CIVIL AIR PATROL HIGH DESERT SQUADRON

High Desert Composite Squadron

MISSION PILOT PATHWAY............PILOT CERTIFICATION REQUIRMENTS

This information is provided as a guide/checklist to assist you with your training path to becoming a Mission Pilot in the High Desert Squadron. The time frame for your completion of these items can vary from 3 to 12 months, depending on how much effort you put in, and the availability of resources/educational training events.  We will support and assist you through this process, and look forward to flying with you soon.  

Mission Air Crew (including Mission Pilot):

 Basic Requirements for all CAP air crew:

  1) FEMA IS100, 200 & 700 (on- line courses and tests you take on the FEMA website;   http://training.fema.gov/IS/crslist.asp

  2) CAPT 116  on- line CAP exam;  https://www.capnhq.gov/CAP.LMS.Web/Default.aspx    ?.Go to Emergency Service module....this will get you GES certified

  3) Must have completed CAP Radio Operator Training ICUT;

https://www.capnhq.gov/CAP.LMS.Web/Default.aspx ...select ICUT from Communications Module

 

 4) Take the Aircraft Ground Handling Video course and pass;  https://www.capnhq.gov/CAP.eServices.Web/eServices.aspx, select ?Aircraft Ground Handling Training? from menu on left side of page.

  5) Safety Currency at all times. This can be accomplished by attending Squadron meetings and participation in Safety educational briefings. There are also several Safety Currency tests in e-services that you can complete to satisfy this requirement;  https://www.capnhq.gov/CAP.SafetyMMS.Web/Modules/OnlineSafetyEducation.aspx  

(go to the Elective Monthly Education Courses; take only 1 to be Safety current)

  

6) Be familiar with Regulation; CAPR 60-1 (attached)

  

Mission Transport Pilot (in addition to above)

  1) 100 or more hours as pilot in command

  2) 50 Hours cross country time as pilot in command

  3) High performance endorsement in your log book

  4) Current Form 5 check ride, FAA currency, etc.

  

Mission Pilot: (in addition to above)

A Civil Air Patrol Mission Pilot is a fully qualified and checked out pilot that is qualified to fly missions for the CAP.

  1) Must be a fully qualified Emergency Services Mission Scanner and Mission Observer*.

  2) Must have completed 175 hours as a Pilot in Command to begin the training, have completed 200 hours before taking the check ride

  3) Be trained by a current CAP Mission Pilot and complete Form 5 check-ride (Form attached)

  4) Pass a bi-annual CAP Form 91 Mission Pilot Check Ride(Form attached)

 

 STEP BY STEP TO MISSION PILOT STATUS:

1.    Complete Senior member Level 1 training in e-services

2.    Complete certified Mountain Flying Clinic within 24 months from Mission Pilot certification; (this requirement may be waived/modified at Commanders discretion) https://www.capnhq.gov/CAP.OPSQuals.Web/EmergencyServices/SQTREntry.aspx  (Also attached are some refresher study materials that will be helpful for achieving your certification (Mt Fury Search Pilot) *

3.    Hold Duty Officer position in the Squadron and be an active contributing Squadron member (this position may be Primary or Assistant and may be waived/modified at Commanders discretion) *

4.   Be a current Pilot with at least 175 hours PIC and 50 hours of cross country time.  

5.   Take and pass the GES 117, part 1, 2 & 3   https://www.capnhq.gov/CAP.LMS.Web/Default.aspx  Look in Emergency Services Module 

6.   Obtain a CAP ICUT qualification;   https://www.capnhq.gov/CAP.LMS.Web/Default.aspx ...select ICUT from Communications Module

  

7.   Mission Scanner & Observer Qualification;

    a.   Go to the CAP e-services website, download and print a Mission Scanner & Observer, Specialty Qualification Training Record (SQTR), and complete the ?Prerequisites? Section; https://www.capnhq.gov/CAP.OPSQuals.Web/EmergencyServices/SQTREntry.aspx

