Updated: Feb 2
Join Doug Patterson from the Southern Club on Thursday 3 February to learn about radio etiquette, get your ARO practical assessment signed off, and learn about one of the best flights of the season!
Date: Thursday 3 February
Time: 6pm onwards
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6pm - Aviation Radio Operator (ARO) Rating sign-offs
Doug has kindly offered to help those who would like to get signed-off for the practical component of the ARO rating.
To be ready for the practical assessment >
Study the ARO technical manual (NZHGPA TM01 Radio - Apr 17.pdf) found on the NZHGPA website www.nzhgpa.org.nz/members/opmforms
If you are able to before the event >
Contact the administrator for access to the online ARO theory examination email@example.com
Take the theory exam
Bring your theory exam certificate & airband radio (if you have them) to the event
Full info on obtaining the ARO Rating can be found here > https://member.nzhgpa.org.nz/page-18130
**PLEASE BRING $10 CASH IF YOU WISH TO COMPLETE THE PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT**
7pm - "Magic Friday" XC Flight Debrief
Hear Doug share his flight from the 'Best Day of the Season'.
Doug flew the highest scoring flight on Friday 13 January, covering a 125km FAI triangle in the big stuff. He flew from Treble Cone, out to Mt Earnslaw, and made it home in time for dinner!
See his tracklog here > www.xcontest.org/world/en/flights/detail:dougpatterson/13.01.2022/22:06