PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE SIGNING
The undersigned intends to be an Active Member and participate in the variety of activities supporting the operations of the Friends of Army Aviation (FOAA). These activities include both ground support operations (typical activities include, but are not limited to: administrative activities, ground handling aircraft, aircraft maintenance, operating ground vehicles and equipment, hangar and support equipment maintenance, special effects preparation and layout, working in the vicinity of hazardous material, equipment or flying in aircraft (standard and experimental category) at the facilities and ramps at Blackwell Field, at public presentations and related facilities away from Blackwell Field and being a passenger or crewmember aboard FOAA aircraft. I understand that I should not support FOAA operations on the ground or in the aircraft unless I am medically and physically fit to do so and have been properly trained to be an Active Member. I will not participate in support activities, either ground or air, unless the foregoing conditions have been satisfied. I acknowledge that any training provided by FOAA is designed to supplement a base knowledge and that the Active Member is responsible for the due diligence to ensure competency in support activities he or she is involved in.
I assume all risks associated with being an Active Member, passenger, crewmember or otherwise flying in the Aircraft including but not limited to weather-related events, failure of the mechanical feature of an aircraft, air traffic related events, pilot negligence, and any and all conditions of the airport, air or aircraft, support of aircraft operations and maintenance, special effect preparation and setup or teardown. I acknowledge that all such risks are known to and appreciated by me. Having read this waiver and knowing, considering, and appreciating these facts and risks, and in consideration of my behalf and on behalf of my heirs, successors and assigns, I do hereby waive and release FOAA and their agents, representatives, directors, shareholders, officers, volunteers, members and successors, from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my Active Membership on the ground or in the aircraft, including without limitation any personal injuries, death or damage to property which I may incur, even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons named in this waiver and release.
I verify that I am 18 years of age or older and of sound mind as of the date hereof and competent to knowingly execute and deliver this instrument. I will adhere to the FOAA COVID-19 guidelines as mandated by the CDC and the Governor of the State of Alabama and the state in which this activity is conducted.
This instrument shall remain in effect for the term of my membership unless revoked in writing, signed by the undersigned and delivered to an officer of the Friends of Army Aviation (FOAA) thirty (30) days in advance of its effective date.