Airfield Status

Fixed wing ops: OK OK    Helicopter ops: OK OK

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

Information current as of 15:21 on 23/08/2019 (local).

Additional information

Fri 23rd August 2019

Unofficial Met Observation ~  0950 210/05 10km NIL SCT 1000' (PIREP) H1023 E1008 +15/+11

Sunset ~ 2012

Met Warnings ~ Nil 

Helicopter Circuits ~ LH

RFFS CAT - 2

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. LAA Rally Flight Restrictions see AIC Yellow 098/2019

5. New AFIS telephone number 01604 801630

6. Spare

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.   Spare

2.   COVENTRY wef 1st August new radio frequency 123.830 

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 26th Aug - TBN

Tue 27th Aug - TBN 

Wed 28th Aug - TBN

Thu 29rd Aug - TBN

Fri 23rd Aug - Display Clacton

Sat 24th Aug - Great Warbird Team 1300-1320, 1500-1520, 1700-1720

Sun 25th Aug - Great War Team 1100

Aerodrome Events

Please see the events page.


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