Eagles Soaring is a friendly club based in Warm Springs, GA.
We are growing, Come Join us!
If you have at least a private pilots certificate and 500 hours pilot in command time, this is an excellent opportunity to gain more experience.
You can log hours
for free every day we operate.
The following is required to tow per our insurer. 1 500 hours pilot in command time. 2 100 hours tail wheel. 3 If you do not meet the requirements above you can be added named on the club insurance policy. It costs the club $100 to name 1 pilot or 100 pilots. 4 10 takeoffs and landings in the Pawnee. Additionally 5 Obviously a tail wheel endorsement in your logbook is required. 6 You must comply with FAR part 61.69 and part 91.309. 7 You must have logged in your logbook instruction in gliders. 8 Cockpit familiarization in the Pawnee. 9 Simulated or actual dual tows. 10 You must have logged in your logbook an endorsement for towing gliders from another qualified tow pilot. If you are interested, lets get the ball rolling. Contact one of us:
Tow Pilots Wanted Poster (PDF)
View the Soaring Safety Foundation Signals Video here
Tow Pilot Course - The SSF has joined forces with Headquarters Civil Air Patrol (CAP) to bring you an on-line Tow Pilot Course. The scope and purpose of this course is to provide standardized tow pilot training producing safe and competent tow pilots. The course is open to all in the soaring and CAP community.
Tow pilot training list (PDF) developed by the civil air patrol.
Wing Runner Course - Safe soaring operations depend upon good coordination between the glider pilot, tow pilot, and ground crew. The following pages comprise a web-based course on wingrunning--from ground handling through the actual launch of the glider.
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Last modified July 7, 2014 9:07 PM by CR