Local Course Rules

Last updated: 22 April, 2003 11:06
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TAXIING
Minimum aircraft clearance is 100ft unless under direction of plane captain, or during formation taxiing.
Outbound has priority over inbound. [3004]

TAKEOFF SPOTS

DEPARTURES:

  1. ABLE (Factoryhand early Fam):
    1. Spot 1:
      Rwy 05 - Takeoff down Rwy 05. At 200 ft, climbing right turn direct to Able.
      Rwy 14 - Takeoff off perpendicular to Rwy 05/23, through tree cut. At 200 ft, direct to Able (slight left turn)
    2. Spot 2:
      Rwy 23 - Takeoff pependicular to Rwy 14/32. At 200 ft, climbing left turn to downwind. Past extended centerline Rwy 32, direct to Able.
      Rwy 32 - Takeoff down Rwy 32. Prior to Langley Rd., climbing left turn to downwind. Past approach end Rwy 32, left turn direct to Able.
      [3008]
  2. BAKER (Eightball Fam):
    1. Spot 1:
      Rwy 05 - Takeoff down Rwy 05. At 200 ft, climbing right turn to downwind. Pass extended extended centerline Rwy 32 betwen the numbers and the field boundry, direct to Baker
      Rwy 14 - Takeoff off perpendicular to Rwy 05/23, through tree cut. Turn right to cross RW 14-32 between the field boundry and the end of the runway. Climbing right turn direct to Baker
    2. Spot 2:
      Rwy 23 - Takeoff pependicular to Rwy 14/32. At 200 ft, fly direct to Baker (slight right turn).
      Rwy 32 - Takeoff down Rwy 32. Prior to Langley road, regardless of altitude, climbing left turn to Baker.

CHANNELS:

  1. BAKER (to Spencer):
    Pt Baker is northernmost, silver water tower, bearing "PT BAKER" at intersections of HWY 87/89. [3008]
    1. Reach Baker at 900 ft, 100 kt. Check instruments. Turn 265 to Pond creek bridge
      Visual checkpoints from "B" to pond creek bridge are:
      • rusted roof house
      • Zig Zag Field
      • Green Barn Field
      • Texas Field
    2. C fields/ T fields (left of channel) should not be used for emergencies.
    3. Switch Spencer (Button 8) prior to Pond Creek Bridge. [3009]
      .
  2. ABLE (to Santa Rosa):
    Pt. Able is water tower mile southeast of South Whiting. (you will see it as soon as you take off)
    1. Reach Able at 900 ft, 100 kt. Check instruments. Turn 110 to Pt Fish, intersection of Coldwater creek and Blackwater River. Visual checkpoints from "A" to Fish are:
      • Richard Lake
      • Shoot for the houses on the river @ Fish
    2. At Pt Fish
      1. Switch Santa Rosa (Button 9)
        " Santa Rosa Crash, Factoryhand ___ Point Fish Inbound"
        they will come back with the direction for landing
      2. Turn to ~165 and fly to the left of Tower 438
        Keep Tower 438 on your right side (you can expect EPs here in later fams)
    3. Crossing HWY 90
      1. Look for traffic
      2. Descend to 700 MSL
      3. Landing Checklist

CHANNEL:

  1. Call Base 10 minutes inbound "Skeds, Factoryhand/Eighball ___ 10 min inbound... (your instructor will have you say more)"
  2. Switch Button 1 for ATIS
  3. Switch tower
ENTRY: Pt. Igor is the intersection of HWY 87/89 (at the power lines), southwest of the field [3011] LANDING:
  1. Spot 1:
    Rwy 23 - Right turn to enter downwind for Rwy 23. Fly down Rwy 23 for hover at Spot 1.
    Rwy 32 - Right turn to enter left base for Spot 1. Turn left final, through tree cutout, to land perpendicular Rwy 05/23, Spot 1.
  2. Spot 2:
    Rwy 05 - Right turn to line up final Spot 2. Land perpendicualr Rwy 14/32 , Spot 2.
    Rwy 14 - Right turn for right base Rwy 14. Fly down Rwy 14 for hover at Spot 2.

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