCOMorannounceyopatternpositiontoothertraffic.Ifwhatwedo
is
corre
others
will
recognizeitandfollowourexample.Remember.There
are
somedifferences
betwe
FAA
andCAPradiocommunicationprocedures.
If
yoarenotsurewbattheyare,refer
to
CAPM
100-1
0
attendoneoftheCAPCommunicationclassesfor
refresher
onproper
CAP
proceduresandterminology.
6.1'CUp/Mil
Tim
Spiller
We,asmembers
of
Squadron
5
oftheCivil
Ai
Patrolareabodyworkingtogetherwithourmajorgoalofservingotherswhoareintrouble.Countlesshoursarespentinlearningthe
best
possiblemeansofbeing
0
assistance.
Each
ofushavea
responsibility
toserve
n
matterwhetherwehaveoneormoreresponsibilitiesinthesquadron.We
are
united
in
oureffortswithouindividualskillstodothebestjobpossible.If
we
donofoUowthroughtherecanbedisaster.Inthefirst
book
oftheCorinthiansCbapter12,verses
14-22
and
24-26,
wefindthewriter
dealing
withthis
Ye[}'
thingintheChurch.
"Yes,
the
body
basmany
parts,
notjustonepart.So
if
thefoot
says,
'I
amnotapart
0
the
body
because
I
amnot
a
band,'thatdoesn'tmakeianylesspartofthe
body.
Andwhatwouldyouthink.youbeardtheear
say,
'I'mnotpartofthe
body
becauseI'm
only
anearandnotaneye,then
bow
wouldyoubear?'Orifyourwbolebodywereonebigear,bcouldyousmellanything,butthatisnotthe
way
Godbasmade
us.
Hebasmademaoypartsforourbodiesandbplacedeachpartjustwherebewantsittobe.
If
thewbolebodywereonlyonepart,
it
reallywouldn't
be
abodyat
all.
So
hebasmadethebodywithmanyparts,but
still
thereisonlyone
body.
The
eye
can
never
say
totheband,
'I
don'tneedyou'thebeadcan'tsaytotheband,'Idon'tneedyou,'onthe
contrary,the
partsthamayseemweakerareveryessentialforthebody'sfunctioning.Soyou
see
Godbasput
the
bodytogether
in
sucbawaythat
esrrahonor
andcaremust
be
giventothosepartsthatmightotherwiseseemlessimportant
CeJ.JIfiJlIIN
01/
1J18f:
J
MISSI~f3S(),"E()~El
"TheLost
&
Found"
.JJ
belpyou
search
forthatlong-lostfriend,relative
0
issiog
10\Ie.Ournationwide,computerized
database
0
ublierecordscanhelpyoulocatesomeoneinaslittleeminutes(withtherightinformation).
(714)
335-1325
Vlse/Mastercardaccepted
Page#2April992
 
Thismakesfor
happiness
amongtheparts,so
th
partsbavethesamecareforeachotherLbattheydofothemselvesforjfonepartsuffers,allthepartssufferwith
it,
andifone
part
ishonoredaUpartsare
glad,"
Thisisan
esample
forusinSquadron
5.
We
a
to
use
our
talents
tomakeitsuccessfuland
effecti\le
working
together
towardacommongoal,
that
of
makin
eachmissiononethatwecan
say
wewereproud
to
bea
part.~
wework.
to
improveourstillswemustremembethatitisnotonlyforourselvesbut
for
thewholSquadron.
Our
verylivesdependuponourskillsandwilliognesswithwIlicbweeztendforthecommon
good
0
those
whomare
dependingupon
us.
MayGod
grant
to
eacbofus
the
knowledge
tha
weareaUmemberswithinthe
body
ofthe
CAP.,
eawiththeiruniquetalentsand
skills
to
be
used
to
dooupart
to
thebestofourabilities.Wemustremember
we
arejoinedtogetherfor
Oil!
purposeandthatistocome
to
theaidofthosewho
are
itrouble.
