Airfield Status

Fixed wing ops: OK OK    Helicopter ops: OK OK

Runway in use: 03, circuit direction: LH, closing at: 1800.

Information current as of 09:49 on 25/03/2019 (local).

Additional information

Mon 25th March 2019

Unofficial Met Observation ~  0950 33016kts CAVOK QNH1031 QFE1016 OAT PS07 DP PS00

Helicopter Circuit ~ RH

RFFS Cat ~ 2

Sunset ~ 1824

Met Warnings ~ Nil 

See below for 2Excel programme

Aerodrome Warnings

 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. Sywell AFIS Frequency Change. Due to the change over to an 8.33 kHz frequency, Sywell Information will be 122.705 WEF 1st April 2018 Aircraft unable to comply will need to operate NORDO subject to an AFIS briefing. Aircraft that are NORDO will not be permitted to fly circuits or out of hours.

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

4. Spare

5. New AFIS telephone number 01604 801630

6. RW 14/32 closed due WIP

7. Spare

8. Spare

9. AGL 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.   FENLAND AD not avbl to acft req the use of a licvensed AD no RFFS avbl until 30 Mar (L1692/19)

2.   CRANFIELD AD Op hours Mon-Fri 0800-1830 AD closed at weekends until 31 Mar (L1446/19)

3.   CRANFIELD min 2 hrs PPR required due ATC training until 30 Sep (L1430/19)

4.   WYTON freq now Wyton Radio 126.855 (E0003/19)

5.   OLD WARDEN freq now 130.705. Acft join via overhaed at 1800ft AAL to allow model flyers to cease ops PERM (L8309/18)

6.   Spare

7.   Spare

8.   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 25th Mar - All 3 slots

Tue 26th Mar - All 3 slots

Wed 27th Mar - All 3 slots

Thur 28th Mar - Nothing planned

Fri 29th Mar - All 3 slots

Sat 30th Mar - Nothing planned

Sun 31st Mar - Nothing Planned

Aerodrome Events

Please see the events page.


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