Pilot Information

Fixed wing ops: OK OK    Helicopter ops: OK OK

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

Information current as of 08:54 on 21/08/2017 (local).

Additional information

Mon 21st August 2017

ALL TIMES LOCAL

Unofficial Met Observation 0830 100/05 2000 DZ OVC005 1020/1005 PS14/PS12 

Met Warnings ~  Nil

RFFS Category ~  2

Helicopter Circuit ~ RH

Sunset ~ 2015

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

2. Rwy 15/33 now PERM closed due to hangar construction in the SE corner (L5360/16)

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

4. Spare

5. Spare. 

6. Please avoid trampling freshly chalked markings and avoid running up engines to high power in front of runway designators.

7. Spare

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.

1.   Waddington LARS not available at times, especially weekends between 17 Aug - 27 Aug see NOTAM N0139/17   

2.   Coventry All instrument procedures and ATC services withdrawn. Air Ground service only now available. Changes to RFF Category.

3.   Spare

4.   East Midlands are now a provider of a LARS. Revised SSR codes See Notam B0588/17 & C1744/17

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 21st Aug - Nothing Planned

Tue 22nd Aug - Nothing planned

Wed 23rd Aug - All three slots

Thu 24th Aug - All 3 slots

Fri 25th Aug - All 3 slots 

Sat 26th Aug - Dep to and Display at Dunsfold

Sun 27th Aug - Display Dunsfold and arr Sywell

Aerodrome Events

Please see the events page.