The Wingleader will meet with each
member of his wing within the first few days, if not
the day of assignment to the wing. He will assess the
rider for their commitment, attitude and understanding
of their role in a wing. At this time he will ask for
the rider's goals as a member of the wing. This is
also when he opens up the two-way door of
communication, inviting the rider to express not only
their own personal expectations but what they want to
see from their wingleader.
- Wingleader K'ahl believes in an open door policy,
emphasizing with the wingriders their obligation to do
their part to keep communication open. He is willing
to listen and is tolerant of people's differences. He
does, however, expect the wingriders to be loyal to
and respectful of their wingmates as much as they are
the wingleader and wingsecond. His tolerance for
differences does not extend to a wingrider's disregard
for the rules; repeated tardiness is cause for acting
has the potential to affect the performance and safety
of the wing.
Generally laid back with a sense of humor, as long as
his rules are followed, he is easy to get along with.
- Wingdrills can be scheduled or called at the last
either case punctuality is expected an reprimand,
starting with a verbal warning. Though the wingrider's
appearance, riding gear and dragon's condition are
checked at most drills, surprise inspections may occur
which involve a more detailed assessment of the
- At this time Meridian does not have any
traditions in place.