Monthly Archives: October 2016

Glider Flight Ops – Tuesday, 1 Nov 2016

Weather permitting; Civil Air Patrol, Los Alamitos Glider Training Squadron 41 will conduct Glider Winch Launch flight operations at JFTB Los Alamitos on Tuesday, 1 November 2016.
Glider preparation will start Tuesday afternoon at 4:00 pm PDT, on the ramp just south of the CAP offices located at: 3976 Constitution Avenue, Los Alamitos, CA 90720.
Glider Winch Launch flight operations will commence as soon as practical thereafter.

NOTE:  2016 Pacific Daylight Savings Time (PDT ) ends on 6 Nov 2016.  As a result, Tuesday, 1 Nov 2016, is the last planned Tuesday afternoon Glider Flight operations for 2016.  Tuesday afternoon PDT Glider flight Operations will resume after 2017 PDT returns on 12 Mar 2017.

The Last Glider flight of the day must be on the ground by 5:40 pm PDT, or 20 minutes before official sunset on 1 Nov 2016 which will occur about 6:00 pm PDT.

Note: Glider Flt Ops will be cancelled if lightning strikes, or rain, or winds greater than 20 knots (23 mph), are observed within 10 miles of Los Alamitos JFTB.

Glider Winch Launch Flight Ops – Sunday, 30 Oct 2016

Weather permitting; Civil Air Patrol, Los Alamitos Glider Training Squadron 41 will conduct Glider Winch Launch flight operations at JFTB Los Alamitos on Sunday, 30 October 2016.
Glider preparation will start Sunday morning at 10:00 am PST, on the ramp just south of the CAP offices located at: 3976 Constitution Avenue, Los Alamitos, CA 90720.
Glider flight operations will commence at 11:00 am PDT, or as soon as practical thereafter.
The Last flight must be on the ground at 3:45 p.m., 15 minutes before Tower closure at 4:00 p.m.
The KSLI National Weather Service forecast for Sunday, 30 Oct 2016 (as of 28 Oct 11:58 am PDT) is:

Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers.
Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
West wind 10 mph

Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 11pm.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
West wind 13 to 21 mph.

Glider Flight Ops – Tuesday, 25 Oct 2016

Weather permitting; Civil Air Patrol, Los Alamitos Glider Training Squadron 41 will conduct Glider Winch Launch flight operations at JFTB Los Alamitos on Tuesday, 25 October 2016.
Glider preparation will start Tuesday afternoon at 16:00 pm PDT, on the ramp just south of the CAP offices located at: 3976 Constitution Avenue, Los Alamitos, CA 90720.
Glider Winch Launch flight operations will commence as soon as practical thereafter.
The Last Glider flight of the day must be on the ground by 5:47 pm PDT, or 20 minutes before official sunset on 25 Oct 2016 which will occur about 6:07 pm

Glider Flight Ops – Tuesday, 11 Oct 2016

Weather permitting; Civil Air Patrol, Los Alamitos Glider Training Squadron 41 will conduct Glider Winch Launch flight operations at JFTB Los Alamitos on Tuesday, 11 October 2016.
Glider preparation will start Tuesday afternoon at 16:00 pm PDT, on the ramp just south of the CAP offices located at: 3976 Constitution Avenue, Los Alamitos, CA 90720.
Glider Winch Launch flight operations will commence as soon as practical thereafter.
The Last Glider flight of the day must be on the ground by 6:03 pm PDT, or 20 minutes before official sunset on 11 Oct 2016 which will occur about 6:23 pm PDT.