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A lot of good work has been achieved lately to improve our Ground Operations Training and to clarify standard operating procedures for ground handling and the safe use of airfield equipment.
It has been decided that to consolidate this work, it would be best to bring the information together on this new web page on the BFGC.co.uk site.
Please make sure you read the information here carefully and check back regularly for updates!
Ground Operations Training
We have recently acquired an airfield support 4x4
Safety Notes on driving the L200 4x4
4x4 Operating NotesPlacard
4x4 DI NotesPlacard
Use of the ClubBrushcutter
Use of the Brushcutter
The Winch Daily Inspections
Recent changes have been made to the Daily Inspection required for the winch. Please familiarise yourself with the information here before using either winch in future.
Explanation of the changes by the Winchmaster.
The revised Winch DI Checklist.
And some final words of wisdom from our CSO.
Guidance on Cable Inspection
Before each day’s flying, the winch driver must inspect the cables, but what should he be looking for? Click the document on the right for guidance.
Guidance on Cable Disciplines
Some wise words from the Winchmaster regarding cable-handling discipline.
All winch drivers, please click and read.