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  Topic: New Website Sneak Preview
Margit Nance

Replies: 8
Views: 1071

PostForum: AGM 2017 - Annual General Meeting / AGA 2017 - Assemblée Générale Annuelle   Posted: Sat Sep 16, 2017 04:04 pm   Subject: You are right
Jeff, you are right. It doesn't work for me now either. Will look into it. As I said, a work in progress...but we are getting there...and easily getting back to the home page is important. Thanks.
Ma ...
  Topic: New Website Sneak Preview
Margit Nance

Replies: 8
Views: 1071

PostForum: AGM 2017 - Annual General Meeting / AGA 2017 - Assemblée Générale Annuelle   Posted: Sat Sep 16, 2017 12:27 pm   Subject: click on logo
Jeff, click on the logo on top left and that should take you back to homepage. It was also suggested that this "return home" feature could be made a little more obvious so people know exactl ...
  Topic: New Website Sneak Preview
Margit Nance

Replies: 8
Views: 1071

PostForum: AGM 2017 - Annual General Meeting / AGA 2017 - Assemblée Générale Annuelle   Posted: Fri Sep 08, 2017 02:58 pm   Subject: New Website Sneak Preview
HPAC's new website:

HPAC is happy to provide a sneak preview of our new website (still a work in progress and more content will be coming); here are some key points before inspecting the site:

- ...
  Topic: Consultation Period concluded
Margit Nance

Replies: 0
Views: 3329

PostForum: Tandem Pre-Flight Safety Protocol / Protocole Sécurité Prévol Biplace   Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 06:51 pm   Subject: Consultation Period concluded
A big thank you to the many tandem pilots who contributed their valuable thoughts and views on the draft of the proposed Tandem Pre-Flight Safety Protocol, on which HPAC consulted all current tandem p ...
  Topic: President's Welcome
Margit Nance

Replies: 26
Views: 19911

PostForum: Tandem Pre-Flight Safety Protocol / Protocole Sécurité Prévol Biplace   Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 01:25 pm   Subject: From Eric Olivier
Éric Olivier
Jan 18 (3 days ago)

Hi folks,
I believe we should haves little more time to go forward with this type of guideline.
I'm all for safety measures but I do think we will create someth ...
  Topic: President's Welcome
Margit Nance

Replies: 26
Views: 19911

PostForum: Tandem Pre-Flight Safety Protocol / Protocole Sécurité Prévol Biplace   Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2015 04:35 pm   Subject: From Michael Fuller
From Michael Fuller

This important document has many good points but there are a few troublesome areas

It’s highly improbable to expect waiver signing to be videoed. I notice that is recommend ...
  Topic: Mot de bienvenue du président
Margit Nance

Replies: 29
Views: 20576

PostForum: Tandem Pre-Flight Safety Protocol / Protocole Sécurité Prévol Biplace   Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2015 04:21 pm   Subject: From René Marion
From René Marion

Bonjour à tous

Y a t-il y a tant d’accidents au Canada qu’il faut tendre des cordes pour pendre tous ceux qui ferons une erreur ?

Ne sommes nous pas tous des instructe ...
  Topic: President's Welcome
Margit Nance

Replies: 26
Views: 19911

PostForum: Tandem Pre-Flight Safety Protocol / Protocole Sécurité Prévol Biplace   Posted: Sat Jan 17, 2015 07:10 pm   Subject: From Dion Vuk
From Dion Vuk

Here is my feedback on Draft Tandem Protocol.

1. It is unclear how “visual control tag” would be setup for paragliding. (OR attached to the brake handles of a paraglider and to ...
  Topic: President's Welcome
Margit Nance

Replies: 26
Views: 19911

PostForum: Tandem Pre-Flight Safety Protocol / Protocole Sécurité Prévol Biplace   Posted: Fri Jan 16, 2015 10:59 am   Subject: From Keith McCullough and John Janssen
From Keith McCullough and John Janssen


The following is Keith's and mine feedback for the current tandem preflight safety protocol proposal:

- If the protocol is to address both HG and PG then ...
  Topic: President's Welcome
Margit Nance

Replies: 26
Views: 19911

PostForum: Tandem Pre-Flight Safety Protocol / Protocole Sécurité Prévol Biplace   Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2015 06:51 pm   Subject: From Barry Morwick
From Barry Morwick:


I agree that the SOP for tandems is very thorough and also Martin Henry's input even more important because it addresses tandem pilot and passenger fitness, and safety related ...
  Topic: President's Welcome
Margit Nance

