Pilot Information

Fixed wing ops: OK OK    Helicopter ops: OK OK

Runway in use: 21, circuit direction: , closing at: 1550.

Information current as of 15:12 on 13/12/2017 (local).

Additional information

AD CLOSED TO FIXED WING TRAFFIC DUE SNOW AND ICE 

Despite the overnight rain & rise in temperatures there are still large patches of ice on the runway. 

Weds 13th December 2017

ALL TIMES LOCAL

Unofficial Met Observation 1510  270/18G30 10km NIL SCT010 H988 E973 +5/+2 

Met Warnings ~  

STRONG WIND :- WSW Winds with mean 15-20kt at times and gusts of 25-30kt may occur. Valid 131200-140000 

RFFS Category ~  2

Helicopter Circuit ~ RH

Sunset ~ 1550

Warnings (See below for 2 Excel programme) ~  

1. All Fixed wing & Microlight pilots departing on runways 21R, 21L and 23 are requested to climb straight

ahead to 500 feet before turning

2. AD closed to fixed wing operations

3. A Quadcopter will fly over Sywell Reservoir weekdays 1330-1440 max height 300' AGL

4. Spare

5. Sywell NDB U/S TFN

6. Spare

7. Spare

8. New Grass Rwy 14/32 now marked, awaiting Licensing.

9. Rwy 03L/21R New PERM Runway edge, threshold and touchdown lights installed. Exercise caution when turning or vacating this runway.

10. Revised Helicopter Joining Procedures. Heli ATZ Entry/Exit points now via "Heli East, Heli West, Heli Northeast"

NOTAMS. Pilots are responsible for making a more comprehensive check.

1.   Spare

2.   Coventry All instrument procedures and ATC services withdrawn. Air Ground service only now available. Changes to RFF Category.

3.   Spare

4.   Spare

2 Excel Programme (Aerobatics may take place during AFIS hours 3nms radius ARP up to 5000' AGL UK AIP AD2-EGBK-1-5 Para 4e refers) No movements permitted during displays.) 

BLADES AEROBATIC PROGRAMME:-

SLOT 1 1100-1120; SLOT 2 1300-1320; SLOT 3 1500-1520 (all times local)

Mon 18th Dec - TBN

Tue 19th Dec - TBN

Wed 13th Dec - Nil

Thu 14th Dec - TBN

Fri 15th Dec - TBN

Sat 16th Dec - Nothing planned

Sun 17th Dec - Nothing planned

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