Regulation / Reglamento

INDEX:

Title I. Of the Virtual Aeronaval School & Novena Escuadrilla Virtual.

Title II. From the Pilot.

Title III. Procedure for Admission to the Squad.

Title IV. From the Air Naval Pilot Course.

Title V. Decision-making regime and management bodies.

Title VI. Disciplinary regime.

ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS.

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TITLE I. ON THE VIRTUAL AERONAVAL SCHOOL & NOVENA ESCUADRILLA VIRTUAL.

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Article 1. Purpose of these Regulations.

The purpose of this regulation is to regulate the relationships of the people who belong to the Novena Escuadrilla Virtual and its Virtual Naval Air School, a virtual flight section developed under the auspices of the Fundación Legado de las Cortes, under art. 22 CE and its implementing regulations.

Article 2. Subjective and territorial scope of application.

These regulations will be applicable to all people linked to the Novena Escuadrilla Virtual and its Virtual Naval Air School, either as active pilots or aspiring pilots.

The main territorial scope will be the territory of the Spanish State, but extending wherever the Novena Escuadrilla Virtual and its Virtual Naval Air School develops its activities.

Regarding the temporal scope, these Internal Regulations are established with a vocation of perpetuity, without prejudice to the subsequent reforms and repeal that the decision-making bodies may agree on.

Article 3. Purposes and activities.

With a general nature, the Novena Escuadrilla Virtual and its Virtual Aeronaval School has as its main purpose the promotion of the process of access to the career of Air Naval Pilot of the Spanish Navy, through the flight simulation of the McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II + fighter-bomber plane mainly, as well as other aircraft of the present, past or future FLOAN.

For the fulfillment of these purposes, virtual flight simulation platforms such as Flight Simulator, Prepar3D, DCS or others that may arise will be used. Additionally, the compulsory training itinerary course will be developed to be followed by all members of the Novena Escuadrilla Virtual and its Virtual Naval Air School.

The Legado de las Cortes Foundation is a non-profit entity registered in the Andalusian Foundation Registry with number CA-1339 (BOJA number 199 of 10/10/2012), with the aim, among others, of promoting the Culture of Defense and the image of the Armed Forces.

The Legado de las Cortes Foundation is represented in the Novena Escuadrilla Virtual and its Virtual Naval Air School with a Squad Leader, who is a member of the Board of the Foundation, the governing body of the Foundation.

For all the purposes of these Regulations, the communication channels established by the Fundación Legado de las Cortes for any circunstance is the email address escuelaaeronavalvirtual@gmail.com.

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TITLE II. FROM THE PILOT.

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Article 4. Pilots.

The Novena Escuadrilla Virtual and its Virtual Naval Air School is made up of pilots. Thus, all those people with the capacity to act who have an interest in the development of the purposes of the same, who have requested their integration freely and voluntarily, who have been admitted as such, may belong to it as pilots. , with a minimum seniority of six months, and who have passed the aeronautical pilot course developed in Title IV. Additionally, exchange pilots from other foreign units may be accepted, in mimicry with the pilot exchange program carried out in the Royal 9th ​​Squadron.

Likewise, the limitation of a maximum of twelve pilots is established, without prejudice to the possible expansion of this number as future F35Bs are incorporated into the FLOAN.

Where appropriate, non-emancipated minors over fourteen years of age may also join as pilots with the documentary accredited consent of the persons who must supply their capacity. Said documentary consent, which must in any case incorporate the minor’s right to public image, will be guarded by the Command Body.

The supporting document supplying the minor’s capacity must be attached to the application for registration with the Virtual Naval Air School. Otherwise, the request will not be processed.

Article 5. Classes of Pilots.

Within the Novena Escuadrilla Virtual and its Virtual Naval Air School there will be the following classes of pilots:

  • Number: Those pilots who freely join the Squadron after its foundation will belong to this category, abiding by its statutory provisions.

  • Of Honor: To this category of pilots belong those who, for having contributed in a relevant way to the dignity and development of the Virtual Air Naval School, due to their outstanding merits, become deserving of this distinction. The appointment of the pilots of honor corresponds to the plenary session of the Virtual Naval Air School at the proposal of its management.

  • Of Merit: Within this category of pilots are those natural or legal persons who collaborate or cooperate significantly in the development of the proposed purposes and activities, contributing to the Virtual Air Naval School their own activity, management or personal or corporate interests .

  • Founders: Exceptionally, this category is created for those pilots who participated in the act of constitution of the Virtual Naval Air School.