My
prayeris
that
we
as
CAP.
membershavethawarenessthatweareinrealityGod'shandsextendedthoseindesperateneed.including
109
squadrons
and
25
corporateaircraft.Facsimiletransmissionalsocomesintothepictureasatoimprovethe
communicationsand
administrationprocesses.Thescopeofeachoftheseinitiativesunderscoresafundamentalpremise
in
Civil
AirPatrol-
me
SUCCCS80
everyorganizationinCAWGfromtheHeadquarterstosquadronsdepeods
00
theparticipationandcontributions
0
eachmember.Much
bardwork
goes
intorunniogCAPa
everylevelinCalifornia.
Everybody
canfindsometbJngthdon'tLite
in
CAWGorthesquadron.Butitsalso
true
Lba
everybody
can
dosomething
to
improvethesituation.
Each
of
us
hasideas
and
opiniODJonwhattodo.After
that
itakestimeandworktoinvestigateoptionsandimpJemenchanges.Yourchallenge
is
to
do
whatyoucan
to
mak
CAP
agreaterasset
to
the
community.
EVERY
BITHELPS!
Squadron
5
meetsthe
firalthree
Tuesdays
ofevery~onthatNorton
AFB,
Building
534.
For
Iurther
nformationcall
714-795-1076
or
714-335-9435.
"Squadron5News'
Page
#3
by
fLTNul'
RobiNOI
Do
youknowthedifferencesbetween
FAR'
and
AIM?
FAR'sare
resuJat/ons
and
are
Ie
bindingTheinformationinthe
AlM
isnotbindingbu
couldbe
coveredunder
another
statute.
Wbi
questionsbelowareFAR'sorAIM?
L
Youmust
fly
2,000
feetAGLabovethehighespointinaNationalWildernessArea.
(FAR
orAIM?)
2.
Atanuncontrolledairportyoumust
fly
Ibdesignatedtrafficpattern.(FARorAIM?)
3.When
flyingbelow
3,000
feetAGL,use
VF
cruisingaltitudes.(FARorAIM?)4.ItisthePIC'sresponsibilitytoseeandavoid.
(F
orAIM?)
S.
Atuncontrolledairportsradiocontactistobemadbeforelanding.(FARorAIM?)
6.
ATISshould
be
obtainedbeforecontactinggrouecontroL(FARorAIM?)
7.
FlyingbelowtheglideslopeatacontroUedairport.notacceptable.(FARorAIM?)
8.
Theplane'smagnetic
compass
basmalfunctioned.Canyoulegally
fly
theplaneVFR?(YesorNo)
9.
Cana
private
pilotoperateanairplaneatnighwithouta
landing
light?(YesorNo)
10.
TheP1Cisresponsibleforensuringallpassengershavetheirsafetybeltsfastened.(FARorAIM)
1.
AIM.
1-6{6
2.
AJM;
l..5:l.I
.l
FAR,JI1.1JJl~FAR,JI1.J/.J.
.r
AIM;
U
f
AIM.
1-12
7.
FAR.JlIJ2JU11
FAR,
JlI.3lJM
Jl
FAR,
JlI.2129
y~fa
FAR,
JlIJDa
By
Klt1I«:tIKe.uc;
AD-
FOIf:JeNefW
It
mightseemunusual
to
comeacrossyounadultsranging
between
13and18yearsofagewbmow,orevenhaveanideaof,whattheywant
to
dofortherestoftheirlives.Butsucbisthecasefor
ma
membersofthe
Civil
AirPatrolcadetprogram,
which
allowsthecadetsachancetofostertheirinterests
in
all
areas
of
aviation,
TheCivilAirPatrol
is
avolunteer,non-profitorganization.AJthougbit
is
well
mown
foprovidingemergencyservicesandsupportingaerospaeducation,itscadetprogram
is
attheforefrontwhen
I
comestoexposingAmerica'syouthtoaviation.
aJDtiou«!
on~.(
April1992

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