Airfield Status

Fixed wing ops: OK OK    Helicopter ops: OK OK

Runway in use: 21R, circuit direction: RH, closing at: 1800.

Information current as of 08:16 on 13/11/2019 (local).

Additional information

Weds 13th November 2019

GRASS RUNWAYS CLOSED - WATERLOGGED 

CAUTION WIP SE CORNER new taxyway extension and hangar base construction  

Unofficial Weather0815 250/10 CAVOK H1098 E983 +2/-1

Weather Warnings ~ Strong Wind Warning 1100-1600  W WIND MEAN 18kt GUSTS  28kt

Helicopter Circuit ~ LH

Sunset ~ 1614

Blades Flying Programme ~ See below

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. All grass runways closed due soft surfaces or standing water. Access to private hangars closed.

5. New AFIS telephone number 01604 801630

6. Spare

7. CAUTION; Building 250m in the undershoot to Rwy 03R

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.   Spare

2.   COVENTRY wef 1st August new radio frequency 123.830 

3.   Spare

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

5.   OLD WARDEN freq now 130.705. Acft join via overhead 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)

One aircraft ad hoc slots in November dates times TBN

Weds 13th Nov - Slot 2 and 3

Thurs 14th Nov - Slot 3

Fri 15th Nov - Slots 1, 2 and 3  

 

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