Article 6. Loss of the status of Pilot.

Pilot status will be lost due to one or more of the following causes:

a) By voluntary resignation, communicated expressly and in writing to the Management.

b) For breach of its obligations and / or statutory duties, and / or the disciplinary regime of Title VIII.

c) By declaration of legally determined incapacity.

Article 7. Pilots’ Rights.

The pilots of the Novena Escuadrilla Virtual and its Virtual Naval Air School will have the right to:

  1. Participate in all those activities organized by the Squad for the fulfillment of its purposes.

  2. Likewise, they may propose or suggest new actions to the Directorate to improve compliance with the purposes of the Squad.

  3. They may attend the meetings of the Plenary with the right to speak and vote. The pilots may be represented and exercise their right to vote in them by any other pilot of the Squadron who has not lost said status, nor their own right to vote.

  4. Receive continuous information on the resolutions adopted by the Management bodies.

  5. To be heard prior to the adoption of disciplinary measures against themselves, and to be informed of the facts that give rise to such measures, having to be motivated the agreement that, where appropriate, imposes a sanction.

  6. Be a voter and eligible for the exercise of executive positions.

  7. Be informed about the composition of the governing bodies and representation of the Squad.

  8. Enjoy all the advantages and benefits that the Virtual Naval Air School can obtain.

Article 8. Obligations of pilots.

The pilots of the Virtual Naval Air School will have the following obligations:

  1. They must comply with these Internal Regulations, all other internal regulations that may exist, and the valid agreements of the Plenary and Management.

  2. Share and / or collaborate with the achievement of the purposes of the Virtual Air Naval School, maintaining its good name and ensuring its interests.

  3. Attend the Virtual Plenary sessions that are organized.

  4. Make at least one virtual flight per month.

  5. To inform the management when it may mean contravention of the provisions of the internal regulations and the agreements of the governing bodies of the Squadron.

  6. Perform, where appropriate, the obligations inherent to the position they occupy in the governing bodies.

  7. Provide the necessary collaboration for the proper functioning of the Squad.

  8. Foster a good atmosphere in flight operations and established communication forums.

  9. Comply with the rest of the obligations that result in the regulations.

  10. In the event of belonging to several virtual military units, when events occur on the same day, the pilot who participates in them in some way must do so under the condition of pilot of the IX Virtual Squadron.

Within the duties emanating from this article and the rights contemplated in the previous article, the application of any of them may be exempted, at the decision of the Plenary, for pilots who are framed in the category of honor pilots.

In addition, where appropriate, when minors are pilots part of this Squadron, by virtue of the provisions of LO 1/1996, Legal Protection of Minors, they will comply with their rights and duties according to their age and maturity, having to assume and fulfill the duties, obligations and responsibilities inherent to its membership.

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TITLE III. PROCEDURE FOR ADMISSION TO THE SQUAD.

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Article 9. Applicants.

The Virtual Naval Air School is made up of pilots, but prior to the acquisition of that category, and during the training phase developed in Title IV, the people who, in accordance with the provisions of article 4, request registration in this Squadron, will start in the Applicant category, in accordance with the provisions of this Title and for a period of no less than six months.

Article 10. Classes of Applicants.

In the Virtual Naval Air School there will be the following categories of applicants:

  • Second aspiring candidate: People who request registration in the Squadron will have this consideration while the first flight of the Title IV training itinerary is not made, and in any case, during the first fifteen days immediately after their effective registration.

  • First Applicant: Second Applicants will acquire this condition once the first virtual flight of the training itinerary has been completed, and after, in any case, fifteen days from the effective date of registration in the Squadron.

Article 11. Loss of Applicant status.

Applicant status will be lost for one or more of the following causes:

a) By voluntary resignation, communicated expressly and in writing to the Management.

b) For breach of its obligations and / or statutory duties, and / or the disciplinary regime of Title VIII.

c) By declaration of legally determined incapacity.

d) Second Applicants who do not acquire the status of First Applicant within a maximum period of fifteen days from their registration, will cause immediate withdrawal.

e) First-rate applicants who fail to acquire pilot status within a year will cause immediate withdrawal.

f) By decision of the command body.

Article 12. Applicants’ Rights.

Applicants of the Virtual Naval Air School will have the right to:

  1. Participate in all those activities organized by the Squad for the fulfillment of its purposes.

  2. Likewise, they may propose or suggest new actions to the Directorate to improve compliance with the purposes of the Squad.

