CHANGE LOG

 

Significant changes from Operations Manual dated August 10, 2000.

Section Change Description
4.3.2 A comment was added to reflect the club's insurance requirements in regaining currency.
4.4.4 Modified to reflect the new insurance requirements for the Arrow and Comanche.
4.4.4.1 Reflects the new insurance requirements for the Arrow.
4.4.4.2 Reflects the new insurance requirements for the Comanche.
4.4.5 Modified to ensure current insurance requirements always take precedence.
8.12.2 Recommended oil level for the Comanche changed to 9 quarts.
12.3.1 Removed share price from text.
12.3.4 Modified to reflect that statements are due and payable upon receipt.
12.3.6.3 Modified to reflect new share value of $1750 (April Special Meeting).
12.3.6.4 Modified to differentiate between share value and membership fee.
14.3.1 Modified to differentiate between share value and membership fee.
14.3.2 Modified to differentiate between share value and membership fee.
14.5 Removed "Members Only" username and password from document.
Appx.A Modified to reflect changes recommended by the safety officer and club instructors.
Appx.B Replaced with instructions for Internet scheduling system.

 

Significant changes from Operations Manual dated December 18, 2001.

Section Change Description
4.4.1.1 Added to address requirement for written review for retractable gear aircraft.
5.2.1 Added to address documentation required at time of checkride.
5.2.2 Added to address CFI discretion for written review for retractable gear aircraft on annual checkride.
Appx.A Modified to reflect changes recommended by the safety officer and board of directors.

 

Significant changes from Operations Manual dated January 7, 2003.

Section Change Description
3.1.1 3.1 CURRENCY REQUIREMENTS changed to 3.1.1 Club Currency under this section.
3.1.2 Added to address CFI experience requirements.
4.3.5 4.4.4 Special Insurance Requirements updated with new insurance requirements and moved to 4.3 CURRENCY as 4.3.5 Insurance Experience Requirements.
4.3.5.3 Added Insurance Experience Requirements for Certified Flight Instructors and member responsibility to ensure a selected instructor is insurance qualified.
4.3.6 4.4.5 Current Insurance Requirements moved to 4.3 CURRENCY as 4.3.6 Current Insurance Experience Requirements.
5.3.3 AOPA Online Courses included as alternative to attending a safety seminar.
10.2.2 Updated with new $2,500 hull insurance deductible.
12.3.8 Associate membership removed from 12.3.6 Termination of Stock Ownership and renamed to 12.3.8 Associate Membership. Onetime associate membership fee increased to $150 from $75.
13.5 Treasurer's credit changed from $100 to $150 as approved at the February 23, 2003 board meeting.
13.5 Maintenance officer credit changed from $100 to $150 as approved at the February 23, 2003 board meeting.
Appx.A Modified to reflect insurance changes.

 

Significant changes from Operations Manual dated January 14, 2005.

Section Change Description
2.3 2.3 INSTRUMENT TRAINING amended to make it the responsibility of a member to verify a non-member CFII meets insurance requirements.
3.1 Rewritten to define the role of board-approved flight instructors, define the requirements for board approval and amend annual checkride requirements to maintain board approval.
4.3.1 Removed club currency requirements specific to the Arrow and Comanche.
4.3.5.1 Amended to reflect current Arrow insurance requirements.
4.3.5.2 Amended to reflect current Comanche insurance requirements.
4.3.5.3 Amended to reflect current CFI insurance requirements.
4.4.2 Renumbered to 4.4.3 Checkout Procedure.
4.4.3 Renumbered to 4.4.4 Minimum Checkout Time.
4.4.4.1 Deleted and rewritten as 4.4.2 Written Reviews covering any written review required by the board.
5.2.1 Amended to include additional documentation required for club checkrides.
5.5 Modified requirements specific to the Arrow and Comanche to requirements pertaining to high-performance and complex aircraft.
10.2.2 Revised with new insurance deductible limits.
Appx.A Modified to reflect insurance changes.

 

Significant changes from Operations Manual dated March 28, 2006.

Section Change Description
4.3.5.1 Amended to reflect current Skylane insurance requirements.
5.1 5.1 POLICY amended to extend the annual checkride period from November 1st to March 1st.
Appx.A Modified to reflect insurance changes.

 

Significant changes from Operations Manual dated September 25, 2007.

Section Change Description
4.3.5.1 Amended to reflect pilot requirements in the Comanche and Skylane.
4.2 Renamed to INITIAL AIRCRAFT CHECKOUT
4.4 4.4 INITIAL CHECKOUTS deleted and combined under 4.2 INITIAL AIRCRAFT CHECKOUT
Appx.A Modified to reflect pilot requirements.

 

Significant changes from Operations Manual dated December 23, 2008.

The entire Operations Manual was revised. Most of the changes were cosmetic or better clarified existing policies. Areas containing significant changes, which modified the previous policy, are stated below.

Section Change Description
1.0 Renamed from MISSION to GENERAL and a paragraph added to allow email as a form of written notification.
2.2 Allows a member seeking primary flight instruction to request inactive status if no Board-approved instructors are available to conduct the training.
2.3 Added a requirement for a member to notify the operations and safety officers if a non-Board approved instructor is being used for advanced training.
6.8 Rewritten to specify the maximum number of reservations allowed on the reservation system.
6.9 Rewritten to specify the maximum length of a reservation (formerly 6.8).  Sections 6.9 and 6.10 renumbered to 6.10 and 6.11 respectively.
7.0 Rewritten to cover all International flights. 7.3 added to define the Mexico policy.
8.1 Modified to reflect the Skylane.
8.8.3 Modified to show Cutter as the fuel provider at Deer Valley.
8.12 Rewritten to reflect current policy on oil use and specify level for the Skylane.
12.3.2 Completely rewritten to clarify the procedure for filling out the flight invoice.
12.3.6.5 Added to define the process to be followed in completing a member termination.
12.3.7.4 Modified to state that an inactive member must pay any outstanding share assessment prior to being returned to active status.

