Fixed wing ops: Use caution (see below) Helicopter ops: Use caution (see below)
Sywell is unavailable to aircraft requiring the use of a licensed Aerodrome today.
Information current as of 10:30 on 13/07/2020 (local).
COVID 19 UPDATE
wef 15th July the Aerodrome Operating hours will be as folows;
Mondays - Aerodrome unlicensed, no AFIS, RFFS or fuel available
Tuesdays - Aerodrome Licensed AFIS, RFFS Cat 1 and fuel available
Wednesdays Thursdays & Fridays - Aerodrome Licensed AFIS, RFFS Cat 2 and fuel available
Weekends - Aerodrome unlicensed No AFIS or RFFS. Fuel available, no rotors running JETA1
An exception to the above is 18th-20th July when AFIS, RFFS Cat 2 and fuel will be available.
AFIS hours will be 0900-1300 and 1330-1730
Due to reduced AFIS staff, circuit flying is limited to three aircraft on a PPR basis through AFIS
Blades slots will be amended to;
1000-1020, 1200-1220 and 1500-1520
CAUTION WIP SE CORNER new taxyway Alpha extension and Blister hangar construction
Unofficial Weather - -
Weather Warnings - -
Helicopter Circuit ~ -
RFF Category ~ -
AD ~ Not available to aircraft requiring a Licensed Aerodrome UFN
Sunset ~ -
Blades Flying Programme ~ See below
RNAV (GNSS) Instrument Approach Slots ~ The ATZ will be sterilised prior to the commencement of any IAP. All aircraft will need to land or leave the ATZ prior to an IAP.
Booked slots and aircraft type;
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
4. All grass runways closed due soft surfaces or standing water. Access to private hangars closed.
5. New AFIS telephone number 01604 801630
7. CAUTION; Building 250m in the undershoot to Rwy 03R
NOTAMS. Pilots are responsible for making a more comprehensive check.
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:- NOTE CHANGES TO AM SLOT TIMES
SLOT 1 1000-1020; SLOT 2 1200-1220; SLOT 3 1500-1520 (all times local)
Mon 13th Jul ~ Nil
Tue 14th Jul ~ Nil
Wed 15th Jul ~ All three slots
Thu 16th Jul ~ Nil
Fri 17th Jul ~ Slot 1 only
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