General Aviation

Includes

  • Light aircraft
  • Gliding (motor)
  • Helicopters

Description

Who Can Participate

Open to all ages as a passenger

As a Pilot the following age requirements are as follows

Please check with your State Authority to make sure this is covered in your State insurance

Before undertaking the activity

  • Completion of Year 10,11,12 or equivalent
  • Must be over the age of 15+ years
  • Some Activity Providers may have additional age or height restrictions.

Safety Rules

  • Minimal Impact Practices Guidelines must be adhered too.
  • State Department of Transport regulations should be adhered to at all times.
  • When vehicles are used in snow areas, snow chains that fit must be carried.
  • Should there be inclement weather the LiC will decide if the activity stop

Supervision Requirements

Refer to Girl Guides Australia Ratios at a Glance

Leader in Charge

  • The LiC must ensure that all participants are informed of appropriate clothing and/or personal equipment prior to the activity.
  • The LiC must organise and collect the ADM.27 from youth members and ADM.28 from adults. The LiC must inform the Activity Instructor of any health conditions or behaviour issues with participants.
  • The LiC must have an appropriate first aid kit suitable for the activity present at the activity venue.
  • The LiC must ensure participants have water and food appropriate to the activity.
  • The LiC is responsible for all participants when they are not participating in the activity.

Activity Instructor

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Read, speak, and understand English.
  • Hold a commercial or ATP certificate.
  • Hold at least a current third-class FAA medical certificate.
  • Achieve a score of 70% or better on the FAA Flight Instructor knowledge test.

Questions to be asked when looking for an Activity Provider

  • The Activity Leader/Instructor is to brief all participants on safety and the care of equipment prior to the activity.
  • It is suggested that the Activity Leader / Instructor provide ground training prior to the commencement of the activity if relevant.
  • Obtain permission from relevant authorities for access and use of land and waterbodies. Examples are: National Parks, State forests and private landowners.
  • The ratified Activity Leader/ Instructor must have knowledge of the locality, facilities, and terrain and weather conditions of the area that the activity will be taking place.
  • Should there be inclement weather the LiC and ratified instructor will need to negotiate whether the activity should proceed or be postponed.
  • Activity Leaders/ Instructors must have a first aid kit and appropriate rescue equipment readily accessible to all participants.

Notification Forms Required

ALL FORMS CAN BE FOUND HERE

For Approval – Prior to the Activity

  • 01 – Camp/Adventure-based/ Event Application/ Notification
  • 56B Risk Assessment and Plan (Outdoor Activities & Events & Camps)
  • Activity Provider Risk Management Plan

At the Activity

  • Participants are required to have completed: ADM.27 for Youth Members or ADM.28 for Adults
  • 24a Notification of Accident
  • 24b Notification of Incident

After the Activity

  • 03 Camp/Adventure-based/Event Report Form

Last Modified: 14/05/21 at 3:01 PM