2023 TRARON Formation Clinic
November 9 @ 8:00 am – November 12 @ 5:00 pm
Please join us for a Commemorative Air Force TRARON Formation clinic at the Atlanta Speedway Airport (KHMP) on November 9-12, 2023.
All Commemorative Air Force TRARON members are welcome. Training will be offered in the T-6/SNJ/Harvard, Beech 18/C45, and T-34 Mentor. Pilots seeking formation training in other aircraft shall contact the organizers before registering to confirm sufficient and appropriate aircraft are expected. Participants are required to be Commemorative Air Force and CAF TRARON members prior to arriving at the clinic. Please contact Chuck Marshall, TRARON Secretary, at email@example.com to join TRARON.
Arrival day is scheduled for Thursday, November 9th and the clinic will begin with a mandatory safety briefing each morning at 0800. Ground school will be provided at 6PM on Thursday the 9th for those needing initial and recurrent formation ground instruction. Training will conclude Sunday the 12th with departure day being Sunday the 12th.
REGISTER ONLINE. Begin by clicking on the Register Now button, supply the requested information, and pay the registration fee. The registration fee is $125.00.
TRAINING? To be added to the list of trainees at the clinic (Wingman or Lead qualification), select Yes for “I want formation training” during registration. Please select No if you are participating for proficiency flying or as an IP/CP.
INSURANCE. All TRARON clinic participants must have comprehensive aircraft owner’s liability insurance for all aircraft that will be on the clinic premises or participating in the clinic, with coverage that meets the following requirements:
- Amount: Coverage in the amount of not less than $1,000,000 per occurrence Combined Single Limit Bodily Injury and Property Damage. If per passenger sub-limits apply, such sub-limit coverage shall not be less than $100,000 per passenger.
- Types of Operation: The coverage shall include all types of operation contemplated at the clinic, including “formation flying”.
- Term: Coverage for the duration of the clinic.
Each participant shall supply a valid Certificate of Insurance (COI) in advance, satisfactory to TRARON, evidencing such coverage and naming the Commemorative Air Force Airbase Georgia as an Additional Insured. The COI must contain the following specific provisions and language:
- Pilot Name: Include the name of the authorized pilot(s).
- Aircraft Identification: Include the aircraft type and registration number.
- Name of the Certificate Holder: “The Commemorative Air Force Airbase Georgia, and its officers, directors, sponsors, clinic staff and organizers. CAF Airbase Georgia, 1200 Echo Court, Peachtree City GA, 30269. Certificate Holder is included as an Additional Insured.”
- Waiver of Subrogation: Certificate shall include a Waiver of Subrogation. However, if your COI is issued under an excess liability policy that does not contain hull coverage, this requirement does not apply.
- Other Additional Named Insured: Registrant must refer to the event registration page to determine whether other entities (e.g., airport, event host) must be named as additional insured on separate COIs supplied to TRARON.
HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT. Prior to attending the formation clinic, all participants shall sign and agree to the hold harmless. During registration you will be asked to print, sign, witness, and bring hardcopy of this agreement to the clinic. Each person at the clinic, including guests and volunteers, must sign an agreement in order to participate.
- MEALS – Lunch will be provided on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday via catered meal at the airport. Pizza and light refreshments will be offered on Thursday evening during ground school. Saturday dinner will be a no host located at a local restaurant convenient to Speedway Airport.
- HOTELS – The following hotels have offered discounted rates for the clinic.
- RENTAL CARS
- FUEL, OIL & HANGARS – Atlanta Speedway Airport is the fuel provider and will provide discounted tie-down rate for clinic participants. Please contact Atlanta Speedway Airport to verify that they will carry oil to suit your aircraft needs during your stay. Hangar space is limited. You can contact Atlanta Speedway Airport at 770-288-7829 to confirm transient hangar availability.
Clint “Rabbit” Cottrell Jr
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
All pilot participants must be Commemorative Air Force TRARON members. You are required to be TRARON members prior to arriving at the clinic. We do not have the ability to register with TRARON at the clinic.
We will issue a full refund if cancellation is received prior to November 1st, 2023. Any cancellation received after this date will be refunded all monies received apart from the patch fee and associated shipping and handling fee to mail patch to the participant.
Included in Registration
Each participant will receive lunch on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, flight suit patch, instruction, and check pilot examinations, if needed.
Note: It is very rare for new formation pilots to achieve their FAST Wing Card at their first clinic. The recommendation to take the wing or lead practical examination is solely at the discretion of the instructor and check pilots.