California Wing Website
Main Content

Pilot Onboarding

If you are a pilot and wish to fly Civil Air Patrol aircraft, you will need to complete our process to get checked out.

  • Upload your pilot qualifications in WMIRS. Detailed instructions are in the Pilot Onboarding Document:
    • Be prepared to upload your pilot certificate(s), current medical, proof of applicable PIC Time via the last completed logbook page or electronic logbook summary, and proof of current Flight Review (FYI, successful completion of the initial and annual F5 flight evaluation will complete 95% of the FAA Wings Flight Review requirement). Complete the following sections in the redirected page FAA Requirements and fill out the applicable sections:
    • FAA Medical
    • FAA Flight Review
    • FAA Instrument Rating (If Applicable)
    • Statement of Understanding
    • Orientation Pilot – Minimum Hours
    • At this time, you will not need to complete anything under Checkride/Questionnaires – Airplane
  • Learn WMIRS
  • WMIRS is the web-based application that we use to schedule aircraft, create a sortie, upload our W&B, get a flight release from a Flight Release Officer (FRO), and close a sortie. You can access WMIRS either through the links at the bottom of eServices: or directly at:
  • Here is the WMIRS training material: In the LMS application, click the Login using your account on CAWG Office 365 link and then complete the three modules.
  • G1000 Training and Info (To Fly G1000 aircraft)
    • CAP's AXIS Learning Management System has the following G1000 Courses here (login required):
      • Garmin G1000 VFR
      • Garmin G1000 IFR
      • Garmin G1000 Instructor
      • Garmin G1000 NXi Transition
      • Garmin G1000 NXi Electronic Stability and Protection
      • In addition, you will be required to take an in-person or virtual G1000 ground school.
    • G1000 Simulator, if you have a Windows PC purchase from Garmin, if still available here:
  • Get a mentor
  • Your Squadron or Group Standards and Eval Officer can introduce you to an available CAP instructor pilot to mentor you for your Form 5 Checkride. Your CAP instructor pilot and this great material will assist you to prepare for your CAP Flight Evaluation Form CAPF70-5:
  • Group 2’s has an informative website:
  • Group 2’s has an informative YouTube site Here.
  • National Headquarters Standards and Evaluation website:
  • Review the CAPF 70-5A Flight Evaluation form:

National Headquarters

Check out the National Headquarters website for Pilot Onboarding here:

© 2024 Civil Air Patrol. All rights reserved.