NHGPC Site Rules : (Do this, Do that!!!)1/ Current membership of the BHPA is mandatory when flying at any of our sites.2/ An area is designated active when the tow coach says that it is, or where it isclearly in use. If in doubt please ask.3/ For your and the flying pilots safety no one may access the active flight line(active winch line) either by car or on foot without first obtaining winch operatorpermission via the radio (there is one available at the caravan). NEVER enteran active flight line during a winch launch!4/ Winches can be dangerous – Please approach winches from the rear only.Only appropriately qualified people may operate the winches.5/ Only appropriately qualified people may act as launch marshal.6/ The wearing of helmets is mandatory when flying with the club at any of oursites.7/ The use of wheels on hang gliders is mandatory when flying off the winch orAero tow8/ Footwear providing ankle protection is highly recommended when flying.9/ Only those rated to drive the quad may do so.Take extra care if transporting others on the quad.If at all possible, avoid driving the vehicle on the concrete and unmade roads,if it is necessary to do so then drive slowly to save the tyres.The quad is expensive to maintain – please take care of it.10/ No driving of cars on active rigging areas. (We’ve had severalexpensive damages!)11/ Parking is permitted only in the designated areas adjacent to the caravan;once you have dropped your kit at launch please park your car at the caravan.12/ No smoking in caravan, launch / rigging areas and winch area.All cigarette buts must be taken away and discarded safely (not on the field).13/ All rubbish must be taken away. (Please do this even if the rubbish is notyours, thank you).14/ Dogs must be kept under control at all times and any mess made by themcleared up, please keep dogs off the furniture.15/ When driving near the field please help to foster good relations with the localsby driving courteously, slowly and with all due respect for others. Slowdown for horses, dog walkers, blind corners and other traffic.16/ Our club areas should be enjoyable and relaxing. Please do not ignore thesafety rules, which are there to make life and flying more enjoyable and saferfor all. Ignoring the rules will result in someone having to ‘re-educate’ you andthis can ruin that poor person’s day!17/ Please be aware that on thermic days’ tow conversion ttraining will beundertaken early morning i.e. 7.30am to around 11am at which time thosepilots looking to undertake Cross Country flights will take priority. This willlast between 11am through to 2.30pm after which time further towconversion training can recommence.Where there are no pilots wishing to undertake Cross Country flights towconversion/training will continue throughout the day.18/ Winch Log books to be completed after checking each winch is in workingorderAreas to check: a) Oil and petrol is okay if not top upb) Clutch light workingc) Guillotined) Brakes for the winch drumse) Check Wheel chucks are availablef) Fire extinguisher is in dateg) Starts and idles okayh) Check weak links for damage and integrity – if in doubtchange the weak linkI) Check all drogues are serviceable and attachedappropriately to the leaderDate, print and sign name of winch OPERATOR undertaking these checksUNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES MUST ANYONE NOT TRAINED IN WINCHOPERATION UNDERTAKE THESE CHECKS. TRAINEE OPERATORS CAN DOTHESE CHECKS UNDER THE INSTRUCTION OF A QUALIFIED WINCH OPERATOR.On some occasions the committee may invite non club members to comeand fly in Norfolk. These pilots will have extensive experience inParagliding and possibly other aviation diciplines. Where this is the casethere will be no charge for those pilots and it is expected the club willreceive good reviews via popular media and so encourage new membersto join the club.End of day pack up.Please help to clear the field and pack away the equipment at the end of the flying day.Usually a few people are left to do all the work – please help wherever possible evenwhere you feel the “mess” wasn’t of your doing.Winches:-Packed away and placed in hangar.Batteries removed and placed on charge (being careful not to cross connect leads).- isthis still relevant??Fuel Gerry cans safely stowed away.Caravan:-All windsocks placed in caravan.General tidy up and litter removal.Washing up done.All windows secure.All chairs, signage and canvas for ‘H’ sign placed inside.Rubbish bin emptied.Gas bottle inside.Check area outside for litter.Caravan locked.Equipment:-Radios placed in case with headsets and batteries.Launch log placed in with radiosQuad extension poles removed and quad in hangar with key removed.Warning and greeting signs placed in caravan.Roll up and secure “winching in progress” (H) sign in rigging area.Log Books:The Tow Coach running the field on any given day will be responsible for updatingmember’s flights, tows and collate tow tokens received or indeed tow tokens thatneed to be paid for. This will be submitted to the Membership Secretary who inturn will forward to the Club Treasurer.