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Old 02-21-2018, 08:10 AM
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Default SnF and OSH NOTAM review

When I was President of EAA 309 in Charlotte, NC, we instituted NOTAM review sessions prior to the major fly-in's.

We would reserve a room the the main library, ask those attending to bring a copy of the NOTAM, pen/pencil, paper, etc. and volunteers who have flown the approach before talk through it and answer questions.

If you can have a projector available, you can "fly" the NOTAM on Google Earth.

Good luck and fly safe!
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Old 02-21-2018, 08:38 AM
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Bill, that is a great idea.

For folks flying to OSH the first time, the procedure may seem really strange-----but it works well, and after doing it a few times you realize how much thought and effort must have gone into developing it.
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Old 02-21-2018, 08:41 AM
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I've attended the webinars that EAA puts on for Oshkosh arrivals.
Maybe there is something similar for Sun-N-Fun? Don't know, haven't been there (yet).
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Old 02-21-2018, 08:53 AM
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Default I like it!

At Chapter 301, in Denver, we always discuss Airventure plans and lessons learned, but we've never truly worked through the NOTAM. I think we might do that this year. Great idea!
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Old 02-21-2018, 12:11 PM
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I would hope that the people in power at OSH would give some thought to a second arrival procedure two runways why not a second point Ripon is getting a little crowded.
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Old 02-21-2018, 02:06 PM
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I would hope that the people in power at OSH would give some thought to a second arrival procedure two runways why not a second point Ripon is getting a little crowded.
Bob
They always are looking for improvements. Getting every landing aircraft through the SAME point helps ATC get order in the arrival flow. A 2nd VFR arrival would be dangerous and require more ATC work plus radio traffic.
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Old 02-21-2018, 03:46 PM
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Agreed, half mile in trail is easy for pilots to accomplish but it's too much for a single runway - splitting that traffic thins the mix and makes for a (more) comfortable landing spacing. Two initial visual points would require more spacing - which is going to be difficult in practice.
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