Replies: 26
Views: 19911

PostForum: Tandem Pre-Flight Safety Protocol / Protocole Sécurité Prévol Biplace   Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2015 06:49 pm   Subject: From Jacques Blanchet - Response to Glenn Derouin
From Jacques Blanchet: Response to Glenn Derouin (English version)

I agree completely with him when he says that the senior instructors
should have a common syllabus for teaching instructors, it's ...
  Topic: Taking minors for tandems
Margit Nance

Replies: 6
Views: 6353

PostForum: Tandem Pre-Flight Safety Protocol / Protocole Sécurité Prévol Biplace   Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2015 01:42 pm   Subject: From Mark Kowalsky
From Mark Kowalsky:

You have asked for an explanation for why the insurer would refuse to provide coverage for tandem pilots giving instruction to minors.

The stance taken by the insurer is base ...
  Topic: Mot de bienvenue du président
Margit Nance

Replies: 29
Views: 20576

PostForum: Tandem Pre-Flight Safety Protocol / Protocole Sécurité Prévol Biplace   Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2015 07:20 pm   Subject: From Stéphane Cantin (English)
From Stéphane Cantin

Good day everyone
I join the comments Serge Fortin made for the ground assist. It is the
pilot's responsibility that everything is okay before launching.
Effectively, help ...
  Topic: President's Welcome
Margit Nance

Replies: 26
Views: 19911

PostForum: Tandem Pre-Flight Safety Protocol / Protocole Sécurité Prévol Biplace   Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2015 02:58 pm   Subject: From Michael Fuller
From Michael Fuller

Generally I agree with the initiative to have a CPC and GSP.
WRT Martin’s recommendations we find that while it is important to accept the risk and read/understand the waiver ...
  Topic: President's Welcome
Margit Nance

Replies: 26
Views: 19911

PostForum: Tandem Pre-Flight Safety Protocol / Protocole Sécurité Prévol Biplace   Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2015 11:55 am   Subject: From Jim Reich
From Jim Reich:

I reviewed the tandem protocol and it seems solid but maybe a bit complicated but it gets the points across well.

The hardest part might be videoing the waiver signing but a good ...
  Topic: Mot de bienvenue du président
Margit Nance

Replies: 29
Views: 20576

PostForum: Tandem Pre-Flight Safety Protocol / Protocole Sécurité Prévol Biplace   Posted: Tue Jan 13, 2015 04:25 pm   Subject: From Serge Fortin
From Serge Fortin:
(English follows the French below)

Bonjour

Voici mes commentaires sur les documents sur le PROTOCOLE PRE-VOL POUR VOL BIPLACE.

- Je crois que deux protocoles de ...
  Topic: President's Welcome
Margit Nance

Replies: 26
Views: 19911

PostForum: Tandem Pre-Flight Safety Protocol / Protocole Sécurité Prévol Biplace   Posted: Tue Jan 13, 2015 01:04 pm   Subject: From Patric Stettler
From Patric Stettler

here is my thought instead of adding all the safeguards to the tandem flight why not make the process of getting you tandem license harder? that way you weed out the people tha ...
  Topic: President's Welcome
Margit Nance

Replies: 26
Views: 19911

PostForum: Tandem Pre-Flight Safety Protocol / Protocole Sécurité Prévol Biplace   Posted: Sun Jan 11, 2015 04:41 pm   Subject: From Glenn Derouin
From Glenn Derouin

I have been doing tandems full time for 25 yrs without problems , probably more than anyone in Canada now . Most of these things should have been taught to tandem pilots when th ...
  Topic: Mot de bienvenue du président
Margit Nance

Replies: 29
Views: 20576

PostForum: Tandem Pre-Flight Safety Protocol / Protocole Sécurité Prévol Biplace   Posted: Sat Jan 10, 2015 05:07 pm   Subject: From Jean Caron
From Jean Caron:

J'ai lu avec attention les recommandations de Martin Henry et Suzanne Francoeur pour améliorer la sécurité en tandem, deltaplane et parapente.
Je suis bien sûr au courant du ...
  Topic: President's Welcome
Margit Nance

Replies: 26
Views: 19911

PostForum: Tandem Pre-Flight Safety Protocol / Protocole Sécurité Prévol Biplace   Posted: Fri Jan 09, 2015 06:37 pm   Subject: From Hugo Tschurtschenthaler
From Hugo Tschurtschenthaler

I am coming at this from the perspective of 25 years’ worth of tandem experience.
I am in agreement that the industry needs a safety standard that will mitigate any ...
 
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