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Operations Directive No. 8 March 12, 1942.pdf

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OYI~CE OF C~ ~SE
CIVIL AIR PATROL

OPn ATXONS D TIW)

I~TIO~L HEAI~,~TERS
WASH~GTON, MARCH 12, 1942

1. The General Inepest4on Division of the Civil aeronautios ~stration in ~ton has been ad~sed that some
Civil Air Pata, o'l- flight ~ nissi~as will neeessStats a
w ~ LTo r o f ~ ¢ i ~ A i r ~ t i o n s . 5 h o s e i n o l u d e d r o p a n d
pick-up message nissions, and bonb~ l~aotiee, and droppiug of
supplies by paraehute.
2. Eaeh Squadron will hake application to the nearest
Oivil Aerononties Y~peetor eu the regnla~ CAA waiver form asking
for peru,tssion 'to perform these training flights. In sou instanoes,
then alsslens eannot be flown on the iooal airport. In sueh eases,
the appllea~Lon for ~alver will elear~ indieate the site where it
i~ proposed to oonduet the operations. SeleetAoa of such sites will
be rode on a basis o£ nmxlnwa safe1~. For exaw~, when a rioter is
threttled bask for message piek-up, it may load up and fail to take
throttle for the zoom. Therefore, the field should be a~
largo for fo~ed landis.
3. The Gcaeral laepeetloa Division of ~ has advised
that Field Inspeotors will issue Rivers for sueh exeeptlons to
l~alatiens when ec~tod as a part of Civil JL~ Patrol tawtnt~.
A. Pilots will not be peraittsd to f~v missions requlri~
waivers at randoa but en~V during specified tralalng periods and as
authorized by the waiver.

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