Airfield Status

Fixed wing ops: Use caution Use caution (see below)    Helicopter ops: Use caution Use caution (see below)

Runway in use: 21R, circuit direction: RH, closing at: 1700.

Information current as of 08:39 on 20/02/2017 (local).

Additional information

mon 20th February 2017

Unofficial Weather Observation   0820 26014KT 9999 FEW010 10/08 Q1016

RFFS Category ~ TWO

Met Warnings ~ NIL

Helicopter Circuit ~ LH

Sunset ~ 1726

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. Rwy 03L/21R WIP AGL installation

5. All grass areas unfit Ops

6. All aircraft landing on 03L will need to backtrack. NO vacating right onto the grass due soft surface conditions.

7. When serviceable, use of the grass runways will now be limited to essential types only for the winter months (i.e. Tiger Moths, Microlights during strong wind conditions.)

8. Hangar One Conference Wed 8th Feb 1200-1800. Noise around the building to be kept to an absolute minimum 

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

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

1.   Cranfield strictly 24 Hr PPR due staffing issues Valid to 1630 31st Mar (L7594/16) 

2.   Spare

3.   Leicester Fixed wing circuit height now 1200' QFE PERM (NOTAM L3362/16)

4.   Spare

5.   Spare

6.   Spare

7.   Spare 

8.   Spare

9.   Turweston Aerodrome unlicensed ATZ withdrawn PERM but see NOTAM B0510/16

10.  Spare 

11.  Little Staughton Frequency change Pilots to use Safetycom 135.475 (H7165/16)

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 20th Feb - All three slots

Tue 21st Feb - All three slots

Wed 22nd Feb - All three slots 

Thu 23th Feb - All three slots

Fri 24th Feb - All three slots

Sat 25th Feb - TBN

Sun 26th Feb - TBN

Aerodrome Events

Please see the events page.


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