Monthly Archives: April 2019

Glider Ops – Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Weather permitting*; Civil Air Patrol, Los Alamitos Glider Training Squadron 41 will conduct Glider Winch Launch flight operations at JFTB Los Alamitos on Tuesday, 30 April 2019.

Glider preparation will start Tuesday afternoon at 1400 PT 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 cadet flight of the day must be on the ground 30 minutes before sunset which is 1905 PT.  Official sunset will occur 1935 PT on Tuesday, 30 April 2019.

*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 – Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Weather permitting*; Civil Air Patrol, Los Alamitos Glider Training Squadron 41 will conduct Glider Winch Launch flight operations at JFTB Los Alamitos on Tuesday, 23 April 2019.

Glider preparation will start Tuesday afternoon at 1400 PT 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 cadet flight of the day must be on the ground 30 minutes before sunset which is 1859 PT.  Official sunset will occur 1929 PT on Tuesday, 23 April 2019.

*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.


NO FLY- Tuesday, 16 April 2019

Weather permitting*; Civil Air Patrol, Los Alamitos Glider Training Squadron 41 will conduct Glider Winch Launch flight operations at JFTB Los Alamitos on Tuesday, 16 April 2019.

Unfortunately weather predictions put the weather into the “DOES NOT PERMIT” status so flying is cancelled for Tuesday April 16th.

Glider preparation will start Tuesday at 1200 PT 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 cadet flight of the day must be on the ground 30 minutes before sunset which is 1854 PT.  Official sunset will occur 1924 PT on Tuesday, 16 April 2019.

*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.


NO FLY – Tuesday, 9 April 2019

09 April 2019 – UPDATE – NO FLY DUE TO  GUSTING HIGH WINDS.

Sorry, weather does not permit.

However there will be some simulator work for those interested from 1600 to 1800 for those interested.

Weather permitting*; Civil Air Patrol, Los Alamitos Glider Training Squadron 41 will conduct Glider Winch Launch flight operations at JFTB Los Alamitos on Tuesday, 09 April 2019.

*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.