# MaxFledglingFacts: ATC: Do “You” Know Yr “Left” From yr “Right”! (QUIZ)

MaxSez: So ATC tells you “Enter/Depart Left or Right etc.”! Determining direction at an aerodrome controlled or uncontrolled is always based on your flight path relative to Magnetic North, (the system used to number runways is based on compass headings, thus Rway #27 (grafic) is oriented at 270degMag.

Determine which way you enter an aircraft platter from either the left of right side is based on local environmental conditions ect, and are standardized Left or Right pattern entry, usually Left entry, Flight Information Publications (FLIPS) or ATC direction make the call on entry exiting a pattern.

The Grafic below tells the tail! Bottom line, If you enter Right your Right Wing will be parallel the Downwind Side of the Field, vice versa for Left Downwind.

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MaxSends

👿= The graphic show Landing on #27, What the Planes Heading. Now? (Do the Reciprocal LARS dance now!)

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MaxSez: I am shocked, shocked I tell you! Nobody Answered the Quiz! Can they read I wonder ?
Max

@NeperQiell… MaxSez: No the plane is approaching on the Reciprocal of 27, LARS applies.
MaxSends

The planes on downwind are heading 090, the one on left base 180, right base 360, and final 270.

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Oh sorry i was thinking the plane s heading on final. Dont know what reciprocal means, had to Google

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To determine the reciprocal (180 reverse course) one uses the LARS Ruler, Left add Right subtract.
@Thunderbolt got it… Good show…
Max

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090?

I don’t know just came to my mind.

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@NeperQiell. MaxSez… You learn something new that’s a good thing!
Max

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