 

b.   Train for and complete all the Familiarization and Preparatory tasks. This can be done in either a classroom or one on one session. The trainer must be an approved Evaluator and follow the syllabus outlined in the ?Aircrew & Flightline Tasks? bluebook; http://www.nesa.cap.gov/curriculum_material/MAS/ACFLTG_-_11_Apr_05.pdf   (Scanner and Observer ?ground school? session are usually conducted once or twice a year at the Squadron level; however, you may attend ground school training at Oregon Wing or any other CAP Squadron or State, that is convenient for you. This will satisfy the requirements of 7.b. per above)

 

    c.   Train for and complete the Advanced Training portion of the SQTR. This training may be conducted during the required two mission flights. These flights may be conducted during either a Wing or Squadron training exercise with a mission number.

 

     d.   Process your completed Mission Scanner & Observer SQTR through channels and obtain Squadron designation as a Mission Scanner & Observer.

 

8.   Go to the CAP e-services website, download and print the Mission Pilot SQTR card, complete the ?Prerequisites? section.

a. Train for and complete all the Familiarization and Preparatory tasks. This can be done in either a classroom or one on one session. The trainer must be an approved Evaluator and follow the syllabus outlined in the ?Aircrew & Flightline Tasks? bluebook;http://www.nesa.cap.gov/curriculum_material/MAS/ACFLTG_-_11_Apr_05.pdfv

  b. Train for and complete the Advanced Training portion of the SQTR. This training may be done on training flights conducted in accordance with approved training syllabus, a Wing or Group SAREX with a Wing approved mission number or an actual mission.

  

9.    Fly as a Mission Pilot trainee on two missions. These must be Wing approved Missions.

10. Go to the National website, download and print a CAPF 91 checkride card (attached)

 

 11.  When your SQTR is complete,

a. go to the Stan/Eval page and select a Mission Pilot Checkpilot

b. call and schedule your form 91 checkride          

c. Report to the checkride in a CAP uniform

d. have all your FAA flying credentials including your 101 card

e. CAP ID card

f. completed Mission Pilot SQTR

g. a gridded sectional chart, no older than two years

 

 

12.     Pass the oral and checkride

13.     Submit your completed CAP Form 91 to the Stan/Eval Officer

14.     Enter all your Mission Pilot data into OPs Quals on the National website

15.      Submit copies your completed CAPF 91 and SQTR to the Wing ES Officer

16.       Provide your squadron with a copy all documentation and retain copies for your files 

17.    Before you strap on the seat belt and shoulder harness, you must "Sign the statement of understanding" listed at:  https://www.capnhq.gov/CAP.OPSQuals.Web/Pilot/Prerequisites.aspx

18.       Items with asterisk * indicate this requirement is a requisite of the High Desert Squadron, to achieve a higher standard of Aeronautical skills and Operational excellence in the squadron

 

 

LISTED BELOW ARE ALL THE TASKS AS LISTED IN E-SERVICES THAT NEED TO BE COMPLETED AND SIGNED OFF BEFORE YOU CAN FLY THE CAP AIRPLANE;

(For those of you already holding pilot certificates, there are several items listed here below, under; (Familiarization, Preparatory & Advanced Training), that can be signed off after interviewing with your Aerospace Education Evaluator)

 

 (GO TO E-SERVICES, MY OPERATIONS QUALIFICATIONS, UNDER EMERGENCY SERVICES, SELECT ENTRY VIEW WORKSHEET, THEN SELECT MISSION PILOT)

 

Achievement Training

Save

Task

Status

*Completion Date

Evaluator CAPID

Mission Number

Certificate Number

 

SAR/DR Mission Pilot - Prerequisites - No. of Required Tasks: 6

GES - General Emergency Services

ACTIVE

22 Mar 2011

MS - Mission Scanner

ACTIVE

30 Jun 2011

TMP - Transport Mission Pilot

ACTIVE

18 Aug 2012

VFR Pilot

ACTIVE

28 Aug 2012

Age Eligibility: 18 years

ACTIVE

 

 

 

PIC 175 hrs

ACTIVE

 

 

 

Commander Approval for Prerequisites - No. of Required Tasks: 1

MP - Commander Approval for Prerequisites

ACTIVE

 

 

 

SAR/DR Mission Pilot - Familiarization and Preparatory Training - No. of Required Tasks: 10

Complete Task O-2003 Grid Sectional Charts

ACTIVE

 

 

 

Complete Task O-2004 - Use a POD Table

ACTIVE

 

 

 

Complete Task O-2009 Demonstrate Air/Ground Team C...