 

Significant changes from Operations Manual dated October 27, 2009.

The entire Operations Manual was revised. Most of the changes were cosmetic or better clarified existing policies. Areas containing significant changes, which modified the previous policy, are stated below.

Section Change Description
1.4 Added the definition of “mail”
2.1 Moved existing language to 4.1 as it was more applicable to currency then amended for flight instruction.
2.3 Clarified PIC responsibility for flight training
3.4 Renamed from ANNUAL CHECKRIDE to ANNUAL INSTRUCTOR REQUIREMENTS
3.7 Inserted as Guest Instructors
4.2 Removed redundant reference to Checkride form and therefore modified the to make reference to 3.5 CHECKRIDE FORM.
4.3.3 Renamed title for consistency from 4.3.3 Currency in non-Phoenix Flyers Aircraft to 4.3.3 Currency in non-Club Aircraft
4.3.5 Renamed title from 4.3.5 Insurance and/or Board-Approved Experience Requirements to 4.3.5 Experience Requirements.
5.2.1 Replaced the term BFR with Flight Review.
5.3.1 Changed ‘attend a minimum of two (2) safety seminars’ to ‘complete a minimum of two (2) safety seminars’.
5.3.2 Modified to reflect 2010 name change of the AOPA Air Safety Foundation to Air Safety Institute (ASI), a division of the AOPA Foundation; replaced additional reference to AOPA with ASI.
5.3.3 Changed Biennial Flight Review to Flight Review.
5.5 Modified annual checkride requirements to promote safe operations in both the Skylane and Comanche recommended by the safety officer and club instructors.
5.8 Expanded content to include checkride theme or focus area topic
5.9 Removed redundant reference to Checkride form and therefore modified the to make reference to 3.5 CHECKRIDE FORM.
6.9 Added to reflect a member shall not schedule concurrent reservations in order to have extended consecutive days.
7 Inserted 7.1 AUTHORIZATION LETTER to specify the need for a letter authorizing the use of aircraft for international flight. Sections 7.1 thru 7.3 renumbered to 7.2 thru 7.4 respectively.
8.2.1 Expanded content to include reporting and handling of an aircraft-grounding event.
8.2.2 Removed reference to the lock-box.
8.5 Rewritten to specify additional acceptable means of approval for out-of-town maintenance. Added notification to treasurer that approval was given.
8.6.2 Inserted as Ground Handling; renumbered
8.6.4 Removed reference to the lock-box; added special note for usage of the Comanche gust lock
8.7 Renamed from CLEANING AIRCRAFT to POST-FLIGHT AIRCRAFT CLEANING. Enhanced to include post-flight aircraft care requirements.
8.8.2 Added requirement for member to print name on fuel receipt.
8.8.3 Updated the Cutter Fuel hours of operation. Added requirement for member to print name on fuel receipt.
8.9 Added requirement to notify maintenance officer or Board member in addition to documenting on flight ticket and squawk log.
8.12 Renamed from AIRCRAFT OIL to AIRCRAFT ENGINE OIL; reordered sub-sections
8.12.1 Removed reference to the lock-box.
8.12.2 Added recommended method for checking engine oil.
9 Expanded to include, 9.2 GENERAL ENGINE OPERATING RULES, 9.3 POWER SETTINGS, 9.4 ENGINE TEMPERATURE MANAGEMENT, 9.5 MIXTURE LEANING, 9.6 ENGINE PREHEAT
10.2.1 Clarify member responsibility to notify the Board for events less than accident.
10.2.2 Amended to reflect current insurance deductible rates for not-in-motion and in-motion accidents.
10.8 was expanded to include awareness for proper fuel planning and in-flight fuel management.
10.11 Inserted for awareness of Mountain Flying and Density Altitude.
12.3.3 Renamed from Gas Receipts to Fuel Receipts; created sub-sections for Domestic and International
12.3.3.3 Inserted for fuel receipts on account at DVT and CHD FBOs; also describes handling of receipts.
12.3.5 Increased delinquencies threshold from $250.00 to $2500.00; replaced two-year delinquency probation with language to permit involuntary termination after an account is six months in arrears.
12.3.9 Inserted for Abandoned Memberships.
13.3 Increased the member recruiting credit from $50 to $100.
Appx.C Reformatted Appx.C to include all aircraft and removed reference to subsequent Appendices D-F; modified N493JL empty weight and ARM after installation of 3-blade prop.

 

Significant changes from Operations Manual dated December 18, 2012.

Section Change Description
5.1 All Club members must receive an annual standardized checkride from a Board-approved instructor every 12 calendar months in accordance with §5.5 below to remain Club current.
5.5 A separate annual checkride is required for each Club complex or high-performance make and model aircraft in which a member has completed an initial checkout. Any complex or high-performance checkride will satisfy the checkride requirement for any “standard” (non-complex or non-high-performance) aircraft in which a member has completed an initial checkout. Club members not checked out in either a Club complex or high-performance aircraft must complete the annual checkride in any standard Club aircraft in which they have had an initial checkout

 

Significant changes from Operations Manual dated June 2015.

Section Change Description
8.4 Changed Landing on Dirt Strips to be prohibited; paved/hard surfaces only per Oct 2015 Board decision.


 

Significant changes from Operations Manual dated October 2015.

Section Change Description
Appendix A Modified Appendix A Check ride form language to direct members to the website’s document library for the effective form.