  3. They may attend plenary meetings with the right to speak.

  4. Receive continuous information on the resolutions adopted by the Management bodies.

  5. To be heard prior to the adoption of disciplinary measures against themselves, and to be informed of the facts that give rise to such measures, having to be motivated the agreement that, where appropriate, imposes a sanction.

  6. Be informed about the composition of the governing bodies and representation of the Squad.

  7. Enjoy all the advantages and benefits that the Virtual Naval Air School may obtain, except those that imply close contact with official institutions.

Article 13. Obligations of Applicants.

Applicants of the Virtual Naval Air School will have the following obligations:

  1. They must comply with these Internal Regulations, all other internal regulations that may exist, and the valid agreements of the Plenary and Management.

  2. Share and / or collaborate with the achievement of the purposes of the Virtual Air Naval School, maintaining its good name and ensuring its interests.

  3. Attend the Virtual Plenary sessions that are organized.

  4. Make at least one virtual flight per month.

  5. To inform the management when it may mean contravention of the provisions of the internal regulations and the agreements of the governing bodies of the Squadron.

  6. Provide the necessary collaboration for the proper functioning of the Squad.

  7. Show interest and participation in established communication groups, as well as respect for the decisions and opinions of colleagues.

  8. Do not skip any of the training phases, always abiding by the decision of the assigned instructors.

  9. Maintain absolute confidentiality of the documents and other internal data of the Virtual Naval Air School.

  10. Promote a good atmosphere in flight operations and established communication forums.

  11. Comply with the rest of the obligations that result in the regulations.

In addition, where appropriate, when minors are pilots part of this Squadron, by virtue of the provisions of LO 1/1996, Legal Protection of Minors, they will comply with their rights and duties according to their age and maturity, having to assume and fulfill the duties, obligations and responsibilities inherent to its membership.

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TITLE IV. OF THE AERONAVAL PILOT COURSE.

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Article 14. Course description.

The actual Navy Pilot & Flight Officer (NFO) course lasts about two years and takes place between the naval bases of Pensacola and Whiting Field (Florida) and Meridian (Misssissippi). The objective of this Squadron is to emulate this process, which is why this training itinerary will be emulated by means of the P3D or FSX virtual veil platforms.

Article 15. Initial phase.

The second-year candidate will initially be assigned to the virtual VT-3 Red Knights, and will carry out his flights in the Beechcraft T-6B Texan II single-engine turboprop aircraft, having to make his first flight within fifteen calendar days immediately after his registration.

The applicant who is in this phase will carry out his flights at NAS Whiting Field North (KNSE), Florida, carrying them out in the areas indicated in the training plan.

In this phase, familiarization with virtual flight and multiplayer connection platforms will be carried out, such as IVAO, JoinFS or others to come, and the training itinerary provided for in the instruction plans that will be delivered to the Applicant upon incorporation at their destination must be followed. .

Article 16. Intermediate phase.

Once sufficient skill has been proven in the T6B, with full command of VFR take-offs and take-offs, school maneuvers (turns, climbs, descents, eights, slow flight, recovery of abnormal positions and simulated engine stop), and always having.

In this phase the student will fly the T45C reactor assigned to the virtual VT-9 Tigers, where they will carry out their advanced training.

It will be part of the content of this phase:

  1. Familiarization with the aircraft and knowledge of it (checklist, systems, normal procedures and emergency procedures)

  2. Flight, navigation and visual approach.

  3. IFR flight and instrument approaches.

  4. Overhead breaks, Carrier breaks and formation flight.

  5. Familiarization with weapons systems and practices in authorized firing ranges.

Once this knowledge has been assimilated, a validation test will be carried out by the assigned instructor. In any case, this phase may not last less than one month and at least ten hours of flight time.

Article 17. Advanced phase.

The applicant who has passed the previous phase will be transferred to NAS Pensacola, where they will carry out their final training phase and preparation for obtaining the pilot wings of the US Navy.

The following content will be part of the program for this phase:

  1. Instrumental navigation over the ocean.

  2. Landings, take-offs and operations on USS Nimitz-type aircraft carriers, including operations under IFR conditions.

Once sufficient knowledge has been acquired, and always at the instructor’s discretion, the Applicant will be presented for an exam, where the set of knowledge acquired throughout the course will be evaluated, and in which they must perform, at least, five successful take-offs and take-offs on the aircraft carrier without assistance systems and with the simulation software in maximum difficulty and realism.

Applicants who pass this exam will be awarded virtual US Navy wings.

