Search and Misssion (SAR) Pilot Training

As a Search and Rescue/Disaster Relief (SAR/DR) Mission Pilot, you will fly in support of:

  • Emergency Locator Transponder (ELT) searches
  • Missing Plane/Persons searches
  • Aerial Damage Assessment / Photo Reconnaissance missions
  • Logistics Transport missions (moving people and supplies)
  • Emergency Locator Transponder (ELT) searches

Prerequisite Training:

  • Successful CAP Form 5 Checkride (
    , para 3
  • Must be 18 Years of Age (
  • Mission Scanner (
  • Transport Mission Pilot (
  • 50 Hours Cross-Country PIC (
  • 175 Hours PIC to begin Training (
  • Study and complete FEMA courses IS-100 , IS-200, and IS-700. Once completed, logon to E-Services on the National Website. Then click “My Operations Qualifications/ National Reports” then click “Emergency Services” then “Single-Person Achievement” enter your CAPID and the date of your ICS course into the system. You will receive an email with a link to your certificate of completion. Email the PDF file to Cpt. Wiggs at Wing HQ for validation.
  • Complete MP SQTR Prerequisite Section (
    , para 2-2
  • SQTR prerequisites must be signed by the Commander before continuing to FAM/PREP section.

FAM & PREP

  • Complete items listed on MP SQTR Familiarization and Preparatory section. (
    , para 2-2
  • SQTR must be signed by the Commander before continuing.
  • Fill out CAP Form 100 and submit electronically with scanned copy of SQTR to the Unit Emergency Services Officer
  • MP issued in WIMRS and shows up on CAPF 101. (Now authorized to participate in actual or training missions w/Qualified Supervisor (
    , para 2-2.a

Advanced Tasks:

  • Complete tasks listed on MP SQTR Advanced Section (
    , para 2-2
  • Complete exercise participation requirements. (Must have a Mission Number)
  • Contact CAP Checkpilot and complete
    checkride
  • Fill out CAP Form 100 and submit electronically with scanned copy of SQTR to the Unit Emergency Services Officer
  • Submit completed CAPF 91 to Unit Operations Officer who will forward package to Group Credentialing Officer.
  • Print CAPForm 101 from Paperless Wing. (e-mail notification will be sent)

YOU MUST CARRY YOUR CAP FORM 101 TO PARTICIPATE IN EMERGENCY SERVICES ACTIVITIES!

YOU MUST BE INCLUDED IN THE “AUTHORIZED A&B PILOT LIST” AS A TRANSPORT MISSION PILOT TO ACT AS SAR/MP.

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