ACTIVE

 

 

 

Complete Task O-2101 - Describe how ELT's are ...

ACTIVE

 

 

 

Complete Task P-2001 - Discuss Mission Pilot Dutie...

ACTIVE

 

 

 

Complete Task P-2002 - Discuss General CAP-Related...

ACTIVE

 

 

 

Complete Task P-2003 Discuss Type of Flights Perfo...

ACTIVE

 

 

 

Complete Task P-2004 - Discuss Security Concerns a...

ACTIVE

 

 

 

Complete Task P-2005 Discuss Mission Pilot Respons...

ACTIVE

 

 

 

Complete Task P-2028 (Discuss Crew Resource Manage...

ACTIVE

 

 

 

Commander Approval for Familiarization and Preparatory Training - No. of Required Tasks: 1

MP - Commander Approval for Familiarization and Pr...

ACTIVE

 

 

 

SAR/DR Mission Pilot - Advanced Training - No. of Required Tasks: 19

IS100 - IS-100

ACTIVE

20 Apr 2011

IS200 - IS-200

ACTIVE

29 May 2011

IS700 - IS-700

ACTIVE

20 Apr 2011

Aircraft Ground Handling - Pilot

ACTIVE

16 Apr 2011

50 hrs cross-country

ACTIVE

 

 

 

CAPT 117 ES Continuing Education Exam - Part 2

ACTIVE

 

 

 

Complete Task O-2001 - Operate the Aircraft Audio ...

ACTIVE

 

 

 

Complete Task O-2005 - Operate the Aircraft DF

ACTIVE

 

 

 

Complete Task O-2006 - Perform ELT Searches

ACTIVE

 

 

 

Complete Task O-2007 - Locate and Silence an ELT o...

ACTIVE

 

 

 

Complete Task O-2008 Complete a Mission Sortie

ACTIVE

 

 

 

Complete Task O-2102 - Demonstrate Planning and Fl...

ACTIVE

 

 

 

Complete Task O-2103 - Demonstrate Planning and Fl...

ACTIVE

 

 

 

Complete Task O-2104 - Demonstrate Planning and Fl...

ACTIVE

 

 

 

Complete Task O-2105 - Demonstrate Planning and Fl...

ACTIVE

 

 

 

Complete Task O-2106 - Plan and Command a CAP Flig...

ACTIVE

 

 

 

Complete Task O-2107 (Prepare for a Trip to a Remo...

ACTIVE

 

 

 

Complete Task P-2119 - Demonstrate how to complete...

ACTIVE

 

 

 

PIC 200 hrs

ACTIVE

 

 

 

SAR/DR Mission Pilot - Advanced Training (ICUT, ACUT OR BCUT) - No. of Required Tasks: 1

ACUT - Advanced Communications User Training

ACTIVE

15 Apr 2011

BCUT - Basic Communications User Training

ACTIVE

05 Feb 2011

ICUT - Introductory Communications User Training

ACTIVE

08 Sep 2012

SAR/DR Mission Pilot - Exercise Participation - No. of Required Tasks: 2

SAR/DR Mission Pilot Trainee Exercise # 1

 

 

 

 

SAR/DR Mission Pilot Trainee Exercise # 2

 

 

 

 

(CAPF91) Cap Mission Pilot Evaluation - No. of Required Tasks: 1

Complete CAPF 91 Check Ride

 

 

 

 

 

TASKS PER ABOVE;

http://www.nesa.cap.gov/curriculum_material/MAS/ACFLTG_-_11_Apr_05.pdf