THE 20 COMMANDMENTS
REV. 10//20/11

1. IT IS IN THE INTEREST OF ALL CLUB MEMBERS THAT EVERYONE USES AND CARES FOR THE AIRCRAFT WITH RESPECT. TREATING IT AS IT WERE THEIR OWN. THE CLUB WILL KEEP THE AIRCRAFT CLEAN BUT THE PILOT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR LEAVING THE INTERIOR IN CLEAN CONDITION. NO SMOKING OR USE OF TOBACCO IN ANY FORM IS PERMITTED IN CLUB AIRCRAFT, PERIOD!!!!

 2. IT IS EXPECTED THAT ALL MALFUNCTIONS WILL BE WRITTEN IN THE SQUAWK LOG. IF YOU FEEL THE MALFUNCTION IS SERIOUS ENOUGH TO GROUND THE AIRCRAFT, NOTIFY A MAINTENANCE OFFICER IMMEDIATELY. THE LARGE PLASTIC A "NO FLY" SIGN, LOCATED IN EACH AIRCRAFT'S SUPPLY BOX, MAY BE HUNG ON THE THROTTLE IF YOU FEEL IT IS NECESSARY.

 3. THE USE OF DIRT OR UNIMPROVED STRIPS IS ABSOLUTELY NOT PERMITTED, EVER, WITHOUT FIRST OBTAINING PERMISSION FROM BOB MAYER OR WAYNE CASTNER.

 4. DO NOT EVER RUN UP ON LOOSE GRAVEL. THE RENTER WILL BE ASSESSED FOR THE COST OF PROPELLER REPAIR OR OTHER DAMAGE, IF IT IS THEIR FAULT.

 5. IF AN AIRCRAFT IS FLOWN OUT OF OUR LOCAL AREA, THE ON LINE SCHEDULE MUST SHOW YOUR DESTINATION WITH ALL INTERMEDIATE STOPS. A "CROSS COUNTRY" IS NOT A DESTINATION. WE NEED TO KNOW WHERE YOU'RE GOING WITH OUR AIRCRAFT. DO NOT USE IDENTIFIERS. LIST THE DESTINATION NAME. IT'S THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PILOT TO OBTAIN A CURRENT WEATHER BRIEFING AND TO FILE A FLIGHT PLAN. IF YOU CANCEL YOUR TRIP OR MODIFY YOUR ROUTE, YOU MUST AMEND THE SCHEDULE. IF YOU MAKE A CHANGE EN ROUTE YOU MUST PHONE BOB MAYER OR WAYNE CASTNER.

 6. IF AN AIRCRAFT IS AWAY FROM ITS HOME BASE, THE PILOT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE COST OF SAFE OVERNIGHT SECURING OF THE AIRCRAFT. TIEDOWN IS OK BUT A HANGAR IS A MUST, IF THERE IS SEVERE WEATHER ( HAIL, " T" STORMS, ETC.).

 7 . OUT OF TOWN MAINTENANCE MUST BE AUTHORIZED IF IN EXCESS OF $150.00. THE PILOT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR RETURNING THE AIRCRAFT TO DEER VALLEY AIRPORT IN PHOENIX, AT HIS OWN EXPENSE, IF WEATHER, MECHANICAL REPAIR, OR ANYTHING ELSE CAUSES AN AIRCRAFT TO BE LEFT IN ANOTHER CITY, FOREIGN COUNTRIES INCLUDED.

 8. THE PILOT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR CARRYING PROPER PERSONAL AND AIRCRAFT DOCUMENTATION AT ALL TIMES, ESPECIALLY WHEN WHEN FLYING IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES.

 9. A CLUB PILOT MUST, WITHIN 24 HOURS OF COMPLETING A FLIGHT, USE THE VFC WEB SITE TO EMAIL HOBBS TIME AND ANY SQUAWKS TO OUR MAINTENANCE OFFICER, WAYNE CASTNER.

