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AIF for Airplanes and Balloons

Last Updated on 1 Oct 18.

Release Notes:  The AIF Layout document now specifically allows local commands to insert a pocket holder for gas credit card, instructions, and pen/pencil.  References to ORM and ORM files have been replaced with new terminology (e.g., pre-flight risk assessment) and the filenames revised appropriatelyThe mission symbol list has been extensively revised for FY19.  Numerous codes have been deleted, added, and modified.  Careful attention will be required during use until familiarity with the new codes has been achieved.  Based on evaluation of CAP Mishap Data and FY18 risk scores, several changes have been made to the Pre-flight Risk Assessment (WMIRS and paper-based).  The VFR/IFR factors have been combined into a single row called Departure & Arrival Weather.  Levels of VFR are no longer risk assessed.  The Thunderstorm, Icing, and Turbulence factors have also been combined into a single “Enroute Conditions” factor.  The FAA RCAM factor has been removed; however, runway conditions can be addressed in the free text area when applicable.  Within the PIC currency factor, the descriptors have been changed to provide additional information on low currency pilots.  Significant points are assessed for pilots who have not flown in category/class in more than 180 days.  The Heat Index and Wind Chill charts on the paper RAW have been adjusted to match the algorithms used in the eRelease tool.  Finally, Bird Strike has been added as a new factor.  The Pre-flight Risk Assessment Instructions document provides additional information on bird strike risk assessment.  All AIF changes should be incorporated by 31 Oct 18.

Required Forms Furnished By National HQ

(Download a zip file containing all the NHQ provided AIF content by clicking here.)

Outside Front Cover - Configuration/Inspection

Inside Front Cover - Aircraft Grounded Placard

Front Sleeve (Face) - Table of Contents

Front Sleeve (Rear) - Administrative Preflight Checklist

Document 1 - AIF Layout (updated)

Document 2 - Current Version of Contents (updated)

Tab #1

Aircraft Flight Time Log 1

Aircraft Flight Time Log 2 (updated)

Aircraft Flight Time Log 3A

Aircraft Flight Time Log 3B

Tab #2

Equipment/Inspection/Document Requirements

Removal of RCOM-100

Tab #3

VOR Test Record & Fire Extinguisher Inspection

Tab #6

Density Altitude Chart

Tab #10

Pre-flight Risk Assessment Instructions (updated)

Pre-flight Risk Assessment Worksheet (updated)

ARCHER Log (for ARCHER-equipped GA8 aircraft only)


Last Page - Crosswind Chart

Outside Back Cover - Loose / Removable Equipment

Data Required To Be Furnished By Local Wing or Unit

Tab #4

Aircraft-specific V speeds

Photocopy from POH checklist or Engine STC

Tab #5

Aircraft-specific Weight and Balance data

Photocopy of latest A/C Weight/Balance documents

Tab #6

Aircraft-specific Cruise Performance data

Photocopy from POH or Engine Handbook

Tab #7

Aircraft-specific equipment instructions

Tab #8

Wing/Region CAP Radio Channel Info

Tab #9

CAPR 70-1, 62-2 and additional CAP Regulations, as needed

Tab #11

Unit/Wing/Region CAPR 62-2 Supplement

Unit/Wing/Region Mishap Notification Procedures

Tab #12

Unit/Wing/Region Maintenance Authorization Procedures

Tab #13

Unit/Wing/Region Specific Items

Tab #14

Local Procedures Specific to the Local Area

Inside Back Cover

Non-member Flight Release (CAPF 9)

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