Safety Officers

During glider operations, the GOA is operated by either one or two “safety officers” (wing runner). During all operations, there will be at least one safety officer supervising all operations within the GOA including overseeing wing running, monitoring the airspace for potential traffic conflicts prior to launch, and aborting the launch if a potential conflict is recognized.  The safety officer has the authority to delay or abort the launch at any point prior to takeoff roll.  If you volunteer for this position, please make sure you are able to stay focused on safety and are well versed in safe protocols.

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