 10. ALL FLIGHTS MUST BE SCHEDULED AND THE AIRCRAFT RETURNED AS STATED. PUNCTUALITY IS IMPORTANT. A MINIMUM OF 2 HOURS RENTAL USAGE IS REQUIRED FOR ANY 24 HOUR PERIOD AN AIRCRAFT IS BOOKED. THE FIRST 24 HOUR PERIOD BEGINS AT THE TIME FOR WHICH YOU RESERVE THE AIRCRAFT, NOT WHEN YOU ACTUALLY DEPART. EACH 4 HOUR PERIOD OVER THE 24 HOUR PERIOD BILLS 1 HOUR ADDITIONAL FLIGHT TIME UP TO THE MAXIMUM OF 2 HOURS PER 24 HOUR PERIOD.

 11. THE SCHEDULER WILL PERMIT A MEMBER TO MAKE UP TO 4 BOOKINGS. MORE THAN 4 BOOKINGS REQUIRES APPROVAL FROM BOB MAYER. BOOKINGS MADE MORE THAN 30 DAYS IN ADVANCE ALSO REQUIRE APPROVAL.

12. BI-ENNIAL FLIGHT REVIEWS MUST BE FLOWN IN VALLEY FLYING CLUB AIRCRAFT AND ADDITIONALLY A VALLEY FLYING CLUB FLIGHT REVIEW MUST BE FLOWN ANNUALLY IN ALTERNATE YEARS.

13. IN ORDER TO COMPLY WITH INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS, THE FOLLOWING CLUB CURRENCY REQUIREMENTS ARE IN EFFECT: FOUR HOURS FLIGHT TIME IN CLUB AIRCRAFT WITHIN A 60 DAY PERIOD, INCLUDING 2 HOURS IN THE MOST COMPLEX CLUB AIRCRAFT IN WHICH YOU ARE CHECKED OUT, OR A CHECK RIDE OF MINIMAL TIME WILL BE REQUIRED. CLUB CURRENCY REQUIREMENTS MUST BE ADHERED TO. ANY INSTRUCTION GIVEN IN CLUB AIRCRAFT.MUST BE GIVEN BYA VALLEY FLYING CLUB APPROVED FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR.

14. DAMAGE TO AN AIRCRAFT BY A PILOT OR PASSENGERS OR LOST ITEMS SUCH AS PITOT COVERS OR COWL PLUGS WILL BE BILLED TO THE PILOT. THIS INCLUDES CRACKED PLASTIC OR GLASS, TORN UPHOLSTERY, PROPELLER NICKS FROM RUNNING UP ON GRAVEL, BROKEN RAIN WINDOWS, DETACHED AIR VENTS AND OTHER DAMAGE THAT IS A RESULT OF CARELESSNESS OR MANHANDLING.

15. A FIRM CLUB RULE IS THAT ALL PASSENGERS INCLUDING CHILDREN MUST BE BRIEFED PRIOR TO A FLIGHT. THEY MUST NOT BE ALLOWED TO TOUCH OR OPERATE ANY EQUIPMENT OR TO CLOSE A CABIN DOOR.

 16. ALL VALLEY FLYING CLUB MEMBERS MUST CARRY RENTERS INSURANCE TO COVER THE A "IN MOTION" DEDUCTIBLE AMOUNT OF $5,000.

 17. IT IS EACH MEMBER'S RESPONSIBILITY TO HAVE A CURRENT MEDICAL, BI-ENNIAL, AND RECENT CLUB FLIGHT CURRENCY.

 18. NO VEHICLE PARKING IS EVER ALLOWED IN CLUB TIEDOWN SPACES.

 19. CLUB MEMBERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR SAFE OPERATION OF THEIR VEHICLES WHEN DRIVING ON THE AIRPORT. SPEED LIMIT IS 25 MPH ON THE ACCESS ROAD, AND 15 MPH ON THE RAMP. YIELD TO AIRCRAFT AND STOP AT ALL TAXI ROUTES.

 20. TURBOCHARGED ENGINES MUST BE RUN FOR 5 MINUTES AT 1000 TO 1200 RPM PRIOR TO SHUTDOWN. TAXI TIME MAY NOT BE INCLUDED.