Fixed wing ops: OK Helicopter ops: OK
Runway in use: 05, circuit direction: RH, closing at: 1800.
Information current as of 10:17 on 21/09/2019 (local).
Sat 21st September 2019
Unofficial Met Observations ~ 0820 07010KT CAVOK 11/09 Q1014
Helicopter Circuit ~ LH
RFFS Cat ~ 2
Blades Flying Programme ~ See below
AIRFIELD UNAVAILABLE TO AIRCRAFT OPERATIONS BETWEEN 1100 - 1700 LOCAL, DUE EVENT
SW WARNING ; E WINDS MEAN 15-18KT GUSTING 25 29KT VALID UNTL 1900.
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. Sat 21st and Sun 22nd Sep Pistons and Props restrictions
5. New AFIS telephone number 01604 801630
6. Fri 20th Sep Great War Team Display Practices 1300 and 1500 20 mins each
7. Rwy 14/32 not avbl due to temporary fencing for Pistons and Props
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.
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)
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 23rd Sep - TBN
Tue 24th Sep - TBN
Wed 25th Sep - TBN
Thu 26th Sep - TBN
Fri 20th Sep - TBN (Great War Team Display Practices 1330-1340)
Sat 21st Sep - TBN
Sun 22nd Sep - TBN
Please see the events page.