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PFP Joining Procedure
Panorama Airfield
Kromvlei Road, Alberton, 1448
Open
Monday - Sunday
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A ‘good’ landing is one from which you can walk away. A ‘great’ landing is one after which you can use the plane again.

STANDARD APPROACH AND JOINING PROCEDURE

PLEASE NOTE : CIRCUIT HEIGHTS
5858 ft I FIXED WING CIRCUIT
5550 ft I WEIGHT SHIFT CIRCUIT

When approaching the airfield, call your position and intentions from at least five nautical miles out on the current QNH (FAOR QNH) on HGFA traffic 124.4.
Join overhead at 6300ft (non-standard) and follow unmanned joining procedure.
Note circuit heights.
 
 
APPROACH FROM THE NORTH   APPROACH FROM THE SOUTH   APPROACH FROM THE EAST   APPROACH FROM THE WEST
The approach from the North
IS NOT RECOMMENDED AS PANORAMA IS AT THE EDGE OF THE HGFA
, however should you be coming through the corridor be aware of model airfield to the west of 20.
  Routing MUST be via Rand Water so as to AVOID Kromvlei helicopters to the south of Panorama airfield.   The approach from the East
IS NOT RECOMMENDED AS PANORAMA IS AT THE EDGE OF THE HGFA
and conflicts with Rand traffic.
  When approaching from the West, beware of traffic in the HGFA and be aware of model airfield to the north-west of 20.
 
BASIC RULES AND GUIDELINES OF THE AIRFIELD
  • It Is advisable that all aircraft line up for take off at the beginning of the active runway, it is not recommended to start your take off run from mid field
  • No formation flying allowed within the circuit area I REMEMBER WE ARE IN A GENERAL FLYING AREA WHICH IS FOR TRAINING!
  • Approach and join the Airfield at 6300 ft.
  • All LANDING Fixed Wing Aircraft circuit to the EAST (Left Circuit 02 and Right circuit for 20)
  • All TRAINING Fixed Wing Aircraft circuit to the EAST (RIGHT Circuit 02 and LEFT circuit for 20)
  • All Fixed Wing Aircraft must be at circuit height of 5850 ft. on down wind (provides sufficient vertical separation)
  • All Trikes will do right circuit 02 and left circuit 20 Circuits to the EAST, at a circuit altitude of 5550ft (500ft AGL)
  • Base leg for 02 needs to be NORTH of the Power lines so as to AVOID Kromvlei Helicopters
  • All Flights to be conducted in DAYTIME (15 minutes before sunrise and 15 minutes after sunset), VMC ONLY
  • Any incident on the airfield or within its circuit must be reported within 12 hours to the Safety officer OR the Chief Flight Instructor
  • Keep radio calls in the circuit down to a minimum, a downwind call is sufficient, with a final approach call - we are operating on a general frequency.
  • When approaching, or operating within our circuit, always address “Panorama Traffic”
  • These rules and guidelines are subject to change, according to the SACAA CATS and CARS, and safety considerations at Panorama
  • HAZARD NORTH WEST OF PANORAMA MODEL AIRFIELD
NO FLY ZONE PLEASE KEEP CLEAR OF BRAKENDOWNS (NO FLY ZONE)
NO LOW LEVEL FLIGHT OVER BUILT UP AREAS (NO FLY ZONE)
PLEASE TAKE NOTE