Article 18. Adaptation phase to the AV8B Harrier II + aircraft.

The applicant who has passed the aforementioned phases will be transferred to MCAS Cherry Point (KNKT), where he will take the adaptation course to the AV8B Harrier II + fighter-bomber framed in VMAT-203.

The applicant must complete the complete training program corresponding to this level, comprising, in any case, the following phases:

  1. Adaptation to the aircraft and knowledge of its systems.

  2. Normal and emergency procedures.

  3. Aircraft performance.

  4. VFR and IFR flight.

  5. Takeoffs and landings in the multiple configurations allowed by the aircraft (CTOL, STOL, VTOL).

  6. Familiarization with weapons systems and practices in authorized firing ranges.

Once the knowledge has been assimilated, after a month and 10 flight hours have elapsed, the applicant, at the instructor’s discretion, may begin the adaptation phase to the LHA-type amphibious aircraft carrier procedures.

Once the operations with the aircraft have been mastered, and having spent in any case two months and at least 20 flight hours in the AV8B Harrier II +, the Applicant may be presented for examination at the instructor’s discretion, the test consisting of a written evaluation and practice of the knowledge acquired in the VMAT-203.

Article 19. Integration in the Naval Base of Rota.

The Applicant who has passed the previous training phases and has been satisfactorily evaluated, will begin the final training phase in Rota, where the assigned instructor will guide him in the training of the procedures of the Spanish Navy and knowledge of the peninsular airspace.

Without a minimum time criterion for this phase, when the instructor so deems it, a small evaluation will be carried out, where the Applicant will obtain the authorization to operate on the Juan Carlos I aircraft carrier, thus obtaining the category of Pilot of the Virtual Air Naval School.

Article 20. COMBAT READY authorization.

The Pilot who wishes to operate in the flights of the Virtual Naval Air School on the DCS platform, or carry out exercises with weapons in FSX / P3D by using the VRS TacPack software, must complete the following training itinerary, in order to obtain the COMBAT READY certification :

  1. Adaptation to DCS: Phase that will be carried out in the T45C aircraft, where the certification of Operations in aircraft carriers must be revalidated, and where the Pilot will start using weapons. In this phase, competencies such as VFR navigation, IFR, normal and emergency procedures, and flight in formation will be revalidated by means of a new examination, any other knowledge that the Pilot should have in this phase may also be evaluated. In the same way, the VRS TacPack platform will proceed.

As long as the T45C that VNAO is developing has not been published, this phase will be replaced on the DCS platform by a setting phase without evaluation, which will be at least four flights of at least one hour each, and where the student must demonstrate your ability to perform airfield circuits and overhead breaks with full command of the aircraft.

  1. Adaptation to the AV8B N / A: Once again framed in the VMAT203, the Pilot will take a new training course on this aircraft developed by RAZBAM, where he will have to learn all the systems and weapons available at the time of the course. At the instructor’s discretion, the Pilot will be presented for examination, where he will be evaluated in a theoretical and practical way on the knowledge acquired. Passing the exam will allow full capacity to operate this aircraft in DCS, always complying with the applicable regulations. In the same way, the VRS TacPack platform will proceed.

  2. Adaptation to the F35B: Framed in the VMFAT-501, the Pilot must learn all the systems and weapons available at the time of the course. At the instructor’s discretion, the Pilot will be presented for examination, where he will be evaluated in a theoretical and practical way on the knowledge acquired. Passing the exam will allow full capacity to operate this aircraft in VRS TacPack, always complying with the applicable regulations. At the moment this phase will not be available in DCS as there is no module that emulates said aircraft, but reserves the possibility of incorporating it into the training itinerary at the time it is incorporated into the market.

Article 21. Private Pilot IVAO Course.

On a voluntary basis, those pilots who wish to do so, and with the prior authorization of the Chief of Operations, will move back to KNSE, where they will undergo the necessary training to obtain the IVAO Private Pilot Title as part of the VT-3. The final phase of this course will authorize the pilot to fly with the T6B in peninsular territory, in order to prepare for the IVAO practical exam. An aircraft model that meets the requirements demanded by ivao to take the exam will be sought

Passing this course and obtaining the PPL IVAO entail the condition of Official Instructor of IVAO of the Virtual Air Naval School.

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TITLE V. DECISION-MAKING REGIME AND MANAGEMENT BODIES.

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CHAPTER I. ON THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.

Article 21. Nature.

