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10. Downtime for maintenance or repair of the aircraft takes precedence over any memberís reservation.
11. Except in case of off-field emergency, all maintenance and repairs must be approved by the Executive Committee.
12. Smoking in the airplane is not permitted.


1.   The Executive Committee is empowered to make any change necessary in these

rules as are required by the clubís insurance company.
2.   Meeting will be held on the 2nd Thursday of each month at the Port Meadville Conference Room.
3.   The officers of the club will not be paid or reimbursed for their services.
4.   The Secretary/Treasurer will maintain a monthly roster of flying members as per insurance requirements.
5.   These rules may be amended or rescinded by a two-thirds majority vote of the members present and voting at a regular meeting of the club.

1.   Any member who fails to write down the time indicated on the Tachometer at the end of any flight in the aircraft flight time log is subject to a $10 fine.

2.   A $ 10 fine will be charged for anyone using the aircraft for longer than .5 hours logged who does not fill the fuel tanks.

3.   Failure to clean the aircraft after use: of bugs on the windshield, leading edges,Struts, front of airplane, wheel pants. etc-$10 fine.

4.   Failure to turn off the master switch- $30 fine.

5.   Failure to plug in engine pre-heater in winter- $ 10 fine.


1.   No pets allowed in airplane without prior permission.

2.   If damage to plane is caused by unknown person, all club members will have topay a special assessment to cover damages.
3.   Club plane not to be used for commercial operations. [Commercial purpose means any use by members for which the member will receive money or other benefits].

4.   Each flying member is responsible to make a copy of their driverís license, pilotís certificate, current medical card and bi-annual verification (log book) and place them in your file folder. You cannot fly club plane unless this information is current and in the file. If found in violation, you are subject to dismissal.

5. Student pilots shall be restricted to flying aircraft designated for training.

a. Student pilots shall not fly club-owned aircraft unless under the direct supervision and control of a club authorized, licensed instructor. The words "supervision and control" are used in reference to an FAA certified commercial instructor pilot directing and supervising the student pilot. The instructor shall be physically present at the field of the origin of operations of the aircraft prior to each operation of the aircraft by the student pilot. Prior to each take-off or attempted take-off, the said instructor must first have conducted a line inspection of the aircraft with the student pilot, and approved the contemplated flight or maneuvers to be undertaken by said student pilot. (Cross country flights, including landings and take-offs made as part of a pilot training program at airports other than the home airport shall be deemed to be included under the definition of supervision and control if completed within a one day period between the hours of sunrise and sunset and the initial take-off is made under the supervision and control of an FAA certificated commercial instructor pilot as set forth above.) In the event a cross country flight is terminated due to reasons of weather, mechanical failure, malfunction, or pilot illness, the take-off for return to home airport shall be deemed to have been made within the definition of supervision and control of an FAA certificated commercial instructor pilot if at the point of such take-off the student pilot shall have been in telephonic communication immediately prior to the commencement of the return flight, with and received approval from the instructor to proceed with such return flight.

b. All student pilots shall be required to take a check ride with an approved licensed instructor if they have not flown that type of aircraft within the preceding thirty (30) days.