Schedule (subject to change)

Checkrides will not be scheduled over clinic activities.  Contact us ahead of time if you expect to be checkride-ready.

CLINIC REFRESHMENT FEE: $50 (water, snacks, pizza night, sandwich lunch and BBQ dinner)

  • Fee is for primary attendees only, guest wives/husbands/girlfriends/boyfriends are free

Thursday, April 27

  • All Day - Optional early arrivals
  • All Day - Ad-hoc practice flights, assessments or checkrides (by prior arrangement)

Friday, April 28

  • All Day - Arrivals - be on field and securing your aircraft no later than 1600
  • All Day - Ad-hoc practice flights, demos, assessments or checkrides (by prior arrangement)
  • 1300-1700 - Mandatory clinic check-in/shirts/waivers/refreshment fees paid at reception table in Terminal
  • 1500-1730 - Hotel check-in
  • 1600 - All practice flights concluded and debriefed
  • 1800 - OFFICIAL START OF CLINIC @ the HAMPTON meeting room
              
    Ground School
    (MANDATORY FOR ALL, DON'T BE LATE), pizza dinner

Saturday, April 29

  • 0700 - Round 1 schedule posted in Terminal
  • 0700 - Preflight and fuel
  • 0730 - General safety brief in Terminal
  • 0800 - Round 1 assigned flights and demo rides brief/launch
  • 1000 - DEADLINE to Opt-OUT for Round 2 on whiteboard in Terminal
  • 1015 - Round 2 schedule posted in Terminal
  • 1030 - Round 2 assigned flights brief/launch
  • 1200 - Lunch arrives at Terminal
  • 1230 - DEADLINE to Opt-OUT for Round 3 on whiteboard in Terminal
  • 1245 - Round 3 schedule posted in Terminal
  • 1330 - Round 3 assigned flights brief/launch
  • 1530 - DEADLINE to Opt-IN for Round 4 on whiteboard in Terminal
  • 1545 - Round 4 schedule posted in Terminal
  • 1600 - Round 4 assigned flights brief/launch
  • 1700-1730 - Cars and vans depart Terminal for Sierra Sky Park (E79)
  • 1700-1800 - Solo pilots fly to E79
  • 1700-1800 - Flights self-organize, brief, launch and land at E79
  • 1800 - Slick's BBQ begins
  • 1900 - DEADLINE to Opt-IN for All-Up pilots & passengers (signup on whiteboard at Slick's)
  • 2000-2100 - Transient aircraft return to Madera (MAE)

Sunday, April 30

  • All Day - Departures
  • 0700 - Preflight and fuel
  • 0730 - General safety brief in Terminal
  • 0800 - All-Up briefing in Terminal
  • 0900 - All-Up launch
  • 1030 - All-Up debrief in Terminal
  • 1130 - Ad-hoc practice flight planning

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