CAP Safety Education Requirements are described in CAPR 62-1, CAP Safety Responsibilities & Procedures, 19 December 2012. All members must be in compliance with the provisions of this regulation in order to participate in CAP activities, missions, exercises, meetings and to operate or ride as passenger in any CAP aircraft or vehicle.
Additional information about CAP Safety Education Requirements for all members and specific requirements for wing and group staff members may be found on the Safety Resources Page of this web site.
CAP Regulation 62-2, Mishap Reporting & Investigation, defines a mishap as "any unplanned or undesired, operational occurrence, or series of occurrences, that results in, or has the potential to result in, death, injury, or damage to equipment or property." View the "Mishap Reporting How to" document for detailed information.
COWG Activity Approval Request
Documents/Information are required for offsite activities along with Risk Management Worksheets. If you have questions about these document contact your local Commander or Safety.
Any official CAP activity, while the member, cadet or senior, is in uniform, is covered. Attached are the applicable state laws covering us. It is important to note that the injured party MUST submit a state form (attached) within 48 hours to the person listed on the form. The injured party MUST use the state approved medical facilities and doctors. The injured can't use their own doctor.CAP members are covered by state workers compensation insurance on authorized activities. Except in a life-or-limb emergency, state approved facilities must be used to receive this state coverage.
The CAP Safety Beacon may be accessed on the CAP NHQ Website Safety Page.
FAA Wings - Pilot Proficiency Program
All pilots in the Colorado Wing are encouraged to participate in the FAA Wings - Pilot Proficiency Program.
The most significant incentive to participating pilots is the added level of safety and professionalism that is obtained through adoption of a consistent recurrent training program.
Pilots participating in the WINGS - Pilot Proficiency Program to at least the Basic Phase need not accomplish the flight review requirements of 14 CFR part 61, if since the beginning of the 24th calendar month before the month in which that pilot acts as pilot in command, he or she has satisfactorily completed or currently holds the Basic or higher WINGS - Pilot Proficiency Program phase in an aircraft (reference 61.56(e)).
Pilots who participate in the program throughout each year so as to maintain at least the Basic phase will always have a current flight review as the date for your Basic phase and corresponding flight review will move as you continue your safety education by participation in accredited FAASTeam activities and courses. All WINGS - Pilot Proficiency Program activity and dates are conveniently tracked on FAASafety.gov.
FAASTeam Industry Members may provide incentives awarding pilots for their participation in the program based on the phase obtained and/or maintained in the program. Check with your local aviation industry organizations, companies, and insurance providers for their current incentive offerings. While the FAASTeam encourages FAASTeam Industry Members' participation in offering incentives, the FAASTeam does not require, regulate, or control such incentives.