30 tips for successful cross-country flying
#22: Have an equipment checklist
What a horror scenario: it’s an epic forecast, you are free and standing on the right hill, ready to take off and you notice you have forgotten your gloves! Or your battery is flat, you forgot your GPS, etc.
Pack your bag the night BEFORE, using a checklist. You can make your own list or download the NOVA XC checklist from here: www.nova.eu/fileadmin/user_upload/ service/download/en/xc-gear-list.pdf