Eagles Soaring is a friendly club based in Warm Springs, GA.
If you have at least a private pilots certificate and (100-500 hours - TBD) pilot in command time, this is an excellent opportunity to gain more experience.
You can log hours
for free every day we operate.
Tow Pilot Requirements
FAR part 61.69 Glider and unpowered ultralight vehicle towing: Experience and training requirements.
FAR part 91.309 Towing: Gliders
Tow Pilots Wanted Poster (PDF)
American Soaring Signals PDF summary
View the Soaring Safety Foundation Signals Video here and on their site you can find Ground Signals, and Airborne Signals.
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 December 1, 2018 8:00 PM by CR