Flightline Guidelines

FLIGHT-LINE GUIDELINES FOR FLYING AT

River Flats Flying Field – Ashhurst Domain

When more than one pilot is present, the following matters are to be discussed and agreed: –

Runway:

In Use
Circuit Direction
Entry
Exit
Queuing

Startup Area

Positioning

Take Off
Once airborne move to Pilots’ Box
Takeoff run, only 80m down runway.
Aircraft not to be at full speed going past the pilots’ box.

Circuit:

Limitations 400ft AGL, 40m laterally
All flying to the (SW, W and NW) of the runway
No direct turns or maneuvers directly towards any occupied areas
No over-flying of wetlands

Emergencies:

Club Fire extinguisher is located in the lawn mower shed
Anyone going to recover aircraft MUST have approval of active pilots
No one on the active runway unless specifically cleared by active pilots

Engine outs:

Verbally communicate immediately
Control aircraft to runway, or if not possible, to the western
side as close as possible to the runway.