Fixed wing ops: OK Helicopter ops: OK
Runway in use: 03, circuit direction: LH, closing at: 1800.
Information current as of 14:24 on 17/03/2018 (local).
Sunday 18th March - Airfield closed from 1130 to ALL fixed wing aircraft and visiting helicopters due to an event on the airfield.
Car testing on runway 28th Mar all day, 26th Mar morning only. Possible all day on 29th March
GRASS RUNWAYS CLOSED TFN
ALL TIMES LOCAL
Unofficial Met Observation ~ 1430 07025G32KT 9999 VCSH SCT020 00/M07 Q1007
Met Warnings ~ STRONG WIND :- E-NE Winds with mean 15-20kt at times and gusts of 25-35kt are likely to occur. Valid till 101800.
SNOW WARNING :- Slight snowfall is forecast, with accumulations of 0-2cm, snow type dry. Vis is not expected to fall below 600m in the snowfall, with a minimum vis of 1000m. Winds are expected to be greater than 15kt with the possibilty of drifting. Valid to 171800.
RFFS Category ~ 2
Helicopter Circuit ~ LH
Sunset ~ 1809
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
3. A Quadcopter will fly over Sywell Reservoir weekdays 1330-1440 max height 300' AGL
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.
2. Coventry All instrument procedures and ATC services withdrawn. Air Ground service only now available. Changes to RFF Category.
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 19th Mar - Slots 1, 2 and 3
Tue 20th Mar - Slots 1, 2 and 3
Wed 21st Mar - Slots 1, 2 and 3
Thur 22nd Mar - Slots 1, 2 and 3
Fri 23rd Mar - No Flying
Sat 17th Mar - Nothing Planned
Sun 18th Mar - Nothing Planned
Please see the events page.