Monthly Archives: December 2017

Glider Ops – Wednesday 27 December 2017

Weather permitting*; Civil Air Patrol, Los Alamitos Glider Training Squadron 41 will conduct Glider Aerotow flight operations at JFTB Los Alamitos on Wednesday, 27 December 2017.

Glider preparation will start Sunday morning at 1000 PST or earlier, 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 1632 PST, or 20 minutes before official sunset. Official sunset will occur about 1652 PST on Wednesday, 27 December 2017.

*Weather Permitting: Glider Flight Ops require visibility and safety.  Ops will be cancelled due to low visibility (fog or low clouds); or if winds greater than 20 knots (23 mph) are reported; or if lightning strikes or rain are observed within 10 miles of Los Alamitos JFTB.

Glider Ops – Thursday 21 December 2017

Weather permitting*; Civil Air Patrol, Los Alamitos Glider Training Squadron 41 will conduct Glider Aerotow flight operations at JFTB Los Alamitos on Thursday, 21 December 2017.

Glider preparation will start Thursday morning at 10:00 PST or earlier, 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 1628 PST, or 20 minutes before official sunset. Official sunset will occur about 1648 PST on Sunday, 21 December 2017.

*Weather Permitting: Glider Flight Ops require visibility and safety.  Ops will be cancelled due to low visibility (fog or low clouds); or if winds greater than 20 knots (23 mph) are reported; or if lightning strikes or rain are observed within 10 miles of Los Alamitos JFTB.

Note:  Weekend glider operations at Los Alamitos are not available at this time.