The General Assembly is the supreme governing body of the Virtual Naval Air School, and will be made up of all the Pilots with full rights that comprise it.

Article 22. Meetings.

The meetings of the General Assembly will be of two types, ordinary and extraordinary.

The ordinary will be held once a year within four months after the end of the previous year. Its objective will be the discussion and approval of the management of the Command Body, the Report and the approval of the Plan for the current year.

Extraordinary Assemblies will be held in accordance with the assumptions provided for by law, when circumstances so advise, in the opinion of the Squad Chief, or upon prior convocation by the Command Body, or when requested in writing addressed to the Squad Chief of a number of pilots not less than ten percent, expressing in the request the issues that motivate the urgency, and will be held within the following thirty days.

Article 23. Calls.

The calls for the General Assemblies, both ordinary and extraordinary, will be made by email to the address provided by the pilots, stating the place, day and time of the meeting, as well as the agenda.

There must be at least fifteen days between the call and the day designated for the holding of the Assembly on first call, and the date on which the Assembly will meet on second call may also be recorded if appropriate, without the possibility of mediating between one and the other. a period of less than thirty minutes.

Article 24. Adoption of resolutions.

The General Assemblies, both ordinary and extraordinary, will be validly constituted in the first call when one third of the pilots with the right to vote attend it, and in the second call whatever the number of pilots with the right to vote.

Resolutions will be taken by a simple majority of the persons present or represented when the affirmative votes exceed the negative ones, null votes, blank votes, or abstentions are not computable for these purposes.

A qualified majority of the persons present or represented will be necessary, which will result when the affirmative votes exceed half of these, for the:

a) Modification of the Statutes.

d) Election of the members of the Command Body.

Article 25. Powers.

The powers of the General Assembly are:

a. Approve the management of the Command Body.

b. Elect the members of the Command Body.

c. Modify the Regulations.

d. Any other than jurisdiction attributed to the command body.

CHAPTER II. COMMAND ORGAN.

Article 26. Composition.

The Virtual Naval Air School will be managed and represented by a Command Body necessarily made up of a Squadron Chief, a Second Squadron Chief, two Operations Chiefs and two Training Chiefs.

Only pilots may form part of the Command Body, provided they are of legal age, are in full use of civil rights and are not involved in incompatibility reasons established in current legislation.

All positions that make up the Command Body will be free. These will be appointed and revoked by the General Assembly and their mandate will last for two years.

Article 27. Meetings.

The Command Body will meet as many times as determined by its Squad Leader and at the initiative or request of a quarter of its members. It will be constituted when half plus one of its members attend and for its agreements to be valid they must be taken by majority vote. In the event of a tie, the Squad Chief’s vote will be of quality.

Article 28. Powers.

The powers of the Command Body will be extended, in general, to all the acts of the purposes of the Virtual Air Naval School, provided that they do not require, according to these Internal Regulations, express authorization from the General Assembly.

The special powers of the Command Body are:

a. Direct the activities and carry out the administrative management of the Virtual Naval Air School, agreeing to carry out the appropriate acts.

b. Execute the agreements of the General Assembly.

c. Resolve on the admission of new Applicants.

d. Appoint delegates for a certain activity of the Virtual Naval Air School.

e. Any other faculty that is not the exclusive competence of the General Assembly of pilots.

Article 29. Head of Squad.

The Squad Chief will have the following powers: legally represent the Virtual Naval Air School before all kinds of public or private organizations; summon, preside over and adjourn the sessions held by the General Assembly and the Command Body, as well as direct the deliberations of both; order payments and authorize with your signature the documents, minutes and correspondence; adopt any urgent measure that the good running of the Virtual Air Naval School advises or in the development of its activities is necessary or convenient, without prejudice to subsequently reporting to the Command Body.

Article 30. Second Squad Leader.

The Second Squad Leader will substitute for the Squad Leader in his absence, due to illness or any other cause, and will have the same powers. Likewise, it will be responsible for instructing and imparting justice regarding disciplinary procedures against Pilots and Applicants, and it will also be responsible for drafting the minutes of the meetings of the Command Body.

Article 31. Head of Operations.

The functions of the Chief of Operations will be the organization of events, maneuvers, deployments and virtual missions to be carried out. There will be two Heads of Operations, one for the IVAO section and the other DCS, establishing the possibility of appointing as many additional ones as future sections appear.

Article 32. Head of Training.

