Pilot Information

Fixed wing ops: OK OK    Helicopter ops: OK OK

Runway in use: 23, circuit direction: LH, closing at: 1800.

Information current as of 12:53 on 17/10/2017 (local).

Additional information

Tue 17th October 2017

ALL TIMES LOCAL

Unofficial Met Observation1250 230/15 9999 Nil SCT030 Est 1017/1002 PS14/PS07

Met Warnings ~   Nil

RFFS Category ~  2

Helicopter Circuit ~ LH

Sunset ~ 1804

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. Rwy 15/33 now PERM closed due to hangar construction in the SE corner (L5360/16)

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

4. Tue 7th Nov - No Fire and Rescue available, staff training day at Luton. No JETA1 refuelling available.

5. Sywell NDB U/S TFN

6. Please avoid trampling freshly chalked markings and avoid running up engines to high power in front of runway designators.

7. Sat 21st & Sun 22nd AD not available to acft requiring a Licensed AD

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   Coventry All instrument procedures and ATC services withdrawn.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 16th Oct -Nothing planned

Tues 17th Oct - Nothing planned

Weds 18th Oct - Two acft to EGLF (poss)

Thu 19th Oct - All 3 slots

Fri 20th Oct - All 3 slots

Sat 21st Oct - Nothing planned

Sun 22nd Oct - Nothing planned

Mon 23rd Oct - All 3 slots then Dep to EGXP

Tue 24th Oct - 1 acft to EGXP Display at EGXP

Wed 25th Oct - Arr from EGXP

Thu 26th Oct - TBN

Fri 27th Oct - TBN

Sat 28th Oct - Nothing planned

Sun 29th Oct - Nothing planned

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