STUDENT FLIGHT POLICIES:

The following weather and fuel criteria apply as indicated and must be observed without exception:

  • Every pilot must observe federal and state air safety regulations.
  • Grass field/soft field landings are strictly prohibited.
  • Unless flying with a supervising instructor, no one may land on runways shorter than 3000 feet.
  • Unless flying with a supervising instructor, the practice of simulated engine failures and/or stalls is not allowed.


Student Solo Flight Restrictions

LOCAL FLIGHTS (25-mile radius, practice areas, traffic pattern)

  • MINIMUM CEILING
    • 2,500 Feet AGL
    • 3,500 Feet AGL for night flights

  • MINIMUM VISIBILITY
    • 5 miles for traffic pattern
    • 6 miles for 25-mile radius
    • 10 miles for night flights

  • MAXIMUM SURFACE WINDS
    • 15 knots (steady state and/or gusts)
    • 10 knots maximum crosswind component

  • MINIMUM FUEL
    • NO LESS than half-full tanks.

NOTE: In addition to the above, student solo flights conducted at night must be specifically authorized by a flight instructor via a logbook endorsement for each flight and only on the date of the flight. Students may not solo at night unless a flight instructor is present and on duty at the school for the entire duration of the flight.


CROSS-COUNTRY FLIGHTS (Criteria apply to the entire route of flight)

  • MINIMUM CEILING
    • 3,000 feet AGL (EXISTING AND FORECAST)

  • MINIMUM VISIBILITY
    • 8 miles (EXISTING AND FORECAST)

  • MAXIMUM SURFACE WINDS
    • 15 knots (steady state and/or gusts)
    • 10 knots maximum crosswind component (EXISTING OR FORECAST)

  • TIME
    • Student solo cross-country flights must be completed by at least one hour before official sunset.

  • MINIMUM FUEL
    • MUST begin with FULL tanks

NOTE: Student pilots on solo cross-country flights must refuel to full tanks after whichever below occurs first:

  • At the completion of an individual leg of 100 nautical miles or more
  • At the completion of a total of 150 nautical miles
  • After flying for a maximum of 2 hours.



DISCLAIMERS

Phoenyx Aviation Academy Training Aircraft

PHOENYX AVIATION MAKES NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE FITNESS, WORKMANSHIP, DESIGN, CONDITION, OR MERCHANTABILITY OF THE AIRCRAFT, THE FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR THE QUALITY OR CAPACITY OF THE MATERIAL IN THE AIRCRAFT. THERE ARE NO REFUNDS FOR TRAINING SERVICES PROVIDED OR FOR THE PREPAYMENT OF TRAINING SERVICES. THE AIRCRAFT HAVE BEEN MAINTAINED AND INSPECTED UNDER PART 91 OF THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION REGULATIONS.

THE AIRCRAFT WILL BE MAINTAINED AND INSPECTED UNDER FAA PART 91 IN AN AIRWORTHY CONDITION THROUGH ANNUAL INSPECTION INTERVALS AND ANY OTHER CALENDAR OR HOURLY INSPECTIONS CRITICAL TO FLIGHT SAFETY FOR OPERATIONS TO BE CONDUCTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH FLIGHT TRAINING PURPOSES. AN EXPLANATION OF THE FACTORS BEARING ON OPERATIONS OF FLIGHT TRAINING AND THE PERTINENT FEDERAL AVIATION REGULATIONS CAN BE OBTAINED FROM THE NEAREST FAA FLIGHT STANDARDS DISTRICT OFFICE, GENERAL AVIATION DISTRICT OFFICE, OR AIR CARRIER DISTRICT OFFICE.


Refund Policy

PHOENYX AVIATION ACADEMY PROVIDES FLIGHT INSTRUCTION, GROUND INSTRUCTION AND AIRCRAFT RENTAL IN CONNECTION WITH FLIGHT INSTRUCTION AND GROUND INSTRUCTION FOR THE PURPOSES OF PILOT TRAINING. PHOENYX AVIATION ACADEMY HAS A STRICT NO REFUND POLICY, ALL SALES ARE FINAL.




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