The functions of the Head of Training will be the organization and coordination of the flight instructors, and will also be the highest authority regarding the progression in the training stages. There will be two Training Heads, one for the IVAO section and the other DCS, establishing the possibility of appointing as many additional as future sections appear.

Article 33. Regime of withdrawals and substitutions.

Members may withdraw by voluntary resignation communicated in writing to the Command Body and by breach of the obligations that they have entrusted. The vacancies that occur for these reasons will be covered provisionally by the other members until the final election by the General Assembly called for that purpose.

They may also cause withdrawal due to the expiration of the mandate. In this case, they will continue to hold their positions until the moment in which those who replace them are accepted.

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Title VI. DISCIPLINARY REGIME.

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Article 36. Of the sanctioning procedure.

The sanctioning procedure will be initiated ex officio or at the request of any of the pilots before the appreciation of any of the infractions indicated in this Title, and will be governed, in any case, by the principles of publicity, writing, contradiction, non-arbitrariness and presumption of innocence. Likewise, the burden of proof will correspond to whoever imputes the infringement, and in case of doubt, it must be decided by acquitting the accused.

Once the 2nd Squad Leader has been made aware of the commission of a criminalized offense, a written copy will be sent with the facts that are imputed and of their possible classification to the interested party within a maximum period of 48 hours, the interested party must respond by means of a statement of I download within a maximum period of 72 hours. The passing of this period without presentation of the defense document implies the acceptance of the charges and the proposed classification.

Any accused who is sanctioned will have the right to a reasoned resolution that justifies the infringement imposed.

Article 37. Types of offenses and sanctions.

Minor infractions will carry light sanctions, serious infractions will carry serious sanctions.

Article 38. Minor offenses.

The following behaviors will be considered minor offenses:

  1. Failure to announce a flight in advance and write down its duration in the flight log.

  2. Failure to foster a good atmosphere in the communication groups of this Squad.

  3. Failure to show up for a flight without prior justification or on time.

  4. Maliciously disobeying the leader of a flight, generating any type of conflict with the air traffic controller or objective of a combat mission.

  5. Discuss political positions or initiate conversations of this nature in the forum.

Article 39. Serious offenses.

The following behaviors will be considered serious offenses:

  1. The repetition of three or more minor offenses in a period equal to or less than six months.

  2. Disrespect for any pilot of this Squadron, as well as those with whom this unit establishes relationships (controllers, other squadrons, pilots of other airlines or VSOG)

  3. Failure to carry out the established minimum of a monthly flight.

  4. Failure to carry out the Applicant’s first flight in the first fifteen days.

  5. The disclosure and misappropriation of the intellectual property of the Squadron or of any pilot of the same, without prejudice to civil liability for the purposes of what the legal provisions establish.

  6. Fraud, abuse or disloyalty to the Virtual Naval Air School.

  7. Taking advantage of the pilot status of this Squadron to obtain personal benefits.

  8. The commission of any criminal offense provided for in LO 10/1995 and LO 5/2000, their future reforms that affect them, or future legal provisions that regulate this matter, while acting as a member of the Virtual Naval Air School .

  9. Participate in an event attended by the IX Virtual Squad under any other virtual military unit.

Article 40. Light penalties.

The commission of any of the infractions foreseen as minor offenses may entail a written warning and suspension of the membership of the Virtual Air Naval School for a maximum period of up to six months. Said suspension time must be modulated in proportion to the seriousness and recurrence of the alleged acts.

Article 41. Serious sanctions.

The commission of any of the infractions foreseen as serious offenses will entail expulsion from the Virtual Naval Air School, and its new registration will be impossible until one year after the final date of expulsion, except for cases of withdrawal due to inactivity, in which new registration may be processed until after six months.

Article 42. Mitigating factors.

Those merits, contributions and other circumstances appreciated at the discretion of the Command Body in the application of the disciplinary measures set out in this title will be taken into account as mitigating factors.

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ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS.

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Additional Provision 1. Entry into Force.

These internal regulations will enter into force the day after they are published. A period of one calendar month is established from the entry into force, so that those Pilots who do not meet the requirements to be part of the Virtual Naval School carry out as many procedures as necessary to maintain their condition.

Likewise, a general exemption is established for the completion of the Naval Air Pilot Course that, being posted in Rota, would not have passed it by joining the squadron before it was created, or because when they did it the required standards were different.

Additional Provision 2. Interim Provisional Command Body.

The Command Body approved by the General Assembly elected in the approval of these Internal Regulations will have a term of one year, as they are delegated the functions of regulatory development that this text entrusts to them.