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Lesson 7d - Post-Flight Inspection

Lesson Objective

After the glider is done flying for the day, it needs to be inspected to see if any new damage has happened during the flying day. Also, it is important to wash the wings with clean rags and water to remove any dead bugs that have accumulated on the wing surfaces 

Regulatory Requirement


  • Inspection of the glider after flying it for the day
  • Correct procedure for cleaning the glider
  • Correct procedure for cleaning the glider's canopies

Completion Standards

The student must be able to perform:

  • satisfactory post-flight inspection
  • satisfactory cleaning of the wings and flight surfaces

The student must be able to explain:

  • importance of keeping a clean glider. 

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